Taika Waititi

Taika David Cohen Wikis

Real NameTaika David Cohen
Birthday16th August, 1975
BirthplaceRaukokre, New Zealand
Zodiac SignLeo
NationalityNew Zealander
EthnicityMixed
ProfessionDirector, Producer, Writer and Actor
Married/WifeChelsea Winstanley
Net Worth$3 Million
ParentsNot Disclosed

Quick summary of Taika Waititi

  • August 16, 1875

    Born in Raukokre, New Zealand

    Taika Waititi was born in 1975 in Raukokre, New Zealand. He celebrates his birthday on 16th August, which makes his age 45. He holds New Zealander nationality and comes from a mixed ethnicity.

  • 2021

    In Millions

    Taika Waititi is a director, producer, screenwriter, and actor who is known for his work in movies like Boy, Hint for Wilderpeople. Thor: Ragnarok, and Jojo Rabbit.

  • 2012

    Married to Chelsea Winstanley

    Taika is married to Chelsea Winstanley. The pair started dating in 2010 and share two daughters together.

Taika Waititi is a director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and comedian who has bagged the Academy Award and a Grammy Award. His feature film, Boy and Hunt for the Wilderpeople, are the top-grossing New Zealand film. Besides, he is also known for his other movies like What We Do in the Shadows, Thor: Ragnarok and Jojo Rabbit. However, Taika is turning all the heads as he sets to direct the anticipated movie, Thor: Love and Thunder, which is set to release in 2022.

Taika David Cohen was born in 1975 in Raukokre, New Zealand. He celebrates his birthday on 16th August, which makes his age 45. He holds New Zealander nationality and comes from a mixed ethnicity. Taika attended Onslow College and studied at Victoria University of Wellington.

Net Worth, Salary, and Income

Taika Waititi started his career as a part of the five-member ensemble So You’re a Man. He started making short comical films and in 2005, his short film Two Cars, One Night earned him an Academy Award nomination. His first feature film, Eagle vs Shark, released in 2007. The same year, he also wrote and directed an episode of the TV show Flight of the Conchords. Likewise, his second feature film, Boy, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2010 and earned the nomination for the Grand Jury Prize.

Taika Waititi Net Worth, Income, Salary

Since then, Taika has been involved in numerous movies like What We Do In The Shadows, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, and Thor: Ragnarok, Jojo Rabbit, and others. Apart from directing, Taika also worked as an actor for various movies like Scarfies, Green Lantern, Thor: Ragnarok, Shrimp, Free Guy, The Suicide Squad, and others. As of 2021, Taika Waititi holds a net worth of $3 million.

Married, Wife and Children

Taika Waititi has been married to his beautiful wife, Chelsea Winstanley for over 8 years. The pair first met when Chelsea interviewed Taika for his documentary about Maori artists. The pair reconnected a few years later during the filming of the Boy. The duo shared an instant connection and started dating in 2010. Moreover, after being together for two years, the duo tied the knot at a registry office in New York.

Taika Waititi Married, Wife, Children

Taika Waititi and his wife, Chelsea Winstanley 

Besides, the married pair also share two daughters. Their oldest one, Te Hinekahu, was born in 2012 while their youngest one, Matewa, was born in 2016. Judging from his social media, Taika is surely a loving father and a husband as he is often featuring them on his social media.

Family, Parents, and Siblings

Taika Waititi was born to his father of Maori descent, and a mother of Jewish with Irish, English, and Scottish descent. Unfortunately, his parents separated when he was young. Nonetheless, his mother raised him taking up several jobs. Taika is very close to his mother and also featured her on the occasion of father’s day, citing her as the best dad ever.

Body Measurement: Height and Weight

Taika has a measured height of 6 feet and 2 inches. The director has a fit and well-maintained body. Besides, he possesses white hair color and brown eyes.

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