Filip Geljo’s Age, Height, Parents, Family, Net Worth – Biography

Who is Filip Geljo?

Filip Geljo was born under the sign of Aries on April 13, 2002 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a 17-year-old Canadian-Filipino actor, probably best known for playing the role of Agent Otto in the children’s live-action series “Odd Squad”, and “Odd Squad: The Movie”.

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How rich is he now? Filip Geljo Net Worth

Filip Geljo’s net worth stands at over $250,000, earned by being involved in the film industry as an actor since 2014. Additionally, he has signed a contract with James Cameron, the director of the series of “Avatar” films, to be paid $150,000 for his role in the “Avatar 2” sequel. Filip is also supposed to be paid $5,000 a day.

Youth, Nationality, Ethnic origin, Education

Filip Geljo spent his early years in his hometown of Toronto, where he was raised by his parents. His mother’s name is still undisclosed, while his father’s name is Jasmine Geljo, a famous Bosnian actor and director. Filip holds both Canadian and Filipino nationality, and is therefore of mixed ethnicity. Filip was homeschooled.

Become famous as Agent Otto in “Odd Squad”

Filip Geljo began his acting career in 2014, when he made his television debut as Lee in the made-for-TV action film ‘The Last Chance’, directed by his father Jasmin Geljo and written by Goran Stjepanovic.

During the same year, Filip was cast as Agent Otto in the Canadian-American live-action children’s educational series, titled “Odd Squad”, and played the role until 2016. The series was created by Adam Peltzman and Tim McKeon, and premiered on the TVOKids network in Canada and the PBS Kids network in the United States in November 2014. The series follows the employees of “Odd Squad” who must explore various strange happenings in their town using basic math and indirect reasoning, and features child actors like Dalila Bela, Millie Davis, Sean Michael Kyer, and Anna Cathcart, among others.

Philippe Geljo

Filip then took over the role of Agent Otto in the 2016 film “Odd Squad: The Movie”, directed by JJ Johnson.

Film debut in “The Waiting Room”

Filip Geljo made his film debut in the Canadian drama film “The Waiting Room”, which is based on his father’s real life. It follows Jasmin Geljo, who was a renowned actor in pre-war Yugoslavia, but had to emigrate to Canada to find a better place to live. Living there with his second wife, played by Ma-Anne Dionisio, and his son, played by his real-life son Filip, Jasmin struggles to return to his homeland, revive his old popular show, and rise to fame again. The film was released in 2015, directed by Igor Drljaca.

Other upcoming roles and projects

Filip then played Phillip in the 2015 short film “Shahzad”, directed by Haya Wasim. The following year, he starred as a college student in an episode of Amazon Video’s children’s action series “Annedroids,” and most recently it was announced that Filip Geljo will play the role of Aonung from the Metkayina clan in the “Avatar” sequels. He is currently filming the second and third installments, titled “Avatar 2” and “Avatar 3”, while the fourth installment “Avatar 4” is currently in pre-production. According to the IMBD websitethe first film is slated for release in 2021, followed by the second in 2023 and the third in 2025.

Appearance and Vital Stats

  • dark brown short hair
  • Dark brown eyes
  • Height – 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
  • Weight – 127 lbs (58 kg)
  • Body Type – Mesomorph
  • Bicep size – 12 inches
  • Waist – 31 inches
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Shoe size – 8 (US)

Who is his father ? Jasmin Geljo Short Wiki/Bio

Jasmin Geljo was born on September 18, 1959 under the sign of Virgo in Sarajevo, RP Bosnia and Herzegovina, then FPR Yugoslavia, and is one of the most popular Bosnian actors, director and producer. After matriculation, he enrolled in the Academy of Dramatic Arts at the University of Sarajevo to study acting, where one of his teachers was the famous director Emir Kusturica. He also studied acting at the Academy of Performing Arts, located in Sarajevo.

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Acting career in Yugoslavia

At the age of 11, Jasmin made his film debut in the film “Boy With A Violin”, and his first major role came in 1985, when he appeared in the drama “When Father Was Away On Business “, directed by Emir Kusturica. During the same year, Jasmin rose to prominence with his breakthrough role as Mima Šiš in the popular Yugoslav TV show “Audicija” (“The Audition”), which he later reprized in “Nova Audicija” ( “New Audition”) in 1991.

Acting career in Canada

From 1992 to 1997, Jasmin had to take a break since he immigrated to Canada in 1993, during the war in Bosnia.

His first major role was Ryjkin in Canadian science fiction psychological horror film “Cube Zero” in 2004. He has also starred in other film titles, such as the 2005 sci-fi horror “Land Of The Dead”, the 2008 drama “Snow”, and the 2010 action “Gangster Exchange”, alongside Aaron Poole and Christopher Russell. In 2013, he wrote, directed and produced his own short film – “I Am Scarecrow” – after which he worked on the TV movie “The Last Chance” (2014). In 2015, Jasmin starred in “The Waiting Room”, for which he was nominated for Best Actor at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards.

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