|Ana Golja Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||January 31, 1996|
Ana Golja is a Canadian actor, voice actor, producer, singer, and songwriter who is known for playing Zoë Rivas in the teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation and Degrassi: Next Class as well as in the television film Degrassi: Don’t Look Back. In addition to that, she has also been cast in other shows and movies such as En Vogue Christmas, The Cuban, Full Out: The Ariana Berlin Movie, A Father’s Nightmare, Love On Ice, Dumb Luck, The Fanatic, Crazy for the Boys, 1-800-Missing, Franny’s Feet, Flashpoint, What’s Up Warthogs!, Connor Undercover, The Dating Guy, Vacation with Derek, How to Be Indie, Little Mosque on the Prairie, Clue, Super Why!, Life with Boys, It Goes There: Degrassi’s Most Talked About Moments, Unlikely Heroes, Katie Chats, and Conviction.
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
She divides her time between –
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Los Angeles, California, United States
Actor, Voice Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Producer
- Siblings – Ana has 1 older brother.
AMI Artist Management Inc. has managed Ana Golja.
Vocals, piano, and clarinet
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
53 kg or 117 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Ana Golja has dated –
- Sterling Beaumon (2011) – American actor Sterling was reportedly dating Ana in 2011. However, the two didn’t seem to last long.
- Eric Osborne (July 2013-Present) – Eric Osborne, who has played the role of Miles David Hollingsworth III on the TV show ‘Degrassi’, started dating Ana in 2013. Although they reportedly have been in a relationship for more than 4 years now, the couple has managed to keep their love story low profile.
- Ricardo Hoyos (2017) – Ana reportedly hooked up with her Degrassi co-star Ricardo in 2017.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (White and Hispanic)
Ana Golja is of Albanian, Spanish, Greek, German, and Jewish descent.
Best Known For
Playing Zoë Rivas in the teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation from 2013 to 2015 and its spin-off series Degrassi: Next Class.
As a Singer
Ana made her singing debut in the movie “Full Out: The Ariana Berlin Movie” where she played the lead. She sang the song Feel So Good produced by Roy “Royalty” Hamilton and also released her debut EP titled Epilogue in late 2017.
Ana made her theatrical film debut as Ariana Berlin in the Canadian movie Full Out, also known as Full Out: The Ariana Berlin Movie in 2015.
First TV Show
Ana made her television show debut as Lucy on the criminal drama series Missing otherwise known as 1-800-Missing in 2005.
For Ana’s role in the movie “Full Out”, she underwent extensive training to do the stunts. She took 8 weeks of rigorous gymnastics training.
She is also a trained dancer. Hence, dancing also helped her achieve flexibility and has helped keep her fit and gave her a sense of rhythm.
Ana Golja Favorite Things
- Degrassi Character – Eli
- Singers – Amy Winehouse, Adele, Christina Aguilera, Etta James, Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald
- One Of Her Favorite Shows – Downton Abbey
- Ice Cream Flavour – Tiramisu
- Musical – Phantom of the Opera
- One Direction Member – Harry Styles
- Song By Beyoncé – Partition
Ana Golja Facts
- She has a pet dog named Coco.
- She enjoys horseback riding and is passionate about the same.
- She has a girl crush on Angelina Jolie, Margot Robbie, Barbara Palvin, Candice Swanepoel, and Selena Gomez.
- She has 10 years of professional dancing experience and knows dance forms such as ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, Latin, ballroom.
- She is afraid of clowns.
- She speaks Albanian very fluently.
- Ana doesn’t like horror movies at all.
- In 2019, she brought to life the character of Mina, a young disillusioned young pre-med Afghan student working at a nursing home managed by her aunt Bano, in the drama film The Cuban.
- Alongside John Travolta, Devon Sawa, Jacob Grodnik, and James Paxton, she co-starred as a young paparazzi photographer named Leah in the 2019 American psychological horror-thriller film The Fanatic.
Featured Image by Ana Golja / Instagram