Hugh Jackman Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Movies

June 25, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor who holds the Guinness World Record for the “Longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero.”

Jackman first portrayed Wolverine in the 2000 film X-Men and went on to reprise the role in nine more X-Men films over the next seventeen years.


  • Full Name: Hugh Michael Jackman
  • Stage Name: Hugh Jackman
  • Born: October 12, 1968.
  • Age: 55 years old
  • Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Height: 1.9m
  • Parent: Grace McNeil and Christopher John Jackman.
  • Siblings: 4
  • Spouse: Deborra-Lee Furness
  • Children: 2
  • Relationship: Single
  • Net Worth: $180 million.

Early Life And Education

Hugh Michael Jackman was born on October 12, 1968, in Sydney, New South Wales, to parents Grace McNeil (née Greenwood) and Cambridge-educated accountant Christopher John Jackman.

His parents were English and had arrived in Australia in 1967 as part of the “Ten Pound Poms” immigration policy. Jackman has four older siblings and is the second of his parents’ children born in Australia.

He also has a younger half-sister through his mother’s remarriage. His parents split when he was eight. After finishing primary school at Pymble Public School, Jackman attended the all-boys Knox Grammar School on Sydney’s Upper North Shore.

He took a gap year in 1987 and worked as a Physical Education teacher at Uppingham School in England. Upon his return, he studied at the University of Technology, Sydney, and graduated in 1991 with a BA in Communications.


Hugh Jackman Begins in Australian theatre, Jackman secured his breakout role as Wolverine in the X-Men film franchise (2000-2017, 2024). This renowned role earned him the Guinness World Record for the longest time as a live-action Marvel character, which was recently beaten.

Jackman’s filmography extends much beyond Wolverine. He appeared in romantic comedies like “Kate & Leopold” (2001), dramas like “The Prestige” (2006) and “Prisoners” (2013), and musicals like “Les Misérables” (2012), where he showed off his singing abilities.

Jackman is more than just a movie star. He won a Tony Award for his portrayal in “The Boy from Oz” (2004) and has impressed audiences in musicals such as “Beauty and the Beast” and “Oklahoma!”

Recent News: With the announcement of “Deadpool & Wolverine,” which will be released in July 2024, Hugh Jackman will make his superhero return!

Social Media

  • Instagram handle:(@thehughjackman)
  • Facebook handle: Hugh Jackman
  • Twitter handle: Hugh Jackman

Personal Life

Jackman married Deborra-Lee Furness on April 11, 1996, in St. John’s, Toorak, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne. They met on the set of the Australian television series Correlli.

Furness suffered two miscarriages before adopting two children with Jackman. Jackman and his family reside in New York. In September 2023, the couple announced their separation.

Net Worth

Hugh Jackman‘s net worth is estimated to be around $180 million.

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