KJ Apa

  • Birth Name: Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa
  • Birth Place: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • Has Scottish, English and Samoan ancestry.
  • Both his grandfather and father have been high chiefs of their Samoan village.
  • Recorded solo guitar album The Third Room when he was 14.
  • Was an avid rugby player until he decided to leave it behind for the sake of his acting career.
  • Got a traditional Samoan tattoo on his right shoulder when he was 15 to commemorate his father becoming village chief.


  • Tessa Apa — Mother
  • Timena Apa — Sister
  • Ari Apa — Sister
  • Keneti Apa — Father