Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman

  1. Actor

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October 12, 1968
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Hugh Jackman is perhaps one of the most beloved stars to ever play the role of Wolverine in the X-Men movie franchise. Everyone knows him for the role, but what about behind the scenes? How did such a talented actor get started in show business?

In the Beginning

Hugh Jackman was born on October 12, 1968 in Sydney, Australia. He is the youngest out of five children. He was only eight years old when his mother left. Leaving him and his siblings to be raised by their father. Growing up, Hugh Jackman attended Knox Gramma School. Enrolling in the University of Technology, Sydney later on. He graduated with a journalism major and a communications degree. Hugh Jackman did not get his start in professional acting until he began to perform in a couple of Melbourne musicals. He entered the international scene soon after, and earned critical praise for his performance of the character Curly in Oklahoma! While in London. In New York City, he also received praise for his role as Billy Bigelo in Carousel.

Most Known For

While Hugh Jackman is known for roles his played in other films such as Les Miserables, Kate & Leopold, Australia, Van Helsing, and The Prestige. He is most known for the role he has played as the character Wolverine from the X-Men film series. Even though he has walked away from the Wolverine role after over a decade of playing the character. Many fans still recognize him as the lone wolf Canadian character.

Where Are They Now?

Hugh Jackman has continued in his acting career. Not all of the films have done very well though. He played a light role in the film Movie 43 in 2013. The film did badly in the box office, and was highly criticized upon with its release despite a few big names attached to the film. Hugh Jackman has even continued his role as the infamous Wolverine in recent years too. He played the character in the film The Wolverine in 2013, and the newest addition the X-Men film franchise X-Men: Days of Future Past in 2014. In 2014 he hosted the Tony Awards as well. The latest movie Hugh Jackman has played is the role of Blackbeard in the fantasy movie Pan. The movie is inspired strongly by Peter Pan, and is set to be released soon.

Career Accomplishments

Hugh Jackman has received a lot of praise and recognition for the roles he has played throughout his career. He won the Tony Award for the role he played as Peter Allen for The Boy from OZ. He has also received international recognition for his role as the superhero Wolverine for the X-Men film series. In 2008, he was named “Sexiest Man Alive” by People magazine. He also won an Emmy Award when he was the host for the 2005 Tony Awards. He received a Gold Glove Award for Best Actor in a musical or comedy for the role he played in Les Miserables. In 2013, Hugh Jackman was nominated for an Academy award of Best Actor. On December 13, 2012 he received honor as star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Hugh Jackman Net Worth

Net Worth
Net Worth in 2021 $150 Million
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Hugh Jackman Profile

Basic Info
Full Real Name Hugh Jackman
Date of Birth
October 12, 1968
Age 52
Birthday 12-Oct
Yers of Birth 1968
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Birth Place Sydney, Australia
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Gender Male
Profession Actor
Country Australia
Nationality Australian
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Current Personal Life

Hugh Jackman married actress Deborra-Lee Furness in 1996. They currently live in Melbourne, Australia. He has two adopted children too, Ava Eliot and Oscar Maximilian. He met his wife when they were making an Australian television show called Correli in 1995.

Personal Life
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Spouse Deborra-Lee Furness(m. 1996)
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Son(s) Oscar Maximilian Jackman
Daughter(s) Ava Eliot Jackman
Physical Stats
Height (in feets) 6 feet 2 in
Height (in meters) 1.88 meters
Weight (in kgs) 82 kg
Weight (in lbs) 187 lbs
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Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel
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Father Christopher John Jackman
Mother Grace McNeil
Brother(s) Ralph Jackman, Ian Jackman
Sister(s) Zoe Jackman, Sonya Jackman
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Sun Sign Libra
Star Sign Libra
Birth Sign Duality Assertive
Birth Sign Modality Cardinal Air
Highest Qulification Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)
University University of Technology Sydney, Edith Cowan University Joondalup Campus
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High School Pymble Public School, Knox Grammar School
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