Who is Natalie Wihongi?

Hollywood is famous for not only movies but the fragile relationship of 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
BirthdayNot Given
BirthplaceAuckland, New Zealand
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Marital statusDivorced
Ex-HusbandKarl Urban
Children nameHunter Urban (son)
Indiana Urban (son)
ProfessionMakeup artist
Net worthUnder review

Early life

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

She went to Epsom Girl’s 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 was playing the role of Eomer, 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 (husband)

Karl Heinz Urban is an actor born on June 7, 1972, in Wellington, New Zealand. He has a degree in Arts from 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 to this, 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 lead to a speculation that one of the reasons for divorce could be that Karl was cheating.

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


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

Indiana and Hunter son of Karl Urban from his first wife
Natalie Wohongi sons, Indiana and Hunter

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 favorite.


Natalie with her new boyfriend
Natalie with her new boyfriend

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

As we were unable to find wedding pics we are guessing that they haven’t married each other.

Net worth

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

Additionally, her ex-husband, Karl, has accumulated a net worth of USD 20 million.

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

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, and wood-beamed ceiling, french doors, and lavish groovy and geometric honeycomb patterns were 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 house 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.

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

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


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  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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