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Wife of Taika Waititi, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Height, Movies

Wife of Taika Waititi, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Height, Movies

Facts of Taika Waititi

Full Name: Taika Waititi
Birth Date: August 16, 1975
Age: 47 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Filmmaker
Country: United Kingdom
Horoscope: Leo
Height: 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)
DatingRita Ora
DivorceChelsea Winstanley
Net Worth$13 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceRaukokore, Waihau Bay, New Zealand
StatusDating
NationalityBritish
EthnicityMixed (Maori, Jewish, Irish, Scottish, and English)
ReligionJudaism
Education Onslow College, Victoria University of Wellington.
MotherRobin Cohen.
KidsTe Hinekahu and Matewa Kiritapu
Instagram Taika Waititi Instagram
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A filmmaker, comedian, director, writer, and actor Taika Waititi gained media attention for his anarchic sensibility and sense of the ludicrous, as well as his generally humanistic and gentle perspective.

Where is Taika Waititi from?

Taika Waititi opened his eyes to this beautiful world on August 16, 1975. He was born in Raukokore, Waihau Bay, New Zealand, United Kingdom. As of 2022, he is 47 years old and his zodiac sign is Leo. By birth, his full name is Taika David Waititi. Usually, he celebrates his birthday on the 16th the August every year.

Taika Waititi and Chelsea Winstanley with their children
Caption: Taika Waititi and Chelsea Winstanley with their children (Photo: Slovenia)

His father’s name is Taika Waititi and his mother’s name is Robin Cohen. His father is an artist and farmer while his mother is a teacher. As a nationality, he holds British citizenship while he belongs to a mixed (Maori, Jewish, Irish, Scottish, and English) ethnic background. Likewise, he follows Judaism as a religion.

Why did Taika Waititi change his name?

Taika changed his surname to his mother’s surname Cohen for his work in film and writing and changed to his father’s surname Waititi for his visual arts endeavors.

Where did Taika Waititi go to College?

Taika completed his college at Onslow College. After that, he completed his further studies and graduated from Victoria University of Wellington. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater in the year 1997.

Is Taika Waititi married to Rita Ora?

Yes, recently Taika and Rita got married. Taika is in a happy conjugal relationship with Rita Ora. His wife is a British singer. Taika and Rita met for the first time in 2018. Their relationship was made public in April 2021, and they walked their first red carpet together in August of the same year.

Taika Waititi with his girlfriend Rita Ora
Caption: Taika with his wife, Rita Ora (Photo: Instagram)

The couple tied their wedding knot on August 8, 2022. They married in a private ceremony in London. The marriage was only attended by their friends and relatives. Ora and Waititi sparked romance rumors after Rita posted a selfie of herself and Waititi hugging on Instagram with the caption

“Good times, memories, random things on my phone, and the ones I love.”

Again, on Valentine’s Day 2022, she revealed on Instagram that

“Us. 4 years ago. To now,” she captioned a throwback snap of them before sharing a gallery of images of them together now. “thanks for being cool. And entertaining me forevs. Happy Valentine’s Day bestie.”

Are Taika Waititi and Chelsea Winstanley still together?

No, Taika and Chelsea Winstanley aren’t together. His ex-wife is a New Zealand film producer by profession. Taika and Chelsea met for the first time in the early 2000s when she interviewed him for a documentary series. Later, they collaborated on the 2010 film “Boy,” which was written, directed, and starred by  Taika.

Taika Waititi with his ex-wife
Caption: Taika with his ex-wife Chelsea Winstanley (Photo: Popsugar)

Finally, after dating for one year the couple tied their wedding knot in the year 2012. Furthermore, after living together for 6 years, Taika and Chelsea got separated in 2018.

Who did Taika Waititi date before?

Taika was in a relationship with Loren Horsley. His ex-girlfriend was a British actress by profession. Taika and Loren started dating around 2000. In 2007, Waititi and Horsley wrote “Eagle vs. Shark,” a romantic comedy that also stars the two actors. After dating for 7 years, the couple broke up in 2007.

Taika Waititi with his ex-girlfriend Polly Stoker
Caption: Taika with his ex-girlfriend Polly Stoker (Photo: Newstalk)

Also, Taika has dated Polly Stoker. The couple started dating in 2018. Their relationship didn’t last long. They got separated in the same year.

Does Taika Waititi have children?

Yes, Taika is blessed with two children. His children’s names are Te Hinekahu and Matewa Kiritapu. Te Hinekahu was born in 2012. As of 2022, she is 10 years old. Likewise, Matewa was born in 2016. As of 2022, she is 6 years old.

Taika Waititi with his children
Caption: Taika Waititi with his children (Photo: Instagram)

How much is Taika Waititi’s Net Worth?

Taika Waititi’s net worth is estimated to be around $13 million. He earns this million amount from his professional career as a filmmaker, comedian, writer, and actor. According to some online resources, the average salary of a filmmaker is $71,680, a comedian ranges from $16,640 to $74,880, a writer is $61,908, and an actor ranges between $48,902 to $72,455.

Rita Ora posing with her car
Caption: Rita Ora posing with her car (Photo: English)

On the other hand, his girlfriend’s net worth is $30 million. She earns this million amount from her professional career as a British singer. According to some online resources, the average salary of a British singer is £47,780 a year.

Where does Taika Waititi live?

Recently, Taika lives in Los Angeles. It is the hub of the country’s film and television industry and is a large metropolis in Southern California.

Is Taika Waititi related to the Cohen brothers?

No, Taika isn’t related to the Cohen brothers. Though Taika and Cohen brothers are not related, their common surname became a topic to talk about for people.

Are Rawiri Waititi and Taika Waititi related?

No, Rawiri and Taika aren’t related to each other. Despite the fact that Taika Waititi and Rawiri Waititi are unrelated, their same surname became a topic of discussion for many people.

How tall is Taika Waititi?

Taika stands 6 feet 2 inches tall while his body weight is 83 kg. Similarly, he has an alluring pair of dark brown eyes and her hair color is also dark brown.

How many tattoos does Taika Waititi have?

Yes, Taika has at least two tattoos. He has tattooed the word Jane scrawled in large characters over his knuckles, and one tattoo on his wrist.

Professional Career of Taika Waititi

  • Taika is a filmmaker, comedian, writer, and actor.
  • In 2014, he co-wrote, co-directed, and starred in the horror comedy What We Do in the Shadows.
  • In 2022, Time magazine named him one of the world’s 100 most important people on its annual list.
  • Taika co-created and executive produced the dramedy series Reservation Dogs, as well as directed, executive produces, and performs in the comedy series.
Taika Waititi giving his interview
Caption: Taika Waititi giving his interview (Photo: Instagram)
  • He received a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance.
  • Likewise, Taika won a Grammy Award for his work on the film’s soundtrack.
  • He has been nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards twice.
  • Some of his other movies and TV series are Eagle vs Shark, Boy, What We Do in the Shadows, Flight of the Conchords, The Inbetweeners, and so on.