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Facts of Huia Bennett

Full NameHuia Bennett
First NameHuia
Last NameBennett
ProfessionCelebrity Kid
NationalityNew Zealand
Birth CountryNew Zealand
Father NameManu Bennett
Father ProfessionActor
Mother NameKaren Horen
Mother Professionentrepreneur
Gender IdentityFemale
SibilingsMokoia Bennett and Pania Bennett
Date of BirthApril 20,2007
Age17 years

Huia Bennett is the daughter of famous actor Manu Bennett

Her mother, Karen Horen, is an entrepreneur


Recently she shared a pic of Huia with her two sisters on Instagram. She captioned it as, 

'let this Passover….'

Huia Bennett with her two sisters.
Huia Bennett with her two sisters. Source: Instagram

It seems like her mother loves spending time and having fun with her daughters. 

By looking at this picture, we surely can say that it's a mommy and daughter's day out. Karen captioned it as 

'they are back….'

Huia Bennett with her mother and two sisters
Huia Bennett with her mother and two sisters. Source: Instagram

Parents And Their Love Story

Her father, Manu Bennett, is a New Zealand born actor

He is famous for his role in epic fantasy works such as Circus in the television series Spartacus and playing Slade Wilson in series Arrow

His mother was a bikini model, and his father was a singer. His family moved to Australia when he was small.

Her mother, Karen Horen, was born and raised in Israel

Karen moved to Australia to attend a university; that's when she met the love of her life, Manu Bennett

The duo met each other in 2005. Both of them were madly in love with each other. 

After Manu got a role in Spartacus, the couple moved in together to Auckland

There is no information available regarding their marriage; however, some sources say that couples were only engaged

The couple moved to New Zealand in 2009

The couple is blessed with three beautiful daughters named as Pania, Huia and Mokoia Bennett.

In the picture below, Huia Bennett with her father, mother and, two sisters. 

Huia Bennett with her family.
Huia Bennett with her family. Image Source:


The power couple decided to end their relationship after the ten years of being together. 

It was such heart-breaking news for their fans and well-wishers. 

A year before, the couple were seen roaming together in the streets of Peru, where his wife pays visit Manu on the sets of Death Race 2050

Unfortunately, the couple broke up and got separated in the year 2017. 

But news came out after the fifteen months when the actor Manu Bennett was charged against the assault for punching a fan face in Texas.

The ex-couple is single as of now.  

Manu is busy in his career, whereas his ex-wife Karen is occupied with three daughters and leading her company.

Her Mother Karen Cancer Battle Story

Her mother, Karen, was diagnosed with cancer when she was only twenty-six years old. 

It was news for her family and her as well. And after that, she immediately had to go through two surgeries

The surgeries include two partial mastectomies, twelve months of chemotherapy, and six weeks of radiotherapy

It was a heart-wrenching moment for her as she was juggling with such diseases. 

The therapy was painful for her mentally as well as physically.  

After battling with this bravely, she met Manu Bennett.  She was leaving a happy life after that phase.

But again, that phase which she wanted to forget kicks in, she was diagnosed with breast cancer on her right side

This news breaks her up, and she was feeling terrible at that moment. 

Manu Bennett ended a relationship with her, and she lost her husband's support as well. 

Its a tough time for her even physically and emotionally. 

But she was the person who always wants to move on no matter what, she took all the positivity and encouragement from her three beautiful daughters. 

She chooses not to sit down and mourn but to stand up and move on her life. 

And she fought the disease like a true warrior.  

It is commendable to how she faced that situation when nothing was right in her life. 

Later Karen founded her own company 'ONEOFUS.NZ' which a shopping site for people who are battening cancer

All the product available there was friendly to the patients like swimwear, health, beauty, and Accessories

She is also a motivational speaker

She even founded the SUP boarding fundraiser for Cancer Rehabilitation, Paddle for Hope in 2011.

Net Worth

YearNet worthAnnual salary
2020$1-$5 Million Not known

Huia's net worth is not revealed yet, but her mother Karen is estimated to have a net worth around $1-$5 Million approximately. 

She earns money from being a celebrity as well. 

She owns a company where she sells many products that is friendly to cancer patients. She is also a writer

Her father, Manu Bennett, is estimated to have a net worth of $1.5 Million, and his primary source of earning is acting.


  1. She is 13 years old.
  2. She was born on April 20, 2007.

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Updated On Fri Mar 04 2022 Published On Tue Jun 16 2020 By shaumya

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