October 26, 1967 in Whangarei
Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967) is a New Zealand-born Australian-American country musician. In 1991, he released an eponymous debut album and charted four singles in Australia before moving to the United States the following year. He found work as a session guitarist before starting a band known as The Ranch, which recorded one studio album on Capitol Nashville and charted two singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Still signed to Capitol, Urban made his solo American debut in 1999 with a second eponymous album.