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Karin Horen


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Full NameKarin Horen
First NameKarin
Last NameHoren
ProfessionIsraeli socialite
Birth CountryIsrael
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
No Of Children3
Date of BirthMay 14,1973
Age50 years

Karin Horen is the wife of famous actor Manu Bennett

The actor is popular among the audiences for the role in the series like a circus in Spartacus.

Karin Horen with her three daughters and ex-husband
Karin Horen with her three daughters and ex-husband. Image source:

Marriage And Husband 

Karen Horen was born and brought up in Israel

The couple met each other in the year 2005 when Karen had gone to Australia to attend University and again moved to Auckland with her partner Manu Bennett, as he got a role in Spartacus

The duo moved to New Zealand in the year 2009. The information related to their marriage is not out in the media. 

But the rumors say that they were only engaged. The couple had three children together.  

They have three beautiful daughters named Pania, Huia, Mokoia Bennett.

This is the cute picture of their daughters posted by her ex-husband in his Instagram. He captioned it as, 


Karin Horen's three daughters.
Karin Horen's three daughters. Source: Instagram


However, the couple broke up their ten years of a long relationship, and this news shocked their fans as it was so not believable. 

Because they were roaming around together in the streets of Peru a year before when the wife came to South America to visit Manu on the sets of Death Race 2050, so it was a total shock to their fans as well. 

The couple Split up in the year 2017

The news of their break up came only after the fifteen months after the Actor Manu Bennett was charged with assault for punching a fan in Texas.

Currently, both of them are leading a single life. She is busy with her three daughters, and he is busy with his career.

Her ex-husband with kids. He captioned it as 


Karin Horen's three daughters and ex-husband
Karin Horen's three daughters and ex-husband. Source: Instagram

Her Cancer Battle Story

Karin Horen diagnosed with breast cancer when she was only 26. 

And immediately, she had to go through two surgeries resulting in two partial mastectomies, twelve months of chemotherapy, and six weeks of radiotherapy

It was so painful and exhausting at the same time for her. 

However, she moved on with her life and met her love of life, Manu Bennett

But unfortunately, cancer returns, and that the time she had full Mastectomy of her left breast and a Preventive Mastectomy of her right one

It came as a shock to her happy family, and they were devasted by this news.

After her two-time mastectomy, she had to go through both the physical pain as well as emotional pain. 

Manu Bennett ended his relationship with her, and she lost her that support as well. 

It feels like all her energy was drained, and nothing was left.  She had to face so many body issues too. 

But she chooses to look at her positive side than the negative one. 

She took motivation from her three daughters and always look forward to leading her life in a new way. 

Later she founded the SUP boarding fundraiser for Cancer Rehabilitation, Paddle for Hope (2011). 

Karen Horen is also a motivational speaker and founder of ONEOFUS.NZ, which an eCommerce site for women where they can buy the products which are friendly to cancer patients like swimwear, beauty, health, lifestyle, and accessories

She also launched a book titled 'I am More Than Just my Tits.' 

Currently, she is living in Auckland with her three daughters.

This is a cover photo of the book that she wrote. She posted in her Instagram 

Cover photo of Karin Horen's book.
Cover photo of Karin Horen's book. Source: Instagram

Who's Her Husband?

Her husband's name is Manu Bennett, who is a New Zealand born actor

His mother, Jean Bennett, was an Australian bikini model, and father Ted Bennett was a singer in New Zealand

He started his career in 1993 in the teen soap Paradise beach

He debuted on the big screen from the movie Lantana

Some of the work that got him fame and name is Allanon in the Shannara Chronicles, Slade Wilson/ Deathstroke in Arrow, and Azog, the defiler in the Hobbit film trilogy.

Net Worth

YearNet WorthAnnual Salary
2020$1-$5 million Not known

Her net worth is estimated between $1-$5 million. The annual salary is not out yet. 

The primary source of income is a professional celebrity. 

And also own an eCommerce site in which she sales products related to a cancer patient for their ease. 

Her ex-husband is estimated to have a net worth of $1.5 Million.


  1. She was born on May 14, 1973.
  2. Her birth sign is Taurus.

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Updated On Fri Feb 19 2021 Published On Wed Jun 03 2020 By paper-boat

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