Hugh Jackman Biography

Published On Oct 06, 2015
Facts of Hugh Jackman
Date of Birth: 1968 , October-12
Birth Nation: Australia
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
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Hugh Jackman is a married man. He has been married to Deborra-Lee Furness for about two decades. Actually they dated each other for about few years and finally bonded into the married life. They got married in 1996. They also have two children together. Something is more interesting about their wedding, the engagement ring and the wedding ring he gave to his wife was designed by him. He dreamed about acting since his childhood days and he made his first acting role in 1994 and that was in Correlli. After that he portrayed his role in Beauty and the Beast. Since then he has made his appearance in several hit movies like Les Misérables, X-Men film series and many more.  X-Men film series is one of the multibillion movies and its box office earning was net worth of $3.053 billion. For this role in that movie his salary was $20,000,000. 

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Born in Sydney, Australia

October 12 , 1968

Hugh Jackman was from the upper class family born as Hugh Michael Jackman in Sydney, Australia to Grace McNeil and Christopher John. He is an Australian and is of Australian and English descent. He is a tall guy and is also of average height.

Graduated from University of Technology

1991

Soon after completing his high school education, he desired to continue his education and receive his higher studies, so he joined University of Technology. He majored in arts and finally completed his bachelor degree in 1991.

Won Golden Globes, USA

2013

Golden Globes, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and he has also been able to be honored with this award too. He got his first nomination in this award in 2002 and won this for the first time after a decade later. 

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

2005

Hugh Jackman has also been honored with the Primetime Emmy Awards one in his life out of his four different nominations. He won this award for the first time in 2005 and that was for Outstanding Individual Performance.

Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

2001

Hugh Jackman got his first name in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror USA back in 2001. He was nominated in this award that time for his role in movie series X man. He won this award that time as a Best Actor.

Won Australian Movie Convention

1999

Beside other major awards, he has also been honored with the Australian Movie Convention. He won this award from his only nomination in this award. He has also been honored by the Empire Awards, UK once in his life. 

Began dating Deborra-Lee Furness

1995

While he was in his early days of his acting career and he was about to increase his fame from this acting role, he met his future wife, Deborra-Lee Furness in 1995. He met her when he was portraying his role in the television series Correlli. After meeting each other they began their love affairs. 

Married to Deborra-Lee Furness

April 11 , 1996

Hugh Jackman is a married man. He has been married to Deborra-Lee Furness for about two decades. Actually they dated each other for about few years and finally bonded into the married life. They got married in 1996 and they are still together.

Formed his own production company

2005

Besides his acting career, he is also a producer and he has also produced several movies till now. After gaining massive success from his acting career he desired to take a new step in his life, so in 2005, he opened his own production company. His first work as a producer was in   Viva Laughlin.

Attended a game at PPL Park

2010

He is a multi talented personal and he is also active in several sports. He is also the big fan of football and supports Philadelphia Union in the Major League Soccer. He is also seen attending several games of this club. Beside football he is also the great fan of wrestling and rugby.