Karl Urban | Biography

Posted On: 08 Aug, 2014

Karl Urban | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth June 07, 1972
Age 48 Years 10 Month(s)
Nationality New Zealand
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Natalie Wihongi(divorced)
Girlfriend N/A
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(once)
Married Not Now
Net Worth $80 Million Dollars
Height 185 cm
Weight 205 lbs
Children/Kids Hunter Urban, Indiana Urban

“I like the time frame involved in being actor.” – Karl Urban

Karl Urban was born in Wellington, New Zealand in 7th June, 1972. He has successfully introduced himself as a successful actor all around the world. Among the movies he has played till today, he is best known for Eomer in The Lord or the Rings, Dr. Leonard “Bones Macoy in Star Trek and Judge Dredd from the 2012 movie Dredd. He has also appeared in the television series.

He has started his career from 1990 and he is actively involved in this field till today.  He had first grabbed the career in television series. He was first seen in the internationally syndicated television series Hercules: The Legendary Journey. He also got opportunity to play in Xena: Warrior Princess where he acted on the role of Cupid he also took part in the crew member of Julius Caesar from 1996 to 2001. He was also starred in The Priceof Milk in 2001 from which he also get nominated for New Zealand Qantas Film and Television Awards. He was also nominated for the Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast. After these awards, his popularity has increased and he has signed many movies. Currently, there is gossip about we can see him in the upcoming movie of Batman.

He is the tall guy with the height of 6 feet 1 inch. With the dark intense staring eyes and deep commanding voice, he has made his unique presence in acting. At the age of 42 also, he is very much active in his work. He has the highly adept characters and often plays wisecracking among the peers. He has the hobbies of surfing, golf, fishing and gardening. He also enjoys the video games from which he is influenced to take the role in “Doom”. Besides acting, he is also a social worker. He is an ambassador of KidsCan which helps to support children as they provide shoes, coats and food. This organization is helping more than 16000 disadvantaged children.

He has married to Natalie Wihongi in September 2004. She was his makeup artist on “The Privateers”. The couple has got two children: Hunter, who was born in November 2000 and Indiana, born in January 2005. They have good cooperation between them and his wife also said that Karl is very loving and caring husband. “ I don’t believe I could work as effectively at what I do without the support of my wife.” This statement given by Karl also proves that how much they are interdepended with each other. So, the reason to have divorce in them is out of the question. Currently, they live in Aukland, New Zealand.

With the great body and facial structure, he is popularized among the youths. But there has been a rumor that he is a gay. But after his marriage, this issue was disappeared. His shirtless pictures can be found in different sites where you can see his body and muscles.

He is good in keeping in touch with the fans. So, he is present in twitter and Facebook. He has large number of followers in twitter. Due to his tremendous effort in this field, he has accumulated the net worth of $80 million which also makes him one of the richest celebrities of the world.

To get more information about Karl, you can always visit wiki and other internet sources. If you are a fan, you can also follow him in twitter.