Sasha Vai Keneti Apa is the son of KJ Apa, a New Zealand actor, singer, and musician, who is best known for playing the role of Kane Jenkins in the New Zealand primetime soap opera Shortland Street from 2013 to 2015. Apa joined the crew of the CW drama series Riverdale in the lead role of Archie Andrews in 2017. He has also appeared in several films including A Dog’s Purpose (2017), The Hate U Give (2018) and I Still Believe (2020). For his remarkable role as Archie Andrews in Riverdale, he won the Saturn Awards Breakthrough Performance award in 2017.
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|Full Name:||Sasha Vai Keneti Apa|
|Stage Name:||Sasha Vai Keneti Apa|
|Birthday:||September 23, 2021|
|Place Of Origin:||U.S.|
|Parents:||KJ Apa, Clara Berry|
|Grandparents:||Keneti Apa, Tessa Apa|
Sasha Vai Keneti Apa’s Family Background
Sasha’s father Apa was born Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa on 17 June 1997 in a Christian family in Auckland, New Zealand. Apa’s father Tupa’i Kneti is a Samoan and her mother Tessa is a European New Zealander. He has two older sisters Ari and Timena. Apa is the nephew of former famous rugby player and coach Michael Jones. After completing high school at King’s College in Auckland he moved to Los Angeles to begin his acting career at the age of 18.
Shasha’s father Apa and his mother French model Clara Berry have been in a relationship since 2020. Apa met with a car accident in Vancouver in September 2017 when he fell asleep while driving a car after shooting for 14 hours.
Sasha Vai Keneti Apa’s Career
Sasha is too young to start his professional career or go to school. Sasha’s father Apa has earned a lot of popularity during his career in the last 10 years. He has appeared in several films and TV series since he made his acting debut as Kane Jenkins on Shortland Street. He appeared in more than 46 episodes of the show from 2013 to 2015. His other notable works in films include A Dog’s Purpose (2017), The Hate U Give, Last Summer (2019), I Still Believe (2010), Dead Reckoning, and Songbird. He also appeared in the TV series The Cul de Sac and Riverdale.
For Riverdale, he received several nominations including Teen Choice Awards Choice Breakout TV Star, People’s Choice Awards Drama TV Star of 2018, and Saturn Awards Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series.
Sasha Vai Keneti Apa’s Family Net Worth
The celebrity kid Sasha is too young to start a career to own wealth, while his father has had the great fortune to accumulate a decent amount of wealth. The 25-year-old actor in his 10 years of career has generated a net worth of $3 million including assets and property. Most of his earnings came from his professional career as an actor in films, TV, and endorsements.