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Jul 03

Tofiga Fepulea’i

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QUICK FACTS:

NAME: Tofiga Fepulea’i

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BIRTH DATE: February 5, 1974

PLACE OF BIRTH: Wellington, New Zealand

EDUCATION:

 

KNOWN FOR: An MC, Actor, Comedian and Radio DJ at NiuFM. He is one-half of the stand up comedy duo ‘The Laughing Samoans’ with Eteuati Ete.

VILLAGES IN SAMOA: Fusi, Savai’i

 

SHORT BIO / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Tofiga had worked in other areas of entertainment before working full-time in comedy which include appearing in Television Ads, Music Videos and also Tagata Pasifika
  • 2011/12 – Joined NiuFM as a co-host on the Nic & Tofiga Breakfast Show
  • 2011 – Joined New Zealand Pacific television show ‘FreshTV’ as ‘Aunty Tala’ and ‘Uncle Sam’ character’s from his Laughing Samoan stand-up comedy
  • 2003 – At the Fringe Festival, Fepulea’i was invited to be the opening act for Eteuati Ete. The show instantly became a huge success and it was there that the duo created a unique comedic relationship that is now the two-man stand up comedy group ‘Laughing Samoans’.
  • Tofiga is known to work with at-risk Pacific youth in the community in hopes of making a difference to their lives

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. Alma Tuigamala

    Can somebody plzzz tell meeh what is the date of birth of Tofiga Fepuleai….its for our samoan homework

    1. Admin

      Talofa Alma,

      We’ve updated Tofiga’s bio with his date of birth. Hope you do well with your homework! Please share the website with friends and family – or school!

      Fa’afetai lava ma Ia manuia!!
      Admin

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