Tarita Teriipaia

About Tarita Teriipaia

Who is it?: Wife of Marlon Brando
Birth Day: December 29, 1941
Birth Place: Bora Bora, French Polynesia, French Polynesian
Birth Sign: Capricorn
Years active: 1962–1985
Spouse(s): Marlon Brando (m. 1962; div. 1972)
Children: 2, including Cheyenne Brando

Tarita Teriipaia Net Worth

Tarita Teriipaia was bornon December 29, 1941 in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, French Polynesian, is Wife of Marlon Brando. Tarita Teriipaia is a former French Polynesian actress of Chinese descent who is best known as the third wife of American actor, film director and political activist Marlon Brando. In 1962, she appeared opposite him as his love interest in the American Technicolor epic historical drama film ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’. For her role as Princess Maimiti, she received she received a 'Golden Globe' nomination for 'Best Supporting Actress'. While she wanted to act in more films, and had signed a deal with MGM, Brando wanted her to leave show business. During her short stint in the entertainment industry, she has often been billed as Tarita only. She has been featured in documentaries and TV movies like 'Listen to Me Marlon' and 'Brando'. In 2004, a few months after Brando's death, she published her memoirs in French with the title 'Marlon, My Love and My Torment'. She is currently the only surviving wife of Brando, as both his previous wives, Movita Castaneda and Anna Kashfi, passed away in 2015.
Tarita Teriipaia is a member of Film & Theater Personalities

💰 Net worth: $4 Million

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Biography/Timeline

1962

Born in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, she played Maimiti opposite Marlon Brando in the film Mutiny on the Bounty (1962), for which she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She became Brando's third wife in 1962. She is the mother of two of Brando's children, a son, Simon Teihotu, and a daughter, Tarita Cheyenne. They divorced in 1972. Only months after Marlon Brando's death in 2004, Tarita published her memoirs titled Marlon, My Love and My Torment. One of their grandsons, Tuki Brando, is a prominent model. As of 2015, she is the only wife of Brando who is still alive, after Movita Castaneda and Anna Kashfi died on February 12 and August 16 of 2015, respectively.