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Who Is Manu Bennett? Get To Know Everything About His Age, Net Worth, Career, Personal Life, & Relationship

Shaile Published On Tue Aug 06 2019   Modified On Tue Aug 06 2019
Who Is Manu Bennett? Get To Know Everything About His Age, Net Worth, Career, Personal Life, & Relationship

Full NameManu Bennett
First NameManu
Last NameBennett
Birth NameJonathan Manu Bennett
NationalityNew Zealand
Birth CityRotorua
Birth CountryNew Zealand
Father NameTed Bennett
Father Professionsinger
Mother NameJean Bennett
Mother Professionbikini model
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusRelation
Relation WithKarin Horen
No Of Children3
FilmographyThe Condemned,30 Days of Night,The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,Xena: Warrior Princess,Spartacus,Arrow
Height178 cm
Weight84 kg
Networth$1.5 M
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Date of BirthOctober 10,1969
Age51 years


    Body and Relation Status of Manu Bennett

    What is Manu Bennett marital status ?Relation
    How many children does Manu Bennett have ?3
    Who is Manu Bennett in Relation with?Karin Horen
    What is the height of Manu Bennett ?178 cm
    What is the weight of Manu Bennett ?84 kg

    Manu Bennett is a New Zealand actor. He is known for his role Crixus in the Spartacus, Allanon in The Shannara Chronicles and DC's comic character Slade Wilson/Death Stroke in Arrow. His silver screen roles are Azog the Defiler in The Hobbit film Trilogy, Frankenstein in Death Race 2050 and Deputy Billy Kitka in 30 Days of Night.

    Manu Bennett's Early Life & Education

    Jonathan Manu Bennett was born on 10th October 1969 in Rotorua, New Zealand. He belongs to mixed ethnicity and his birth sign is Libra.

    Talking about his family and parents, he is the eldest son of Ted Bennett and Jean Bennett. His father worked as a singer and his mother was Australian bikini model. His parents moved to Australia when was just a few months. His mother and his brother Stephen Bennett died in a car accident and he was in a coma for two weeks.

    Manu attended Merewether High School and later returned to New Zealand and attend Te Aute College. He went to Australia where he was chosen in the New South Wales Schoolboys Rugby Union team, but he was interested in modern dancing, ballet, and piano so he quit the college and went to study at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institue in Los Angeles.

    Manu Bennett's Age & Body Statistics

    • Age: As of 2019, Manu Bennett's age is 50 years old.
    • Body Measurements: He has a muscular body physique with 50 inches chest, 35 inches waist, and 18 inches biceps.
    • Height: The Hobbits actor stands 5 feet 10 inches/178 cm which is similar to celebrity Mark Harelik, Katherine Pine, and Elize Du Toit.
    • Weight: Likewise, he weighs 84 kg/185 lbs.
    • Eyes Color:  New Zealand actor has dark brown eyes that are bright and beautiful.
    • Hair Color: Similarly, he has dark brown hair.

    Manu Bennett's Personal Life & Relationship History

    Manu Bennett is living is single at present and unmarried, he was in a relationship with Israeli socialite Karin Horen. The couple started dating from 2005 and for him, she even moved to Melbourne. 

    Manu Bennett and Karin Horen
    Manu Bennett and Karin Horen

    The couple shared three daughters Mokoia Bennett, Huia Bennett, and Pania. They lived together for 7 years and got separated in 2015.

    Manu Bennett with Karin and his children
    Manu Bennett with Karin and his children

    Later he dated Cynthia Addai-Robinson for 2 years and then Chantel Elloway for one year. He started dating 2013 Miss Universo Italia Luna Voce from July 2015. Lets hope soon he took his marriage vows.

    Manu Bennet and Luna Voce
    Manu Bennet and Luna Voce 

    The couple also attended Comic-Con International in San Diego together.

    Legal Issue

    The Hobbit actor was arrested and charged with assault causing bodily injury. When he was attending Alamo City Comic-con party he was drunk and caused a scene and even beat 29 years old Craig Brown

    The cops arrested Bennett and he claimed not to remember what happened. For his act, he was arrested.

    Manu Bennett's Net Worth & Career

    As of August 2019, Manu Bennett has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million (as per Celebrity Net Worth). Celebrities Kurt Iswarienko, John Campea, and Gillian Turner had earned similar net worth as Manu Bennett.

    His Primary source of income is from his career as an actor in the Hollywood film industry and television series.


    The New Zealand actor started his career as an actor from the television soap Paradise Beach, later appeared in television series like Xena: Warrior Princess, Shortland Street and many more. But he got recognition as Crixus from the Spartacus

    Furthermore, he appeared as DC's comic character Slade Wilson/Deathstroke for 36 episodes of Arrow in which he shared his screen with actors like  Stephen Amell, Willa Holland, Paul Blackthorne, David Ramsey and many more.

    His silver screen role includes Azog the Defiler in The Hobbit film trilogy and aslo gave voice as Azog in video game Lego The Hobbit. he also shared a screen with WWE superstar The Stone Cold Steve Austin in 2007 movie The Condemned. He appeared in the main role of Frankenstein in Death Race 2050.

    Fact of Mau Bennett.

    • While he was auditioning for Arrow he mistakenly caused a person reading  line opposite him to pass out. Then producer thought he is perfect for the role of Deathstroke.
    • His adopt his Maori name Manu and started using that name in film and series.
    • He got into professional acting through his girlfriend, who was a ballet dancer.

    Quick Summary of Manu Bennett

    Who is Manu Bennett?

    Manu Bennett is a New Zealand actor.

    What is the height of Manu Bennett?

    Manu Bennett stands 5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm.

    What is Manu Bennett's Net Worth?

    Manu Bennett has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

    Who is Manu Bennett's wife?

    Manu is not married.