Janina Gavankar

Gavankar in 2012, photo by DFree/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Janina Zione Gavankar

Place of Birth: Joliet, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 29, 1980

*75% Indian
*25% Dutch

Janina Gavankar is an American actress and musician.

Her parents, Shan-de-Mohra and Peter Gavankar, are from India. Her father is from Pune, Maharashtra, with Marathi ancestry. Her mother is of Indian and Dutch descent.


Curious about ethnicity

9 Responses

  1. Akwaba says:

    Her parents are named Peter Gavankar and Shan-de-Mohra

  2. suburbanwinemom2020 says:

    Gavankar is a Marathi surname;

    She’s also on Wikipedia’s list of Marathi people:

    Further proof:

  3. sam says:

    she has black in her.

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