New Zealander actor
KJ Apa Rank
KJ Apa Rank
About KJ Apa
Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa, known professionally as KJ Apa is a New Zealander actor best recognized for his role as Archie Andrews in popular CW drama series Riverdale.
He landed the role of Kane Jenkins on New Zealand soap opera, Shortland Street from 2013 to 2015.
He was selected after a four-mont- long global talent search to play Archie Andrews in 2016 drama series, Riverdale.
He portrayed Ethan Montgomery in comedy-drama 2017 film, A Dog’s Purpose.
James replaced Kian Lawley in 2018’s The Hate U Give.
He also starred as Griffin in 2019 Netflix film, The Last Summer.
His father is a Samoan and his mom is an European-New Zealander. He grew up with his two older sisters, Timena and Arieta. His uncle is a former rugby player and coach, Michael Jones.
He was awarded “Breakthrough Performance” at the Saturn Award in 2017.
He has identified himself as Christian.
In 2017, he was involved in an accident after dozing off behind the wheels after shooting late into the night.
At the age of 14, he recorded his first solo guitar album.
KJ Apa's Popularity
KJ Apa is a famous New Zealander actor, who was born on June 17, 1997. As a person born on this date, KJ Apa is listed in our database as the 3rd most popular celebrity for the day (June 17) and the 5th most popular for the year (1997).
People born on June 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. KJ Apa is the 29th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to KJ Apa's birthday, KJ Apa is the 1st most famous New Zealander and ranks 1st in famous people born in Auckland, New Zealand.
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