He primarily earns money through his engagements as an actor and filmmaker.
He was half of the comedy duo The Humourbeasts alongside Jemaine Clement.
Among a variety of artistic interests, Waititi began making comical short films for New Zealand's annual 48-hour film contest.
His short film Two Cars, One Night (2003) earned him an Academy Award nomination in 2005.
His first feature film, a romantic comedy called Eagle vs Shark, was released in U.S. theatres for limited distribution in 2007.
His second feature, Boy, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2010.
In 2011, he directed New Zealand TV series Super City.
In 2013, Waititi co-wrote, co-directed and acted in the vampire comedy mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows with Clement.
Waititi wrote the initial screenplay for the 2016 Disney film Moana.
In 2017, he directed his first major studio film, Marvel Studios's Thor.
In 2019, Waititi wrote and directed Jojo Rabbit.
He portrayed Ratcatcher in the DC superhero film The Suicide Squad, released in August 2021 to positive reviews.
He wrote and directed the superhero film Thor: Love and Thunder, a sequel to Thor: Ragnarok.
He is slated to write and direct a film based on Flash Gordon for 20th Century Studios.
In November 2021, it was announced that Waititi would adapt The Incal into a feature film.
Taika Waititi's net worth is currently estimated at $13 million.
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Taika Waititi was married to Chelsea Winstanley from 2011 to 2018.
Parents: Taika Waititi’s mother is Robin Cohen.
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