Hugh Jackman Biography, Net Worth


Hugh Michael Jackman AC is an Australian actor. Beginning in theatre and television, he landed his breakthrough role as James “Logan” Howlett / Wolverine in the 20th Century Fox X-Men film series.

Hugh Jackman Biography, Net Worth
Hugh Jackman Biography, Net Worth

Hugh Jackman Biography

Name: Hugh Jackman
Full Name: Hugh Michael Jackman
Gender: Male
Age: 53 years old
Birth Date: 12 October 1968
Birth Place: Sydney, Australia
Nationality: Australian
Height: 1.88 m
Weight: 82 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Deborra-Lee Furness (m. 1996)
Children: Yes (Oscar Maximilian Jackman, Ava Eliot Jackman)
Profession: Actor, singer, and producer
Net Worth in 2022: $180 million
Last Updated: 2022

Hugh Jackman net worth

Hugh Jackman net worth is estimated to be $180 million. Hugh is an actor, producer and award winner with extraordinary versatility, who is involved in musical theatre, film as well as television. He was a star after he played the character in the role of Wolverine as part of The X-Men movie series that ran from the year 2000 until 2018. It was the role for which he has the Guinness World Record for “longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero”. Hugh earned $20 million for each film as his base salary prior to backend participation.

Net Worth: $180 Million
Date of Birth: October 12, October 12, (53 year old)
Gender: Male
Height: 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)
Profession: Actor, Film Producer, Television producer, Voice Actor, Presenter, Singer, Dancer
Nationality: Australia

Hugh Jackman Net Worth Trend

Net Worth In 2022 $180 Million
Net Worth In 2021 $150 Million
Net Worth In 2020 $120 Million
Net Worth In 2019 $100 Million
Net Worth In 2018 $90 Million

Early Life

Hugh Michael Jackson was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on October 12th the 12th of October, 1968. The parents of his father Grace McNeil and Christopher John Jackman were English and had emigrated to Australia in the year 1967. In this way, Jackman not only holds Australian citizenship as well, but British citizenship as well , since his birthplace was in the UK to British-born parents. He has four siblings older than him and a younger half-sister who is from his mother’s divorce. After the divorce of his parents when the age of eight, Jackman remained in Australia with his father and two brothers as his mother retreated back to England with two sisters.

He was a pupil at an all boys Knox Grammar School, in Sydney’s Upper North Shore. Following graduation, he went on to spend an unplanned year in England before returning to Australia to pursue studies at The University of Technology, Sydney. He graduated from the university in 1991, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.

Personal Life

Jackman got married to the actress Deborra Lee Furness in April of 1996. The couple first seen each other on the set of the TV show “Correlli”. After Furness had two miscarriages the couple adopted their children Oscar Maximillian and Ava Eliot.

Jackman is also famous for his charitable work. He serves as an international advisor to the Global Poverty Project, and recorded a documentary for the organization. He also is a patron of The Art of Elysium and the MPTV Fund Foundation, and both he and his wife have been patrons for the Bone Marrow Institute in Australia. In addition, he is an official World Vision ambassador.

In the year 2011, Jackman launched the Laughing Man Coffee company. He was motivated to start the company following an World Vision trip to Ethiopia 2009 where he had the pleasure of meeting Dukale who is a Fair Trade coffee producer. Two Laughing Man Coffee coffeeshops in New York, as well as an online store. All proceeds from Laughing Man Coffee go to the Laughing Man Foundation, which provides education programmes, the development of community and social entrepreneurship across various regions around the world.


Following a course in drama that he attended at the college, Jackson enrolled in an year-long course in the Actors’ Centre in Sydney and then continued his studies through the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts of Edith Coward University, graduating in 1994.

The night before the final Academy graduation show, Jackman was offered a role in”Correlli,” the Australian television series “Correlli” (1995). The actor then moved to stage musicals in the year 1996 and was in the productions of “Beauty and the Beast” and “Sunset Boulevard”. The first films he worked on were “Erskineville Kings” (1999) and “Paperback Hero” (1999) as well as appearances on television shows such as “Law of the Land” and “Blue Heelers”.


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