Taika Waititi Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Kids, Height and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Taika Waititi. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Taika Waititi do for a living?
  2. Who are Taika Waititi’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Taika Waititi’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Taika Waititi married or does he have a girlfriend?
  5. Does Taika Waititi have any children?
  6. Where is Taika Waititi now?
  7. How tall is Taika Waititi?
  8. How much money does Taika Waititi  earn?
  9. What is Taika Waititi’s net worth?

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Who is Taika Waititi?

Taika David Cohen, professionally referred to as Taika Waititi, is a New Zealand film and television director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and comedian.

Waititi’s Career

Taika Waititi is the recipient of an Academy Award in addition to further nominations. Also he has acquired Primetime Emmy Award nominations. His feature movies Boy (2010) and Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) have each been the top-grossing New Zealand films.

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

His most current directing credit encompass the superhero film Thor: Ragnarok (2017). This is collectively with the black comedy movie Jojo Rabbit (2019), the latter of which he additionally wrote and starred in as an imaginary model of Adolf Hitler. Jojo Rabbit became nominated for six Academy Awards, and Waititi received the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.

In addition to directing an episode of the net television series The Mandalorian (2019-present), Waititi additionally voices the character IG-11. He garned a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance nomination for his work.

A photo of Taika Waititi
A photo of Taika Waititi

Taika’s Age

Taika David Cohen is aged 45 as of 2020. He was born on August 16, 1975, in Raukokore in the Bay of Plenty Region of New Zealand’s North Island.

Waititi’s Family

Taika Waititi’s Parents

Taika’s father was an artist and was of Te Whanau-a-Apanui descent while his mother, Robin Cohen, is a schoolteacher. Waititi’s mother and father split up while he was around five, and raised primarily by his mother.

Waititi’s Education

Waititi attended Onslow College for secondary school. He studied theater at Victoria University of Wellington and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1997.

Taika Waititi’s Interests

Waititi announced his support for Jacinda Arden and the Labour Party.

Taika Waititi’s wife

Waititi married fellow Maori filmmaker Chelsea Winstanley in 2011. They have three daughters.

Taika Waititi’s Kids

The couple are proud parents to 3 daughters: Maia, Chelsea’s daughter who she gave birth to at the age of 20. And their mutual girls,Te Hinekaahu (born in 2012) and Matewa Kiritapu (born in 2015).

Where does Taika live?

Taika Waititi lives in the ‘celeb-soaked hills’ of Studio City.

Taika’s Height

Waititi has a height adding up to 6′ 0.5” (1.84 m).

Taika Waititi’s Networth

New Zealand’s film director, writer, comedian, actor, and painter, Taika Waititi has a net worth of $3 million as at 2021

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Year Film Role
1999 Scarfies Alex
2001 Snakeskin Nelson
A New Way Home Max
2004 Futile Attraction Waiter
2005 What We Do in the Shadows:
Interviews with Some Vampires
2007 Eagle vs Shark Gordon
2010 Boy Alamein
2011 Green Lantern Thomas Kalmaku
2013 The Captain[75] The Captain
2014 What We Do in the Shadows Viago
2016 Hunt for the Wilderpeople Minister
2017 Thor: Ragnarok Korg

Surtur (motion-capture)

2018 Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss Holy Storsh
Shrimp Bartender
2019 Avengers: Endgame Korg
Jojo Rabbit Adolf Hitler
2021 Free Guy Antoine
The Suicide Squad TBA
2022 Thor: Love and Thunder Korg