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The superhero hunter from Amazon's The Boys, Karl Urban, is a high-quality export of New Zealand to the world. He has appeared in some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, such as Lord of the Rings and Dreed.
Urban was born on June 7, 1972, in Wellington, New Zealand, to his parents as Karl-Heinz Urban. He attended the St Mark's Church School as a child. Later he went to Wellington College for his high school education and got his Bachelor of Arts from Victoria University of Wellington.
What's his Current Relationship Status?
The actor has not disclosed his current relationship status. In fact, he has not been spotted with anyone in public, because of that we can assume, he is single.
The actor previously was in a few relationships. But we know only of his two public relations. He also tied the knot in one of them.
A Decade and a Half Long Love
The actor is married once to Natalie Wihongi. The couple met in the set of The Privateers, where Urban was an actor, and Natalie was a makeup artist. They married after dating for almost 5-6 years of meeting each other in September 2004.
The lovely pair have two children together. Their first son Hunter Urban was born on December 16, 2000, four years before their marriage. But their second son Indiana ("Indy") Urban was born on June 28, 2005, after their union.
His second son was named after one of his favorite movies, franchise Indiana Jones. The couple lived in Auckland, New Zealand, with their children until their relationship came to an end on June 2014.
Relationship with Katee Sackhoff
Both of them were dealing with broken hearts and found refuge with each other. The couple also made many appearances together and had a good bond. They dated for four years before their eventual breakup in 2018.
The Kiwi has an estimated net worth of $20 million. His riches come from his works in some of Hollywood's biggest productions, like Lord of the Rings, Star Trek, Dredd, and The Bourne Supremacy.
He portrayed Eomer in The Two Towers and Return of the King in the Lord of the Ring franchise. The two movies made $927.6 million and $1.12 billion worldwide, respectively. He appeared in The Bourne Supremacy as Kirill, which made $288 million in the box office.
He also appeared alongside Chris Hemsworth in Thor: Ragnarok as Skurge. The movie made $827 million in box office worldwide. Up until 2014, Urban lived in his $5.25 million mansions with his family in Herne Bay, Auckland. After divorce with his wife Natalie, they sold the estate for $6.65 million in December 2014.
The actor also uses his wealth and influence for good. He is the ambassador for KidsCan, which is a charity that supports over 16,000 kids. It provides food, clothing, and shoes to the kids in a precarious position.
One of The Boys
In 2019 the actor from New Zealand landed a role in Amazon's hit web series The Boys as Billy Butcher. He starred with Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Laz Alonso, and Chance Crawford.
He plays the role of a superhero hunter for the eight episodes of the first season. The show started shooting the second season in 2019 and will be aired in mid-2020.
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