Hugh Jackman

Birth Day October 12th, 1968
Birth Place Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Age 55 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Libra

About Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman, an Australian actor is famous for starring in the "X-Men" film series (2000-2017), a role for which he holds the Guinness World Record for his longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero. He is also well known for his role in several films and series such as "Kate & Leopold" (2001), "Van Helsing" (2004), "The Prestige" (2006), "The Fountain" (2006), "Australia" (2008), "Les Miserables" (2012), "Prisoners" (2013), "The Greatest Showman" (2017), and many others.

Being an actor, Hugh is also a singer and producer too. He sang the role of Billy Bigelow in the musical "Carousel" in a concert at Carnegie Hall in 2002. Jackman also produced and guest-starred in the television musical-dramedy series "Viva Laughlin" in 2007, which was canceled by CBS after two episodes. Previously, he worked at Uppingham School in England as a Physical Education teacher in 1987. Furthermore, he will return to Broadway in a revival of "The Music Man" in the role of  Harold Hill, which is set to begin previews in September 2020 and open in October 2020. He can be also seen as Nicolas "Nick" Bannister in "Reminiscence" in 2021.

X-Men actor, Hugh Jackman


Where is Hugh Jackman from?

Hugh Jackman's birth date is 12th October 1968, which lies under the sun sign of Libra. He was conceived in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia which makes him the nationality of Australian. He also holds British citizenship by virtue of being born to UK-born parents. He was raised in a Christian family as he has described himself as a "religious person" and follows the School of Practical Philosophy. He belongs to mixed ethnicity as he is of English, Scottish, and Greek descent. His birth name is Hugh Michael Jackman. Hugh cut his 52nd birthday cake last October 2020. Thus, his race is white.

Jackman's father, Christopher John Jackman is a Cambridge-trained accountant whereas his mother, Grace McNeil's profession is unknown. His parents divorced when he was eight, and Jackman remained in Australia. He has four siblings named Ian Jackman (Brother), Ralph Jackman (Brother), Sonya Jackman (Sister), Zoe Jackman (Sister).

Regarding Hugh's education, he went to primary school at Pymble Public School and later attended the all-boys Knox Grammar School on Sydney's Upper North Shore. He studied at the University of Technology, Sydney, graduating in 1991 with a BA in Communications.

Is Hugh Jackman married?

Hugh Jackman is a married guy. He tied a knot with his beautiful wife, Deborra-Lee Furness on 11th April 1996, at St. John's in Toorak, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne. Hugh personally designed an engagement ring for Furness, and their wedding rings bore the Sanskrit inscription "Om paramar mainamar", translated as "we dedicate our union to a greater source". Furness had two miscarriages, following which she and Jackman adopted two children, Oscar and Ava. Besides, Jackman was recently spotted without his wedding ring on, sparking rumors that he and Deborra-Lee Furness were breaking up. Concerning his sexual orientation, he is straight.

Hugh Jackman with his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness


Who is Hugh Jackman married to?

Hugh Jackman Net Worth

Successful and talented actor, singer as well as producer, Hugh Jackman's net worth is estimated to have $180 million as of 2021. He has also a handsome amount of salary which is around $20,000,000 per year. He was seen in the Australian footwear and clothing brand R. M. Williams' commercial in 2020. He is the first-ever brand ambassador of R. M. Williams. In addition, his major source of income is from his acting, singing, and producing career. 

Is Hugh Jackman tall?

Versatile guy, Hugh Jackman stands at a tall height of 6 ft 2 in or 188 cm. He has a bodyweight of around 85 kg or 187 pounds with an athletic body build. He has dark brown hair and hazel eyes color. As well, he has inked a tattoo on his hand.


  • 1999 - "Erskineville Kings"
  • 2000 - "X-Men"
  • 2001 - "Someone like You, Swordfish"
  • 2003 - "X2"
  • 2004 - "Profile of a Serial Killer", "Van Helsing"
  • 2005 - "Stories of Lost Souls"
  • 2006 - "Happy Feet", "Flushed Away", "X-Men: The Last Stand"
  • 2008 - "Deception", "The Burning Season"
  • 2009 - "X-Men Origins: Wolverine"
  • 2011 - "X-Men: First Class"
  • 2012 - "Rise of the Guardians"
  • 2013 - "Movie 43"
  • 2014 - "X-Men: Days of Future Past"
  • 2015 - "Chappie", "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl"
  • 2016 - "Eddie the Eagle", "X-Men: Apocalypse"
  • 2017 - "Logan", "The Greatest Showman"
  • 2018 - "Deadpool 2", "The Front Runner"
  • 2019 - "Missing Link", "Bad Education"
  • 2020 - "The New Mutants"
  • 2021 - "Reminiscence"

Actor and Singer, Hugh Jackman


Television Series

  • 1994 - "Law of the Land"
  • 1995 - "Correlli"
  • 1996 - "The Man from Snowy River" 
  • 2001 - "Saturday Night Live" 
  • 2003 - "57th Tony Awards " 
  • 2004 - "58th Tony Awards"  
  • 2005 - "59th Tony Awards" 
  • 2007 - "Viva Laughlin" 
  • 2009 - "81st Academy Awards" 
  • 2010 - "Sesame Street"  
  • 2011 - "WWE Raw"  
  • 2013 - "Top Gear" 
  • 2014- "WWE Raw" 
  • 2020 - "Home Movie: The Princess Bride" 

Musical albums

  • 1995 - "Beauty and the Beast"
  • 1999 - "Oklahoma!"
  • 2003 - "The Boy from Oz"
  • 2004 - "Broadway": The American Musical
  • 2005 - "Broadway": America's Music 1935-2005
  • 2006 - "The 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection": The Best of Broadway
  • 2007 - "Broadway Gold"
  • 2006 - "Happy Feet": Music from the Motion Picture
  • 2012 - "Les Miserables": Highlights from the Motion Picture Soundtrack
  • 2016 - "Fly": Songs Inspired by the Film "Eddie the Eagle"
  • 2017 - "The Greatest Showman": Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Awards and Achievements

  • Emmy Awards (Primetime) for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Television Program
  • Golden Globe Awards for his work in "Les Miserables"
  • Grammy Awards for his work in "The Greatest Showman"
  • Tony Awards for his work in "The Boy from Oz"
  • Empire Awards for his work in "Logan"
  • People's Choice Awards for his work in "Real Steel"

Hugh Jackman with Award


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