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X-Men starrer Hugh Jackman is an Oscar-nominated Australian actor. He is married and a father of two.

Relationship Facts of Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman is married to Deborra-Lee Furness {Compare Couple}.
Hugh Jackman married on April 11, 1996.
💑 Anniversary in 131 days 💑
He is father of Two (Oscar Maximillian and Ava Eliot).
Hugh Jackman is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.


What is the relationship of Hugh Jackman?

Hugh Jackman is a married man. He is married to Australian actress Deborra-Lee Furness. The pair married on April 11, 1996. They have adopted two children – Oscar Maximillian and Ava Eliot. The marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.

Who is Hugh Jackman?

Hugh Jackman is an Oscar-nominated Australian actor, singer, and producer. People mostly recognize him for his long-running role as Wolverine in the ‘X-Men’ film series.

Additionally, he has had leading roles in several popular movies including ‘Van Helsing’, ‘The Prestige’ and ‘Les Misérables’ among others. He is one of the most recognized faces in the show business.

Hugh Jackman’s Early Life, Childhood

Jackman was born in Sydney, Australia on October 12, 1968, to parents Grace McNeil and Christopher John Jackman. Additionally, he has four older siblings and has a younger half-sister, from his mother’s remarriage.

He has always wanted to become an actor since his childhood years. He is of Australian nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, Scottish, and Greek.

Education

Talking about his education, Jackman went to primary school at Pymble Public School. Later, he attended the all-boys Knox Grammar School.

Additionally, he also attended the University of Technology, Sydney, and graduated in 1991 with a BA in Communications.

Hugh Jackman’s Career, Profession

Jackman initially appeared in the TV series ‘Law of the Land’ as Charles ‘Chicka’ McCray in 1994. In 1995, he portrayed the role of Kevin Jones in the TV series ‘Correlli’. In 1995, he appeared in the TV series ‘Blue Heelers’. Next, in 1996, he appeared in ‘Snowy River: The McGregor Saga’ as Duncan Jones.

Similarly, Jackman also appeared in the TV series ‘Halifax f.p.’, ‘Viva Laughlin’, and Saturday Night Live. Since then, he has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, he has over 50 credits as an actor.

Some other movies and television series that Jackman has appeared in are ‘Logan’, ‘Eddie the Eagle’, ‘Pan’, ‘Chappie’, ‘Prisoners’, ‘Movie 43’, ‘Real Steel’, ‘Butter’, ‘Snow Flower and the Secret Fan’, ‘Deception’, ‘The Fountain’, ‘Kate & Leopold’, and ‘Kate & Leopold’ among others.

Additionally, he also has 19 credits for soundtracks and 8 credits as a producer. In addition, Jackman is also involved in several charity works. He is a longtime proponent of microcredit and a global advisor of the Global Poverty Project. He supports the Port Adelaide Football Club in the Australian Football League.

Awards

All in all, he has 26 wins and 84 nominations to his name to date.

Jackman garnered the prestigious Oscar Award nomination in 2013 for his performance in ‘Les Misérables’.

He has also earned the Golden Globe Award nomination three times winning 1 time in 2013.

Additionally, he has also won the Primetime Emmy Award, Saturn Award, Awards Circuit Community Awards, and Bambi Awards Among others.

Hugh Jackman
Caption: Hugh Jackman as Wolverine (Source: News 18)

Salary, Net Worth

Jackman has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $180 million as of 2022.

Hugh Jackman’s Rumors, Controversy

Jackman’s several roles in movies have been controversial multiple times over the years. He was also criticized for his sexist comments in December 2017. Furthermore, he is currently on the news due to his comedic feud with actor Ryan Reynolds.

Body Measurement

Talking about his body measurement, Jackman has a height of 6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm.  Additionally, he weighs around 85 kg or 187 pounds. Furthermore, his hair color is dark brown and his eye color is light brown.

Social Media

Jackman is active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He has more than 14.5M followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 30M followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 34M followers.

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