Karl Urban first wife: Who is Natalie Wihongi?

Natalie Wihongi is a former professional make-up artist from New Zealand makeup artist whose relationship with Karl Urban propelled her to stardom.

Natalie Wihongi was born in Auckland, New Zealand on March 8, 1972.  Natalie graduated from Epsom Girls Grammar School.

Natalie Wihongi served as a makeup artist for the film adaptation of Kirsty Gunn’s 1994 book Rain, directed by Christine Jeffs. She worked on The Privateers (2000

In 2000, Natalie Wihongi met Karl Urban on the set of the movie Privateers. They tied the knot in September 2004 and had their second son, Indiana Urban, in January 2005. Natalie and Karl filed for divorce in 2014.

Natalie Wihongi’s ex-husband, Karl Urban is a New Zealand actor. Karl Urban had his first Hollywood role in the 2002 horror film Ghost Ship.

Karl Urban had a cameo as a stormtrooper in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in 2019. In May 2022, Karl Urban became an official UNICEF Ambassador. Urban serves as a celebrity ambassador for the disadvantaged children’s charity  KidsCan.