Janina Gavankar Biography, Facts & Life Story

Janina Gavankar American Actress, Musician

Quick Facts

Known ForThe L Word


Full Name:Janina Zione Gavankar

Profession:Actress, Musician


Age:40 years old (in 2021)

Date of Birth:November 29, 1980

Birthplace:Joliet, Illinois, United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)

Weight:59 kg (130 lbs)

Body Measurements:34-24-35 inches

Bra Size/Breast:34B

Waist:24 inches

Hips:35 inches


Dress Size:6 (US)

Hair Color:Brown

Eye Color:Brown



Janina Gavankar was born on 29th November, 1980  in Joliet, Illinois. She is an American musician and renowned actress. Janina Gavankar likewise got training as a symphonic percussionist, vocalist, and musician. In Chicago University of Illinois, Janina completed her major’s in Theater Performance.

Janina’s mother Mohra Gavankar emigrated to the U.S. from India as she originally pertains to Pune, Maharashtra. She is half-Dutch and half-Indian whereas her father Peter Ganesh Gavankar is an architect from Mumbai, who made a trip to the U.S. to seek after a graduate degree. In Illinois, when Janina was in secondary school, she tried out for the front gathering of the Bugle Corps of Rockford, and Phantom Regiment Drum.

Janina Gavankar most prominent performances incorporate Star Wars character, Iden Versio, True Blood’s character Luna Garza, and The L Word’s role as lesbian Lothario Papi. Janina Gavankar routinely shows up in Funny or Die shorts. Javina Gavankar showed up in Television series arrangement NCIS, Stargate Atlantis,   My Boys, Gray’s Anatomy, and Factory in 2008. Janina Gavankar was designated for an Asian Excellence Award in 2018. For Excellence in Social Media, she got the Gravity Summit Award in 2012.

Further, Janina showed up in the Television shows such as Dollhouse, The Cleaner, The League, and Three Rivers, just as the indie pictures Interrupted, Men, Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey, and Indian Gangster. Janina Gavankar is a conceded gamer who co-facilitated and shown up on Attack of the Show program that aired on G4 TV. However, she was the last individual interviewed for the now dropped G4 Attack of the Show on December 20, 2012.

In 2012, at the Dallas International Film Festival, Janina’s indie picture, Satellite of Love was debuted. Janina Gavankar handled the role of a witch Qetsiyah in the supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries on 3rd August, 2013 in its 5th season. In the computer game, Far Cry 4, Janina co-featured as Amita in 2014. Janina has two upcoming movies in 2018. The film Blindspotting is debuting at The Vanishing of Sidney Hall, and the Sundance Film Festival.

Janina Gavankar came back to the music industry with Kanye West’s Affection Lockdown cover. She was highlighted in various music videos such as San Francisco Recliner band’s single Buoy Away, Russian singer Ella Leya’s music video Wish I Could, and for Manu Narayan’s band Darunam music video. She launched the single Waiting for Godot for Janina’s upcoming EP, in August 2012. For the Best Buddies philanthropy work, Janina Gavankar played out a percussion duet alongside Questlove at Carnegie Hall on May 20, 2015.

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Janina Gavankar Education

Qualification: Major in Theatre Performance

School: Not known

College: University of Illinois at Chicago

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Janina Gavankar Career

Profession: Actress, Musician

Known For: The L Word

Debut TV Series/Movie: Singer: “Tell Me What”
Film: Why Is God
TV Show: Dash 4 Cash

Salary: Under review

Net Worth: USD $500,000 Approx.

Family & Relatives

Father: Pete Gavankar

Mother: Shan-de-Mohra

Brother(s): None

Sister(s): Sonya Gavankar

Marital Status: Unmarried

Husband/Boyfriend: Unmarried

Children: None

Ex Boyfriends:

Angelo Sotira (2004 – 2010)

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Favorite Food: Freeze-Dried Apple Crisps

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