Natalie Wihongi biography- Ex-wife of Karl Urban

Who is Natalie Wihongi?

Hollywood is famous not only for movies but the fragile relationship between celebrities. Natalie Wihongi also shared the same fate when her name was attached to one of the renowned actors in the industry.

Although her relationship was brief, her fame catapulted because of it. Moreover, she could impress some of the audience with her charming beauty and kind personality.

If you wonder who her husband is, he’s the handsome actor Karl Urban. But, unlike her ex-husband, Wihongi has imprinted her name in the entertainment industry as a makeup artist.

Her work and creativity are why she has become one of the sought artists. Let’s get to know Natalie Wihongi better.

Natalie Wihongi Biography
Natalie Wihongi Biography

quick facts

Full nameNatalie Wihongi
BirthdayMarch 8, 1972
Age51 years old
TraitsPositive– Sociable, artistic, and strong morals
Negative– Sensitive, moody, and low self-esteem
BirthplaceAuckland, New Zealand
Currently residingAuckland, New Zealand
NationalityNew Zealander
ParentsNo information
SiblingsAshleigh Wihongi
Marital statusDivorced
Ex-HusbandKarl Urban
Children nameHunter Urban,
Indiana Urban
EducationEpsom Girls’ Grammar School
ProfessionMakeup artist
Net worthUnder review
Social mediaFacebook

Early life

Natalie Wihongi is a New Zealander. She was born in as born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand.

She went to Epsom Girls’ Grammar School for her education.

From a young age, she was interested in fashion and beauty; as a result, she pursued a career as a makeup artist

In 2000, Natalie Wihongi met Karl Urban on the set of the movie Privateers. Karl played Eomer’s role, and Natalie was the makeup artist.

They met again when Natalie was offered a role in Rain in 2001. Eventually, they started dating one another.

After dating for three years, the couple decided to take their relationship to the next level. In September 2004, Natalie and Karl were married.

Karl Urban (ex-husband)

Karl Urban ex husband of Natalie Wihongi

Karl Heinz Urban is an actor born on June 7, 1972, in Wellington, New Zealand. He has a degree in Arts from the Victoria University of Wellington. His first role was in the famous horror movie Ghost Ship. 

He has been in notable movies such as The Lord of the Rings, Xena: Warrior Princess, Leonard McCoy in the Star Trek reboot film series, Dredd, Riddick franchise, and Thor: Ragnarok.

In addition, Karl has appeared in various tv shows such as Ark; The Animated Series, The Boys, Short poppies, Almost Human, and more.

Karl and Natalie divorced in June 2014. They did not reveal the reason; however, they mentioned that the divorce was a mutual decision.

After divorcing, Karl started dating beautiful actress Katee Sackhoff. It led to speculation that one of the reasons for the divorce could be that Karl was cheating.

However, Katee ended her relationship with her ex-husband, Natalie, in 2018. Since then, he wasn’t seen romantically involved with anyone.

Children of Natalie Wihongi

Indiana and Hunter son of Karl Urban from his first wife

Natalie had two children with Karl, Indiana, and Hunter Urban. 

Indiana Urban was born on December 16, 2000. 

On June 28, 2005, the couple gave birth to Indiana. They name the younger son after the Indiana Jones franchise. It was Karl’s first movie and one of his favorites.


Natalie with her new boyfriend
Natalie with her new boyfriend

Natalie has a new man in her life however, apart from a few pics shared on Facebook, there is no other information.

We are guessing they haven’t married each other because we could not find wedding pics.

Natalie Wihongi Net worth

Natalie Wihongi has had a successful career as a makeup artist in Hollywood. She became famous for her work in the 2000 movie Privateers, Rain, and several hit movies.

Her ex-husband, Karl, also has a net worth of USD 20 million.

If we include both, Natalie’s net worth can be estimated at around one million dollars.

The House

Karl and Natalie owned a lavish house in Auckland, New Zealand. The property stretched to 281 square meters and consisted of 4 bedrooms and two bathrooms.

The house had a substantial alley-length entrance, wood floor, wood-beamed ceiling, french doors, and great groovy and geometric honeycomb patterns on the wall.

In addition, the house was decorated with several wall-hanging artworks.

However, in 2012, the house was in an auction on April 4. According to sources, it was revealed that the capital value of the home is no less than 1,410,000 NZ or $1,150,450.

social media

Unlike Karl, Natalie is a very private person. She does not like to talk about herself to the general fans.

Also, Wiongi has been hiding from the people on social media too. To be precise, this makeup artist is not active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

She has social media accounts, but she doesn’t seem to be active.


How old is Karl urban and Natalie Wihongi?

The Kiwi actor Karl was born on June 7, 1972, and is now 49 years old. On the other hand, Natalie has not revealed much about her age in the media. However, fans suspect that she is between 45 years to 50 years.

What is Natalie Wihongi’s net worth?

In 2021, this lady made a hefty amount of money from her work and accolades. Yet, despite all this, there is no reliable information about her net worth ad salary.

How much is Karl Urban’s net worth?

After working in hundreds of movies, Karl has a net worth of USD 20 million in 2021.

Is Natalie Wihongi married?

Previously Wihongi married handsome actor Karl. However, after being together for about a decade, they divorced. After this, Natalie has not married any man we know of. Instead, it seems that she is single and happy.

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One Comment

  1. I’m pretty sure that the woman in the middle of your first image is actually Katee Sackoff (Karl’s girlfriend), not Natalie

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