Kidman, a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development Fund For Women, brought Urban as her date when she hosted the organization's 30th anniversary gala in New York City May 13. "He's actually my fiancé," Kidman told People Magazine. "I wouldn't be bringing my boyfriend."
Rumors of a relationship between the Academy Award-winning actress and Urban began in July 2005 when they were first seen publicly together. Several months later, she was photographed wearing what looked liked an engagement ring.
The 38-year-old Australian won't have to explain her homeland to Urban, who was born in New Zealand and raised in Australia by parents who passed on to their son a love of American country music. Urban made his U.S. debut six years ago and has been a force in the business ever since - winning numerous awards and working with heavyweights including Garth Brooks, the, Brooks and Dunn, and Kenny Chesney.
Kidman is already a mom - of Isabella, 13, and Connor, 11, adopted withduring their over ten-year-long marriage, which ended in 2001. He meanwhile has a third child, Suri, a baby girl born April 18th to his fiancée, actress Katie Holmes.
In a Ladies Home Journal article that hit the newsstands last week, Kidman talked about her marriage and said she was shocked when Cruise filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences.
"He was huge; still is. To me, he was just Tom, but to everybody else, he is huge. But he was lovely to me. And I loved him," she told the magazine. "I still love him."
Kidman has been working in New York on a film directed by Noah Baumbach (writer of "The Squid and the Whale" and "The Life Aquatic") and co-starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jack Black ("King Kong," "The School of Rock"), about a woman in a fashionable seaside home whose life is upended by a visit from an alcoholic sister and her son.
Her credits include "Far and Away," "Eyes Wide Shut," "Moulin Rouge," "The Others," "The Hours," "Cold Mountain," "The Stepford Wives" and "The Interpreter."
Urban's hits include "But For The Grace Of God," "Somebody Like You," "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me," "You'll Think Of Me," "Making Memories Of Us," "Better Life" and "Tonight I Wanna Cry."