Meet Taika Waititi Daughter, Matewa Kiritapu

Matewa Kiritapu, One of the spices that make the entertainment industry lovable and beautiful is when there’s an infusion for the role of a child actor in the movie. Children have a natural way of creating engagement of both the old and young in whatever craft they get involved in. They get the viewers requesting that they see more child actors starred in more movies. These child actors also increase the fan base of the production companies and help them get huge income streams from the films these great little ones get featured in. It’s also important to note that child actors are very great with role interpretation because their minds are young and can easily grasp and adapt to whatever performance they are going to partake in.

Children of the 21st Century come with multi-talents. They perform brilliantly at school and perform graciously on the movie set. The same goes for the child-musicians. They sing quite impressive and gather thousands to millions of lovers, fans, and followers worldwide.

such a superstar kid is Matewa Kiritapu. You must have probably seen her role in a movie, but you didn’t know her real name. In this article, we will share with you the movie she acted in, a briefing on her birth history, and her parents’ career. By the end of this article, you will have known a lot about this young, beautiful, and interesting girl.


Full NameMatewa Kiritapu
Meaning Of Matewa KiritapuThe name Matewa is a Maori name, which means The dream time of the soul.
 NationalityNew Zealand
Parents NameTaika Waititi and Chelsea Winstanley
SiblingTe Hinekāhu, and half-brother, Maia
Age[age date=”2015/08/11″ full=”1″]
Net WorthN/A


Who Is Matewa Kiritapu

She’s a child star actress. She has an exciting personality, which can be seen in how she interprets her role. She was born in 2015; she’s currently 8 years old as of 2023. She recently made a star appearance in the well-known movie titled, ‘Thor: Love and Thunder.’ She’s one of the daughters of a movie star called Taika Watiti.

Matewa Kiritapu Career

She has appeared and starred in just one movie since her debut. Viewers look forward to seeing more of her in subsequent movies since her father is a popular filmmaker and director who knows his ‘onions’ around the movie industry. She played the character of the Asgardian Kid in Thor: Love and Thunder, and she performed extremely well in an exciting manner. She also acted alongside her elder sister, Te Hinekahu.

Matewa Kiritapu’s Relationship With Her Father

Matewa has a great father-daughter bond with her father. She took after her father’s cute looks and his exciting comic personality. She spends a lot of time hanging around her dad. Her pictures are all over her dad’s Instagram page. She often goes along with her dad to shoot. Her dad tries his best to spend time with her despite his busy schedule. This is one of the reasons why he takes her with him whenever he’s going to work on a movie shoot. As a loving father, he wouldn’t want his child to lose out on having a great relationship with him.

Matewa Kiritapu Parent’s Divorce

Unfortunately, after a couple of years of marriage, her parents, Taika and Chelsea, decided to split. Ditendsnds hurt the children involved. So, instead of having a toxic separation, both parents decided to let not their divorce cause a sprain in their relationship with their kids. They are amicably co-parenting the kids. They are both now involved in different relationships.

Matewa is still emotionally well-connected to her parents, and they always try to show her their love and support. She still has a great relationship with them.

Matewa Kiritapu Father

Taika Waititi, a renowned writer, director, and film producer from New Zealand, is the father of the brilliant and exciting child actress Matewa.

He was once married to the film producer Chelsea Winstanley, with whom he had Matewa and her elder sister, Te Hinekahu. The marriage lasted for seven years before they divorced in 2018. He’s married to the gorgeous and popular singer Rita Ora, and they have been together for two years.

Taika was born at Raukokore, Waihau Bay, New Zealand. He was born on the 16th of August 1975. He’s currently 48 years old. He’s physically attractive and looks quite younger than his age. He’s well-built and fit for the tedious roles of being an actor and director. He won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the movie, ‘Jojo Rabbit’. He gained more popularity and success in the movie business after the 2017, ‘Thor: Ragnarok movie.

He has acted in some other movies that he produced. He has also directed other movies for other production companies and has thus far been doing great for himself. He’s hardworking, focused on work, and collaborating with other good producers to create brilliant movies. He aspires to receive several awards for his hard work. He’s the source of inspiration for several upcoming producers in New Zealand.

His net worth is estimated to be at $13million.

Matewa Kiritapu Mother

Chelsea Winstanley is Matewa’s mother. She’s a good mother to her kids. Always being there for them, not minding her busy schedules. She’s a good writer and film producer. She’s an award-winning film producer and is an Oscar nominee.
She became the first indigenous female Oscar nominee for Best Picture for the movie ‘Jojo Rabbit.’ In 2019, I produced the ‘Night Raiders,’ recorded as the first Canadian and New Zealand co-produced, written, and directed film by Danis Goulet (Cree First Nations Filmmaker).

In 2017, she produced the animated version of Moana Reo Māori and released the movies Lion King and Frozen in 2022.
In 2018, she was among the nine brilliant women who made the anthology feature of ‘Waru,’ which won the LAAPFF Best Film Award. She produced the film, ‘Ka Pō from Hawaii.

She inspires many young women who aspire to be great scriptwriters and producers. She’s a woman who experiences growth as each day goes by.

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