|Johann Urb Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||January 24, 1977|
|Spouse||Rachel Emma Pringle|
Johann Urb is an Estonian-born American actor, producer, and former model who is well known for appearing in films like Zoolander, 1408, and The Bank Job, and also for playing Leon S. Kennedy in Resident Evil: Retribution and Resident Evil: Rejuvenation. Johann moved to New York at the age of 17 to pursue his acting dream. He is active on social media with more than 20k followers on Instagram.
Johann went to the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
- Father – Tarmo Urb (Musician, Actor)
- Mother – Maris Urb
He is represented by Innovative Artists (Talent Agency), Santa Monica, California, U.S.
6 ft 4 in or 193 cm
88 kg or 194 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Johann has dated –
- Erin Axtell Urb (2007-2010) – Johann and actress Erin Axtell started dating in 2007. The couple got married on August 16, 2007. But, after been married for over 2 years, the couple separated in 2010 and officially divorced on December 24, 2010.
- Rachel Emma Pringle (2017-Present) – Urb started dating model and life coach Rachel Emma Pringle in 2017. They got married in 2018 and can be seen together in many of their Instagram posts.
Race / Ethnicity
He has Estonian ancestry.
Light Brown (Natural)
He prefers to dye his hair in different colors like ‘platinum blonde’ and ‘dark brown’.
- Towering height
- Often wears spectacles
He has appeared in these TV commercials –
- Nintendo 3DS available at Target stores (2011)
- Old Navy (2015)
Best Known For
- Appearing in films like Zoolander, 1408, and The Bank Job
- Playing Leon S. Kennedy in Resident Evil: Retribution and Resident Evil: Rejuvenation
He made his theatrical film debut as Mugatu bodyguard in the comedy film Zoolander in 2001.
First TV Show
Johann made his first TV show appearance as David on the romantic comedy-drama series Miss Match in 2003.
Even with his advancing age, Johann regularly hits the gym. He doesn’t give much emphasis to cardio, rather he enjoys weight training, especially, compound exercises like deadlifts, weighted squats, and pull-ups.
He keeps his fans updated about his workout regime by posting his workout videos and pictures on Instagram.
Johann Urb Facts
- Johann relocated to Finland at the age of 10.
- At age 17, he moved to New York to pursue his career in modeling.
- Urb is good friends with Estonian film director Brad Jurjens.
- He was featured in the short film Fear of Feathers in 2003.
- He played a role in an episode of crime drama series CSI: Miami in 2004.
- In 2013, Johann appeared as Robbie Mac on Californication.
- He has also graced the cover of Estonian health magazine Tervis Pluss.
- Follow Johann Urb on Instagram.
Featured Image by Johann Urb / Instagram