Taika Waititi- Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Career

Taika Waititi, Born David Cohen ONZM, is a New Zealand filmmaker, actor and comedian. He has won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Grammy Award, and has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards.

quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Taika Waititi
Real Name/Full Name: Taika David Cohen
gender: Male
age: 46 years
date of birth: August 16, 1975
birth place: Raukokor, New Zealand
nationality: new zealand
height: 1.84 m
weight: 68 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
marital status: divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Chelsea Winstanley
Children / Children (Son and Daughter): Yes
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Not Applicable
Is Taika Waititi Gay?: No
profession: film producer and actor
salary: Not Applicable
Net Worth in 2021: $13 million

taika waititi biography

Taika Waititi Was born on August 16, 1975 in North Island, New Zealand. His mother, Robin Cohen, is of European descent and works as a teacher. He is the son of a Māori farmer who worked as a laborer at ‘Te Whanau-apanui’. His parents divorced when he was five, and he was raised by his mother.

Initially, he went by his mother’s surname Cohen but later changed to Waititi. He went to Onslow College for secondary school. In 1997, she earned a BA in Theater from Victoria University of Wellington.

Taika Waititi Height, Weight

Taika Waititi Stands 6 ft 2 in (184 cm) tall. As a result, he weighs around 68 kg (149 lb). She has beautiful warm black eyes and black hair. There is no information about his chest-waist-hip measurements, dress size, shoe size, biceps or other body measurements.


  • Taika Waititi began his career with Jemaine Clement’s comedy duo “The Humberbeasts”. In 2005, he directed the highly acclaimed short film “Two Cars, One Night”. His other short films include ‘Team Thor’ and ‘Team Darryl’. He wrote and directed the 2007 film “Eagle vs. Shark”. In 2010, he wrote the song “Boy”. His first film as a producer was ‘What We Do in the Shadows’.
  • In 2017, he delivered another highly acclaimed picture, ‘Thor: Ragnarok.’ In 2019 the hugely popular ‘Jojo Rabbit’ was published. She received multiple nominations for ‘Jojo Rabbit’ in various categories at some of the most prestigious film awards. He is now working on “Next Goal Wins”, “Thor: Love and Thunder” and an unannounced “Star Wars” project.
  • The actor made his feature film debut in 1999 with the film “Scarfies”. His acting credits include ‘Boy,’ ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople,’ ‘Thor: Ragnarok,’ ‘Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss,’ ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ and ‘Jojo Rabbit. He will next be seen in the films “The Suicide Squad” and “Thor: Love and Thunder” in 2021 and 2022, respectively.
  • His credits include episodes of ‘Super City,’ ‘The Inbetweeners,’ ‘What We Do in the Shadows,’ and ‘The Mandalorian. Waititi has also directed several music videos for well-known artists.

Taika Waititi’s net worth in 2022

Taika Waititi’s Net worth is $13 million as of August 2021. He is a multi-talented individual who has worked as a screenwriter, director, and actor to name a few of his many talents. He is also an established Commercial Director. In addition to producing films, Waititi has appeared in films, television series, and music videos. His films have been critically and financially successful, and he has been in the business for nearly two decades.

taika waititi wife marriage

Waititi married Chelsea Winstanley in 2012. The couple has two children, born in 2012 and 2015 respectively. However, he and his wife are said to be separated for more than two years. It is not clear whether he is currently in a relationship or not. According to him, Taika Waititi is a Polynesian Jew. He is a member of the Labor Party in New Zealand.