Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, and producer. He is known for portraying Marvel comics character Wolverine character in 9 movies of X-Men film series from 2000 to 2018. He also holds the Guinness World Record of the longest career as live action marvel superhero.
Hugh Jackman was born on 12th October 1968 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. An Australian by nationality, he belongs to mixed ethnicity and his birth sign is Libra.
The Australian actor's father is Christopher John Jackman and mother is Grace McNeil. He was the youngest in the family and has two elder sisters Sonya Jackman & Zoe Jackman and two elder brother Ian Jackman & Ralph Jackman.
Talking about his education, he went to primary school at Pymble Public School and Grammar School in Sydney. Later, he joined for BA in Communication at the University of Technology. In the final year, he took a drama course to make up additional credits for his study.
Jackman is a Christian and believes in his religion; his regular life starts with meditation and follows the spiritually universal.
Many celebrities had come and goes with divorces and breakups. But the actor had been in straight in his married life being strong and committed to his wife Deborra-Lee Furness.
He married his longtime girlfriend Deborra-Lee on 11th April 1996 at St. John's in Toorak, Victoria with huge wedding ceremony.
The couple met on the set of Australian TV shows Correlli. She had two miscarriages and decided to adopt children and they adopted two children Oscar and Ava.
Presently, the Jackman family lives in their home at New York, United States of America.
Wolverine actor had basal-cell cancer and in November 2013, which he removed from his nose. In May 2014, he removed his second cell cancer from his nose again.
Due to the contract, he had to attend various worldwide premiers of X-Men: Days of Future Past with a bandage on his nose and appealing his fan to wear sunscreen in his Instagram.
Furthermore, he had to cancel his stage performances in Turkey because he had a left vocal cord hemorrhage on 18th March 2015.
As of July 2019, Hugh Jackman has collected the huge net worth of $150 million according to Celebritynetworth. The American actor Charlie Sheen has also round up the same net worth as Jackman.
With the earning in millions of dollars, Hugh was include in Forbes in 2013 and 2014 for his highest earning income. His major source of income comes from his acting profession.
Here is the list of the movies that made a huge collection at the box office:
|2000||X-Men||$75 million||$296.3 million|
|2001||Swordfish||$102 million||$147.1 million|
|2003||X-Men 2||$110-125 million||$407.7 million|
|2004||Van Helsing||$160 million||$300.3 million|
|2006||Happy Feet||$100 million||$384.3 million|
|2006||The Prestige||$40 million||$109.7 million|
|2006||X-Men: The Last Stand||$210 million||$459.4 million|
|2009||X-Men Origins: Wolverine||$150 million||$373.1 million|
|2011||X-Men: First Class||$140 million||$353.6 million|
|2012||Rise of the Guardians||$145 million||$306.9 million|
|2012||Les Miserables||$61 million||$441.8 million|
|2013||The Wolverine||$100-132 million||$414.8 million|
|2014||Logan||$97-$127 million||$619 million|
|2015||Chappie||$49 million||$102.1 million|
Furthermore, Jackman has a 11,000 square foot condo in Manhattan's West Village worth of $21 million and $5.9 million luxury penthouse in Sydney.
The Australian actor started his career as an actor from the theater, and later appeared in television series Law of the Land in 1994, which he continued to play for two years.
The X-men star made his film debut from the 1999 movie Erskineville. In 2000, he got his major role of Marvel comic character Logan/Wolverine for the movie X-Men. He appeared in 9 films series of the film with the same role.
Similarly, he worked with director Christopher Nolan in The Prestige along with actor Christian Bale. He appeared alongside James Mangold in the movie Logan which was different from other superhero movies. It include film noir framings and classic hollywood filmmaking, which also made Hugh to work in same character with different style.
The Marvel actor has also been nominated in various awards including Academy Award of Best Actor for his role in Les Miserables and many more.
Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor working in Hollywood film industry.
Hugh Jackman belongs to Christian religion.
The Australian actor, Hugh Jackman stands 6 feet 3 inches/190.50 cm.
He weighs 82 kg/181 lbs and has a muscular body with 43 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 16 inches biceps.
Hugh Jackman has $150 million of net worth.
He has been married to Deborra-Lee Furness since 1996.