Natalie Wihongi: Details Of The Ex-wife of Karl Urban and Their Marriage

By Shradhda Gurung | Updated on December 20, 2022
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    Natalie Wihongi is a makeup artist best known for her work in the movies The Privateers and Rain. Apart from her profession, Wigongi is also recognized for being the ex-wife of Lord of the Rings actor Karl Urban.

    The ex-celebrity spouse is very private when it comes to talking about her personal matters. Despite all of that, it hasn’t stopped people from wanting to know more about her. Thus, this article will cover every part of Natalie’s life that has been kept a secret from the media including her married life with her former husband Urban, her life after divorce, and more.

    Further, you will also learn whether the former couple shared any children and whether Natalie married anyone else after her divorce from Karl. So, what’s the hold-up, let’s get started right away and learn everything about her!

    Natalie Wihongi Is A New Zealand Native: Details On Her Early Life And Parents

    The makeup artist was born in Auckland, New Zealand. Multiple tabloids have confirmed her date of birth to be March 8, 1972. So, if we go by this information, Natalie is 50 years old as of 2022 and her zodiac sign is Pisces.

    Besides, Wihongi belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity and is a New Zealander by nationality. On the other hand, her ex-husband Karl was born to German immigrant parents on June 7, 1972, in Wellington New Zealand. His father was the owner of a leather goods store and his mother used to work for the Film Facilities in Wellington.

    Besides, moving into her education, the former celebrity spouse completed her higher education at the Epsom Girls’ Grammar School.

    Natalie Wihongi Career As A Makeup Artist

    As we already discussed, the former Mrs. Urban is a professional makeup artist by profession. She had an interest in this field from the very beginning. And soon after completing her education, Wihongi pursued her dream of becoming one.

    Natalie Wihongi is a makeup artist.
    Karl Urban’s ex-wife is a makeup artist by profession.

    She has now been working in this field for more than 2 decades. Likewise, her career was further boosted after Natalie landed her job as a makeup artist for the movie The Privateers (2000) which her future husband Karl was also part of. A year later, Karl Urban’s ex-wife also got the chance of working as a makeup artist in the 2001 movie Rain.

    There aren’t any other film credits that Natalie has been a part of, however, we can for sure say that the former celebrity spouse has been living a happy life away from the media.

    Natalie Wihongi Was In A Marital Relationship With Her Ex-Husband Karl Urban: Details On Their Marriage

    Wihongi and her then-husband Karl Urban walked down the aisle in September 2004. Their wedding ceremony was nothing less than what we see in movies. It was fabulous being attended by their close friends and families including many celebrities.

    Actually, the former flames came across for the first time in the late 1990s. Gradually, Natalie also began working in the movies in which her then-boyfriend Karl also starred.

    Natalie Wihongi husband Karl Urban
    Natalie and her former Husband Karl together at an event.

    The duo was madly in love with each other and it looked as if they will be together until the end of time. However, it was far from the truth because 10 years later in September 2014 they decided to separate. Similarly, while talking about their separation, the former lovebirds said that it was their mutual decision to part ways. They said,

    “It is with great regret that we, Karl Urban and Natalie Wihongi, have made the mutual decision to separate.We request that people respect our family’s privacy at this time and will be making no further comment”

    The former couple hasn’t shared the real reason behind their separation to date. However, many have speculated that their divorce is behind Karl’s relationship with actress Katee Sackhoff. The pair were in a relationship from 2014-2018.

    Do Natalie And Her Former Hubby Share Any Children?

    Well for starters the ex-couple was in a marital relationship for 10 years. So, it is quite obvious that people want to know if they share any kids together. So, do they?

    The pair shares two children. Their first son Hunter Urban was born in November 2000 and is 22 years old as of 2022. He has honed his skill in fishing and is mostly active on Instagram.

    Natalie Wihongi with her son.
    The makeup artist with her son.

    Similarly, the duo welcomed their second son (Indy) Indiana Urban five years later in January 2005. Did you know the fact that his dad named him after the Indiana Jones franchise’s eponymous hero, the first movie Karl played in?

    He is 17 years old and is already making his name in the entertainment industry. He is best known for the movie Bent (2018) which the star kid appeared alongside his father.

    Is Natalie Wihongi Dating Anyone As of 2022?

    The former celebrity spouse is living a quiet life away from the media after her divorce from her then-husband Karl. There isn’t any information leading us to believe that Natalie is in any sort of relationship. So, Natalie is most probably single as of 2022.

    Whatever the case, we hope this question will be answered soon enough.

    Is Natalie Active On Instagram?

    As we said earlier, Natalie is a very private person. Thus keeping that in mind, Karl Urban’s ex-wife Wihongi isn’t active on any major social media platforms including Instagram and Twitter. However, the makeup artist has a Facebook account but doesn’t seem to post quite often.

    On the other hand, her former husband Karl is active on most of the social media handles. He has a total of 2.4 million followers on Instagram (@karlurban). Similarly, the actor has around 371.4k followers on Twitter.

    Natalie Wihongi’s Net worth

    Natalie is a makeup artist and has made a ton of money from her career. She is estimated to have a total fortune of $1 million.

    Whereas, her ex-hubby Karl Urban is said to have a total net worth of $20 million. Her hubby has earned such a good amount of fortune from his work in several movies and TV shows.

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