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Top Influencers from Tahiti & French Polynesia

If you haven’t heard of these rising social media sensations from Tahiti & French Polynesia, you’re in for a real treat! 

Covering everything from beauty and surfing to lifestyle and travel, they are the ones to follow in 2020. 

Herani Sutter

Social media influencer Herani Sutter posing on a palm tree near the beach

Herani Sutter is a social media manager for GETSOCIAL Tahiti with a love for island living. But no need to be green with envy, as an active influencer, she shares all her favorite beachy moments, waterfalls, and sunsets with her Instagram followers. Whether you want to experience life in the islands from your phone or are planning to visit Tahiti & French Polynesia, you’ll enjoy seeing her pop up in your feed.

Tim McKenna

Photo taken by influencer Tim McKenna of diver swimming in the ocean above Manini surgeonfish

Want to enjoy the beauty of the Polynesian islands from above and below water? For over 20 years, Tim McKenna has been traveling the world and capturing its beauty on film. Lucky for us, he has settled down with his wife and daughter on the Island of Tahiti, striving to capture the magic of the Polynesian islands and people. 

Follow Tim on Instagram to enjoy his truly spectacular images daily, and visit his website for a deeper look at his past and future projects. 

Raimiti Ravello

Artist and Tahiti influencer Raimiti Ravello painting a portrait of a woman with brown hair

Born in New Zealand raised in Tahiti, Raimiti Ravello is an artist, teacher, and philanthropist that shares his artistic gifts on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. His portrait work is AMAZING. Follow him for artistic inspiration and a look at his version of island life.

Mihimana Braye

Pro surfer and Tahiti influencer Mihimana Braye walking on the beach with his surf board

Born in Pape'ete, Tahiti, and raised with a love for the ocean, Mihimana Braye is a popular pro surfer who spends countless hours surfing the Polynesian Islands and around the world.

You can keep up with his latest competitions, peek in on his daily life, and get inspired by his fitness routine by following him on Instagram and Facebook

Josh Humbert

Photo by Tahiti influencer Josh Humbert of pearl farmers waiting to go fishing

Love learning about other cultures? Ever wonder how pearls are harvested? You’re in luck! Josh Humbert is a commercial and editorial photographer that spent over half his life in the warm tropical waters of Tahiti, shooting images of surfers and documenting his life as a pearl farmer. 

Follow him on Instagram and visit his website for a look at the ocean from the unique perspective of fishermen, surfers, and pearl farmers harvesting oysters—you won’t be disappointed, we promise!

Matahari Bousquet

Influencer and Miss Tahiti 2019 Matahari Bousquet posing in an orange and black ball gown on the beach 

Want to sneak a peek at pageant life? As Miss Tahiti 2019 and Miss France 2020’s second runner up, Matahari Bousquet is a wealth of information and inspiration when it comes to beauty, fashion, and striking the perfect pose on Instagram. Give her a follow today and you’ll see what we mean!

Vaimalama Chaves

Model, influencer, and pageant winner Vaimalama Chaves posing by the ocean in a white dress with green foliage

Another Tahitian beauty on our list of must-follows is French model Vaimalama Chaves. Already well known for winning Miss Tahiti in 2018 and Miss France in 2019, she’s now sharing her love of music with her brand new album, Good Vibes.

Follow her on Twitter and Instagram for an insider look at living the island life as a model and stay updated on the release of her new album!

Who are your favorite influencers from Tahiti & French Polynesia? 

If we missed any of your favorites, we would love to hear from you! Let us know on Facebook or Instagram who should be added to the list.


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