What is Jay Laga’aia’s Net Worth?
Jay Laga’aia is a New Zealand Australian actor and singer who has a net worth of $6 million.
Jay Laga’aia, born on September 10, 1963, is a distinguished New Zealand-Australian actor and singer with a global reputation, particularly for his role as Captain Typho in “Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones” and “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith.”
|Category||Jay Laga’aia’s Net Worth|
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Date of Birth||Sep 10, 1963 (60 years old)|
|Place of Birth||Greater Auckland|
|Height||6 ft (1.854 m)|
|Profession||Presenter, Actor, Singer|
His television accomplishments extend to noteworthy performances as Senior Constable Tommy Tavita in the Australian police drama “Water Rats,” lawyer David Silesi in the New Zealand legal drama “Street Legal,” and as Elijah Johnson in Australia’s long-standing soap opera “Home and Away.”
In his current endeavors, Laga’aia stars in “Jay’s Jungle,” an Australian Children’s TV series airing since 2015, and he continues to delight young audiences on the iconic Australian kids’ program “Play School.”
|Place of Birth||Auckland|
|Home Town||Auckland Region|
|Birth Country||New Zealand|
|Spouse||Sandie Jane Laga’aia|
|Children(s)||Matthew Laga’aia, Georgia Rose Laga’aia, MORE|
Musical Origins and Screen Ventures
Laga’aia’s career in entertainment commenced in 1982 as a musician with the Consorts, releasing the top-selling New Zealand single of that year, “Maoris on 45,” produced by Dalvanius Prime. His multifaceted talents have seen him on Australian children’s TV show “Play School,” and as a memorable Captain Typho in the “Star Wars” prequel films. Additionally, he appeared as Draco in “Xena: Warrior Princess.”
His Australian television presence is substantial, with regular appearances on “Water Rats,” “Play School,” “Surprise Surprise,” and as a participant on “Celebrity Big Brother” in 2002. He also featured in “McLeod’s Daughters” and has been lauded for stage productions like “The Lion King,” and playing Judas in New Zealand’s 1994 production of “Jesus Christ Superstar.”
Musical Releases and Acting Expansions
On October 9, 2007, Laga’aia released “Come Dance and Sing,” a children’s album, followed by performances such as on “Carols by Candlelight” in December 2008. He lent his voice to the children’s show “Larry the Lawnmower” starting in 2008, and in 2009, he was announced as part of “Home and Away’s” cast as Reverend Elijah Johnson, a role he held until 2012. His second children’s CD, “I Can Play Anything,” was released in August 2010.
Ambassadorial Roles and Musical Contributions
In 2009, Laga’aia embraced the role of Ambassador for the Touched by Olivia Foundation and later became an Ambassador for Queensland kindergartens in 2012. That same year, he released two albums, “Christmas at Jays Place” and “10 in the Bed,” and composed music for the Scholastic picture book ‘Baby Elephant Walk.’
Returning to the stage, he portrayed The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in the 2013-14 New Zealand and Australia tour of “Wicked.” In 2019, he joined the Australian tour cast of “Peter Pan Goes Wrong.”
Jay Laga’aia Wife
According to our records, Jay Laga’aia married to Sandie Jane Laga’aia . As of January 12, 2023, Jay Laga’aia’s is not dating anyone.Relationships Record: We have no records of past relationships for Jay Laga’aia. You may help us to build the dating records for Jay Laga’aia!
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Jay Laga’aia height 6 ft 1 in Jonathan weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.
|Height||6 Ft 1 In|
Personal Endeavors and Community Engagement
Born and raised in Māngere, South Auckland, Laga’aia holds dual citizenship in New Zealand and Australia. He is of Samoan heritage and has a large family, including six siblings and two half-brothers. His brother, Frank Laga’aia, is part of the ARIA award-winning band Ilanda.
Apart from his acting and singing career, Jay is an active member of the 501st Legion, an International Costuming group, within the Terror Australis Garrison in Australia.
Since 1990, Jay has been married to Sandra Jane Laga’aia, an educational leader serving as the head of maths at Sydney Secondary College Balmain Campus. Together, they are parents to eight children, nurturing a large and vibrant family.
What is Jay Laga AIA doing now?
He currently appears in an Australian Children’s TV Series called Jay’s Jungle, which has been broadcast since 2015.
How old is Jay Laga AIA?
59 years (September 10, 1963)
Where was Jay Laga AIA born?
Auckland, New Zealand
How tall is Jay Laga AIA?