K.J. Apa, N/A
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K.J. Apa is a New Zealand actor, singer, model, and musician. K.J. Apa gained popularity for his role as Archie Andrews on the CW series Riverdale.

Early Life

K.J. Apa was born on 17 June 1997. His real full name is Savae Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa. He is from Auckland, New Zealand. At present, Apa’s age 25 years old and his sun sign are Gemini. His parents are Keneti Apa and Tessa Apa. Likewise, this personality has two older sisters namely Ari Apa and Timēna Apa.

Apa was raised in a Christian family and has also stated that he follows Christianity. Moreover, this personality is of Samoan origin on his father’s side and has Scottish and English ancestry on his mother’s side. K.J. attended high school at King’s College before beginning his acting career.


This actor’s acting career rose almost immediately after he started pursuing it. In the year 2013, while still in high school, with virtually no acting experience, he earned the dark role of suicidal teen Kane Jenkins in New Zealand’s longest-running primetime soap opera, Shortland Street.

Similarly, in the year 2016, he appeared in the CW drama series as Archie Andrews. He gained fast fame as his talent led to additional opportunities on the big screen, including A Dog’s Purpose (2017), The Hate You Give (2018), The Last Summer (2019), I Still Believe (2020), etc.

Independently, in the year 2022, this actor released his debut album, Clocks. However, the album gained some attention on TikTok and Spotify. This personality has received many accolades, including a Saturn Award and nominations for two People’s Choice Awards, MTV Movie & TV Awards, and two Teen Choice Awards. And, in September 2022, was also appointed the matai title of Savae chief of his village Moata’a.

K.J. ApaCaption: K.J. Apa and Camila Mendes in Riverdale. Source: Eonline

Personal Life

Since the year 2020, this actor has been in a relationship with French model Clara Berry. On September 23, 2021, this couple welcomed their first child, a son named Sasha Vai Keneti Apa. Later, in October 2021, in an Instagram post, this actor called Clara his wife.

K.J. ApaCaption: K.J. Apa’s picture with his girlfriend and son. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Apa is a handsome and smart person. This actor stands tall at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 75 kilos. His natural hair color is dark brown but for the role of Archie in Riverdale, he had to dye his hair ‘Red.’ Moreover, Apa has a set of pretty hazel eyes. This personality wears a shoe size of 11 (US) or 45 (EU) or 10.5 (UK).

Social Media

Apa has gained more than 17.9 million followers on his ‘@kjapa’ Instagram account. Similarly, his Facebook account has amassed over 2.3 million followers. His TikTok account ‘@kjapaj’ has gathered over 28.6K followers and over 233.7K likes.

Net Worth

K.J. Apa definitely earns a handsome amount of money through his acting and singing profession. However, as per reports, this actor has a net worth of $2 million.

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