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Pita Taufatofua Height, Weight, Age & Wife

A skier and Taekwondo practitioner, Pita Taufatofua gained widespread attention after his appearance in the opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics went viral. The only representative of Tonga, he is currently competing in the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Interested in learning more about the Olympic athlete? Stick around- we’ve got more cool facts on him down below.

Pita Taufatofua Personal Facts – 2018 Update

Real Name

Pita Nikolas Taufatofua

Nick Names

The Tonga Flag Bearer


Skier, Taekwondo Practitioner

Famous For

Pita Taufatofua gained widespread attention after appearing in the opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics. The flag bearer for Tonga, he had appeared in the event half-naked, with his bare chest slathered in oil, as well as a traditional ta’ovala mat around his waist.

Currently, he is representing Tonga (in fact, he is the only representative of Tonga) at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Age – How Old is He?

He is 34 years old

Birthday/Date of Birth

His birthday is on November 5, 1983

Place of Birth/Hometown

Pita Taufatofua was born in Brisbane, Australia. Growing up, however, he was brought up in Tonga, where he went to school for many years.




He is Tongan and Australian; his mother is Australian/British while his father is Tongan

Pita Taufatofua Height, Weight & Body Facts

How Tall – Height in Feet

He is 6’3 tall

How Tall – Height in Meters

He is 1.92 meters tall

Weight in Pounds

His current weight is approximately 220 pounds

Weight in Kilograms

His current weight is approximately 100 kg

Body Measurements

His body measurements are unavailable at this time

Waist Size

His waist size is unknown

Foot/Shoe Size

His shoe size has not been disclosed to the public

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Personal Life

Is Pita Taufatofua Currently in a Relationship?

As far as we know, the Tongan flag bearer is currently single and not in a relationship.

Pita Taufatofua’s Girlfriends

For now, we do not have any information on Pita Taufatofua’s previous relationships.






Born into a big family, he has six brothers and sisters


Born into a big family, he has six brothers and sisters


No, Pita Taufatofua does not have any children.

High School

As a teen, he went to Tonga Side School and Tonga High School in Nuku’alofa.


After completing his secondary education, he relocated to Australia, where he attended Saint Peter’s Lutheran College in 2000.


For now, information on Pita Taufatofua’s salary is unavailable.

Net Worth

Unfortunately, we do not have any information on Pita Taufatofua’s net worth at this time



Random Facts



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Favorite Sports

His favorite sports include skiing and Taekwondo (he has practiced the latter ever since he was five years old)


Born on November 5, he is a Scorpio

Phone Number

This information is currently unknown


This information is currently unknown

Pita Taufatofua’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames

Pita Taufatofua’s Instagram Username

Pita Taufatofua’s Facebook Account

Pita Taufatofua’s Youtube Channel

As far as we know, Pita Taufatofua does not have his own YouTube channel

Pita Taufatofua’s Twitter Username

Pita Taufatofua’s Snapchat Username 

From what we can tell, Pita Taufatofua is not active on Snapchat

Other Interesting Facts:

  • Growing up, he often partook in many traditional Tongan activities such as harvesting cassava, a woody shrub native to South America
  • Since the start of is Taekwondo career, he has experienced many injuries including three torn ligaments and six broken bones
  • He won the Oceania Taekwondo Olympic Qualification Tournament in 2016, which earned him a spot in the 2016 Summer Olympics
  • In 2016, he became the first Tongan athlete to participate in the Taekwondo discipline in the Olympics
  • He gained widespread attention after wearing nothing but a ta’ovala around his waist with copious amounts of coconut oil on his torso during the 2016 Summer Olympics opening ceremony
  • He announced in late 2016 that he planned on competing in cross-country skiing in the 2018 Winter Olympics
  • He successfully qualified for the 2018 Winter Games after participating in a race in Isafjorour
  • He served as the flag bearer for Tonga a second at the recent 2018 Winter Olympics Parade of Nations in South Korea
  • He participated in the 15kg freestyle ski race on February 16, 2018, where he finished in 114th place
  • When he isn’t practicing sports, he works at the Sandgate House, where he teaches homeless children various independent living skills
  • Since he was eighteen, he was picked up a number of modeling gigs


Brooke Carter
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