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Hugh Jackman Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Kids, Movies, & Net Worth

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About Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman is a Hollywood actor from Australia. He began his career as a theatre performer and television actor before landing the part of Wolverine or Logan in the Marvel X-Men movie franchise. He has held the Guinness Book of World Record for the lengthiest profession as a live-action superhero in Marvel movies. Hugh has won two Tony Awards, a Grammy Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award.

Bio/Wiki

Birth Name Hugh Michael Jackman
Nick Name Jacko
Age 53 years (as in 2022)
Religion Christian
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Libra
Birth Place Sydney, Australia
Date of Birth 12 October 1968
Nationality Australian
United Kingdom
Residence Sydney
New York
Home Town Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Hobbies Singing
Musical Theatre
Travelling

Physical  Stats

Height (Approx.) in Centimeters – 190 cm
in Meters – 1.9 m
in Feet and Inches – 6″3′
Weight (Approx.) in Kilograms – 86 kg
in Pounds – 190 lbs
Chest Size 45 inches
Biceps Size 17 inches
Waist Size 34 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / Ethnicity Scottish
Greek
Hair Color Black – Brown
Eye Color Hazel Eyes
S*xual Orientation Straight
Dress Size Not Available
Shoe Size 11 (US)

Family

Mother’s Name Grace McNeil
Father’s Name Christopher John Jackman
Brother Ralph Jackman
Sister Sonya Jackman
Zoe Jackman
Wife/Spouse Deborra-Lee Furness (1996 – present)
Marriage Date 11 April 1996
Children Oscar Maximilian Jackman
Ava Eliot Jackman

Personal Life

School Pymble Public School
Knox Grammar School
College/University Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts
University of Technology Sydney
The Actors Centre
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Arts in Communication
Degree in Performing Arts (from WAAPA)
Profession Film Actor
Theatre Performer
Brands Endorsed Micromax mobiles
Montblanc
Barbara Schneider-Levy
Balance Water
KEURIG Laughing ManCoffee and Tea
Qantas
Career Manager AMW Media

Awards

N/A

Relationship & more

Affairs/Girlfriends Deborra-Lee Furness

Favorite Things

Favourite Film Friday The 13th
Favourite Books Here is New York
The Overstory
The 4-Hour Body
Favourite Color Black
Favourite Sport Skiing
Yoga
Favourite Food His mom’s Caramel Cake
Controversies There has been a long time controversy regarding Hugh Jackman’s sexuality. But Jackman and his wife denies such rumors.

Early Life

Hugh Jackman was born on October 12, 1968, in Sydney to parents Christopher J. Jackman and Grace McNeil. His family was English immigrants who arrived in Australia in 1967 under the Ten Pounds Poms programme. He has two older brothers and two sisters.  Through his mom’s remarriage, Hugh also has a half-sister.

After his parents split while he was eight years old, Jackman stayed in Australia alongside his father & brothers, whereas his mother returned to England with his sisters. Jackman was a big fan of the outdoors as a kid, spending a lot of time at the seaside, on camping excursions, and on school vacations all throughout Australia.

Jackman went to Pymble Public School for elementary school and then Knox Grammar School, where he featured in the 1985 play of My Fair Lady and was named school captain. In 1987, he took a gap year and worked as a Physical Education tutor at Uppingham School, England.

When he returned to Australia, he joined University of Technology in Sydney, earning a BA in Communications in 1991. He attended a theatre course to level up credits in his last year of college. Following his BA, Jackman attended the Actors’ Centre Australia for a one-year course called The Journey.He was invited to take part in the hit soap show Neighbours after finishing The Journey, but he declined. Instead, he went to Edith Cowan University’s Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts, Perth in Western Australia, where he graduated in 1994.

Money Factor

Hugh Jackman has an estimated net worth of around $180 million.

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx) $180 million
Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx) $180 million
Annual Salary $20 million for Wolverine & X-Men films
Income Source Film Actor
Threatre Performer

He has earned most of his millions through films and musical theatre performances. At the peak of his super-hero career, Jackman charged $20 million per X-Men film. In New York City, Jackman spent $21 million for a triplex penthouse apartment in 2012.

Career

  • Hugh Jackman got a call on the evening of his last Academy graduation act, proposing him a part on Correlli, which was Jackman’s first significant professional role. Correlli was a 10-part series on ABC created by Australian star Denise Roberts.
  • The series only survived one season. Jackman starred as Gaston within regional Walt Disney version of Beauty and the Beast in 1996 and as Joe Gillis in the Sunset
  • Boulevard the following year. Erskineville Kings & Paperback Hero are two of Jackman’s early films, while his television credits comprise Blue Heelers, Law of the Land, and The Man from Snowy River.
  • Hugh first gained international recognition in 1998, when he starred as Curly inside the Royal National Theatre critically acclaimed stage version of Oklahoma! in London’s West.
  • In 2000, Jackman made his debut as Wolverine with Bryan Singer’s X-Men. The film was a box office smash, and he won Best Actor Saturn Award for his performance.
  • In -Men X2 in 2003, X-Men: The Last Stand in 2016, and the 2009 prequel of the series X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Hugh Jackman reprised his character.
  • He also appeared in the 2011 film X-Men First Class portraying Wolverine. Later in 2013, Jackman resumed his role as Wolverine in the film The Wolverine, a stand-alone movie sequel set after the occurrences of X-Men The Last Stand, as well as in 2014 sequel movie X-Men Days of Future Past, as well as shortly in the 2016 movie sequel X-Men Apocalypse.
  • In 2006, Hugh appeared with Michael Caine, Christian Bale, and Scarlett Johansson in mystery thriller film The Prestige. In Darren Aronofsky’s sci-fi thriller The Fountain: Tommy Creo, Hugh played three separate roles.
  • Baz Luhrmann replaced Russell Crowe as male protagonist in his publicized blockbuster picture Australia in 2008.
  • On Broadway, Hugh Jackman co-starred alongside Daniel Craig in a short run of the drama A Steady Rain at Schoenfeld Theatre between 10 September and 6 December 2009.
  • In Les Misérables, an adaption of the play, Jackman played Jean Valjean. In early 2013, he got his first Oscar nomination for Best Actor for his performance and received the Golden Globe Award Best Actor in Motion Picture Music or Comedy.
  • Jackman’s performance Broadway to Oz went on a nationwide tour in Australia in November & December 2015.
  • In 2017, Hugh Jackman played Wolverine for the final film in Logan, the third installment in the Wolverine film series. The picture, as well as Jackman’s portrayal, was highly lauded, and it is widely recognized as one of the finest superhero movies of all time.
  • Jackman embarked on his very first world tour called The Man, in 2019. The Man: The Music:  The Show will feature songs from The Greatest Showman Feature Film Soundtrack as well as Broadway & Hollywood musical performances.
  • Jackman with Laura Dern will feature in Florian Zeller’s version of his stage piece The Son, which will be released in April 2021. He will portray H. Hill in a Broadway production – The Music Man, that will begin rehearsals in end of 2021 and premiere in February 2022.

Some unknown facts about

  • Hugh Jackman was honored with the Companion of the Order Australia for contributions to the drama and the worldwide community.
  • In 2009, he also presented the 81st Academy Awards.
  • He received the Emmy Award for presenting the 58th Tony Awards ceremony in 2005.
  • In 2021, he made his Broadway comeback playing Harold Hill in the production of the drama The Music Man.
  • He holds the Guinness World Book of Record for lengthiest tenure as a Marvel live-action superhero.
  •  Jackman received the 2,487th star within Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • People magazine named Jackman one of the World’s 50 Most Beautiful People for 5 consecutive years.
  • Jackman was also named Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine in 2008.

Movies List

Movies List

Erskineville Kings
Paperback Hero
1999
X-Men 2000
Someone like You
Kate & Leopold
Swordfish
2001
X2 2003
Van Helsing
Van Helsing: The London Assignment
2004
Stories of Lost Souls 2005
X-Men: The Last Stand
Scoop
The Fountain
The Prestige
Flushed Away
Happy Feet
2006
Deception
Australia
The Burning Season
2008
X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2009
X-Men: First Class
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Butter
Real Steel
2011
Rise of the Guardians
Les Misérables
2012
Movie 43
Prisoners
The Wolverine
2013
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
2014
Chappie
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Pan
2015
Eddie the Eagle
X-Men: Apocalypse
2016
Logan
The Greatest Showman
2017
2018
The Front Runner
2018
Missing Link
Bad Education
2019
Free Guy
Reminiscence
2021

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