Quick Facts of Taika Waititi
- Full NameTaika Waititi
- Net Worth$3 Million
- Date of Birth1975 /08 /16
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceWellington, New Zealand
- ProfessionDirector, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
- NationalityNew Zealander
- Eye colourDark Brown
- Hair colourGrey
- SpouseChelsea Winstanley
- Height6 feet (1.84m)
- Education Onslow College
- Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter, Facebook
- Children2 (Te Hinekahu & Matewa Kiritapu)
Taika David Waititi aka Taika Waititi is a prominent New Zealander film director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and comedian. He is best known for directing and starring in Thor: Ragnarok as Korg. Likewise, Waititi also won the award for New Zealander of the Year, in 2017.
Moreover, Waititi directed several other super hit films such as What We Do In The Shadows. He is also directing an upcoming film, Thor Thor: Love and Thunder. So, how much does he earn from his profession? What is his net worth? Let’s find out about it.
Who Is Taika Waititi? Bio
The prominent director and screenwriter, Taika Waititi was born on 16th August 1975 in Wellington, New Zealand as Taika David Waititi. His father Taika Waiti is a painter and his Robin Witi is a teacher. Similarly, he belongs to mixed ethnicity and holds a New Zealander nationality. In addition, he was born under the birth sign, Leo.
Waititi attended Onslow College. Later, he studied at Victoria University of Wellington and graduated from there.
Taika Waititi’s Career
Taika Waititi started his career as an actor by appearing in small roles in the films and TV series such as Scarfies, The Strip, Snakeskin, etc. Then after, he began directing and writing his own comical short film and won various awards. His critically acclaimed short film was Two Cars, One Night which was released in 2004.
Since then, Waititi kicked off directing, screenwriting and producing successful films. He worked in movies such as Boy, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Jojo Rabbit Next Goal Wins, etc. Not to mention, Waititi also directed Thor: Ragnarok and starred in it as Korg alongside Tessa Thompson, Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, and other crew members.
As of now, Waititi is busy directing and writing then next sequel of thor franchise, Thor: Love and Thunder which will release in 2021.
What Is The Relationship Status Of Taika Waititi? Married
Taika Waititi is a married man. Taika married Chelsea Winstanley, a film producer, and director. His spouse is known for her work in the award-winning documentary, Tame It: The Man Behind the Moko. The couple first met in an interview fro a TV documentary where Chelsea interviewed her now-husband. However, there is no information about when and where did the two marry.
It seems like their wedding ceremony was held privately between their family and close friends. As of 2019, the husband and wife share two daughters from their marital relationship.
Their first daughter, Te Hinekahu was born in May 2012. Similarly, they welcomed their second daughter, Matewa Kiritapu in August 2015. Currently, the family of four is living a blissful life together.
Apart from his marital relationship, he was previously in a relationship with Loren Horsley, and actress.
What Is Taika Waititi’s Net Worth? Income
Taika Waititi has bagged a hefty sum of money from his multiple professions. Taika’s net worth is around $3 Million as of 2019. He has directed and wrote many super hit films until now. Moreover, the film that he directed, Thor: Ragnarok earned $315,058,289 in the box office.
Surely, Waititi bagged a hefty sum of money from it. As a matter of fact, his net worth is going to rise in the coming days as there are many upcoming projects of him such as Thor: Love and Thunder. Besides this, he has not revealed anything about his yearly income and salary to the public or media.
Nevertheless, Waititi is undoubtfully living a lavish life along with his family relishing the substantial income. As per some sources, Taika bought a house worth around $2.39 Million in Studio City, LA. Further, the house is spread in 2,323 square feet and consists of 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.