The Newzealand Actor, singer, and musician KJ Apa is famous for his work in the series Riverdale. After his appearance in the series, he has gained a lot of fans all over the world. All of them want to know more about his personal life and who is he dating. KJ Apa’s real name is Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa. He first started his career in the New3zealand Prime-Time soap Opera Shortland Street. In which he played the role of Kane Jenkins. In the year 2016 Apa was also cast in the CW’s drama series Riverdale. Where he was cast as Archie Andrews. He was selected for the role after a four-month-long worldwide talent search. The drama series Riverdale Later Premiered on Netflix and also gained a huge viewership all over the world. In the year 2017, he also played the role in the comedy-drama film A Dog’s Purpose.
In this, he played the character of a young teenage boy named Ethan Montgomery. And this film released on the same day as Riverdale. His following role was in the 2018 drama film The Hate U Gave, in which he replaced Kian Lawley. He also starred in the Netflix film The Last Summer that came out in the year 2019 in which he played the role of Griffin. This film also got him audiences from all over the world. In the film, I still Believe he starred as a singer Jeremy Camp. This was a biographical romantic drama film that premiered in March 2020. Further, in July the same year, it was announced that he will be part of the cast for the thriller film Songbird by Michael Bay’s Platinum Dun.
Early Life and More
Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa or better known as KJ Apa was born on the 17th of June 1997 in Auckland in New Jersey to parents Tupa’i and Tessa Apa. His father is a Samoan and also a Matai which means the chief of the village in Samoa village. While his mother is a European New Zealander. He also has two older sites. And is the nephew of the famous rugby player and coach Michael Jones. As a high school student, he attended King’s College in Auckland prior to starting his career in acting. Apa belongs to a Christian family and is a strong believer in the religion.
He once expressed on social media that he needs God every day. In the September of the year 2017, he got involved in a minor car accident that happened in Vancouver. By the grace of God, he came out unharmed as the passenger side of the car had hit the pole. This incident was a result of Apa falling asleep while driving after a very long day of shooting the previous night. After the accident, all his fans were super concerned about him and hoped that he was fine.
Who is KJ Apa dating?
The actor’s fans all want to know about their favorite star’s love life. Whom is the star dating at the moment? KJ Apa is currently in a relationship with the French Model Clara Berry. The couple first went public about their relationship in February this year. He posted the pics of him and Berry on his Instagram from the last October with the caption There’s Nowhere Else. To another one of his posts, he wrote the caption coupe de foudre which roughly translates to love at first sight. In an interview with Wire’s YouTube channel, he answered the web’s most Google-searched questions about him.
In which one of them was about his love life and he said that he is very much in love right now. And recently the twenty-three-year-old actor announced the big news. The couple is expecting a baby. He shared pictures of his amazing girlfriend with a baby bump. This was with the caption ‘Btw she’s pregnant. To this his Riverdale costar Vanessa Morgan congratulated them via Instagram. She also wrote that the child will be a bestie to her own child. His fans also showered the baby with a lot of love and good wishes. The couple is yet to share the due date.