KJ Apa

TV Actor

Birthday June 17, 1997

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Auckland, New Zealand

Age 26 years old

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Gained notoriety for his role as Archie Andrews on the CW series Riverdale, he also portrayed Kane Jenkins on New Zealand's popular TV2 soap opera Shortland Street. In 2018, he starred in the film The Hate U Give and later was cast as Jeremy Camp in the biopic I Still Believe

Before Fame

When he was just fourteen years old, he recorded a solo guitar album. He joined the cast of Shortland Street in 2013. 


He has cultivated a significant internet presence, accumulating more than 16 million Instagram followers.

Family Life

His real name is Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa. He grew up in Auckland, New Zealand with older sisters named Arieta and Timena. He began dating Clara Berry in 2020. Their first child together, a son named Sasha, was born on September 23, 2021. They announced their split in February 2024.

Associated With

He and Emily Robins both became known for their roles on Shortland Street. 


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