Hugh Jackman is an American actor, singer, and producer who is best known for playing the character of Wolverine in the X-Men series. Apart from the X-Men movies, Hugh Jackman, husband of Deborra-Lee Furness has also acted in movies like The Prestige, The Greatest Showman, and many others.
Hugh Jackman's early life
Hugh Jackman was born as Hugh Michael Jackman on the 12th of October 1968 in Sydney, Australia. He is the son of Grace McNeil Jackman and Christopher John Jackman. He also has four older siblings than him.
He is of Australian nationality and his ethnicity is white. As a child, Hugh Jackman attended Pymble Public School, and then joined Knox Grammar School. He later graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a bachelor's degree in Communications.
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Hugh Jackman's career
He dreamed about acting since his childhood days and he made his first acting role in 1994 and that was in Correlli. After that, he portrayed his role in Erskineville Kings, starring Joel Edgerton.
Since then he has made his appearance in several hit movies like Les Misérables, featuring Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway, X-Men film series, where he acted alongside people like Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, and Halle Berry, and many more.
Hugh Jackman's personal life
Hugh Jackman is a married man. He has been married to Deborra-Lee Furness for about two decades. Actually, they dated each other for about a few years and finally bonded into married life.
They got married in 1996. They also have two children together. Something is more interesting about their wedding, the engagement ring and the wedding ring he gave to his wife were designed by him.
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Hugh Jackman's net worth
X-Men film series is one of the multibillion movies and its box office earning was a net worth of $3.053 billion. For this role in that movie, Hugh Jackman's salary was $20,000,000.
His 2013 movie Wolverine had estimated earnings of $414 million. As of 2022, Hugh Jackman has an estimated net worth of $180 million.
The price value of Hugh Jackman's apartment in New York City is estimated to be $19 million.