Taika Waititi Bio, Family, Career, Partner, Net Worth, Measurements

Profession: actors
Date of birth: Aug 16, 1975
Age: 46
Net worth: 14 Million
Birth Place: Raukokore
Height (m): 1.88
Religion: Christianity
Relationship Status: Unknown

Taika Waititi is an award-winning filmmaker, actor, and comedian. For his hard work and dedication, he has received the Academy Award and BAFTA Award.  Furthermore, he has come into the headlines for directing the 29th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Thor: Ragnarok starring Chris Hemsworth.

His best work includes What We Do in the Shadows, Thor: Ragnarok, Jojo Rabbit, and The Mandalorian. Additionally, he gained a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for voicing the character IG-11 in the tv series The Mandalorian. Let us scroll over to know more information on the famous personality while reading his net worth and body measurements.

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Caption: The New Zealand filmmaker and actor, Taika Waititi.
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Taika Waititi: Bio, Family, & Career

The filmmaker was born on 16 August 1975 as Taika David Cohen under the zodiac sign, Leo. He was born as the son of the parents of Robin Cohen and unknown name of his father in Raukokore, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. When he was around five, his parents split. Moreover, his father was an artist while his mother was a school teacher. She has a nationality of New Zealand and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Regarding her education, he attended Onslow College and then studied theatre at Victoria University of Wellington. From the university, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1997. During his time at the university, he was part of the five-member comedy ‘So You’re a Man’. In 2003, he directed a short film named Two Cars, One Night which helped him to earn a nomination for Academy Award in 2005.

In 2010, he acted in the New Zealand TV3 improv sketch comedy show Radiradirah. Though he has appeared in several acting jobs, he gained recognition as a writer, director, and actor. His film and television works include 2007 Eagle vs Shark, 2019 Joj Rabbit, 2022 Next Goal Wins, 2019 What We Do in the Shadows, and 2022 Our Flag Means Death.

Taika Waititi: Personal Life & Partner

Coming over to his relationship status, he is not single at the moment. He has currently been in the gossip column for his relationship with British singer Rita Ora since 2021. His fans were shocked that he was married previously to a beautiful lady, Chelsea Winstanley in 2011. They welcomed two daughters: Te Hinekāhu and Matewa Kiritapu, however, they separated in 2018. Before marrying Chelsea, he was in a relationship with New Zealand actress and writer Loren Horsley for ten years.

How Much Did Taika Earns Money from his Career?

He has been making a good income from his career as a filmmaker, actor, and comedian. First of all, let us see, how much is the average salary of the filmmaker and actor. Moreover, the average pay for filmmakers in New Zealand is $250,340, or an equivalent hourly rate of $120. Whereas in the US ranges around $37.98 per hour and roughly around $72198 annually.

Therefore, he has made a great name and fame not only in his hometown but also across the globe. Through his dedication and hard work, he has made a huge amount of money. Further, he has an estimated net worth of around $14 million from his career in the entertainment industry.

Taika Waititi: Social Media Profiles & Body Measurements

He has a verified Instagram account @taikawaititi with 2.9 million followers. On Twitter, he has a verified account @taikawaititi with 1.6 million followers. Also, he has a verified Facebook account under his name with 914k followers.

He has a slim and fit body type that has unknown body measurements of chest or waist respectively. His body stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88 meters and weighs around 83 kg. Further, he has silver-black hair color with hazel eyes color.