Mekhai Andersen is an American child actor who made a breakthrough with the television series “Criminal Minds.” Anderson is also well-known as the son of famous Canadian actress, Andrea Joy Cook, popularly known as A. J. Cook.

His mother is known for her appearance in several hot films and television series such as “Higher Grounds,” “Tru Calling,” “Out Cold,” and others.

Quick Info
Birth Name
Mekhai Allen Andersen
Birth Date
13th September 2008
Birth Place
Los Angeles, California, United States
Current City
Los Angeles, California
A.J. Cook
Nathan Andersen
Phoenix Sky Andersen
Zodiac Sign
Social Media
Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, and Twitter
Actor/Celebrity Child
Net Worth$5 million - Mother's net worth
$1 million - Father's net worth
Mekhai Andersen with his parents and younger brother
Mekhai Andersen with his parents and younger brother Source: Instagram


Mekhai Andersen was born on 13th September 2008 in Los Angeles, California, United States. His full name is Mekhai Allen Andersen and he was born to A.J. Cook and her husband, Nathan Andersen. Andersen’s mother is a Christian and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Thus, he is growing up in a Christian household with his younger brother, Phoenix Sky Andersen who is 7 years younger than him.

Andersen has an American nationality and white ethnicity. He has a birth sign, Virgo. Further information regarding Andersen’s educational background is a mystery to us. We believe, he is enrolled in a private school in Los Angeles.



Mekhai Andersen made his acting debut in 2009. He landed the role of Henry LaMontagne in the American television series, “Criminal Minds” alongside his mother, A.J. Cook, and stars such as Cottrell Guidry, Tristan Byon, Lola Glaudini, and so on. Andersen made his appearance in over 17 episodes of the series. He hasn’t made any appearances in film or television since 2020.


Body Measurement

Mekhai Andersen is 13 years old and he will be celebrating his 14th birthday in September 2022. He possesses blonde hair and blue eyes. Andersen was 20 inches weighing 7 lbs 10 oz at the time of his birth. He is growing up to become a handsome teenage boy. His current height, weight, and body measurements are unknown to us.

Mekhai Andersen showing off his volleyball skills in 2021 Volleyball tournament
Mekhai showing off his volleyball skills in 2021 Volleyball tournament Source: Instagram

Personal Life

Mekhai Andersen has gained the attention of people since the time his mother, A.J. Cook was pregnant with him. After Andersen’s birth, his birth name was publicly disclosed. His godparents are Michael Gray Gubler. His mother A.J. Cook expressed the birth of her first son’s happiness in a CBB interview. Cook said how blessed and lucky she feels to have Andersen as her son.

Andersen is an athletic child. He enjoys playing volleyball and he won USA Boys Junior National Championship in July 2021. He also loves animals and her family owns several pet dogs. We can often see him playing with other animals such as horses, goats, and insects. Andersen also enjoys spending time with his friends and family.


Social media account

Mekhai Andersen is already an active social media user. We can find him on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 1.4 thousand followers on Facebook where he goes by the name of Mekhai Allan Andersen. On Twitter, Andersen has over 1.9 thousand followers and can be connected with @MekhaiAndersen.

He joined Twitter in 2012 and hasn’t made any posts yet. Andersen has also accumulated over 6.2 thousand followers on Instagram and can be connected with @mekhai.a. Andersen also enjoys using TikTok. We can find several reactions videos on Tik Tok where he has about 417 followers and can be connected with @mekhaiando.


Mekhai Andersen and Matthew Gray Gubler attending holiday party for Criminal Minds
Mekhai and Matthew Gray Gubler attending a holiday party for Criminal Minds Source: Tumblr

Net worth

Mekhai Andersen shares his net worth with his parents. His mother, A J. Cook has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2022. His father, Nathan Andersen who is a fashion designer and entrepreneur has a net worth of $1 million. Being the son of millionaire parents, Andersen never had to worry about anything. Andersen himself earned quite a sum from his recurring roles in the “Criminal Minds.” He currently resides in Los Angeles with his parents and younger brother.



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