Below is a compiled list of the most interesting facts about K.J. Apa. Check it out!
K.J. Apa was born on June 16, 1997 in Auckland, New Zealand as Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa. He is an actor, known for Riverdale (2017), The Hate U Give (2018) and The Last Summer (2019).
Interesting Facts about K.J. Apa
- In addition to acting, KJ sings, writes songs & plays guitar. He sometimes brings one of his guitars with him while he’s off on location shooting movies/TV shows.
- He auditioned for Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War (2016), but walked out on his audition knowing he wouldn’t win the role. He also auditioned for Jason Scott/The Red Ranger in Power Rangers (2017), while his future Riverdale (2017) co-star Ross Butler auditioned for Zack Taylor/The Black Ranger. Another Riverdale co-star, Cody Kearsley, appeared in Power Rangers as Hawkeye.
- When KJ was a kid, he would go play his guitar out on street corners around his house in Auckland. (While he’s out on location shooting movies/TV shows KJ has joined other people performing music on the streets by playing guitar with them.*).
- KJ Apa is Samoan & Kiwi (Kiwi= New Zealander). His father is Samoan & his mother is Kiwi.
- He’s the youngest of three children in his family. He has two older sisters, Timena & Ari.
- At 14 years of age, KJ recorded a solo guitar album.
- He’s not a natural red head. The actor, whose natural hair colour is a dark brown, admitted that it took 10 hours in the salon to get that perfect shade of orange.
- He likes watermelon.
- He has Samoan, Scottish, and English ancestry.