Several young actors captured the hearts and minds of people through their outstanding acting skills. KJ Apa is a promising actor from New Zealand who rose to prominence after portraying the comic character of Archie Andrews in the CW drama series, Riverdale.
As per sources, KJ Apa is in a relationship with his girlfriend, and despite floating rumors, he is not gay. From the following article, know about his love life, net worth, parents through his bio.
Who is KJ Apa?
KJ Apa is a New Zealand based actor widely appreciated by the critics and fans alike for the portrayal of Archie Andrews in America teen drama series, Riverdale. For his outstanding achievements, he was also nominated for a Teen Choice Awards and MTV Movie & TV Awards.
Moreover, the Riverdale star actor, KJ Appa, won the Saturn Award for the Breakthrough Performance for the TV show, River Dale, in 2017.
He started his professional acting career with the New Zealand TV series, Shortland Street, where he played the lead character of Kane Jenkins.
Apa later went to work for The Cul De Sac for six episodes. He made his big-screen debut with the American comedy-adventure movie, A Dog’s Purpose, released in 2017 as Ethan Montgomery.
Further, Apa also replaced Kian Lawley in the film, The Hate U Give (2018). Additionally, he played the role of Griffin Hourigan in the Netflix romantic comedy film The Last Summer, which was released on 3rd May 2019. His next movie projects are I Still Believe and Altar Rock.
KJ Apa Net Worth
KJ Apa is a very talented and one of the most promising actors. He has earned both fame and fortune from his acting profession. Reportedly, KJ Apa currently earns $200,000 per episode from the drama TV series, Riverdale.
As of 2019, the Riverdale star actor, KJ Apa’s net worth of $3 million. Currently, Apa is enjoying a happy and luxurious lifestyle in his expensive home in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Who Is KJ Apa Dating? Is He Gay? Let’s Meet His Girlfriend
As per reports, KJ Apa is rumored to be dating Corinne Isherwood, a 16 years old Canadian model. The couple was seen together when KJ traveled to Vancouver to film Riverdale.
Later, the duo was officially seen together for the first time at a party in the holiday season and was later seen having a lunch date. Reportedly, they started dating in November of 2017.
Their relationship is also admired by KJ Apa’s mother, Tessa, who stated that Age doesn’t matter. Prior to this, Apa was romantically linked with actress, such as Britt Robertson. He was seen kissing Britt at the Entertainment Weekly Comic-Con in the summer of 2019.
For your information, KJ Apa is not gay; it is just a baseless hoax with no concrete proof or evidence behind it. The gay rumors circulated after KJ Apa’s character Archie in Riverdale shared a passionate kiss with Joaquin DeSantos’ character (Rob Raco) on the show.
Additionally, his Instagram profile shows that he is fond of pets and an avid fan of the popular television shows, 13 Reasons Why.
KJ Apa Car Crash Survival Story
In September of 2017, KJ Apa narrowly escaped death after he was caught in a car accident in Vancouver, Canada. He reportedly got uninjured when a side of his car dashed against a light pole. The fatal crash took place when Apa fell asleep while driving, following a lengthy shoot the night before.
Meet KJ Apa Parents; Father, Mother, & Sister
KJ is the son of Tessa Apa and Keneti. His father Keneti is a Samoan-matai (chief) of a village in Samoa; his mother, Tessa, on the other hand, is a European New Zealander.
Beside, KJ Apa, he has two older sibling sisters, Timna and Arrieta Apa. He is also the nephew of former professional rugby union and coach, Michael Jones.
He still maintains a close, loving bond with his mother and sister. KJ Apa, to honor his mother and sister, at the age of only 17, got himself a tattoo of his mother and sister.
Growing up, he went to King’s College in Auckland but later dropped out of college to pursue his career in acting.
KJ Apa Nationality & Ethnicity
KJ’s birth name is Keneti James Fitzgerald and is abbreviated as “KJ” Apa. He was born on 17 June 1997 in Auckland, New Zealand. KJ PA is of New Zealander nationality having a mixed ethnic background. His ethnicity comprises of Samoan and European descent.
KJ Apa Body Measurement
The incredibly handsome Kewis actor, KJ Apa, stands 5 feet 11 inches/1.8m tall and weighs around 73 kg/ 161 lbs.
His body measurement isn’t officially revealed, but he has a dark brown eye and hair. Furthermore, KJ Apa wears a shoe size of 11(US).
- KJ Apa’s zodiac sign is Gemini.
- Apa played guitar in the streets of Auckland.
- KJ can play the piano accurately just by listening.
- His mother inspired AJ to sign up with the modeling agency.
- He is a god loving Christianity.
KJ Apa Age, Height, Weight, Facts
|Full Name||Keneti James Fitzgerald “KJ”Apa|
|Age||22 years old|
|Birthdate||17 June 1997|
|Birthplace||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Net worth||$3 million|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches/1.8 m|
|Weight||73 kg/161 lbs|
|Martial status||In a relationship (rumored)|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|