Who is Brian Tamaki? Age, Wife, Net worth, Why he is in court again? Siblings, Family, Birthday

Brian Raymond Tamaki is a New Zealand Fundamentalist Christian religious leader and right-wing political figure. He is a member of the Tainui confederation’s Ngati Ngawaero and Ngati Maniapoto tribes.

Brian is the pastor of Destiny Church in New Zealand, a Pentecostal Christian organization that adheres to strong fundamentalist biblical morality. Its anti-homosexuality position, patriarchal attitudes, and appeals for a return to biblical traditional family values and morals are well-known.

Brian Tamaki Age, Date of Birth, Birthday, Family, What about his father, mother, where is he from? Early Life

Brian Tamaki is born on February 2, 1958. Brian Tamaki is 63 years old as of 2021. He is born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand.

He was born under the sign of Aquarius, which was his zodiac sign according to his birth month. Making personality predictions based on his zodiac sign, persons born under the sign of Aquarius are patient and ambitious.

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Tamaki grew up on the family farm, “Te Manuka,” in the rural district of Te Kopua, where he was born in Te Awamutu in the Waikato region as the eldest of five children. On Sundays, his mother, who was “devoutly religious,” took her sons to the Te Awamutu Methodist Church. Tamaki’s father was an alcoholic who had no desire in being a father.  

Tamaki’s family relocated from the farm to Te Awamutu during her childhood, then to Tokoroa in 1970. Tamaki developed an interest in rugby union while in Tokoroa, and later found enjoyment in pig-hunting and being a member of a bar rock band. Doug and Mike Tamaki, two of Tamaki’s brothers, are tourism venture operators.

Which school and college did he go to? What was his major?

Tamaki dropped out of high school at the age of fifteen after dabbling with drugs, as he recalls in his autobiography, and went to work in the timber sector as a laborer. The Tamaki’s had their third child, Samuel, in 1982 while attending Te Nikau Bible College of the Apostolic Church in Paraparaumu.

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Tamaki joined the Tokoroa Apostolic Church as an appointed elder and then as a pastor in September 1984. Tamaki founded the Rosetown Community Church in Te Awamutu, the Lake City Church in Rotorua, City Church, and finally Destiny Church in Auckland.

Brian Tamaki Net worth, How much does he earn?

Brian’s net worth is reported to be in the millions of dollars, and he owns a number of high-end autos, including Mercedes Benz vehicles. Destiny Church’s Auckland branch collected $4.4 million in donations in 2016.

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Tamaki moved into their new resort house on Papakura and Drury in Auckland in October 2017. They bought the four-bedroom house in June for $1.58 million. He made waves earlier this year when he was photographed with painted brows.

Brian Tamaki wife, What about his relationship?

Brian started dating Hannah Lee when he was in his teens, and the unmarried pair moved to Te Awamutu, where Tamaki worked on his uncle and aunt’s dairy farm. Hannah attempted to stab Tamaki to death in an encounter. He was forced to lock himself in the toilet, but the blade penetrated through the door, almost hurting him.

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Jasmine, Tamaki and Lee’s first child, was born in December 1978. Tamaki later joined the Ngruawhia Apostolic Church at the age of 21. He lost his farm work and moved back to Tokoroa with Lee, where he attended the Tokoroa Apostolic Church. After pastor Manuel Renata baptized Tamaki in December 1979, he became extensively committed with the church.

Renata would not allow Tamaki to perform all of the church’s functions because he and his partner had not married. Tamaki and Lee married on March 22, 1980, at the Tokoroa Presbyterian Church. They had their second child, a girl called Jamie, fourteen months later.

Brian Tamaki Career, What is his profession?

Sunday aired a feature about Tamaki and the Destiny Church in 2004. “As far as I can tell, it’s a cult,” said Dr. Philip Culbertson of the University of Auckland.  Tamaki had shouted “extremely nasty abuse” at Newstalk ZB host Mike Yardley during an off-air interview on July 20, 2005.

Brian claims in his memoirs that he was never abused. He was voted the least trusted of 75 famous New Zealanders in a poll conducted in May 2006.  

Brian spoke up against Sue Bradford’s private members Child Discipline Bill in June 2006, which abolished the legal defense of “reasonable force” for parents accused of assaulting their children.

Tamaki was named the least trusted person in New Zealand in the Reader’s Digest “Most Trusted People” poll in May 2007, ahead of Ahmed Zaoui and Don Brash. In a list of 100 people, he was named least trustworthy again in 2012, this time by Hone Harawira and Kim Dotcom.

“Inside New Zealand: The Life of Brian,”

A documentary by reporter Ross Jennings was shown on TV3 in July 2008. “I went into the home of the head of the Destiny Church, inside his yacht, inside his church, and yes, even inside his fancy clothing,” Jennings stated.

Tamaki tweeted his support for Australian rugby union star Israel Folau’s anti-gay remarks on April 19, 2018. In June 2019, he issued an “apology” in front of LGBT community members who were invited on stage to share their tales and ask for a reconciliation between the LGBT community and the church.

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He apologized to his South Auckland congregation for any previous remarks that may have upset the LGBT community, noting that some of his previous remarks were misconstrued. However, he stated that his convictions have not changed and that he opposes gay activities.

Is Brian Tamaki available on any kind of social media platform?

Brian Tamaki, aka @apostlemaki, is an Instagram user. As of today, he has 1.8k followers and 87 posts on his Instagram account.

We looked for him on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms but were unable to locate him. He must have a social media account under a different name, or he may not have any. Maybe he likes a private life.

Brian Tamaki Body Appearance Height, Weight

HeightN / A
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack
WeightN / A
Body typeFit
 Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Brian Tamaki which you should be known about

NationalityNew Zealand nationality
EthnicityN / A
Zodiac signAquarius
Relationship StatusMarried
SpouseArminda Gassaway