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Husband of Tarita Teriipaia, Bio, Age, Family, Net Worth, Kids, Book

Husband of Tarita Teriipaia, Bio, Age, Family, Net Worth, Kids, Book

Facts of Tarita Teriipaia

Full Name: Tarita Teriipaia
Birth Date: December 29, 1941
Age: 80 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Acterss
Country: France
Horoscope: Capricorn
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
DivorceMarlon Brando
Net Worth$4 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceBora Bora, French Polynesia
StatusSingle
NationalityFrench
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristianity
FatherTeriichira Teriipia
MotherTetuareva Turia
SiblingsToromona Teriipaia, and Mita Teriipaia, Tarita Teriipaia.
KidsSimon Teihotu Brando, Tarita Cheyenne Brando, Raiatua Brando, and Maimiti Brando
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A former actress of French Polynesian and Chinese descent Tarita Teriipaia rose to the limelight as the third wife of actor Marlon Brando.

Who are Tarita Teriipaia’s Family?

Tarita Teriipaia opened her eyes to this beautiful world on December 29, 1941. She was born in Bora Bora, French Polynesia. As of 2022, she is 80 years old and her zodiac sign is Capricorn. Usually, she celebrates her birthday on the 29th of December. Her father’s name is Teriichira Teriipia and her mother’s name is Tetuareva Turia. Her father is a fisherman by profession.

Likewise, she grew up with other three siblings. Her brother’s names are Toromona Teriipaia, and Mita Teriipaia while her sister’s name is Tarita Teriipaia. She holds French citizenship as a nationality while she belongs to white ethnic background. Moreover, she follows Christianity as a religion.

Did Tarita Teriipaia go to school?

Yes, Tarita went to school. As she was raised in a poor family, she also attended school until she was 12 years old before beginning to work to help her family financially. She began working as a dishwasher at a resort near Papeete, Tahiti, the largest French Polynesian island when she was 19, and it was there that she was discovered by talented agents who offered her a role in a film.

Is Tarita Teriipaia still with Marlon Brando?

Tarita is currently single. Similarly, she isn’t dating anyone after divorcing Marlon. Tarita was married to Marlon Brando. Her ex-husband was an American actor. He is regarded as one of the most influential actors of the twentieth century. They met for the first time while filming Mutiny On The Bounty in the year 1962.

Tarita Teriipaia with her ex-husband Marlon Brando
Caption: Tarita Teriipaia with her ex-husband Marlon Brando (Photo: Forbes)

The couple tied their wedding knot in 1962. After staying together for a decade, they got divorced in 1972. Tarita was his third wife after Movita Castaneda and Anna Kashfi. She is the only wife who is still alive, as Movita passed away on 12 February and Anna on 16 August 2015.

Did Tarita Terripaia and Jean Claude date?

Yes, after the separation from Marlon, Tarita started dating a Frenchman Jean Claude.  They had one daughter together.

Do Tarita Teriipaia and  Marlon Brando have children?

Yes, Tarita and Marlon Brando were blessed with one son and one daughter. Her son’s name is Simon Teihotu Brando. Her daughter’s name is Tarita Cheyenne Brando. Likewise, she has a daughter named Maimiti Brando from Jean. Also, she adopted her brother’s daughter named Raiatua Brando because her brother left her.

Tarita Teriipaia with her children
Caption: Tarita Teriipaia with her children (Photo: Pinterest)

Similarly, Simon was born in 1963 while Tarita was born in 1970 and died in 1995 at the age of 25. As of 2022, Simon is 59years old. Raiatua was born in 1982 and she is 40 years. Likewise, Maimiti was born in 1977, and she is 45 years old.

How did Marlon Brando die?

Marlon Brando passed away on July 1, 2004, in Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States at the age of 80. The death cause of Marlon Brando was a rare respiratory disease. Marlon had diabetes, which caused his vision to deteriorate, as well as liver cancer.

How much is Tarita Teriipaia’s Net Worth?

Tarita Teriipaia’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million. She earns this million amount from her professional career as a former actress of French Polynesian and Chinese descent. According to some online resources, the average salary of a former actress of French Polynesian is $14,895 per year.

Tarita Teriipaia driving her car
Caption: Tarita Teriipaia driving her car (Photo: Daveland)

How tall is Tarita Teriipaia?

Tarita Teriipaia stands 5 feet 8 inches tall. Similarly, she has an alluring pair of brown eyes and her hair color is black.

Professional Career of Tarita Teriipaia

  • Tarita Teriipaia is a former actress of French Polynesian and Chinese descent.
  • She started her career as a floor show dancer as a teenager.
  • Also, she worked as a dishwasher at a resort near Papeete, Tahiti.
Tarita Teriipaia and Marlon Brando's photo on the front page of magazine
Caption: Tarita Teriipaia and Marlon Brando’s photo on the front page of the magazine (Photo: XO Editions)
  • In 1962, she made her film debut opposite Marlon Brando in Mutiny on the Bounty.
  • She has received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Books of Tarita Teriipaia

  • Tarita Teriipaia published a short memoir of her husband only a few months after Marlon Brando’s death in 2004.
  • She named Marlon, My Love and My Torment her memoir. A memoir is a historical account or biography written from personal knowledge.

FAQ of Tarita Teriipaia

What is the nationality of Tarita Teriipaia?

Tarita holds French citizenship as a nationality.

Did Tarita Terripaia have ever date Jean Claude?

Yes, after the separation from Marlon, Tarita started dating a Frenchman Jean Claude.  They had one daughter together.

How tall is Tarita Teriipaia?

Tarita Teriipaia stands 5 feet 8 inches tall.

What is Tarita Teriipaia famous for?

Tarita Teriipaia is a former actress of French Polynesian and Chinese descent who is also famous as the third wife of actor Marlon Brando.