• Enver Gjokaj is an American actor best known for roles in Dollhouse and Agent Carter
• He left his role in NCIS Hawaii after appearing in the first season
• He has a twin brother and is of Albanian and American descent
• His career began in the mid-2000s and he has since featured in over 50 titles
• Enver is a passionate advocate for mental health and a nature enthusiast, who enjoys travel and spending time with his pet dog
Who is Enver Gjokaj?
Enver is an American actor, perhaps best known to the world as Victor in the TV series “Dollhouse” (2009-2010), and as Daniel Sousa in the TV series “Agent Carter” (2015-2016), in addition to several other notable roles that he’s secured over the course of his career.
Why Did Enver Gjokaj Leave “NCIS Hawaii”?
It’s happened many times already that a fan-favorite character leaves the ‘NCIS’ franchise. The latest installment, “NCIS: Hawaii” has launched a few actors to stardom, including Vanessa Lachey and Alex Tennant, among others. Enver joined the series as a recurring character Navy Captain Joe Millius: Commander of the Pacific Fleet, in the show’s first season.
However, Enver featured in four episodes only as the main character’s love interest, before his character was transferred to a different station. Although the second season will premiere, Enver won’t be seen in it.
Enver Gjokaj Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Enver Leif Gjokaj was born on 12 February 1980 under the Aquarius zodiac sign, in Orange County, California, USA. His father is an Albanian who immigrated to the US, while his mother is American of Scottish, Welsh and German ancestry. He has an identical twin brother, Demir, and an older brother Bekim. He went to Amador High School, located in Sutter Creek, California, where he became interested in performing arts, and participated in numerous plays and variety shows.
After high school, he enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley, from which he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in the English language. He then enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from which he received a Master’s in Fine Arts in 2005.
Enver’s career started in the mid- 2000s, with the role of Josh in the TV romantic comedy-drama series “The Book of Daniel”. The same year he appeared in the TV comedy-drama movie “Filthy Gorgeous”, starring Isabella Rossellini, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Eva Simon.
In 2007 he made his feature film debut in the drama film “Spinning into Butter”, with Sarah Jessica Parker, Miranda Richardson, and Victor Rasuk.
Enver was quite busy the following year, as he made appearances in such films as the award-winning biopic about Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy, entitled “The Express”, with Rob Brown in the lead role, then the awarded thriller-mystery “Eagle Eye”, while he also featured in the TV series “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”.
Rise to Prominence
Enver was gradually improving as an actor, and in 2009 he secured his first major role as Victor in the TV sci-fi horror series “Dollhouse”. He was one of the main stars of the popular series, alongside Eliza Dushku, Harry Lennix, and Fran Kranz, as his character developed throughout the series, and as a result he became a fan favorite. Although his character suffered throughout most of the series, he received a happy end in the series finale.
After the end of the series, Enver continued his career rather successfully; first he starred as Young Jack in the thriller-drama film “Stone” (2010), with Edward Norton, Milla Jovovich, and Robert De Niro as the main stars, while in 2012, he appeared in the Academy Award-nominated sci-fi action-adventure film “The Avengers”, starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson. The same year, he portrayed Lucas in the horror-thriller film “Would You Rather”, starring Brittany Snow, June Squibb, and Jeffrey Combs, and featured in the TV series “Made in Jersey” as Tommy Ligand.
He continued his career with the role of Tommy Stone in the TV series “Vegas” (2013), and he was Mike Archer in four episodes of the award-winning fantasy horror-drama series “Witches of East End”, with Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan and Rachel Boston as the main stars.
He’d already earned a name for himself for his portrayal of recurring characters, and his subsequent role was the part of Sean Glass in the TV sci-fi thriller drama series “Extant” in 2014. After this, he joined the cast of the award-winning mystery crime-drama series “Rizzoli & Isles”, starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander.
Then in 2015, he was Evan in the TV mini-series “Hollywood Hitmen”, in which he co-starred with Maximillian Osinski and Matthew Holmes, and the same year, Enver started portraying Daniel Sousa in the TV sci-fi action-adventure series “Agent Carter”, co-starring Haley Atwell and James D’Arcy.
In 2016, Enver appeared in the mystery-thriller series “Come and Find Me” and then appeared in two episodes of the TV series “Major Crimes” (2017-2018).
Enver won the role of Vincent Bernard in the sci-fi film “3022”, starring Omar Epps, Kate Walsh, and Angus Macfadyen, in 2019, and the same year he started portraying Agent Ryan Brooks in the TV series “Emergence”, and joined the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated crime drama series “The Rookie” (2019-2021) as Donovan. In 2020 he was cast in the recurring role of Daniel Sousa in the TV series “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”, while most recently, he was Joseph in the TV series “Resident Alien” (2022).
As of mid- 2022, Enver Gjokaj’s net worth has been estimated to be around $1 million, earned through his successful career as an actor, during which he’s appeared in 50 film and TV titles.
Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single, Married?
Enver doesn’t like to talk much about his personal life, and as a result, there isn’t reliable information about his love life, but a few rumors have emerged.
According to sources, Enver is in a secret romance with a woman who isn’t involved in show business, and doesn’t like the media. However, some sources claim that Enver is single, and is for now focused on his career.
In the past, Enver was linked with actress Loretta Fishta a few years ago, but he hasn’t made a single comment about these rumors.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The popular actor has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at the height of 5ft 10ins (1.78m), weighs approximately 156lbs (71kgs), but his vital statistics are currently unknown, although he has an athletic figure.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Enver’s primary hobby is traveling. He has visited a number of countries around the world, and one of his favorite destinations is New Zealand.
An avid animal fan, Enver has a pet dog named Sawyer, and often shares his and Sawyer’s adventures on his official Instagram account.
Enver is a fierce advocate for mental health, and has spread the importance of maintaining mental health.
He is physically active, and spends a lot of time in the gym and hiking and jogging in nature.