Tanoai Reed is an American Professional Stunt Double. Tanoai Reed is a stuntman in Hollywood who is popular for his variety of work in television, film, as well as music videos. He has done his work in the films such as San Andreas, Furious 7, and Iron Man 2 as well.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Tanoai Reed was born on February 10, 1974, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. He is 48 years old and is under the birth sign, Aquarius. He holds American nationality and has a nickname called Toa. And, he is of Samoan and Norwegian, Swedish, Irish descent.
The name and information regarding Tanoai’s parents are not available at the moment. Similarly, information about his siblings is also not available until now. However, we know that he is the cousin of the famous actor, Dwayne Johnson.
Other than that, his parents are no longer together. And, after their separation, he went on to live with his grandmother in Hawaii. But before that, he grew up in California.
Regarding Reed’d educational background and qualifications, he attended Kahuku High School. He then went on to graduate from the University of Hawai’i. Moreover, he joined his University on a football scholarship.
Career and Professional Life
Tanoai Reed was given a variety of stunt work because of his similar appearance of him to his cousin, Dwayne Johnson. His cousin gaining an interest in acting started his career as well.
He started working as a stunt double for the Rock on “The Scorpion King”. After that, he continued on to do more work for a variety of films as well. Likewise, Reed is featured in the video “Pump It” by The Black Eyed Peas. He got the opportunity to play one of the villain’s Fergie fights.
He then appeared in the 2008 relaunch of American Gladiators as the gladiator Toa. And, in the first 2008 episode of Gladiators, he was able to deliver an abbreviated version of Ka Mate, a New Zealand Maori haka before beginning his defense of the top of the pyramid.
Moreover, he is a former Judo champion, and boxer as well as trains in MMA. And, while doing a falling from a tree stunt for The Rock in ‘Welcome to the Jungle’ he broke his leg and had to go under the operation. Also, he was able to work as a day laborer on Waterworld in the year 1995.
Tanoai Reed tied the knot with his wife, Suzanne Reed in the year 1999. The couple has a son together and his name is Samson Reed. Tanoai very much loves his family and always spends quality time with them. He has also openly shared pictures of them on his social media accounts.
Tanoai Reed has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and his weight is 85 Kg but his other body measurements are not available as of now. Moreover, Reed has black hair and dark brown eyes. Also, he has different tattoos on his body including his cultural tattoos as well.
Tanoai Reed – Social Media
Tanoai Reed is pretty active on all of his social accounts. He owns his Instagram account under the name “samoanstuntman” and has garnered 219K followers on it. Likewise, he has mustered 1.6K and 9.2K followers on Twitter and Facebook respectively.
Tanoai Reed – Net Worth 2023
According to celebritynetworth, Tanoai Reed has a net worth of $1 million and his main income source must be his career as a stunt double. But there is no doubt that he has many other income sources as well.