Taika Waititi, a New Zealand director, is said to have married his girlfriend Rita Ora in an intimate ceremony. According to The Sun, Waititi, 46, and Ora, 31, got married in London and Ora changed her last name to Mrs. Waititi Ora.
A source informed the newspaper, revealing details of their private ceremony:
“It was quite a personal ceremony that was incredibly telling to all in attendance.” Their loved ones can see how much they love each other.”
The source also said the Poison singer plans to keep her private life discreet, though the couple may be planning a big party soon.
“Despite being in the spotlight, Rita wants to keep the relationship as private as possible and didn’t want to make a big deal about the wedding.” A big showbiz style party is planned to commemorate, but don’t expect it to be sold to the best bidding magazine.
Although this is Rita Ora’s first marriage, Taika Waititi was previously married to Chelsea Winstanley, with whom he has two children.
Everything you need to know about Taika Waititi’s ex-wife Chelsea Winstanley.
Taika Waititi and Chelsea Winstanley first met when Winstanley interviewed the director for a television documentary series about Maori performers. In 2011, they married in New York City. Winstanley is a New Zealand based film producer who has worked on documentaries and short films such as Merata: How Mum Decolonized the Screen, Te Whakarauora Tangata, Ebony Society, Meathead, Night Shift, Sonny, My Older Brother, Waru, Sech’el, Little King, Forgive Me, and others.
According to IMDb, Chelsea also produced the 2019 mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows, as well as the Oscar-winning feature film Jojo Rabbit. In addition to producing and directing, Chelsea is also a member of the production division of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Winstanley was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit. She has a son, Maia, whom she raised as a single mother.
Winstanley and Waititi have two children, Te Hinekhu (7) and Matewa Kiritapu (4). Waititi’s kids often join him at movie premieres and he regularly posts images of them on his Instagram account. The girls accompanied Waititi to the premiere of The Lion King in 2019 and the release of his directorial film Thor: Love And Thunder in 2022. The two girls also appear in the film as the Asgardian youths. According to Page Six, the Kiwi couple divorced in 2018 but didn’t discuss it publicly until 2020.
Taika Waititi and Rita Ora did not hide their feelings for each other.
Waititi and Ora apparently met in 2018, according to an Instagram post by the Let You Love Me singer on Valentine’s Day 2022. However, they sparked dating speculation in 2021 when the singer uploaded a photo of a mysterious man holding her, leaving her behind. fans speculated that he is none other than Waititi himself.
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The two made their red carpet debut in August 2021 at the Los Angeles premiere of Suicide Squad. Since then, they have made numerous public appearances together, including concerts, awards, film premieres, and even the Met Gala. According to the Daily Mail, the couple got engaged two months ago and have been spotted wearing a gold band on their ring finger multiple times, leading to the suspicion that they are married.