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Date of Birth: 1941 , December-29
Birth Nation: France
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Tarita Teriipaia
Birth Name Tarita Teriipaia
Nationality French
Birth Place/City Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Profession Actor
Net Worth $4 million
Married Yes But Divorced
Married to Marlon Brando
Children 2
Divorce Yes
Movies Mutiny on the Bounty

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1941 Tarita Teri'ipaia was born on 1941
1962 Tarita Teriipaia 1st married with Marlon Brando

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December 29 , 1941

Tarita Teri'ipaia was born on 1941

Tarita Teri'ipaiawas born on 1941, December 29 in Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Later she moved china during her work on movies and been decent on there. She was working as a dishwasher at a resort near Papeete, Tahiti, when she was discovered.


Tarita Teriipaia 1st married with Marlon Brando

Tarita Teriipaia had married with Marlon Brando who was very famous an American actor, film director, and activist. She married him on 1962. She was Brando’s third wife. They have four children. One son and three daughters. Cheyenne  Brando, Raiatua Brando, and Maimiti Brando are daughters and Simon Teihotu Brando was the son. They divorced on 1972. Her x-husband Marlon Brando died on 2004 at the age of 80.


Tarita Teriipaia is a former actress of French Polynesian and Chinese descent. She was born on December 29, 1941, in Bora Bora, French Polynesia. She is most recognized as the third wife of actor Marlon Brando.

As an actress, she has played in a few successful movies. She first appeared as Maimiti in the 1962 film Mutiny on the Bounty (1962). The film also starred her then-husband, Marlon Brando. For the role, she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Before her debut in the film industry, she worked as a dishwasher at a resort near Papeete, Tahiti. 

Tarita, whose age in 77 years as of 2018, holds French nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She the third wife of her husband Brando. They were married in 1962

The other wives of Brando’s are Movita Castaneda and Anna Kashti. She is the mother of two children from Brando’s, a son Simon Teihotu and a daughter Tarita Cheyenne. The couple got a divorce in 1972.

Her former husband Marion Brando died in 2004. She is the only wife of Brando who is still alive. After a month of her husband's death, Tarita published her memories titled “Marion, My Love and My Torment”.

Likewise, one of her grandchildren, Tuki Brando, is a prominent model. 75 years old model and actress Tarita's current net worth is reported to be around $4 million.

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