Austin Kaota Teiti, (born 22nd, August 1993) is a Melbourne based Cook Island/New Zealand actor, singer, song writer and guitarist. Austin has worked in film's, web series, TV and was a participant in various Talent Shows including The Voice and X-Factor Australia.
Austin was born in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, the son of Tuainekore and Barbara Teiti. He is of English, New Zealand Maori, and Tahitian decent.
Austin moved to Australia in 2000 to pursue a better lifestyle, education, and career. He was very sports orientated performing exceptionally well in all sports and athletics. Being best known for his rugby.
Due to injuries he later pursued a career in singing and acting.
Personal commitments had become a toll on his career. So in the summer of 2016, he decided to take a break from acting and singing to focus on providing for himself and his family financially.
A year later and he now works in Hospitality and is part owner of a Restaurant located in the western suburbs of Victoria.
Being away from acting and singing for a year, Austin decided to take on roles in small films and web series to keep working on his craft. Starring in Australian films like Dragon force X. A comedic, 80's based web series shot in the northern side of Victoria where he also performed with one of his best friends Tawaroa Kawana at the Launch Party of feature film Leaving Darkness.
He hopes to one day make acting his sole career and to have huge success in America. Where he plans to reside in the near future.