Avan Jogia

Birth Day February 9th, 1992
Birth Place Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Age 29 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius

Avan Jogia Biography

Canadian actor, singer, writer, and activist, Avan Jogia is well recognized for his television roles Beck Oliver in Nickelodeon sitcom "Victorious", Danny Desai in ABC Family drama "Twisted", Roman Mercer in Syfy paranormal action series "Ghost Wars", and Ulysses Zane in Starz comedy "Now Apocalypse". He attended Killarney Secondary School and King George Secondary School, but quit when he was 16 to pursue an acting career. He scored his first notable television role in three episodes of The CW's "Aliens in America". Jogia was inspired by the acting skills of several veterans like the legendary Ben Kingsley since a young age and this is why he opted for a career in acting. After a short struggle, he made his debut through the television film "A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story", where he played the sibling of the protagonist. He has essayed important roles in several movies and TV shows, which have brought him a lot of acclaims. Scroll down to read Avan's Full Biography, Interesting Facts, Net Worth, Personal Life, Wiki, Age, Family, & more.

Famous For

  • Being a Canadian actor, singer, writer, and activist.
  • For playing Beck Oliver on "Victorious" and Danny Desai in "Twisted".

Avan Jogia, a famous actor

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Avan Jogia Early Life 

On 9th February 1992, Avan Jogia took birth as Avan Tudor Jogia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (hometown/birthplace). He is of Canadian nationality and as his father is Gujarati Indian, and his mother is of English, German, and Welsh descent, he belongs to mixed ethnicity/ethnic backgroundnd. Likewise, he is from the Christian religion and his race is white.  He celebrates his every birthday on the 9th February of every year and he has celebrated his 29th birthday as of 2021. Aquarius is his zodiac sign. He is the son of Mike Jogia (father) and Wendy Jogia (mother). He is also the younger brother of Ketan (sibling), a music producer in London. Jogia was a student at Killarney Secondary School until age 17 when he left to pursue acting full-time, having already gained a number of small television credits. He said in an interview that his parents withdrew him from middle school in favor of homeschooling. He moved to Los Angeles, California on the trial-basis ultimatum that he would land a role within a six-month period or return to schooling.

Avan Jogia Career

Acting 

  • Avan Jogia jumps off his acting career starring the role of Gwen Araujo in the biographical television film "A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story" in 2006 and he had also a recurring role of Sam in The CW television sitcom "Aliens in America" in 2007.
  • He next starred in the 2008 Nickelodeon network original film "Gym Teacher: The Movie" as Champ Sinclair and returned to the network the following year, starring in the 2009 film "Spectacular!" as Tajid.
  • As well, he appeared in the television series "Caprica" from 2009 to 2010, and then he joined the cast of Nickelodeon television series "Victorious" in late 2009 which was the actor's first main role in a television series; a role, which lasted from the series' inception in March 2010.
  • He also appeared as Beck in the Nickelodeon film, "iParty with Victorious" and was cast in the lead role of Danny Desai on the ABC Family mystery thriller series "Twisted" (originally titled "Socio"), in October 2012.
  • Jogia was seen in the Spike TV miniseries, "Tut" in 2014 after which "Deadline" reported in the following year that he would star in "Ten Thousand Saints" as well as landed a role in "I Am Michael" in the same year.
  • Later in 2015, he starred as Dark in the short film, "Here Now" and also released a trailer for a horror thriller short film he directed, entitled "Of Dogs and Men" in the following year.
  • His next credit was the 1970s based crime drama film "Shangri-La Suite" (also known as "Killing the King") whereas he appeared as Bones, in the 2016 web series short "Last Teenagers of the Apocalypse".
  • Then, he was seen in the psychological thriller "The Drowning" in 2017 and in the comedy film "The Outcasts" however he appeared in "The Year of Spectacular Men".
  • Jogia starred in Syfy's 13-episode series titled "Ghost Wars" which was premiered in 2017 though he landed a co-lead role with Eve Hewson in Rebecca Addelman's directorial debut, "Paper Year".
  • Analogously, he has starred in numerous films and series like "The New Romantic", "The Artist's Wife", "Now Apocalypse", and many others.
  • He had a bigger role, as a laid-back musician, in the sequel "Zombieland: Double Tap".
  • Moreover, he has appeared as Leon S. Kennedy in "Resident Evil" in 2021 as well as he was seen as JJ in "The Stranger" in 2020.

Books

  • Jogia published a book, "Mixed Feelings", on growing up with a mixed-race identity in September 2019 which comprises a series of personal stories and poems about Jogia's life. 

 Music

  • Jogia sang background vocals on several cast songs in the show's soundtrack, and had a brief prominent part in the song "Finally Falling" in the episode "Tori the Zombie".

Activism

  • Avan has co-founded the online PSA organization "Straight But Not Narrow" (SBNN) in 2011 which is a non-profit organization that aims towards changing the attitudes and viewpoints of heterosexuals about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.

Avan Jogia Personal Life, Relationship and Wife

Canadian-British actor, singer, Avan Jogia is not married yet whereas he is dating his girlfriend Cleopatra Coleman since 2017. This lovely couple made the headlines after Avan enjoyed his girlfriend, Cleopatra Coleman's company at the premiere of his movie "Zombieland: Double Tap" in October 2019. He previously dated Zoey Deutch, an actress in 2011. They romanced for over five years and were separated in 2016. Before this, Avan was rumored of dating actress/singer Miley Cyrus. They were seen together in November 2010. Avan is of straight sexual orientation and he is not gay.

Avan Jogia and his girlfriend, Cleopatra Coleman

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Avan Jogia Net Worth & Salary

Avan Jogia's net worth is estimated to be $1 Million Dollar as of 2021 as he earned this money being a professional career. His exact amount of salary has not been disclosed yet but we can easily assume his salary around thousands of dollars per year. Jogia's major source of income is from his acting and singing career. He has not endorsed any of the brands yet. 

Avan Jogia Body Measurement and Tattoos

The handsome actor as well as singer, Avan Jogia stands at an ideal height of around 5 ft 11½ in or 182 cm with a balanced body weight of around 71 kg or 156½ lbs. He also has a number of tattoos; one on his chest, leg, upper leg, shoulder, back, and lower arm. His big watery eyes and wild hair attracted a lot of people towards him. Avan has black hair and dark brown eyes color, as his body build type is average. His chest, arms/biceps, waist sizes are not known. Moreover, he goes to the gym, does boxing, jogging, and also swimming to maintain his fitness. He revealed that he does only those things which make him feel happy.

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