Taneti Maamau Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Kiribati


Biography of Tanet Maamau

Taneti Maamau is an I-Kiribati politician who has served as the 5th President of Kiribati since 11 March 2016. A member of the Tobwaan Kiribati Party, he began his career in public service as a Planning Officer in the Ministry of Finance before becoming Permanent Secretary for the Ministry Finance and Economic Development and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives.

In 2002, Maamau resigned from public service to join politics and in 2007 won one of the two seats for the island of his Onotoa constituency. In 2011 and 2015 he was re-elected as a member of Maneaba ni Maungatabu (parliament). He previously served as finance minister under President Teburoro Tito.

Tents of normal age

Taneti Maamau was born on September 16, 1960 in Onotoa Island, Kiribati. He is 62 years old.

Tent Normal Height

He has not shared details about its height, however, the review is ongoing and this section will be updated as soon as possible.

Taneti Maamau Family

Taneti was born and raised on Onotoa Island, Kiribati by his loving and caring parents. However, information about his family members is under review and this section will be updated as soon as possible.

Husband of Taneti Maamau

He is married to his beautiful wife Teiraeng Tentoa Maamau.

Average Net Worth

Maamau has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Simple Career Tents

Taneti contested the 2016 presidential election, where he was supported by a new coalition of the Tobwaan Kiribati Party. He received support from former president Teburoro Tito, Anote Tong’s predecessor.

He won the election and was officially declared President after winning the ruling party with almost 60%. He Maamu started his first term on March 11, 2016.

In August 2018, he was appointed Chancellor of the University of the South Pacific. In September 2019, Maamau severed Kiribati’s diplomatic ties with Taiwan and established diplomatic relations with China.

He ran for re-election in the 2020 presidential election against former Banuera Berina Party member Boutokaan Kiribati Moa. Taneti won the election with 59% of the vote and was officially sworn in for a second term on 24 June 2020. In August 2020, Maamau announced plans to seek support from China and other diplomatic allies to claim the islands Kiribati.

In October 2020, Maamau along with four other Micronesian leaders threatened to withdraw from the Pacific Islands Forum if their candidate was not selected as Secretary-General, adding that “Micronesia will remain resolute and united in its position to take on the steering wheel of the Forum”. . He wrote a letter in July 2022 that Kiribati is withdrawing.

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