Who is Vili Fualaau?
Vili Fualaau is a Samoan American DJ. He came into the limelight because of his sexual relationship at the age of twelve with a married sixth-grade teacher named Mary Kay Letourneau which became a national scandal.
Vili Fualaau: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity
Vili Fualaau was born on June 26, 1983, in the United States of America. As of 2020, his age is 36. He was born to parents Luaiva and Soona Fualaau. He has three siblings.
However, there isn’t much information about them. He spent his childhood days with his siblings and parents. At the age of twelve, he already became famous because of his sexual relationship with his teacher. His ethnicity is Samoan.
Education: School/College, University
Talking about his education, he joined Shorewood Elementary School located in Burien, Washington, in September 1991. He dropped out of school. He later joined the Academy of Fine Arts.
Vili Fualaau and Mary Kay Letourneau’s Controversial Love Story
It all began in 1996 when Mary became Vili’s teacher in sixth-grade. He was twelve at the time. She helped him develop his artistic skills and soon began visiting her house. He even became very close to her eldest son, Steve. Letourneau was a married woman with four children at that time. The teacher-student relationship started becoming sexual in July 1996. The police caught them in a sexual act inside a van and arrested them. However, Fualaau told the police he was 18 and they were released.
Mary later claimed that she did not know that her sexual relationship with Vili would be considered rape. Vili was the one who wanted to be in a relationship and later admitted that he would make plans beforehand on what to say, what to gift, and what to do with her.
When Vili entered the seventh grade, Letourneau became pregnant with his first child in September 1996. A few months later, in February, Mary’s husband found their love letters. On March 4, 1997, she was arrested for second-degree rape and was released on bail. On May 23, 1997, she gave birth to their first child, Audrey. Three months later, she pleaded guilty to child rape in exchange for three months sentence instead of a longer one. The judge agreed to release her in the condition that she would never meet Vili again.
In February 1998, the police caught them in a vehicle together with some cash, baby clothing, and passport and suspected them of trying to flee away. In the winter of the same year, she got pregnant with their second child. She was sentenced to 7 and a half years in prison. In October 1998, she gave birth to their second baby, Georgia inside the prison.
Vili and his mother took care of their child. However, he suffered from depression and even attempted suicide. It was a really hard time for him as he had trouble raising his babies financially and mentally. On August 4, 2004, Mary was released from prison and the couple got married on May 20, 2005, in a winery house located in Washington. They got divorced in May 2017.
Fualaau is a DJ by profession. Other than that, not much is known about his professional life.
Vili Fualaau: Net Worth, Salary
Vili Fualaau has an estimated net worth of around $100k. He has not revealed his salary. An average DJ in America earns around $58k annually.
- He cheated on Mary Kay while she was in prison.
- His mother raised their daughters when Mary was in jail.
- The controversial couple co-authored ‘Only One Crime, Love’.
- Mary’s pregnancy was not an accident but a plan to keep their relationship.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
He has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of around 5 feet 9 inches. However, he has not revealed his weight. Similarly, there is no information about his shoe size.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Vili is active on social media sites. He is active on Facebook and Instagram. He has around 2.7k followers on Facebook. Similarly, he has around 2.1k followers on Instagram.
More about the relationship
Vili Fualaau is currently divorced and single. He was previously married to his sixth-grade teacher, Mary Kay Letourneau.
The teacher-student relationship started becoming sexual in July 1996. When Vili entered the seventh grade, Letourneau became pregnant with his first child in September 1996. On May 23, 1997, she gave birth to their first child, Audrey. In 1998, she got pregnant with their second child. She was sentenced to 7 and a half years in prison. In October 1998, she gave birth to their second baby, Georgia inside the prison.
On August 4, 2004, Mary was released from prison and the couple exchanged wedding vows on May 20, 2005, in a winery house located in Washington. They got divorced in May 2017. The reason for their divorce has not been revealed yet. They were in a relationship for more than 20 years and were married for around 12 years.
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