Age & Career Of KJ Apa

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Riverdale Star, KJ Apa is one of the talented New Zealand actor with awards to accompany.

KJ Apa Profile

Full Name: Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa
Date of Birth (Age): June 17 1997
Place of Birth: Auckland, New Zealand
Height: 5 feet 11 in (1.8 m)
Weight: 73 kg
Nationality: New Zealand
Parents: Tessa Apa, Keneti Apa
Siblings: Timena Apa, Arieta Apa


KJ Apa whose real name is Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa, is an award winning New Zealand actor born on June 17, 1997.

Apa was born in Auckland to Keneti and Tessa Apa. His father is Samoan and a matai (chief) of his village in Samoa while his mother is European New Zealander.

He also has two siblings (older sisters) and he is the nephew of former rugby union player and coach Michael Jones.

KJ also went to King’s College in Auckland.


Apa started his career with a role as Kane Jenkins in the New Zealand primetime soap opera “Shortland Street” from 2013 to 2015.

He came to limelight for his role in the CW drama series “Riverdale”.

He has starred in other movies such as; A Dog’s Purpose, I Still Believe, GThe Last Summer and so on.


Some of his moves include:

  • I Still Believe

  • Altar Rock

  • The Last Summer

  • The Hate U Give

  • A Dog’s Purpose

Television Series

Some of the television series he has featured in include:

  • Riverdale

  • The Cul de Sac

  • Shortland Street

Awards & Nominations

Apa hwon the award for Breakthrough performance at Saturn Awards (2017).

He also got nominations such as:

  • Choice Breakout TV Star at Teen cChoice Awards (2017)

  • Best Kiss (with Camila Mendes) at MTV Movie & TV Awards

  • Choice Drama TV Actor at Teen Choice Awards (2019)

Personal Life

KJ Apa is said to be in a relationship with the French model, Clara Berry.

He was previously rumored to be dating American actress Britt Robertson but he never confirm or deny the speculation.

Net Worth

KJ Apa is one of the most influential New Zealand actor with an estimated net worth of $3 million.

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