Manu Bennett who is an Australian-New Zealand actor was born on 10th October of the year 1969. He is mostly known for playing the character of Gallic gladiator Crixus in Starz TV series Spartacus. Although he is known by the name Manu Bennett, his other names are John Bennett and Jon Bennett. His mother was an Australian bikini model whereas his father was a singer of New Zealand. After the few months of his birth, the family moved to Australia. He then returned to the New Zealand in 1986 for attending the Te Aute College. There, he used to play for 1st XV. After returning back to the Australia, he was chosen in New South Waes School boys Rugby Union Team.
From his childhood, he was very much interested in modern dancing, classical ballet, playing the piano. He then quit rugby and went on to join University for studying dance and drama. He then travelled to the Los Angeles on scholarship to attend Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. It was in the year 1993 when he began his professional acting career. He appeared in teen soap Paradise Beach. Since then, he had made his appearance in multiple TV shows as well as movies such as Lantana, The Bridge, 30 Days of Nights, Mataku, Arrow, All Saints, The Strip and many more.
To talk about his personal life biography, he has already got married. He is married to his long term girlfriend Karin Horen. He also has three daughters together with his wife. Apart from that, Manu has now reached at the age of 45. He seems to be very fit and hot and he maintains his body with the daily workouts. He also focuses on his diet to be fit and healthy. his shirtless pics can be found in different sites. He stands at the height of five feet and eleven inches taller. Besides that, he can also be followed in Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.