American actress Janina Gavankar was born in Jolliet, Illinois. She is of Dutch and Indian descent. She made her first appearance in the short film “Why is God”. She became famous for her trademark portrayal as a lesbian on the show titled “The L Word”. She pursued Theatre performance while studying at the University of Chicago. She has previously appeared in Men and both the movies of Barbershop. She has also appeared on “The League”. She joined the television show “True Blood” in 2011 playing the role of Luna a shapeshifter. She also portrayed a shapeshifter in the series “The Goodwin Games”. She also appears on “Arrow” the spy cum animation series produced by CW . She was nominated for the Asian Excellence Award in 2008 and in 2012 she was awarded the “the Gravity Summit Award for Excellence in the category of Social Media”. She has also been made a regular character on the television series “Funny or Dieshorts”. In 2012 her indie movie “Satellite of Love” at the Dallas International Film Festival. She was also the last person to be interviewed on the show “Attack of the Show!” that was ultimately cancelled. In 2013 she was selected to play the witch Tessa in the 5th season of “Vampire Diaries”. She also covered Love Lockdown originally sung by Kanye West. She has also worked on a music project titled “Tell me What” with Pratichee Mohapatra and Navraaz. She also appeared in the music video of artist Ella Leya title “Wish I Could” and well as on the music video of indie artist Manu Narayan’s band. In 2012 she released a single titled “Waiting for Godot”. She is fondly called Nina among her friends and family.
Height in cm -170 cm
Height in feet – 5.57 feet
Height in Inch – 67 inches
Height with Shoes/Heels – 5 feet 7 inch -5’8″
Weight in kg / lbs (pounds) – 59 kg / 130 lbs
Figure Size (Bust/Breast Size – Waist Size – Hips/Butt Size) -35-24-36 inches
Bra size(Cup) – 32C
Birthdate – 11-29-1980
Age in 2014 – 34
Eye Color – Dark Brown
Shoe Size(US) – 7.5
Above are the most likely body measurements of Janina Gavankar.
- She is the grandniece of Mangesh Desai. She completed her graduation from the University of Illinois in Chicago with a major in theatre performance. She currently resides in Los Angeles.
- She is a classically trained vocalist, percussionist and pianist. She is a member of the musical group Endera that is signed by Universal Records and has worked on the song titled “Tell Me What” along with singer Pratichee Mohapatra. S
- he even appeared in the music video for the song by Recliner titled “Float Away”.
- She also lent her voice for the character of Ms. Dewey for Windows Live Search.
- In 2007 she appeared on the magazine covers of Outsmart and Curve in the month of January and March respectively. She also composed the lyrics for the song “Jump” which appeared in the movie “Rebound”.
- She has appeared in both the Barbershop films playing different characters in each of the movies.
Personal Life(Relationship , Brands endorsements) :
Gavankar was born in Joliet, Illinois to Pete and Mohra Gavankar. Her father passed away in January 2012. Her father is of Indian descent and her mother is of Dutch and Indian descent. In 2004 she started dating Angelo Sotiro the CEO of Deviant Art but they ultimately parted ways in 2010. She was also rumored to be dating Simon Cowell after being photographed with him on multiple occasions.
she claimed that she was the first actor to use Twitter. In 2012 it was rumored that she was dating X factor judge Simon Cowell after he publicly sent her flirty messages and was photographed with him leaving a restaurant in Los Angeles together in a chauffeured car.