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Keith Urban Biography

Keith Urban
  • Age: 50 years old
  • Birth Nation: New Zealand
  • Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
  • Name: Keith Urban
  • Birth Name: Keith Lionel Urban
  • Father: Robert “Bob” Urban
  • Mother: Marienne Urban
  • Nationality: New Zealand-Australian
  • Birth Place/City: Whangarei
  • Religion: Christian
  • Ethnicity: white
  • Profession: Singer-songwriter
  • Net Worth: $4.1 billion
  • Shoe Size: 10
  • Weight in KG: 77 kg
  • Tatto(s): Yes
  • Famous for: Singer
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Nichole Kidman
  • Children: Sunday Rose Kidman Urban, Faith Margaret Kidman Urban
  • Divorce: Never
  • Education: Caboolture High in Australia
  • Awards: received four Grammy Awards along with various other awards
  • Online Presence: wiki,facebook,twitter
  • Siblings: Shane Urban
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Keith Lionel Urban was born on October 26 ,1967 in Whangarei, New Zealand. He is the son of Marienne and Robert “Bob”. His Parents Moved to Caboolture, Queensland, Australia when he was two years old, he was brought up there and eventually his career also started there. As a child he learned guitar from Sue McCarthy, he entered in local competitions and also acted in a local theater Company. Keith went to Caboolture High in Australia.

Career

He released a self-titled debut album in 1991 in Australia; his four singles from the Australia were on charts. In 1992 he moved to United States and worked as a session guitarist before starting a band called The Ranch. The band recorded one studio Album with the record label Capitol Nashville. He made his solo American debut with the album Keith Urban in 1999. The album was a platinum success in U.S. “But for the Grace of God” from the album was number one on Hot Country Songs. “Somebody Like You” from his sophomore album Golden Road was declared as the biggest country hit of the 2000-2010 decade by Billboard. His third album was “Be There” and songs for the album also topped the charts becoming his highest selling album which was 4 times the platinum success. In 2006 he released yet another album Love, Pain &the Whole Crazy Thing. “Once in a Lifetime” and “Stupid Boy” from the album were again massive hits. He has released altogether of  nine studio albums. The latest one was released is Fuse in 2013. Besides electric and acoustic guitar he plays banjo, bass guitar, mandolin, piano, sitar, bouzouki and drums. He is a coach on the Australian version of the famous singing Competition The Voice and he is also known for his role as a judge on American Idol.

Marriage, Affairs, Divorce and personal life

In January 2005,Keith and actress Nichole Kidman met at G’Day LA, which is a Hollywood event honoring Australians. They reportedly start dating six months later and were married on Sunday, June 25th 2006. They got married at the Cardinal Cerretti memorial Chapel in Sydney. They have two daughters of their own. Keith got himself checked in to the rehab facilities at Betty Ford Center in California on 19 October 2006 and got out clean in January 18, 2007.

Keith is of New Zealand, Australian Nationality.

Height of Keith is 1.78 m and has a body women crave for. He is aged 46 years. Detail can be found in facts too

There are plenty of hot pictures of him and his wife Nichole Kidman in the internet.

Awards & Achievements

He has received four Grammy Awards along with various other awards and honors like American Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Billboard Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards and yet more.

Keith Urban and Nichole Kidman are one of the richest celebrity couple with estimated neet worth of $4.1 billion.

 

  • Last modified : 17 April, 2014
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