Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman is an actor of Australian origins. He won Globe Awards and was nominated for Academy Awards for the performance he had in Les Miserables musical drama. He is well known in the role of Logan Wolverine, the manly and tough mutant of X-Men film series. He is the only person who was able to play as one superhero for a long period in a number of films. He portrayed the same role for over 17 years. However, he had appeared in many roles such as Prisoners thriller of Denis Villeneuve, Swordfish, Kate & Leopold, Les Miserables and the Prestige.

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Hugh Jackman bio

When it comes to his bio, Hugh Jackman is the child to Christopher Jackman who worked as accountant and to Grace McNeil, who was a housewife. They moved from Great Britain and went to live in Australia. They were in the Ten Pound Poms which was about the colonization program of the government. He was born in the year 1968 and it was in Sydney. He was the youngest siblings in five kids. When he reached the age of 8, the parents divorced, the mother went back to England with two of his sisters. The mother stopped to contact his ex-husband and children and they met only when he was adult. The father got married again and the stepmother was happy with the kids so he grew up in a house which was peaceful and had harmony. He got a step sister when he was 11.

Hugh Jackman Career

Even if his father had been loving, he was strict at the same time. He taught his kids that they should never back down and they have to try and to overcome difficulties always. When he became a well known actor, Hugh Jackman always remembers the fun and life lesson they learned while going to family camping trips.

In the school, he was diligent and he liked playing basketball. He also became the captain for some time. While growing up, he was not thinking of becoming an actor at one time of his life. He thought he would be a chef on a plane.

He started to act with school plays and loved it. After his graduation, he took up the gap year and went to England. When he went back in Australia, he enrolled to do communication for the University of Technology in Sydney.

He started an acting role when he got a phone call from a manager of Australian TV series named Correlli. He offered him to be in the leading role.

Hugh Jackman Married, wife

Hugh Jackman met with Deborra Lee Furness on the set of Correlli. Deborra was older to him for 13 years, but they started a relationship and ended up getting married. They have two children, both adopted. He says that his wife is the best mother ever.

Hugh Jackman Net worth, salary

Even if his salary is not known, by now his net worth has reached to 100 million dollars.

29 Jan, 2019