Julian McMahon

Julian McMahon Biography: Age, Husband, Daughter, Wikipedia, Net Worth, Movies, Awards, Controversy

May 24, 2024 0 Posted By Abiodun Azeez

Julian McMahon is a talented Australian actor and former model, born on July 27, 1968, in Sydney, Australia.

He is best known for his roles in television dramas such as “Home and Away,” “Profiler,” “Charmed,” and “Nip/Tuck.” Julian has also made a name for himself in the film industry, appearing in movies like “Fantastic Four” and “Red.”

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  • Full name: Julian Dana William McMahon
  • Date of birth: July 27, 1968
  • Age: 56 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Sydney, Australia
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Profession: Actor and former model
  • Height: 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
  • Parents: Sir William McMahon (father), Sonia McMahon (mother)
  • Siblings: Melinda McMahon (sister), Deborah McMahon (sister)
  • Spouse: Kelly Paniagua (married in 2014)
  • Children: Madison Elizabeth McMahon (daughter)
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: $16 million

Early Life and Education

Julian McMahon is currently 56 years old and was born on July 27, 1968, in Sydney, Australia. He is the son of Sir William McMahon, a former Prime Minister of Australia, and Sonia McMahon.

Julian has two sisters, Melinda and Deborah. He was educated at the private, boys-only Sydney Grammar School, which his father had attended.

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After completing his secondary education, Julian briefly studied law at the University of Sydney and economics at the University of Wollongong. However, he did not complete his degrees, instead pursuing a career in modeling.

Personal Life

Julian McMahon has been married three times. His first marriage was to singer Dannii Minogue in 1994, but they divorced after 18 months. In 1999, he married Brooke Burns, but they also divorced in 2001.

In 2014, Julian married Kelly Paniagua, and they have a daughter together, Madison Elizabeth McMahon. Julian is known to be private about his personal life but has been spotted attending various events with his family.

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Julian McMahon began his career as a model, working in various fashion capitals such as Milan, London, New York City, Rome, and Paris. He then transitioned to acting, landing his first role in the Australian soap opera “Home and Away” in 1989.

He played the character Ben Lucini for two years before moving to the United States to pursue bigger roles.

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In the 1990s, Julian appeared in various television shows, including “Profiler” and “Charmed.” His breakthrough role came in 2003 when he played Christian Troy in the American medical drama “Nip/Tuck.”

He played the character for seven seasons until the show ended in 2010. Julian has also appeared in several films, including “Fantastic Four” and “Red.”


  • Nominated for Best Actor in a Television Series by the Golden Globe Awards (2005)
  • Nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series by the Emmy Awards (2006)

Net Worth

Julian McMahon‘s net worth is estimated to be $16 million, accumulated through his successful career in the entertainment industry.

His salary from “Nip/Tuck” was reportedly around $100,000 per episode, making him one of the highest-paid actors on television.

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Julian McMahon has not been involved in any significant controversies throughout his career. However, in 2011, he was involved in a minor controversy when he was accused of making inappropriate comments about his co-star, Kelly Carlson, on the set of “Nip/Tuck.”

Julian later apologized for his comments, and the issue was resolved.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @julianmcmahon
  • Twitter: @julianmcmahon

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