Karl Urban

Karl Urban is known as a New Zealand actor. He is most famous for his roles in Dredd and Thor.

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Background and Age

Karl-Heinz Urban was born on June 7, 1972 in Wellington, New Zealand. He was acquainted with acting dreams from his youth days. He discovered love with the New Zealand film industry at a youthful age and his enthusiasm for the film business never faded from that point forward. His education started at St Mark's Church School and he then proceeded to Wellington College while he was taking professional acting gigs.

Career and Net Worth

The attractive actor got his first acting role at eight years old. From that point forward, he has appeared in numerous TV shows and completed various commercials in his initial acting days. Karl Urban's first worldwide production was Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess. He showed up in New Zealand productions before he made the transition to Hollywood in 2002 for the film, Ghost Ship.

In spite of the fact that his name isn't actually on the lips of the standard group of spectators as a renowned actor, he's appeared in a great deal of top films, including The Lord of the Rings film franchise, The Bourne Supremacy, Star Trek and Red.

Despite the fact that he later found a role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Skurge in the motion picture Thor: Ragnarok, he had his first comic book role as Judge Dredd in the motion picture, Dredd. The 2012 film was generally welcomed by commentators and the film crowd.

Karl Urban's TV roles proceeded in Hollywood with Almost Human, playing Detective John Kennex in a show about LAPD cops combined with similar robots in a cutting edge setting. A portion of his latest works additionally includes a redo of a Belgian film, The Loft and a role as the enemy in Disney's revamp of his great motion picture, Pete's Dragon.

In July 2019, Karl's new show The Boys premiered on Amazon Prime. It got many positive reviews for its unique take on the superhero genre.

Biography | Marriage, Wife and Kids

In 2004, Karl Urban married his long-term partner, Natalie Wihongi. The couple carried on with a wonderful coexistence, sharing numerous incredible moments, including being proud guardians of two children, Hunter who was born in the sixteenth of December 2000 and Indiana, born in January 2005 was named after the protagonist of the Indiana Jones franchise establishment. Sadly, the couple split up in June 2014.

Karl is currently in a romantic association with actress, Katee Sackhoff. The couple has been dating since 2014.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 7 Jun, 1972
Age: 48 yrs
Occupations: Actor
Stage actor
Film actor
Television actor
Citizenship: New Zealand
Birth Place: Wellington
Education: Wellington College
Gender: Male
Description: New Zealand actor
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Net Worth 2021: 20 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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