Taika Waititi Rank
About Taika Waititi
Taika David Cohen, widely known as Taika Waititi, is a New Zealand film director and actor best known for directing films including Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016), and Jojo Rabbit (2019).
His father, Taika Waititi was an artist and farmer, while his mother, Robin Cohen was a school teacher.
He married Chelsea Winstanley and welcomed their first daughter in 2012, followed by their second daughter in August 2015.
In 1999, he and Jemaine Clement who form comedy duo, The Humourbeasts won the Billy T Award.
Taika was named as New Zealander of the Year in 2017.
During the 2020 Academy Awards, he earned a nomination for Best Picture and won the Best Adapted Screenplay for the film, Jojo Rabbit.
His self-directed film, Jojo Rabbit also earned him Best Adapted Screenplay awards at the Writers Guild of America Awards and the BAFTA Film Awards in 2020.
He starred as Adolf Hitler in the comedy film Jojo Rabbit.
At the 2005 Academy Awards, he pretended to be dozing off while the nominations were being read out.
Taika Waititi Rank
Taika Waititi's Popularity
Taika Waititi is a famous New Zealander film director and actor, who was born on August 16, 1975. As a person born on this date, Taika Waititi is listed in our database as the 66th most popular celebrity for the day (August 16) and the 166th most popular for the year (1975).
People born on August 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Taika Waititi is the 1602nd most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Taika Waititi's birthday, Taika Waititi is the 23rd most famous New Zealander and ranks 6th in famous people born in Wellington, New Zealand.
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