Born on August 16, 1975, Taika Waititi is a New Zealand filmmaker, actor and comedian who directed the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Thor: Ragnarok. He is also known for his feature films Boy and Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

Taika Waititi

He appears as Adolf Hitler in Jojo Rabbit. For more information, read the article below.

Before Fame: He attended Victoria University of Wellington.

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Taika Waititi Ethnicity/Religion/Nationality

He was born in Wellington, New Zealand to father of Māori of Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and mother of Russian Jewish and Irish heritage.

Taika Waititi Affair/Married/Wife

He is married to Chelsea Winstanley. They married in 2011 and have two children. For more information, visit his twitter and Instagram.

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Personal Information

  • Full Name: Taika David Waititi
  • Nicknames: Taika Waititi
  • Birthday: August 16, 1975
  • Age: 44 years old (as of September 2019)
  • Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Education: Victoria University of Wellington
  • Profession: Filmmaker, Actor, Comedian
  • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Ethnicity/Race: His father is Maori of Te Whanau-a-Apanui and his mother is of Russian and Irish descent
  • Zodiac: Leo
  • Spouse/Wife: Chelsea Winstanley (m. 2011)
  • Children: 2
  • Net Worth: Not Available at the moment


  • Height: 6 feet (184 cm)
  • Weight: 80 kg (approx)

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Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He is known for his role in short film Two Cars, One Night.
  • He is the director of Marvel Cinematic Universe film Thor: Ragnarok.
  • His father is Māori of Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and his mother is of Russian Jewish and Irish heritage.
  • He describes himself as a “Polynesian Jewish”.
  • One of his first TV appearances was playing a surfer in a Moro Bar commercial.
  • He has been a member of the ‘Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ (AMPAS) since 2016.
  • He appears as Adolf Hitler in Jojo Rabbit.

Memorable Quotes:

Also with that money comes the idea, “Let your imagination run wild.” Which I think is a very dangerous thing. I think it’s dangerous because you can get into pretty wacky territory. There are things that are too crazy.