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Born: October 26, 1967
Birthplace: Whangarei, New Zealand
Keith Urban is a country music singer and songwriter born in New Zealand. He got his career started in Australia at an early age, releasing his debut album in 1991 titled Keith Urban.
The album went certified platinum and also contained his first American No. 1 single. Urban made his breakthrough with his second album, which contained his hit “Somebody Like You” as well as the Grammy award winning “You’ll Think of Me.” Urban’s third American album, Be Here, which he released in 2004, became his highest selling album. More than fifteen of his singles have reached U.S. country charts, fourteen of which have reached number one.
On June 25, 2006, Urban married Australian actress Nicole Kidman, and the couple now have two daughters, Sunday Rose and Faith Margaret. Urban recently joined American Idol during its 12th season as a judge on the singing competition show.