Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban at the CMA Awards

Keith Urban Calls Nicole Kidman 'His Top Accomplishment', Talks Sobriety

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By Fiyin Olowokandi on December 17, 2021 at 8:16 AM EST
Updated on December 17, 2021 at 8:17 AM EST

Keith Urban is highly accomplished in the music industry but is not seen as his most outstanding achievement.

In a recent interview, Urban expressed what he considers his top accomplishment, and it is utterly swoon-worthy!

The artist has been married to Nicole Kidman since June 2006, and, despite numerous career wins since then, he considers his marriage his highest success.

While on Reba McEntire's "Living & Learning" podcast, Urban detailed many ways that tying the knot with Kidman positively changed his life.

McEntire probed the musical personality about what he sees as his biggest achievement, and his answer was not the four Grammys in his arsenal.

Urban responded that there many things. The first on his list is marrying the right person and marrying for the right reasons.

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The songwriter also noted that his decision to become sober 15 years back—the period he entered a union with the "Moulin Rouge!" star—was a major turning point in his life.

Urban proved that he is still as smitten by his stunning wife as 15 years ago. He and the actress also parent two daughters, 13-year-old Sunday Rose and 10-year-old Faith Margaret.

Before Kidman came into the picture, the hotshot guitarist had no "specific goals" and merely wanted to reside in Nashville, making records and hoping they get played on the radio.

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Keith Urban Credits Nicole Kidman For His Sobriety 

Urban's interview with McEntire was not the first time he raved about his undying love for Kidman and how she made him a better man.

In September 2020, while speaking to Dax Shepard and Monica Padman on the "Armchair Expert" podcast, the "Golden Road" artist called his wife "the one."

Urban buttressed that Kidman is the one he has been searching for his whole life, and "everything not only changed but had to change in me if I was gonna go that road."

The "Graffiti U" singer said he found himself at the ultimate fork in the road where he was struggling with sobriety and gave himself an ultimatum.

Urban admitted that he either had to get his act together that period or never get it right because that was his one shot.

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As for his romance with the Oscar winner, the 54-year-old gleefully expressed that it was not just everything he was looking for but beyond that.

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The "Nine Perfect Strangers" Actress Tributes Husband On His 54th Birthday

Kidman is just as blissfully head over heels for her loving partner of 15 years as he is for her, as shown when she celebrated his 54th birthday.

The Blast shared that "The Undoing" actress posted a love-filled birthday tribute to the "Making Memories of Us" singer on October 26.

On Instagram, Kidman uploaded a touching picture of them enjoying an outdoor boat ride and her placing a warm kiss on Urban's temple, which he relished with eyes closed.

The loving wife added another photo of what seemed to be a private stadium box at a hockey arena covered with countless birthday balloons.

Kidman captioned the sweet post with a special congratulatory message to her beau, writing, "Happiest of birthdays my love," with three birthday cakes and red heart emojis.

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