Hugh Jackman is a very successful Australian actor who managed to steal the limelight of the Hollywood. He is also a movie producer, and he already produced a lot of movies who captured the tastes of many movie watchers all over the world. Moreover, Hugh Jackman has a very special talent in singing. What made him extremely famous are his major roles in a number of superhero movies like X-Men.
Net Worth: $100 million
Sources of Income: Hugh Jackman earned a whopping amount of money from acting in a number of television series as well as top-grossing films. Based of reliable source, Hugh Jackman gained $20 million from his box office movie “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”. He even gained a whopping $9 million in his movie titled “Real Steel”. He also acquired a lot of money from his product commercials.
Full Name: Hugh Michael Jackman
Born: 12th October, 1968
Marital Status: Currently, he is very happy living with his long time wife Deborra-Lee Furness. They got married way back in the year 1996. They have adopted 2 kids, and they treat them like their own children.
Height/Weight: He stands 6 feet tall, and weighs 82 kilograms.
Hugh Jackman was born and raised in Sydney, New South Wales in the beautiful and progressive country of Australia. He is the son of Christopher John Jackman and Grace McNeil. His father is a well-trained accountant who attended Cambridge University in London. The truth is, Jackman’s parents are both English in nationality, but they moved to Australia way back in the year 1967. It was all because of the immigration program known as “Ten Pounds Poms”. His family is a devoted Christian. After his parents’ marriage, they were converted into Christians by an Evangelist named Billy Graham. He has 4 older siblings and 1 half sister. When he was still 8 years old, he already experienced a very painful family issue, and this was when his parents got divorced. During his primary school days, he studied in Pymble Public School. In his high school days, he spent it in Knox Grammar School.
The very first television project of Hugh Jackman was the 10-part drama series aired in ABC, which was titled “Correlli”. He received the television offer right on his graduation in the academy where he was studying. In this particular television show, he was able to meet his beloved wife Deborra-Lee Furness. In the year 1996, he tried to be a stage actor in Melbourne. He was included in the list of characters in the famous Walt Disney play titled “Beauty and the Beast” as well as the “Sunset Boulevard”. In the year 1999, he received a movie offer for Bryan Singer’s “X-Men” where he played the role of Wolverine. This movie made him extremely popular all over the world. In the year 2001, he starred in the romantic comedy movie titled “Kate & Leopold” where he played the role of Leopold. One of the most successful films he starred with was the 2012 movie “Les Miserables”.