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January 7, 2020

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Avan Jogia is a popular and talented Canadian actor, director, and activist. Avan will soon be the hot topic for his upcoming film named Resident Evil which is still in the production phase. He has spent 14 years of his career working in the film industry. With his amazing personality, he has acquired 3.2 million followers on his Instagram account.

Early Life

Avan was born on 9th February 1992 in Vancouver, British, Columbia, Canada. The names of his parents are Mike Jogia and Wendy Jogia. He also has a younger sibling named Ketan who works as a music producer in London. He went to Killarney Secondary School until he was 17 years and later left the school to pursue his career in Acting. As he has already worked in few TV series for short roles. Due to his acting career, his parents withdrew him from school and decided to go for homeschooling. He also went to Los Angeles for his acting career, if he would receive many roles he would go for homeschooling or else he will have to attend middle school.

Avan Jogia Career

He began his acting career in 2006 when he played the role of Danny Araujo in TV series named A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story. From 2007-2009 he was seen in series named Devil’s Dairy, Aliens in America, Gym Teacher: The movie, Spectacular, Caprica. In 2010 he made a debut in the film named Triple Dog and Finding Hope Now as Santos Delgado. He was also cast as the main lead in Victorious where he played the role of Beck Oliver. Next year he was seen in series named iCarly and a short film named Alex where he played the role of Alex. In 2012 he had a voice role of Beck Oliver in video games named Victorious: Time to Shine and Victorious: Taking the Lead.

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He was also seen in series named Rags. From 2103 to 2015 he was seen in many films and series like Ten Thousand Saints, I am Michael, Here Now, Twisted, Ink Master, and Tut. In 2016 he was seen in a web series named Last Teenagers of the Apocalypse and has also directed a short film named Of Dogs and Men. He also was seen in films like Shangri-La Suite and The Drowning. From 2017- 2019 he worked in several films and series like Ghost Wars, Now Apocalypse, The Outcasts, The Year of Spectacular Men, A Midsummer Night’s dream, The New Romantic, Paper year, Shaft, Zombieland: Double Tap, and The Artists wife. In 2020 he worked as the main lead in a web series named The Stanger.

He has been shooting for a film named Resident Evil directed by Johannes Roberts where he plays the role of Leon S. Kennedy. Also, he has been posting lots of content on his social media to entertain his fans.

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Philanthropy

He is the co-founder of an organization named Straight But Not Narrow with Heather Wilk and Andre Pochon in 2011. The organization aims at supporting the rights of the LGBTQ community. He wanted to support his friend Josh Hutcherson who is also an actor. They provide support to all the LGBTQ community emotionally and also work on changing the viewpoint of the public towards the LGBTQ.

Avan Jogia Biography

Real NameAvan Tudor Jogia
Birth Date9 February 1992
Age29 Years
Birth PlaceVancouver, Canada
NationalityCanadian
ProfessionActor
ReligionSecular Humanist
Sun signAquarius

Physical Statistics

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Heightin feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimetres – 178 cm
Weightin Kilograms – 71 kg  –  in Pounds –  156 lbs
Chest Size40 inches
Waist Size34 inches
Biceps Size10.5 inches
Shoe Size10 (U.S.)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Body TypeAthletic

Family

FatherMike Jogia
MotherWendy Jogia
SisterNone
BrotherKetan Jogia

Qualification/Education

SchoolKillarney Secondary School, King George Secondary School.
CollegeNot Known

Relationship Status

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Marital StatusSingle
AffairNo
Is he a Gay?No
GirlfriendZoey Deutch (2011-2016)

Favourite Things

HobbiesNot Known
Favorite AuthorHunter S. Thompson
Favorite Nursery RhymeDidn’t Leave Nothing But The Baby
Favorite ColorRed, Dark Green
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Personal Life

Avan is currently single and focused on building his career. As he was in a 5 years relationship with Zoey Deutch who is an American actress and producer. The relationship was called off due to personal issues. He prefers to keep his personal life private and away from the media. He was involved in a controversy related to a fashion brand named Gucci where he attended a fashion runway. The comment released by him was about the failure of South Asian Models on a runway for their culture and ethnic diversified clothing line.  In 2013 and 2014 he has been nominated for Teen Choice Award for his role in Twisted and in the category of Summer TV Star: Male and Actor: Drama.

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Avan Jogia Net Worth

Avan is a popular actor and has earned a lot from his acting career as he has worked in more than 35 films, series, and web series. His other sources of income are his sponsors and event appearances. According to sources his net worth has been estimated at around $1 million.

Trivia

  • Avan’s father is a Gujarati Indian while his mother is German.
  • He is fluent in English, Gujarati, and French.
  • Avan has attended the 64th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in 2012 with the cast of Victorious.
  • He has citizenship in the United Kingdom and Canada.
  • Avan also calls himself as spiritual as he has spent months as a Buddhist and has roots in Hinduism.
  • He wrote a book named Mixed Feelings: Poems and Stories.
  • He has 3 million fans on his TikTok account and has received 51.4 million likes on one of his TikTok posts.
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