Henry Zaga Biography, Height, Age, Family, Girlfriend, Movies, TV & Facts

Henry Zaga Biography – The new ‘Mutant’ in Hollywood from Brazil!

Family Background of Henry Zaga:

Henry Zaga was born on April 30, 1993, in Brasília, Brazil. His father, Admar Gonzaga, is a politician and former Justice of the Superior Electoral Court of Brazil. Admar was also married to Élida Souza Matos from 2007 to 2017.

Henry Zaga’s parents

His mother’s name is Sônia Gontijo, who is a lawyer.

Zaga with his sister

He has a younger sister named Fernanda Gonzaga. She is a poet and lawyer by profession.

It was his parents’ influence he has on him that he become an actor. Like, they used to show him local plays and dramas with them. Apart from that, they put him in a drama school where he learned all the basics of acting and stuff at a very young age.

Henry Zaga Biography:

Henry Zaga's Profile
Personal Life
Full NameHenrique Chagas Moniz de Aragão Gonzaga
Popular asHenry Zaga
Date of BirthApril 30, 1993
Age30 years 11 months (in April, 2024)
Zodiac/Sun SignTaurus
Birth PlaceBrasília, Brazil
SchoolNot known
College/UniversityNot knonw
Physical Stats
(1.83 m)
(183 cm)
WeightNot known
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorDark Brown
Family & Relationships
Admar Gonzaga
MotherSônia Gontijo
Siblings1 sister (Fernanda Gonzaga)
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendNot known
TV DebutThe Mysteries of Laura
Movie DebutXOXO

Zaga’s Acting Career:

Zaga started his movies career with a short film named The Wing in 2015. The following year, he made his Hollywood debut with XOXO, an American drama starring Sarah Hyland and Graham Phillips.

Then, in 2017, he appeared in MDMA (aka Angie X), a crime-drama film.

Zaga with The NewMutants’ cast

The same year, he made his appearance in two more movies named Deadly Detention and Cherry Pop. Later, in 2020, Henry Zaga starred in the superhero film titled The New Mutants. He played the role of Roberto da Costa/Sunspot in the movie. The movie includes stars like Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Blu Hunt.

Television Career:

He made his television debut with The Mysteries of Laura. Then, in 2015-16, Zaga appeared in Teen Wolf. He appeared in nine episodes of the fifth season as Josh Diaz.

In 2017, he appeared in four episodes of the famous American tv series – 13 Reasons Why. Henry played the gay guy named Brad in Netflix’s hit series. Katherine Langford, elder sister of actress Josephine Langford, and Dylan Minnette were in the lead role of the series.


Later, in 2019, he played a recurring role in the miniseries called Looking for Alaska. The same year, he appeared in another recurring role in another tv series called Trinkets.

In 2020-21, he played the main role in The Stand with actors like Odessa Young, James Marsden, Nat Wolff, and Amber Heard.

Facts about Henry Zaga:

  • He was very much into painting in his teenage.
  • His father is Italian-Portuguese, while his mother is of Spanish and Native Brazilian descent.
  • His favorite food is Feijoada, a Brazilian dish.


  • He is a dog lover.
  • Zaga’s full name is Henrique Chagas Moniz de Aragão Gonzaga.
  • He’s quite fluent in American sign language.

Frequently asked questions on Google:

Q1: Who are the siblings of Zaga?

Ans: He has a sister named Fernanda.

Q2: What is the height of Henry Zaga?

Ans: 6ft. (1.83 m or 183 cm)

Q3: What is the age of Zaga?

Ans: 30 years 11 months (in April, 2024)

Q4: Who is the girlfriend of Henry Zaga?

Ans: Not known

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