Are Rita Ora and Taika Waititi MARRIED? Thor director wears a wedding ring in new snap

Rita Ora and Taika Waititi have fueled speculation they’ve gotten married after the Thor director was spotted wearing a wedding ring on Friday.

In an Instagram snap shared by Rita’s sister Elena, Taika, 46, was seen with the gold jewelry on his left finger while enjoying a drink in the sun.

Meanwhile, Rita, 31, also uploaded the same shot to her Instagram, but the singer tellingly covered Taika’s hand with her caption.

Married man? Rita Ora and Taika Waititi have fueled speculation they’ve gotten married after the Thor director was spotted wearing a wedding ring on Friday

MailOnline has reached out to representatives from Rita and Taika for comment.

In June, it was reported that the couple were set to get married after popping the question almost simultaneously.

The British singer and the New Zealand filmmaker were reportedly planning an upcoming low-key ceremony abroad before celebrating with their fellow A-listers at a big London party later this year.

newlyweds?  In an Instagram snap shared by Rita's sister Elena, Taika, 46, was seen with the gold jewelry on his left finger while enjoying a drink in the sun

newlyweds? In an Instagram snap shared by Rita’s sister Elena, Taika, 46, was seen with the gold jewelry on his left finger while enjoying a drink in the sun

It’s understood that Rita, who is working on multiple films and The Voice Australia, and Taika, who is planning a series of films, hope to tie the knot once their work commitments are completed.

A friend told The Sun: “This isn’t about them doing a big flashy thing and crowing about it beforehand. It’s all about them being in love and deciding it’s the right time to formalize their relationship. You couldn’t be happier.

“They don’t have a whole ‘Will you marry me?’ did. thing and an Instagram post.

Could it be?  Meanwhile, Rita, 31, also uploaded the same shot to her Instagram, but the singer tellingly covered Taika's hand with her caption

Could it be? Meanwhile, Rita, 31, also uploaded the same shot to her Instagram, but the singer tellingly covered Taika’s hand with her caption

“There is no ring or large gatherings. They grew closer and finally said to each other almost simultaneously, “I want to marry you.”

In August, the couple – who started dating after meeting in Australia in March 2021 – were said to have moved so quickly in their relationship that they started discussing marriage, a source told New Idea.

“Taika calls Rita ‘wife’ all the time and chats about how he will be her first and last husband,” the insider said.

“Everyone around her downplays it as flirtatious banter, but [Rita is] I definitely hope he’s legit,” they continued, adding that she’s “absolutely obsessed” with her Thor director beau.

At the time, Rita had reportedly started joking about getting married in a “quick, hippy-dippy” California ceremony and then celebrating with a bigger party at a later date.

Taika was previously married to film producer Chelsea Winstanley, but the couple reportedly split quietly in 2018.

Wedding bells: Rita and Taika were reportedly set to marry each other after popping the question almost simultaneously (pictured in March)

Wedding bells: Rita and Taika were reportedly set to marry each other after popping the question almost simultaneously (pictured in March)

The couple have two daughters together: Te Hinekāhu, ten, and Matewa Kiritapu, six.

In February, Rita reflected on her relationship with Taika when she shared an exuberant Valentine’s Day post.

The singer thanked the director for being “cool” when she posted a never-before-seen look back at the pair in 2018 – three years before their romance began.

Before Taika, Rita had romances with a number of big names, beginning in her years before fame.

In talks: The British singer and New Zealand filmmaker are said to be planning an upcoming low-key ceremony abroad before celebrating with their A-list colleagues at a big London party (pictured in March)

In talks: The British singer and New Zealand filmmaker are said to be planning an upcoming low-key ceremony abroad before celebrating with their A-list colleagues at a big London party (pictured in March)

Love: In August, the couple, who began dating after meeting in Australia in March 2021, are said to have moved so quickly in their relationship that they began discussing marriage

Love: In August, the couple, who began dating after meeting in Australia in March 2021, are said to have moved so quickly in their relationship that they began discussing marriage

Before either of them became superstars, Rita dated Bruno Mars at the age of 18 and later said, “It was love at first sight.”

“We met in 2009. I was 18 and started at Roc Nation. Bruno was also unknown at the time. He was a struggling songwriter hired to write songs for me. I thought, “Wow, that’s the most amazing guy in the world!”

After Bruno the singer They dated reality star Rob Kardashian for two months from October 2012 before ending their brief romance due to their “hectic work schedule” and incompatible lifestyle.

RITA ORA’S ROMANTIC STORY

BRUNO MARS 2009 – 2011

Before either of them became famous, Rita dated Bruno Mars at the age of 18 and later said, “It was love at first sight.”

“We met in 2009. I was 18 and started at Roc Nation. Bruno was also unknown at the time.

“He was a struggling songwriter hired to write songs for me. I thought, “Wow, that’s the most amazing guy in the world!”

ROB KARDASHIAN 2012

The singer dated reality star Rob for two months from October 2012 before ending their brief romance due to their “hectic work schedule” and incompatible lifestyle.

And she admits she forgot she even dated the sock designer because the fleeting relationship was “very short-lived.”

The end of their brief romance coincided with a series of bitter social media posts from Rob, who indirectly hinted that the singer had cheated on him several times during their relationship.

Rita and Calvin Harris

Rita and Calvin Harris

CALVIN HARRIS2013 – 2014

Calvin and Rita were linked to the couple for about a year in the spring of 2013.

The DJ and Rita had a romantic and professional relationship, collaborating on Rita’s number one smash hit I Will Never Let You Down.

Rita is said to have been quite red in the face after learning via Twitter that their relationship had ended.

The Scottish DJ took to the social networking site to announce that the couple’s year-long romance was over, but it has been claimed that the I Will Never Let You Down hitmaker was unaware that her boyfriend was posting the statement would.

Ricky Hil 2014 – 2015

Rita and Tommy Hilfiger’s son, Ricky Hil, confirmed their relationship in August 2014, only to split after 14 months of on/off romance.

A$AP ROCKY 2015

Rocky had an affair with Rita in 2015. The rapper later sparked controversy when he included explicit lyrics about his alleged ex in his single Better Things.

ASAP – real name Rakim Mayers – later admitted his comments about Rita were “distasteful”.

Travis Barker 2015

Rita had a month-long affair with Kourtney Kardashian’s now-husband in the fall of 2015. Travis is rumored to have cut the romance short because he didn’t want to be in a “serious relationship.”

Rita and Andreas Watt

Rita and Andreas Watt

ANDREW WATTS 2016 – 2017

Rita had a year-long romance with fellow musician Andrew in 2016 before splitting, with the star revealing her single status during an appearance on The Jonathan Ross Show.

ANDREW GARFIELD 2018

The singer and the Hollywood actor had a torrid four-month affair before Andrew ended their affair for “more private life,” with Rita returning to Watts for a brief reconciliation after splitting from Garfield.

TAIKA WAITITI 2020 – AVAILABLE

The couple began dating in March 2021 after meeting in Australia, and their relationship was said to be moving so quickly that they started talking about marriage within months, a source told New Idea.

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