A popular American actress, Janina Gavankar is notable for many aspects in the Hollywood business. Actress, vocalist, pianist, and orchestral percussionist are some of Janina's’ wide range of talents. She is famous for providing her voice to “FERO”, one of the lead characters in ‘Halo 5: Guardians” promo event - ‘Hunt The Truth’. Along with this, she has also acted in a number of films, web series, television programs, and theatrical plays. Her portrayal of Papi in ‘The L Word’, Luna Garza in ‘True Blood’, Meredith Bose on ‘The Mysteries Of Laura’ are some of her most notable performances amongst a list of many.

Not only does she act, but the Illinois native has sung and played marimba for several movies and television scores. She has also released a cover of Kanye West’s Song “ Love Lockdown.”  A graduate of the University of Illinois, Gavankar also has her fingers dipped in the field of technology. She is known for developing free templates for Hollywood artists to help them manage their presence on the online market.

Know About Janina’s Age, Family & Height

Janina Zione Gavankar was born on  29 November 1980 in Joliet, Illinois, USA. For a female, she stands at a decent height of 5’7” or 1.7 m. She is the first of two daughters to parents Pete Gavankar and Shan-De-Mohra. Even though her father has passed away, her June 2017 twitter post shows how much he meant to her and how much she misses him.

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Family Time: Actress Janina remembers her deceased father (Photo: Janina Gavankar's Twitter)

Her father Pete was an engineer from Pune who moved to the states to pursue his master's degree. He was a notable figure in the Bollywood industry; he was friends with a number of Bollywood stars of his time. He had collaborated with many actors, sound artists, and performers before he set out to the states for his masters. Likewise, her mother, Shan-De-Mohra, is of half-dutch and half-Indian decent.

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This Is Why Some Fans Thought Janina Gavankar Was Lesbian; Were The Rumors True?

As an actor, one has to play a wide range of roles to bring a character to life on screen for the audience. Some roles may be different in context to the person playing the part that could bring about various rumors.

This was Janina Gavankars’ case. Even before she played a lesbian character on The L Word, fans were speculating about her sexuality since she hadn't had much going in her love life. After her amazing portrayal on the show, the fans couldn't refrain from wondering if she was straight. However, she later dismissed the rumors saying that she was romantically interested only in men.

Is Janina Married (Husband), Dating Or Single?

There have been a lot of questions about the relationship status of Janina. Is she dating? Is she getting married anytime soon?

As it turns out, Janina is currently single. However, in the past, she was in a relationship with American entrepreneur Angelo Sotira and the relationship lasted from 2004-2010.

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Likewise, in 2010, she had also tweeted about American MLB player Jayson Werth whom she labeled as her so-called boyfriend.

Boyfriend Or Not: Actress Janina Gavankar is MLB's Jayson Werth's fan (Photo: Janina Gavankar's Twitter)  

As of now, we just might have to wait a little more before we get to see her change her relationship status from ‘Single’ to ‘In a relationship’.