Famous Australian-New Zealand actor Manu Bennett is best known for his role of the gladiator Crixus on the Spartacus TV series, the orc commander Azog the Defiler in The Hobbit trilogy, the Deathstroke on Arrow, and the druid Allanon on The Shannara Chronicles. He amasses impressive wealth through those roles. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.
How Did Manu Bennett Get So Rich?
Manu was born on October 10th, 1969, in Rotorua, New Zealand, to an Australian mother, who was a bikini model, and a New Zeland father, who was a singer. Manu was a member o the New South Wales Schoolboys Rugby Union Team until he quit to study dance and drama. His mother and brother were killed in a car accident and Manu was in coma for two weeks.
In 1993, he started his acting career. Besides the stated famous roles, you could see him also on TV series Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms as Sunshine, Street Legal as Matt Urlich, Shortland Street as Jack Hewitt, Water Rats as Joseph Lipinski and others. Manu’s 2016 filmography includes Creed in Beta Test and Frankenstein in Death Race 2050. According to sources, he has three daughters with Israeli Karin Horen.
He dated several attractive women in the past, including Karin Horen and Chantel Elloway. Since 2015, Luna Voce is his current girlfriend. He has three daughters from his long relationship with Karin Horen.