KJ Apa Wiki, Biography, Net Worth, Family, Girlfriend

KJ Apa Biography

Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa was born in Auckland New Zealand on 17 June 1997.he started his carrer as  Kane Jenkins in  prime-time soap opera Shortland Street From 2013 to 2015. This is the time when he got fame and everyone started knowing him. Then after a four-month worldwide talent search in 2016 KJ Apa was cast as Archie Andrews in the CW drama series Riverdale. Moreover, his drama was released on the same day as Riverdale premiered on television which he starred as teenage Ethan Montgomery in the comedy-drama film “A Dog’s Purpose”, he is acting in film  “The Hate U Give” in replacement of “ Kian Lawley”. He also work in Netflix “ The Last Summer”.

Physical Appearance

KJ Apa height is 5 feet and 11 inches and his weight is 73 kilograms body measurements are chest 39, waist 14.5 and biceps 33 inches. His shoe size is 10(US). natural color of his hairs is ‘Dark Brown. but he had to dye his hair ‘Red for the role of Archie Andrews in Riverdale. He has thick eyebrows which make him more attractive than others.

Birth and Family

James Fitzgerald Apa was born on 17 June 1997 in Auckland Keneti. He is the son of Keneti and Tessa Apa (née Callander). His father is Samoan and he is a matai (chief) of his village in Samoa; his mother belongs to  European New Zealander. they are three siblings two older sisters and he, and he is the nephew of coach Michael Jones who is a famous former rugby union player.

KJ Apa’s Age

Currently, KJ Apa is 22 years old.


Apa studied in the high school at the King’s College in Auckland. so he decided rather going to college in favour of focusing on an acting career.



Full Name Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa
Nickname KJ Apa
Profession Actor, Singer

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.) Feet – 5 feet 11 inches
Centimeters – 180 cm
Meters – 1.8 m
Weight (approx.) 73 kg (161 lbs)
Figure Measurements 39-14.5-33 Inches
Eye Color Example : Brown Dark
Hair Color Example : Brown Dark


Debut Television Debut: prime-time soap opera Shortland Street

Singing Debut: The Third Room

Movies A Dog’s Purpose. The Hate U Give, The Last Summer, The Last Summer, Altar Rock
Tv series Shortland Street, The Cul de Sac,Riverdale
Famous for Teen drama series, Riverdale

Personal Life

Date of Birth June 16, 1997
Age 22 years old.
Birthplace Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Zodiac sign Gemini
Nationality New Zealand
Hometown Auckland, New Zealand
School King’s College in Auckland.
College/University King’s College in Auckland.
Educational Qualification high school
Religion Christianity.
Hobbies Listening Music, Traveling.

Relationships & Affairs

Marital Status not married yet
Affairs/Boy friends Corinne Isherwood , Britt Robertson


Parents Father: KenetiApa

Mother: Tessa Apa

Siblings Brother(s):

Sister(s): ArietaApa, TimēnaApa

Wife / husband None
Children None


Favorite Food watermelon
Favorite color Not Known

Net Worth

Salary $200,000 per season
Net worth $3 million.

Social Media

Facebook facebook.com/KJApa
Instagram twitter.com/kj_apa/
Twitter instagram.com/kjapa



He works in 2013-2015 prime time soap opera Shortland Street in New Zealand. he was cast as Archie Andrews in the CW drama series Riverdale after through world search of four months in 2016. Apa also works in comedy-drama film  “A Dog’s Purpose” as a teenage this was released on television in 2017. The Hate U Give was hi next drama film in 2018. in Netflix film, he works as Griffin in the film  “The Last Summer” in 2019. He started singing as singer Jeremy Camp in the film “I Still Believe”.

Personal Life

Apa basically belongs to a Christian family, and has stated that he is a Christian himself, “I need God [every day]. on social media mostly he expressing.in Vancouver in September 2017 he was involved in an accident and luckily he was uninjured but there is minor damage of passenger side light pole.

Net Worth

In 2013-2015 Shortland Street is his first appearance in prime time soap opera in New Zealand.in the CW drama series Riverdale he was cast as Archie Andrews in 2016 this was broadcast on television. Apa’s next role was in a drama film in 2018 named “The Hate U Give”. He also works in Netflix film The Last Summer as Griffin in 2019. Meanwhile he starts singing in the romantic film “I still believe” in 2020. Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa earn from one season approximately $200,000 and his net worth is $3 million.

Awards and Achievements

Up till now he won one award The Last Summer in the category Breakthrough Performance in 2017 although he nominated many times in different awards like Teen Choice Awards. Teen Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards, MTV Movie & TV Awards, in different years.

Interesting facts of KJ Apa

  • On June 17th, 1996 Apa was born
  • Kenati James Fitzgerald is His full name
  • he shifted to America to fulfil his dreams. but basically he was born in New Zealand,
  • In his first audition Apa was almost wasn’t cast on Riverdale. They give him chance once again as some time days are not good sometimes so in second attempt he was selected.
  • At 14, he recorded his own album and hopes to incorporate more music into his professional career one day. He plays music. He plays piano and guitar.
  • If you’ve ever stared into Apa’s eyes on the end he has a scar between his eyebrows.
  • He’s addicted to getting tattoos but Apa has quite a few tattoos on his body, and that’s the only reason because he loves body art.
  • He was originally famous for his role of Kale Jenkins in a New Zealand prime-time soap opera.
  • However, he played Ethan Montgomery in A Dog’s Purpose. once he came to America,
  • his famous shoulder tattoo is dedicated to his mom and two sisters as he is very close with his family Apparently,
  •  He loves to travel.
  • He’s super cute with animals.
  • He’s not actually a redhead.
  • for his notable work on Riverdale he’s been nominated for three awards.
  • for Riverdale Season 2 He was very excited.

Frequently asked Questions

How much income does KJ APA make?

Nobody believes what is the salary of kiwi stars earners for one episode! Apa’s salary turns out that is about $61,000 per episode which is (US$40,000) of Netflix dramas CW!

What is Apa’s opinion about God?

Apa’s do believe in God as in his many social media posts he is expressing “I need God [every day].” basically hi born in a Christian family and he stated to basically a Christian.

Why KJ Apa has a scar?

Between eyebrows, he has a scar in a minor accident. Although he is saved just car headlight pole damage in this accident.

What about KJ APA singing?

Apa’s does his performance on his own voice as he can sing. since he was 14 years he used to play the guitar and recorded it. The third Room his first Album in when he is only 14 years old. For the Album he was known as “the guitar prodigy from down under. Betty (Lili Reinhart) was the 2nd song which he sang in 2nd season this song he writes while his lunch time in the schoolyard.

How many awards up till now does Apa’s win?

He nominated many times but he won one award that is “The Last Summer” in the category Breakthrough Performance 2017.


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