Biography - A Short Wiki
Check out the time and place of Taika Waititi's birth and a lot of more information!
Taika Waititi is a very popular New Zealand filmmaker who has also acted in some movies. He has won Academy Awards and received two more nominations. His film Hunt for the Wilderpeople is still the highest-grossing film in New Zealand. Taika has also worked in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the movie Thor: Ragnarok(2017) as a director.
Read about Taika Waititi's career and accomplishments in the following section.
Taika Waititi began his career by forming a comedy duo with Jemaine Clement called “The Humourbeasts.” In 2005, he came up with a critically acclaimed short film, ‘Two Cars, One Night.’ Some of his other short movies include ‘Team Thor’ and ‘Team Darryl.’ He served as the writer and director of the film ‘Eagle vs. Shark’ in 2007. In 2010, he came up with ‘Boy.’ His first film as a producer was ‘What We Do in the Shadows.’
Family and Personal Life
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Waititi got married to Chelsea Winstanley in 2012. The couple has two daughters born in 2012 and 2015, respectively. However, there are reports that he has separated mutually with his wife for over two years. It is not known if he is currently in a relationship with anyone. Taika Waititi considers himself a Polynesian Jew. He supports the Labour Party in New Zealand.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Chelsea Winstanley|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Taika David Cohen|
|Age (as of today)||46 years|
|Date of Birth||August 16, 1975|
|Place of Birth||Raukokore, New Zealand|
|Height||1.84 m, 6 feet|
|Weight||68 kg, 150 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$5 million|
|Occupation||Filmmaker & Actor|
Height, Weight, and Age
Taika Waititi's height is quite tall measuring 1.84 m. Taika Waititi weighs 68 kg. Being born on August 16, 1975, translates to an age of 46 years as of todays date (August 11, 2022).
New Zealand was kind of getting a reputation for making middle-of-the-road films that weren’t really that unique. They were kind of New Zealand versions of overseas films, and for sure, having an Oscar nomination totally helped me get funding.Taika Waititi
Shooting a movie should be fun! It’s not a real job. It can be hard, but at the end of the day, we’re dressing up and playing pretend.Taika Waititi
At the end of the day, the reality is we’re all losers, and we’re all uncoordinated. We’re the worst of all of the animals on earth, and there’s something quite endearing about that.Taika Waititi
I think our first heroes with whom we discover flaws are our parents.Taika Waititi
I was depressed about the roles that were on offer, so I had to make my own stories.Taika Waititi