Surprise! Taika Waititi and Rita Ora are married

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  • Taika Waititi and Rita Ora are married.
  • According to reports, the couple wed in London more than a year after sparking dating rumours.
  • Rita and Taika first fueled romance rumours in April 2021; they made their red-carpet debut in August.

Congratulations are in order for Taika Waititi and Rita Ora.

A source confirmed to E! News the couple has reportedly tied the knot more than a year after first sparking romance rumours.

Romance rumours began swirling after eagle-eyed fans spotted the Thor: Ragnarok director with his arms around the British singer in a photo tucked in a carousel on Rita's Instagram in April 2021.

The couple seemingly confirmed the rumours when pictured in Bondi Beach, where Taika has a home, the following month.

In August, Rita and Taika made their red-carpet debut at the Suicide Squad 2 premiere in Los Angeles, followed by an appearance at the premiere of Marvel's Eternals in October.

The couple have appeared at multiple glitzy events together ever since.

Rita Ora and Taika Waititi attend Warner Bros. pre
Rita Ora and Taika Waititi attend Warner Bros. premiere of The Suicide Squad in August 2021.
Taika Waititi and Rita Ora attend the Los Angeles
Taika Waititi and Rita Ora attend the Los Angeles Premiere of Marvel Studios Eternals in October 2021.

Social media photos obtained by Daily Mail at the weekend show the couple sporting matching gold bands on their wedding ring fingers. According to the report, they wed in London.

In a recent interview with News24, Taika – who has two daughters – shared what family means to him.

"Family has nothing to do with blood anymore," he said. "Family is what you make it. For me, it's people I have found who I can trust. If you want to be part of my family, I just need to know that I can trust you. That's it."

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