Quick Facts of Janina Zione Gavankar

  • Full NameJanina Zione Gavankar
  • Date of Birth19 November, 1980
  • Marital Status Unmarried
  • BirthplaceJoliet, U.S
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildSlim
  • Height5 feet 7 inches
  • Weight59 kg
  • Online PresenceWikipedia, twitter,facebook

Short Description of Janina Gavankar

Janina Zione Gavankar is well known an American actress who is popular for her role as the voice of FERO, one of the main protagonists in the Halo 5: Guardians promotional event, Hunt The Truth. Moreover, she is known for her role as Papi, a lesbian lothario in The L Word and Leigh Turner on The Gates. Gavankar is also trained as a pianist, vocalist, and orchestral percussionist.She also featured the role of Diana Thomas on FOX’s supernatural drama named Sleepy Hollow. She majored in Theatre Performance at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Early Life & Education

Janina Gavankar was born on Nov 19, 1980, in Joliet, U.S.She is the daughter of Mohra Gavankar and Peter Ganesh. She has a sister Sonya Gavankar who is a world-famous journalist and former Miss District of Columbia during 1997. She belongs to White American ethnicity and holds the American nationality.


Janina Gavankar began exploring her acting interest from a very early age. She is an artistic actress in Hollywood film industry, She has acted in various films, theatre, television and online.
Moreover, she has an important role in several movies like The L Word, True Blood and The League. In 2009, she highlighted on the TV shows including Three Rivers, Dollhouse, The League and The Cleaner. She also appeared in several indie movies like Men, Interrupted, Indian Gangster and Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey.
Beside that Gavankar is an admitted gamer who appeared on G4 TV’s Attack of the Show and Epileptic Gaming’s Up All Night.

She also entered in the field of music. Gavankar made a cover of Kanye West’s Love Lockdown. She co-operated on a project for a song, Tell Me What in India with Deep, Navraaz and Pratichee Mohapatra of Viva. She received the Gravity Summit Award for Excellence in Social Media and was nominated for an Asian Excellence Award. In 2012, she published the single for her upcoming EP, Waiting for Godot. Her appearance helped her earn many film festival awards.

Personal Life

She dated Angelo Sotira, a deviant Art CEO since2004-2010. The reason for their split was noted to be her work on Kanye West’s music video.Currently, she is rumored to be dating, Simon Cowell, a music mogul. but, she is single and still unmarried.


Janina Gavankar is living a standard life. She stands 5 feet 7 inches height and 59kg weight.She looks beautiful with brown eyes and black in hair.

Net Worth

She has earned an extraordinary amount of salary from her professional career including music and acting. Her net worth is estimated to be around $500 thousand.


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