Karl-Heinz Urban or better known as Karl Urban is an actor. He has gained immense popularity for acting in Star Trek film series. He acted in a very popular movie series The Lord of the Rings. He is a versatile actor who acted in numerous movies like Science fiction movies and also comedy-drama films. Let’s check out Karl Urban’s net worth in 2018.
Karl Urban Early Life
Karl Urban was born in the year 1972 on 7th June in Wellington in New Zealand. His father owned a leather goods store. He was introduced to the classic New Zealand cinema through his mother as she used to work at the film facilities in New Zealand. He soon developed a great interest in acting. He was also fond of public performance since he was a little kid. He studied at the St. Mark’s Church School.
He first acted when he was only 8. He had a one-line role in Pioneer Women which is a television series of New Zealand. From the year 1986 till the year 1990, he studied at the Wellington College. To get the bachelor degree in Arts he got an admission at the Victoria University of Wellington. He acted in various TV commercials and also acted in theatre. He was offered to make guest appearances in various television shows.
Karl Urban Career, Awards, and Achievements
Karl Urban acted in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys which is an American as well as New Zealand television show. He also acted on its spinoff named Xena: Warrior Princess. In these shows, he played the role of Cupid as well as Julius Caesar from the year 1996 to the year 2001. While living in New Zealand, he acted in various films like The Prince of Milk and Out of the Blue. He received a nomination for the former one and won the Qantas Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in the year 2008.
Karl’s Hollywood debut was in the year 2002 when he acted in the horror film Ghost Slip. He acted in the 2nd and 3rd installments of the trilogy of The Lord of the Rings. He also acted in Star Trek, The Chronicles of Riddick and The Bourne Supremacy.
Awards and Achievements
Karl Urban has acted in various genres of movies. He has received various awards for acting in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and also Star Trek. Karl has won Screen Actors Guild Award and Critic’s Choice Movie Award. He also acted in various television series like Almost Human, Short Poppies, and ThePrivateers etc. He has got an offer of playing the lead role The Boys which is an upcoming American superhero series.
Net Worth of Karl Urban
The net worth of Karl Urban is estimated to be around $30 million. His acts in various famous films and television series have resulted in such a net worth. He has had voice work in the video game named Star Trek where he played the lead role of Leonard McCoy.
Karl Urban is a versatile and talented actor. He inspires young growing actors.