Hugh Jackman Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Education, Career, Family, Wife, Net worth, Children, Movies

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Hugh Jackman Biography

Hugh Michael Jackman is a famous Australian actor. He gained his breakthrough when he played a role in  Wolverine / Logan in the X-Men film series (2000–2017), this was in theatre and was a tenure that earned him the Guinness World Record.

Hugh Jackman Age

Hugh Michael was born on the 12th of October 1968 in Sydney, New South Wales. He is therefore currently 53 years of age. He is yet to celebrate his 54th birthday.

Hugh Jackman Height

Jackman is at a height of 1.90m tall which is equivalent to 6 ft 3 inches. Stands 30 cm taller than Wolverine, however, is said in the original comic book to be 5 feet 3 inches or 1.60 meters tall.

Hugh Jackman Weight

Hugh’s body measurement is at the height of 82kg.

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Hugh Jackman Education

Jackman went to primary school at Pymble Public School and thereafter attended the all-boys Knox Grammar School on Sydney’s Upper North Shore. in addition to that he starred in its production of My Fair Lady in 1985 and became the school captain in 1986.

In 1978 Hugh was working at Uppingham School in England as a Physical Education teacher.

After returning from  Uppingham School. He thereafter studied at the University of Technology, Sydney, and then graduated in 1991 with a BA in Communications.

During his final year in university. Jackman took a drama course to make up additional credits. The class did Václav Havel’s, Memorandum with Jackman as the lead. He later commented, “In that week I felt more at home with those people than I did in the entire three years in university.

Following the obstinacy of BA in the previous education. Jackman completed the one-year course “The Journey” at the Actors’ Centre in Sydney. In his staying full-time he stated “It wasn’t until I was 22 that I ever thought about my hobby being something I could make a living out of. As a boy, I’d always had an interest in theatre. But the idea at my school was that drama and music were to round out the man. It wasn’t what one did for a living. I got over that. I found the courage to stand up and say, ‘I want to do it.”

After completing “The Journey” he was given a role in a popular soap opera Neighbours but turned it down to attend the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts of Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia, from which he graduated in 1994.

Hugh Jackman Career

On the night of his final Academy graduation performance, Jackman received a phone call offering him a role on Correlli.In this, his first professional job which was devised by Australian actress Denise Roberts was a 10-part drama series on ABC. It was his greatest thin ever because he met his lovely wife through it as he did say it himself.

In 1998 Jackman became known outside Australia when he played the leading role of Curly in the Royal National Theatre’s acclaimed stage production of Oklahoma!, London’sWestEnd.

After the performance, he earned Olivier Award, nomination for Best Actor in a Musical. Jackman had perhaps gained his breakthrough role playing Wolverine in Bryan Singer’s X-Men (2000)—a superhero film based on the Marvel Comics team of the same name.

In addition to that co-starred in a film that tells a story of a group of people who are mutants who has superhuman powers that make them distracted by a normal human being, but who fight to protect humans from villains. X-Men was successful at the box office, earning US$296 million. The role earned him a Saturn Award for Best Actor.

Hugh Jackman Family

Jackman’s parents came to Australia as immigrants in 1967 during the “Ten Pound Poms” immigration scheme. In addition to his Australian citizenship, he holds British citizenship by virtue of being born to UK-born parents.

His parents were devout Christians, having been converted by Evangelist Billy Graham after their marriage. Hugh is the second of four older siblings from his parents. Besides that, he also has a younger half-sister, from his mother’s remarriage.

Jackman’s parents divorced when he was eight years. However, his mother left with two of his sisters back in England, while jack remained in Australia with his father together with the two brothers. At a young age, Jackman liked the outdoors and spent much time at the beach together with camping trips and school holidays all over Australia.

Hugh Jackman Wife

Hugh is a husband to Deborra-Lee Furness who is also an Australian actress. she was born on 30th November in 1955. She is currently 66 of age.

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Hugh Jackman has an outstanding net worth that stands at $180 million.


He has two kids in his current marriage.

  1. Oscar Maximilian Jackman(15th may 2000 {16years})
  2. Ava Eliot Jackman (10th July 2005{16years})

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  • Logan
  • The Wolverine
  • X-Men Origins
  • X-Men 2000
  • Reminiscence
  • Les Misérables
  • Prisoners
  • Real Steel
  • Van Helsing