Rita Ora reportedly married director Taika Waititi in an intimate ceremony in London.
The singer, 31, who has done little to quell rumors that she had married wearing a new gold band on her ring finger, has already changed her surname and will now be known as Mrs Waititi-Ora.
Rita and Taika reportedly got engaged two months ago after going public with their romance in August 2021, and sources now claim they are planning a huge party to celebrate their secret wedding.
Meet Mrs. Waititi-Ora! Rita Ora reportedly married director Taika Waititi in an intimate ceremony in London (pictured March 2022)
said a source Sun: ‘It was a very intimate and super special ceremony for everyone present. Their nearest and dearest can see how madly in love they are.
“Despite living in the spotlight, Rita is determined to keep the relationship as private as possible and didn’t want to make a big song and dance about the wedding.
“Rita is already back in the studio working on her third album, and her last session was with Ava Max and Noah Cyrus writer Rollo.”
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Rita Ora and Taika Waititi for comment.
Any ring to tell us? The singer, who sparked speculation about her wedding when she was seen wearing a gold band on her ring finger, has reportedly already changed her last name.
Glad! Rita and Taika reportedly got engaged two months ago after going public with their romance in August 2021 (pictured last month)
In recent days, Rita has done little to quell speculation that she and Taika had secretly married, after she was seen wearing a gold band on her ring finger.
She delighted fans with a photo dump on Monday as she shared sultry snaps from her recent Paris getaway.
Rita modeled a variety of dazzling outfits in the post, however, it was her jewelry that caught the eye when she was seen wearing a gold sash that matched the one Taika also wore in a previous snapshot.
Sizzling: Rita delighted fans with a photo dump on Monday as she shared sultry snaps from her recent getaway to Paris, complete with a notable new addition on her ring finger
Rita looked amazing in the post as she showed off her figure in a skimpy black top with sexy cut out details that showed off her assets.
In other images from the post, the singer donned a colorful corset and beige pants while touring an art museum and donned a quirky dress for a photo shoot.
The post comes after Rita and Taika fueled speculation that they had tied the knot after the Thor director was seen sporting a wedding ring on Friday.
Bling: She modeled stunning outfits, but it was her jewelry that turned heads.
In an Instagram snap shared by Rita’s sister Elena, Taika, 46, could be seen sporting the gold jewelery on her left finger while enjoying a drink in the sun.
Meanwhile, Rita also uploaded the same photo to her Instagram, but the singer covered Taika’s hand with her caption.
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Rita and Taika for comment.
In June it was reported that the couple would marry after popping the question almost simultaneously.
The British singer and the New Zealand filmmaker were said to be planning a low-key, imminent ceremony abroad before celebrating with fellow A-listers at a huge party in London later this year.
Rita, who is working on several films and The Voice Australia, and Taika, who is planning a series of films, are understood to be hoping to get married once their work commitments end.
a friend told him Sun: ‘It’s not about them doing something very flashy and bragging about it beforehand. It is just that they are in love and decide that it is the right time to formalize their relationship. They couldn’t be happier.
‘They didn’t do a whole, ‘Will you marry me?’ thing and an Instagram post.
‘There is no ring or large accumulation. They just got closer and closer and finally said to each other almost simultaneously, ‘I want to marry you.’
Shocking: Other images in the post showed the singer in a colorful corset and beige pants as she toured an art museum
In August, the couple, who started dating in March 2021 after meeting in Australia, were said to be moving so fast in their relationship that they started talking about marriage, a source told New Idea.
“Taika calls Rita ‘wife’ all the time and talks about how he will be her first and last husband,” the source said.
“Everyone around her plays it down as a flirtatious joke, but [Rita is] I definitely hope it’s real,” they continued, adding that she is “absolutely obsessed” with her boyfriend, the director of Thor.
By this time, Rita had reportedly started joking about getting married in a ‘quick, hippy-dippy’ Californian ceremony and then celebrating with a bigger party at a later date.
Taika was previously married to film producer Chelsea Winstanley, but the couple are believed to have quietly split in 2018.
Married man? Rita and Taika fueled speculation that they were married after the Thor director was spotted sporting a wedding ring on Friday.
Could be? Rita also uploaded the same photo to her Instagram, but the singer covered Taika’s hand with her caption.
The couple share two daughters: Te Hinekāhu, ten, and Matewa Kiritapu, six.
In February, Rita reflected on her relationship with Taika when she shared a gushing Valentine’s Day post.
The singer thanked the director for “being cool” when she posted a never-before-seen throwback of the couple in 2018, three years before their romance began.
Before Taika, Rita fell in love with a series of big names, beginning in her pre-fame years.
Before either of them rose to stardom, Rita dated Bruno Mars at the age of 18, later saying, “It was love at first sight.”
‘We met in 2009. I was 18 years old and starting at Roc Nation. Bruno was also an unknown back then. He was a struggling songwriter hired to write songs for me. I thought, ‘Wow, that’s the biggest guy in the world!’
After Bruno, the singer She dated reality star Rob Kardashian for two months starting in October 2012 before ending their brief romance due to his ‘busy work schedule’ and incompatible lifestyles.
RITA ORA’S STORY OF ROMANCE
BRUNO MARS 2009 – 2011
Before either of them rose to fame, Rita dated Bruno Mars at the age of 18, later saying, “It was love at first sight.”
‘We met in 2009. I was 18 years old and starting at Roc Nation. Bruno was also an unknown back then.
“He was a struggling songwriter hired to write songs for me. I thought, “Wow, that’s the biggest guy in the world!”
ROB KARDASHIAN 2012
The singer dated reality star Rob for two months starting in October 2012 before ending their brief romance due to his ‘busy work schedule’ and incompatible lifestyles.
And she admits she forgot she even dated the sock designer because the fleeting relationship was ‘so short-lived’.
The end of their brief romance coincided with a series of bitter social media posts from Rob, who indirectly suggested that the singer had cheated on him numerous times during their relationship.
rita and calvin harris
CALVIN HARRIS 2013 – 2014
Calvin and Rita were linked in the spring of 2013 and the couple dated for about a year.
The DJ and Rita had a romantic and professional relationship, collaborating on Rita’s huge number one hit I Will Never Let You Down.
Rita is said to have been left quite red after learning that their relationship had ended via Twitter.
The Scottish DJ took to the social media site to announce that the couple’s year-long romance was over, but it was claimed that the I Will Never Let You Down hitmaker was unaware that her boyfriend was going to release the statement.
RICKY HILL 2014 – 2015
Rita and Tommy Hilfiger’s son, Ricky Hil, confirmed their relationship in August 2014, only to split after 14 months of on-and-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, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, later admitted that his comments about Rita were “in bad taste”.
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 called it quits because he didn’t want to be in a “serious relationship.”
Rita and Andrew Watt
ANDRES WATT 2016 – 2017
Rita enjoyed 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.
ANDRES GARFIELD 2018
The Hollywood singer and actor had a steamy four-month affair before Andrew ended their affair to have a “more private life,” with Rita returning to Watt for a brief reconciliation after Garfield’s split.
TAIKA WAITITI 2020 – PRESENT
The couple started dating in March 2021 after meeting in Australia, and were said to be moving so fast in their relationship that they started talking about marriage within months, a source said. new idea.