Mekhai Andersen – How Old Is The Criminal Minds Star?

Profile summary of Mekhai Andersen
  • Name: Mekhai Allan Andersen
  • Date of birth: September 13, 2008
  • Age: 15 years old
  • Place of birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Parents: Andrea Joy Cook (mother), Nathan Andersen (father)
  • Spouse: None
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Instagram: @mekhaiallanandersen
  • Facebook: Mekhai Allan Andersen

Mekhai Andersen is a 15-year old American actress who is also the son of Hollywood star A. J. Cook. So many young actors are beginning to grace our TV screens and some of them are children of actors and actresses. Mekhai Andersen is one celebrity kid actor who has put up an exceptional performance that has left his audience in awe and craving to know more about the youngster.

He is the son of popular Canadian actress Andrea Joy Cook popularly called A. J. Cook and fashion designer Nathan Andersen. The actor came to the limelight by playing the role of Henry La-Montagne the son of Jennifer “JJ” Jareau and William Montagne in the American police procedural crime drama series titled Criminal Minds in which he starred alongside his mother and younger brother. Read on to know more interesting details about the Criminal Minds star.

Mekhai Andersen was born and raised in Los Angeles, California

Mekhai Andersen was born on 13th September 2008 in Los Angeles, California, to his celebrity parents A. J. Cook and Nathan Andersen. His mother A. J. Cook is a known Canadian actress who has featured in TV series such as Law and Order, Dead Like Me, Goosebumps, and many others. Mekhai is not the only child born to his parents as he has a younger brother named Phoenix Sky Andersen who was born in July 2015 and also featured as Michael – the second son of J.J in Criminal Minds.

For now, Mekhai’s educational background is not known as that aspect of his life is not revealed to any source but it’s a sure thing that the young actor is enrolled in an institution where he is getting his formal education.

Mekhai started acting at a young age

The young actor started acting at quite an early age when he portrayed the character of Henry LaMontagne in the TV series Criminal Minds and he carried out his role flawlessly which made him be recognized by many. Mekhai who is still in the early stage of his career has shown he has a promising journey in Hollywood which signifies that he is truly someone to watch out for in the entertainment industry in the nearest future.

It will not be out of place to say the youngster took after his mother as he ventured into the entertainment industry. Just like his mother started acting at the early age of 16, he took it to another level by going into acting at barely 1-year-old.

What is Mekhai Andersen’s net worth

The youngster’s net worth cannot be stated presently as he is still under the care of his parents and is just starting his career in the entertainment industry. He still has many years ahead of him to achieve all he can but on the other hand, his mother’s (A.J) net worth has been estimated to be approximately $4 million.

Mekhai Andersen’s parents have successful careers

Both involved in the showbiz world in one way or the other, Mekhai has talented parents who have been supportive in his own career journey.

Andrea Joy Cook

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Andrea Joy Cook image source

Andrea Joy Cook as we know is the mother of Mekhai Anderson. The actress was born on July 22nd, 1978, in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. She is popular for featuring in movies and TV series such as Criminal Minds, Ripper, The Virgin Suicides, Higher Ground, and Out Cold. The actress started with commercials before graduating into making television series and movie appearances. She made her debut as one of the five suicidal Lisbon sisters in the movie The Virgin Suicides produced in 1999.

Despite her busy schedule as an actress, the mother of two ensures her work does not come between her and her family. In her spare time, she hangs out with her kids and husband and is doing her possible best to raise her kids the best way she can.

Nathan Andersen

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Nathan Andersen and his wife AJ cook image source

Nathan Andersen as earlier mentioned is the father of Mekhai Andersen. Nathan by profession is a fashion designer, adventure traveler, and entrepreneur as he owns a clothing line named Walter Sky. He was born on 25th May 1978 and is a very private person so it’s hard to know anything about his personal life except those which he chooses to let the public know about him.

Before going into the fashion world, the celebrity father and husband had ventured into showbiz in Hollywood entertainment but things were not working out for him. Thus, he decided to quit the entertainment industry and go into the fashion world which has been going pretty well for him.

Nathan has been a very supportive husband and father to his wife and kids. The fashion designer is a cancer survivor; he was certified cancer-free in September 2019 after he had survived the deadly ailment. His wife even took to her Instagram page to celebrate as it was really a trying period for the family.

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Mekhai Andersen’s parents met while studying at the same university

The celebrity kid’s parents met each other for the first time while attending a film class at Utah Valley University. In the process of attending classes, they got to know each other and began dating and this led to her Cook relocating to Salt Lake City, Utah, to be with him. The Couple took the next step in their relationship and got married on August 3, 2001, after courting each other for years.

After some years into their marriage, they welcomed their first child (Mekhai Andersen) and seven years later had their second baby (Phoenix Andersen). The couple has been married for more than 20 years now and is still living happily in their home in Los Angeles, California, with their children.

The celebrity kid actor is also active on social media

Mekhai is active on social media with an Instagram account that has 6,896 followers where he posts pictures of his family and also shares updates about himself. He also has a Facebook account.

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