Karl Urban Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08 Aug, 2021
Facts of Karl Urban
Date of Birth: 1972 , June-7
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: New Zealand
Name Karl Urban
Birth Name Karl-Heinz Urban
Nationality New Zealander
Birth Place/City Wellington, New Zealand
Profession Actor
Net Worth $20 million
Girlfriend Emma-Kate Jones
Children 2
Divorce Natalie Wihongi
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Karl Urban is an actor from New Zealand who started his professional career in 1990 and is most known for his appearance in the American fantasy television series, Xena: Warrior Princess. Also, he is popular for his performance in The Lord of the Rings, Star Trek, and  Almost Human. Similarly, since 2019 the Thor: Ragnarok star appears in the lead cast on the American superhero TV series, The Boys as William "Billy" Butcher.

Dating Emma-Kate Jones After Divorce

Urban, 49, is currently in a relationship with Emma-Kate Jones. They have been dating each other since 2019.  

Previously he was married to Natalie Wihongi. The former couple first met on the set of The Privateers where Wihongi was working as a makeup artist.  The duo eventually fell in love and shared the wedding vows in September 2004. 

Together they share two kids: Hunter Urban and Indiana Urban. However, after 10 years of marriage, they got divorce citing irreconcilable differences.

How Much Is His Net Worth?

The Screen Actors Guild Award winner, Karl has accumulated a net worth of $20 million as per the Celebrity Net Worth as of 2021. Most of his net worth is possible from his career as an actor since the early 90s.

Movie Box Office Cast
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker $1.074 billion Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver
Thor: Ragnarok $854 million Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Cate Blanchett
Pete's Dragon $143.7 million Robert Redford, Oona Laurence
Star Trek Beyond $343.5 million Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin
The Loft  $11 million Wentworth Miller, James Marsden
Star Trek Into Darkness $467.4 million Zoe Saldana, Alica Eve
Walking with Dinosaurs $126.5 million Justin Long, Tiya Sircar

What Was Karl Urban's First Movie?

The actor's first movie was the 2002 horror film Ghost Ship. After this, he has worked in several films such as The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Chronicles of Riddick, Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Butcher: A Short Film

Also, the actor has worked in TV series such as Homeward Bound, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, The Privateers, Almost Human, Short Poppies

CAPTION: Karl Urban with his co-star from The Boys SOURCE: Instagram

Similarly, Urban received huge limelight and attention following his lead role in the American superhero TV series, The Boys as William "Billy" Butcher.

Short-Bio Of Karl Urban: Age And Height

Karl Urban was born to a German immigrant father on June 7, 1972, in Wellington, New Zealand. His mother served for the Film Facilities in Wellington and his father owned a leather goods store.

He joined St Mark's Church School. While he was in school days he participated in numerous school plays and stage productions. In 1986 he joined Wellington College and later on completed his degree in 1990. After this, he joined Victoria University of Wellington but dropped out to pursue a career in acting.

  • How old is he?

As of August 2021, he is at the age of 49.

  • How tall is Urban?

He stands at the height of 6 feet to 185 cm. 

  • Are Karl Urban and Keith Urban Brothers? 

No, Karl Urban and Keith Urban are not related to each other. 

  • Where is Karl Urban Currently?

Karl Urban currently resides in Auckland but is originally from Wellington, New Zealand. 

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