Taika Waititi Biography, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net worth, Twitter

Taika Waititi Biography

Taika Waititi (Taika David Cohen ONZM) is a New Zealand filmmaker, actor, and comedian. Additionally, he is a recipient of an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Grammy Award, and he has also received two nominations for the Primetime Emmy Awards.

Taika Waititi Age|Birthday

Waititi is 46 years old and known as an actor, He was born on 16th August 1975 in Raukokore, Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Therefore, he celebrates his birthday on the 16th of August every year.

Taika Waititi Height |weight

Waititi’s height is estimated to be 6 feet 0 Inches tall (1.84 meters). In addition, he has a body weight of 75 kilograms.

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Taika Waititi Family

Waititi was born to Cohen Waititi (father) who was an artist and Robin Cohen (mother) who was known as a Russian Jewish descent who also worked as a teacher. In addition, his parents divorced when he was a young child, and he grew up raised with his mother in Wellington, New Zealand, with many visits to his father’s home in Raukokore.

Taika Waititi Wife

Waititi was in a relationship with Loren Horsley who is known as a New Zealand actress and writer for a period of ten years. In addition, he married New Zealand film producer Chelsea Winstanley in 2011. Furthermore, the couple are blessed with two daughters, Maia, Chelsea’s, Te Hinekaahu born in 2012, and Matewa Kiritapu born in 2015. Later the couple separated in 2018. Besides, he has been in a relationship with British singer Rita Ora Since (2021).

Taika Waititi Career

Waititi is the recipient of an Academy Award additionally to more nominations. In addition, he has acquired Primetime Emmy Award nominations. And also his feature movies Boy (2010) and Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) have each been the top-grossing New Zealand films.

He co-directed and starred in the horror comedy movie What We Do in the Shadows in 2014 together with Jemaine Clement. Furthermore, it was then adapted right into a television series of the identical name in 2019-present). Besides, the series has been nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series.

In addition, his most current directing credit encompass the superhero film Thor: Ragnarok in 2017. Likewise, this is collectively with the black comedy movie Jojo Rabbit in 2019, the latter of which he as well wrote and starred in as an imaginary model of Adolf Hitler. Jojo Rabbit was nominated for six Academy Awards, and he earned the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Furthermore, to directing an episode of the net television series The Mandalorian in 2019-present, he as well  voices the character IG-11. Additionally, he garned a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance nomination for his work.

Taika Waititi Education

Waititi attended Onslow College. Beside, he graduated and studied theatre at Victoria University of Wellington where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1997. Furthermore, he originally used his mother’s surname, Cohen, for his work in film and writing, and his father’s, Waititi, for visual arts endeavors. In addition to success of his first short film, he as well continued to use Waititi professionally.

Taika Waititi Net worth| Salary

Waititi has an estimated net worth of $13 million, that he gets from his career as a director, writer, comedian, actor, and painter. Therefore, he has an estimated salary of around $1 million to $2 million that he earns every year.

Taika Waititi Film

  • 1999 Scarfies
  • 2001 Snakeskin
  • A New Way Home
  • 2004 Futile Attraction
  • 2005 What We Do in the Shadows:
    Interviews with Some Vampires Viago
  • 2007 Eagle vs Shark
  • 2010 Boy Alamein
  • 2011 Green Lantern
  • 2013 The Captain
  • 2014 What We Do in the Shadows
  • 2016 Hunt for the Wilderpeople
  • 2017 Thor: Ragnarok Korg
  • 2018 Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss
    Shrimp Bartender
  • 2019 Avengers: Endgame
    Jojo Rabbit
  • 2021 Free Guy
    The Suicide Squad
  • 2022 Thor: Love and Thunder

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