Pita Taufatofua Biography

(Tongan Taekwondo player, Skier)

Pita Taufatofua is a well-recognized Tongan taekwondo practitioner.

More about the relationship

It is surprising to know that a hot and dashing guy like Pita Taufatofua is still single and not dating anyone at the moment. He might be focused on his career and different events right now.

We might see him with his dream girl in the future. However, the star has not shared any details about his relationship news or related information to the public. Pita is happily living with his family in his hometown at the moment.

Facts/ Trivia

  • His birth sign is Scorpio.
  • Pita’s nickname is Tonga flag Bearer and The Topless Tongan.
  • His birth name is Pita Nikolas Taufatofua.
  • He started taekwondo at age five.
  • The athlete spent his childhood doing traditional Tongan activities as Saturday farmwork harvesting cassava.
  • His family lost their home in a tropical storm.
  • Taufatofua spent his childhood at the poverty line.
  • He is a UNICEF Ambassador and spends his time working with homeless charities, consisting of Sandgate House Training homeless children to develop independent living skills.
  • Pita has also worked as a model starting at age eighteen.
  • His Taekwondo coaches are Visini Piu and Paul Sitapa.

Relationship Facts of Pita Taufatofua

  • Pita Taufatofua is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Pita Taufatofua?

Pita Taufatofua is a well-recognized Tongan taekwondo practitioner and skier. Taufatofua is widely famed for his appearance at the opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics oiled and shirtless went viral.

Moreover, he was the flagbearer for Tonga in the 2016 Summer Olympics, the 2018 Winter Olympics, and the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Pita Taufatofua- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Pita Taufatofua was born on 5 November 1983. At present, his age is 37 years old. Likewise, his birthplace is Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Pita has been secretive about his father and mother’s details. His dad is of Tongan heritage whereas his mom is Australian with a British accent. Moreover, he has six siblings and they all grew up in a one-bedroom house in Tonga.

Talking about his nationality, Tautfatofua holds a Tongan identity whereas his ethnicity is Tongan-Australian-British.

Regarding education, the athlete studied at Tonga Side School and Tonga High School. Later, he earned his graduation degree from Saint Peter’s Lutheran College in Brisbane in 2000. Taufatofua gained an engineering degree in 2016 his master’s degree. He completed his Ph.D. in Agricultural Science.

Pita Taufatofua- Professional Life, Careers

Pita started his Taekwondo career learning from the age of five. He also faced some injuries in his Taekwondo career such as six broken bones, three torn ligaments, three months in a wheelchair, a year and a half on crutches, and hundreds of hours of physiotherapy. The athlete participated in the 2016 Oceania Taekwondo Olympic Qualification Tournament.

Additionally, he won his semi-final 4-3 and later won the final against the 15th ranked brighter in the world to qualify for the 2016 Olympics. Winning the game made Taufatofua became the first athlete from Tonga to compete in the Olympics in Taekwondo.

Besides this, Pita is also a professional Skier. He learned skiing from YouTube. In 2018, the star was one race away from qualifying for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. He also joined forces and skiers in German Madrazo of Mexico and others to make an independent training group.

Taufatofua in advance succeeded in qualifying for the 2018 Winter Olympics in the Iceland race on the final day of the qualification period making him the second Tongan to compete in the Winter Olympics.

He led his nation in the 2020 Opening Ceremonies again shirtless and oiled. Pita and his flagbearer mate Malia Paseka represented the nation.

Pita Taufatofua- Net worth, Salary

A talented Tongan athlete has participated in several national and international events. He has been part of three Olympic games till now.

It is reported that Pita Taufatofua has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022.

However, the prominent star has not disclosed his exact salary, earnings, and assets details till now.

Pita Taufatofua- Rumors, Controversy

Pita has never been part of any controversial matter or rumors till now. The star athlete has been preoccupied with his professional and private life.

It seems that Taufatofua prefers enjoying his personal life and does not want to merge it with his professional life.

Body features- Height, Weight

37 years old athlete, Pita has dashing looks, muscular and hot body shapes, and an admirable personality. He stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches. Also, he has a balanced body weight of 100 kg.

Furthermore, Taufatofua has dark brown eyes whereas his hair is black. His body measurement is 43-32-17 inches(chest-waist-biceps) respectively.

The star wears a shoe size of 12(US).

Social Media

Regarding his social media presence, Pita Taufatofua is an active personality on social media. Pita has more than 254k followers on his official Instagram account @pita_tofua.

He is also active on Twitter with around 14.6k followers.

Moreover, Taufatofua is also available on Facebook with nearly 37k fans and supporters.

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