Hugh Jackman Has Eventually Evolved As A Successful Actor: His Net Worth In 2018, and Salary

    Updated On 15 Apr, 2018 Published On

    Recognized as Wolverine in the X-Men film series, actor High Michael Jackman, a.k.a. Hugh Jackman, has an estimated net worth of $150 million as of 2018.

    He is indeed one the most successful actors in the industry, all thanks to the massive following she has gained for the portrayal of  Wolverine in the X-Men film series. Well, his talents are not just limited to it.

    He has not only appeared in numerous other hit movies, but he is also a singer and producer and this has excessively helped him stack-up the money in the bank.

    Born on 12th October 1968, Jackman is a married man. His wife is Deborra-Lee Furness, and the Hollywood couple has two children. 

    Nonetheless, here, we are going to talk about his net worth, earnings, and assets. Find out more on the topic. 

    Hugh Jackman net worth and earnings

    As of 2018, Jackman has an estimated net worth of $150 million and back in 2014, his net worth was $150 million. The drastic $50 million increment in just four years is indeed amazing and praiseworthy. Alone in 2015, he earned around $23 million.

    In the year, he was listed 21st highest paid Actor with his earnings of $23 million while in 2013, he was ranked third on the same list with an earning of $55 million. 

    In 2013, the list was topped by Robert Downey Jr. with his earnings of $75 million. Downey Jr. was ranked at number 1 as the highest paid actor again in 2015, with an earning of $80 million. 

    Moreover, he has also been mentioned in other lists like 63rd in 2014 Forbes list of Celebrity 100. 

    Likewise, his other earnings have been above $10 million. In 2009, he received a pay cheque of $20 million alone for his role in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The movie was able to earn $374 million in the theaters, and he also served as a producer in it. He also received $2 million, $1.5 million and $9 million for his roles in Butter, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan and Real Steel respectively. 

    Watch the trailer for X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

    According to the website The Numbers, he has appeared as a lead character in 23 movies and altogether, the movies have made around $5.562 billion at the box office. 

    The actor indeed is very hard working and gets paid what he is worth. But for the actor, money is not everything, and a quality film is something he desires. In late 2016, it was reported that the actor took a pay cut off to make his then-upcoming R-rated movie Logan

    Watch the trailer for Logan.

    R-rated films are always a gamble as they are limited to only certain audiences, and it can be a git or a miss. So, to make sure that the movie gained it's worth, he was ready to sacrifice his salary worth million dollars. 

    Furthermore, he is also a very charitable person and has donated a considerable sum of his earnings. In 2009, Hugh and Daniel Craig donated their earning of $1.5 million to an organization, and in the same year, he also donated $100,000 to his favorite organization.

    Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig