Hugh Jackman is a famous Australian actor and producer, best known for his work as a Wolverine in the X-Men film series. He has played in many internationally acclaimed films such as Prisoners, The Prestige, Les Misérables, Pan and Van Helsing. He won his first Oscar nomination for Best Actor and his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his work in the movie Les Misérables.
Hugh Michael Jackman
Actor, singer, producer
Anniversary / Date of birth
Hugh Jackman was born on October 12, 1968 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
He is currently 49 years old.
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His ancestry is English.
Jackman is described as a Christian and a "religious person". He meditates daily and follows the spiritually eclectic School of Philosophy practice.
Hugh Jackman studied at Pymble Public School and attended the Knox Grammar School for Boys in the Upper North Shore region of Sydney, where he produced My Fair Lady in 1985. After graduating his Uppingham School degree in England as a teacher of physical education.
In 1991, he graduated with B.A. in Communications from the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. After graduation, he studied acting at the Sydney Actors Center. He then attended the Academy of Performing Arts in Western Australia's Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia, from which he graduated in 1994.
- Father – Christopher John Jackman (Cambridge-trained accountant)
- Mother – Grace McNeil
- Brothers and sisters – Ian Jackman (Brother), Ralph Jackman (Brother), Sonya Jackman (Sister), Zoe Jackman (Sister)
Hugh Jackman married Deborra-Lee Furness, co-star of Correlli, on April 11, 1996, in St. John's, Toorak, a suburb of Melbourne. After two miscarriages, the couple adopted two children: Oscar Maximillian Jackman (born May 15, 2000) and Ava Eliot Jackman (born July 10, 2005).
- In feet – 6 feet 3 inches
- In centimeters – 190 cm
- In meters – 1.9 m
- In kilograms – 85 kg
- In pounds – 187 lbs
He is wearing a shoe size 10-12 (United States).
- Robust features
- Muscular physics
- Voice of deep resonance
Beginning of the film
Hugh Jackman earned his first acting role in the Australian drama "Erskineville Kings" in 1999, playing the role of Wace.
He landed his first major role in 2000 playing Logan / Wolverine in "X-Men" by Bryan Singer. The film was a huge box office success, with a turnover of $ 296 million. The role earned him a Saturn Award for Best Actor. Jackman resumed his role in the 2003 X2: X-Men United, X-Men 2006: The Last Stand, and the prequel X-Men Origins 2009: Wolverine, X-Men 2011: First Class., The Wolverine 2013, X- Men 2014: Days of the future past, X-Men 2016: Apocalypse and Logan 2017
In 1994, Jackman appeared in an episode of an Australian television series titled "Law of the Land" for his role as Charles "Chicka" McCray.
His interpretation of Logan / Wolverine in the X-Men movie series.
His role as Leopold in the romantic comedy film Kate & Leopold in 2001, playing the Victorian English Duke who accidentally travels to Manhattan in the 21st century, where he meets Kate (Meg Ryan), a cynical advertising executive. He got a nomination for Best Golden Globe Actor.
His other notable works include his roles in such films as Prisoners, The Prestige, Les Misérables, Pan and Van Helsing.
Jackman made brand recommendations for Asahi Super Dry (Japanese Beer), Body by Milk, Lipton Tea and Micromax.
Hugh Jackman Favorites
- Idols – Olivia Newton-John
- Favorite Holiday Destination – India
Hugh Jackman Net worth
Hugh Jackman has a net worth of $ 150 million.
Social media Profiles
He is very active on social media, where he has more than 12 million followers on Twitter, 23 million followers on Facebook and 20 million followers on Instagram.
Hugh Jackman Facts
Her parents divorced at the age of eight and were raised by her mother.
For her performance as Curly in the acclaimed theater production "Oklahoma!" Of the Royal National Theater, Jackman received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in 1999.
In 2004, Jackman won the Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Australian singer-songwriter Peter Allen in the hit musical "The Boy from Oz".
Jackman is a multi-instrumentalist; He plays guitar, piano and violin.
In 2003, he was named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" by People magazine.
He catapulted to international fame after playing Wolverine in X-Men. In the comics, Wolverine is 5'3 ", but Jackman is taller than his character at 6'3".
Jackman launched his production company, Seed Productions, with his longtime assistant John Palermo in 2005.
He was voted "People Magazine's Sexiest Man" in 2008.
His life goal as a young man was to be an international freelance journalist. He earned a degree in journalism before becoming an actor.
In 2009, he organized the 81st Academy Awards.
Jackman is the godfather of Rupert Murdoch's daughters Grace and Chloe.
He is friends with Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman, Kylie Minogue, Neil Patrick Harris, Eric Bana, Liev Schreiber, Daniel Craig and Kate Winslet.
In 2012, Jackman received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, accompanied by his family, as well as his director Tom Hooper and his co-stars Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried.
He has 2 pets – Peaches (French Bulldog) and JJ (Bulldog).
In China, he is nicknamed Wolf Uncle because his name does not translate easily.
Jackman declined the lead role in the movie The Huntsman in Snow White and The Huntsman (2012), who later went on to Chris Hemsworth.
As a philanthropist, Jackman is a global advisor to the Global Poverty Project and a passionate advocate for microcredit pioneer Muhammad Yunus and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.