Tahir Javan is a character in the Grand Theft Auto series, appearing as a minor character in Grand Theft Auto V.


Javan was born in Azerbaijan and moved to the United States at the age of thirteen, eventually settling in Chumash, just outside Los Santos. Javan became a businessman, making his fortune in the green energy sector, and funded several education initiatives both in the United States and Azerbaijan.

However, the Federal Investigation Bureau believe that Javan is linked to terrorist organizations.

Events of Grand Theft Auto V

In an attempt to find information on Javan, the FIB kidnap and interrogate Ferdinand Kerimov, a home theater technician who installed equipment at Javan's property. Kerimov is tortured by Trevor Philips on the orders of FIB agent Steve Haines. Kerimov eventually leads Michael De Santa and Dave Norton to a hillside overlooking Javan's property in Chumash, where Javan is hosting a house party for various guests. Following further torture of Kerimov, he eventually gives a detailed description of Javan. Using this description, Michael kills Javan with a sniper rifle.

Mission Appearances




  • In the Michael's character trailer, Tahir uses a different character model.


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