Karl Urban Biography, Age, Movies, Height, Wife, Net Worth

Karl Urban Biography, Age, Movies, Height, Wife, Net Worth

Karl Urban is a New Zealand actor popularly known for his role as Billy Butcher in the television show known as “The Boys”. He has also featured in several movies such as The Lord of the Rings, Xena: Warrior Princess, Ghost Ship, Star Trek reboot film series and many more. In this post, we will look at the full biography of Karl, his age, movies, wife, and children and conclude with his net worth. Keep reading to find out more.

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Karl Urban Biography

Urban was born on 7 June 1972 in Wellington, New Zealand to a German immigrant dad and a mom who worked at Wellington. Karl’s father owned and managed a leather goods store and thought his son will follow the job he had created. But Karl had his intention and at the age of 8, followed his dream profession, acting. With his two brothers, they formed a music band called “Urban Brothers”.

Karl was a former student at St Mark’s Church School. Whiles in school, Karl used to take part in school plays. With his dream job in mind, he enrolled at Wellington College from the year 1986 to 1990. He also graduated from Victoria University of Wellington with a Bachelor in Business Administration certificate. Combining his school with his acting career was a bit tough for him so he later decided to stop school and concentrate on his career.

Urban had an exceptional desire for acting and he had the chance to play Cupid and Julis Ceasar in the television show called Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. He also featured in another movie Xena: Warrior Princess from the year 1997 to 2001. In the list below, I have gathered some of the movies he was featured.

Karl Urban Movies

  • Chunuk Bair as Wellington Soldier in 1992
  • Heaven in the year 1998 as Sweeper
  • Via Satellite in 1998 as Paul
  • The Irrefutable Truth about Demons in 2000 as Harry Ballard
  • The Price of Milk in 2000 as Rob
  • Ghost Ship as Munder in the year 2002
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers in 2002 as Éomer
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King as Éomer in 2004
  • Chronicles of Riddick as Siberius Vaako in the year 2004
  • The Bourne Supremacy in 2004 as Kirill
  • Doom in 2005 as John “Reaper” Grimm
  • Out of the Blue as Nick Harvey in 2006
  • Pathfinder as Ghost in the year 2007
  • Star Trek in the year 2009 as Leonard McCoy
  • Black Water Transit[29] in 2009 as Earl Pike
  • And Soon the Darkness[30] as Michael in 2010
  • Red[31] as William Cooper in 2010
  • Priest[32] in the year 2011 as Black Hat
  • Dredd[33] in 2012 as Judge Dredd
  • Star Trek Into Darkness[34] in the year 2013 as Leonard McCoy
  • Riddick[35] as Siberius Vaako in 2013
  • Walking with Dinosaurs[36] as Zack in 2013
  • The Loft[37] in 2014 as Vincent Stevens
  • Star Trek Beyond[38] as Leonard McCoy in 2016
  • Pete’s Dragon[39] in the year 2016 as Gavin Magary
  • Thor: Ragnarok[40] as Skurge in the year 2017
  • Acts of Vengeance[41] in 2017 as Officer Hank Strode
  • Hangman[42] as Detective Will Ruiney in 2017
  • Bent[43] in the year 2018 as Danny Gallagher

Television Shows

  • Shark in the Park as Rohann Murdoch in the year 1990
  • Homeward Bound in 1992 as Tim Johnstone
  • Shortland Street from 1993 to Paramedic Jamie Forrest
  • Riding High in 1995 as James Westwood
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys as Cupid in the year 1996
  • Xena: Warrior Princess as Mael in 1996
  • Amazon High as Kor in the year 1997
  • Xena: Warrior Princess as Julius Caesar from 1997 to 2001
  • Xena: Warrior Princess in the year 1997 as Cupid
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys in 1998 as Julius Caesar
  • Xena: Warrior Princess as Kor in the year 2000
  • The Privateers as Capt. Aran Dravyk in the year 2000
  • Comanche Moon as Woodrow F. Call in 2008
  • Almost Human from 2013 to 2014 as John Kennex
  • Short Poppies in 2014 as Alex Turnbull
  • The Boys in the year 2019 as Billy Butcher

How Old Is Karl Urban?

Urban was born on 7 June 1972 in Wellington, New Zealand. Karl will be 50 years on 7 June 2022 which is his birthday.

How Tall Is Karl Urban?

Karl has an athletic body with a height of 6 feet and 1 inch.

Who Is Karl Urban’s Wife?

Karl was married to Natalie Wihongi in the year 2004. The lovers were reportedly dating since 2000 and she was even his makeup artist for the 2000 television film The Privateers. They had a son on 16 December 2000 whom they called Hunter Urban. They also had a daughter on 28 June 2005 whom they also called Indiana.  The couple later separated after 10 years of marriage in June 2014. Karl has not been married since then.

Karl Urban’s Net Worth

From his work as an actor since 1990, Karl has made a lot of income. His estimated net worth in 2022 is about $30 million.
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