Natalie Wihongi Biography- Make-Up Artist And Karl Urban’s Ex-Wife

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Natalie Wihongi Biography

Natalie Wihongi is a talented makeup artist. Image Source: Natalie Wihongi's Facebook.

Makeup is mainly used to enhance appearance, feel more confident, and to conceal one’s flaws. It also provides insight into a character to the audience. Many makeup artists in the movie industry assist in conveying the personalities of all characters to the viewers.

Natalie Wihongi is a talented makeup artist who has served in several movies and has worked with many actors. She is also known for being Karl Urban‘s ex-wife and baby mama. So, in this short biography, let’s learn more about her net worth, family, parent, husband, and children.

Raised in Auckland, New Zealand

The well-known artist was born in Auckland, New Zealand. Likewise, according to some sources, her family owns a business in New Zealand. However, the beauty guru has not disclosed other information about her personal life, including her birthday and year. So, Natalie Wihongi’s parents’ identity has not been revealed yet.

Other than that, Natalie attended Epsom Girls Grammar School. Similarly, there is no information regarding her collegiate education. Moreover, the talented artist must have been interested in makeup since her childhood. As a result, she might have pursued a course on related subjects.

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Natalie Wihongi Net Worth And Career

Aforementioned, Karl Urban’s ex-wife is a professional makeup artist. And, according to her IMDb profile, she has worked in two movies. In 2000, her professional career started as a person in charge of her ex-husband’s make-up in The Privateers. Similarly, Natalie Wihongi’s net worth must have benefitted from her work.

After that, Natalie’s talent was acknowledged, and she began to receive more popularity and projects. Natalie later worked as a makeup artist for Christine Jeffs‘ romance drama “Rain,” based on Kirsty Gunn‘s 1994 novel.

Similarly, the average annual pay for a movie makeup artist in the United States is $42,696 yearly as of May 2022. So, the media personality must have earned a significant amount from her works. Although it is unknown what she is doing now, Natalie Wihongi’s net worth must be substantial.

Likewise, Natalie Wihongi’s ex-husband, Karl Urban’s net worth is $20M. In addition, she must have gotten some marital property from her divorce settlement. Following the ex-couple’s separation, Karl sold their $5.25 million paid house for $6.65M. Wihongi might have also received some amount from the sale.

Has Natalie Wihongi Moved On From Her Past Relationship?

Looking at Karl Urban’s ex-wife’s Facebook profile, she seems to have rediscovered love in her life. Moreover, the identity of the man she is dating is unknown. There are speculations that the couple is serious about each other and considering marriage.

Natalie Wihongi’s boyfriend appeared on her FB posts in 2016. The couple appears happy in those photos. But since then, she has not been active on social media. Could it be she is now married to him?

Natalie Wihongi Boyfriend
Natalie is in a relationship with a new guy. Image Source: Natalie Wihongi’s Facebook.

As we all know, Natalie was married to a famous actor Karl Urban. Natalie Wihongi’s ex-husband has starred in many movies like Thor: Ragnarok, Star Trek, The Lord Of The Rings franchise, etc. The former love birds might have met on the set of The Privateers and fell in love with each other.

Likewise, the ex-couple dated for several years and tied the knot on September 16, 2004. But, the ex-pair only had a small and private marriage ceremony attended by family and friends. Unfortunately, in June 2014, the former husband-wife duo announced their divorce. Both called it quits after ten years of marriage.

Another person who is the ex-partner of a renowned celebrity is Whoopi Goldberg‘s ex-husband, Lyle Trachtenberg.

Has Two Children From Her First Marriage

Natalie is blessed with two children, both sons from her first marriage. On December 16, 2000, Hunter Urban was born before her marriage. Afterward, Natalie and Karl Urban’s youngest son, Indiana Urban, came into the world on June 28, 2005.

To add more, the beautician’s youngest child’s name is inspired by the Indiana Jones Franchise. Speaking of the other lad, Hunter is very active on Instagram, where he routinely shows off his love for dogs and fishing skills.


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Despite her divorce, Natalie and her ex-husband have maintained a friendly relationship for the sake of their children. As they said,

We are focused on keeping our family relationship cooperating to guarantee that our kids are influenced as meager as expected under the circumstances.

Let’s hope Karl’s ex-beau will share more about her personal life in the following days. But, overall, Natalie appears to be content with her life. We wish her further success in her life.

Trivia And Facts

  • Natalie is a dog lover.
  • She doesn’t appear to be active on Instagram.