Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
Real Name/Full Name Hugh Michael Jackman
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Hugh Jackman
Birth Place: Sydney, Australia
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 12 October 1968
Age/How Old: 55 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 82 Kg
In Pounds – 187 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father –Christopher John Jackman
Mother –Grace McNeil.
Siblings: Yes (Ralph Jackman, Ian Jackman, Zoe Jackman and Sonya Jackman)
School: Pymble public school, upping ham school.
College: Edith Cowan university.
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: Australian
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Deborra-Lee Furness ( M. 1996)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (Oscar Maximillian Jackman, Ava Eliot Jackman)
Profession: Actor, singer and producer
Net Worth: $200 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Hugh  Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, and producer best known for his role in Logan; he has played many roles in various movies, including  The prestige, scoop, X-men; The Last Stand, Australia, paperback hero, X-men, swordfish, Van Helsing, happy feet, Les Misérables, the wolverine, and many others. Here is a short biography of Hugh Jackman in 2021.

Well, how well do you know about Hugh Jackman? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Hugh Jackman’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Hugh Jackman to date.

Biography and Early Life

Hugh was born on 12 October 1968 in Sydney, Australia. He is the son of Christopher John Jackman and Grace McNeil. His father worked at Cambridge as a trained accountant. His parents were English and had to come to Australia in 1967 as a part of the “ten-pound poms” immigration. He has four older siblings. He has two brothers by the name Ralph Jackman and Ian Jackman and two sisters Zoe Jackman and Sonya Jackman. They were raised up in a Christian family after their parents were converted by Billy Grahams during their marriage.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Hugh Jackman in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Hugh Jackman’s age is 55 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024 having been born on 12 October 1968. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187 lbs in Pound and 82 kg in Kilograms.


Jackman attended Pymble public school and later attended the all-boys Knox grammar school in Sidney’s upper North shore. In 1985 he became the school captain. He spent a gap year in 1987 working at Uppingham School in England as a physical education teacher. On his return, he studied at the University of Technology, Sydney, graduating in 1991 with BA in communications. In his final year, he took a drama course to make up additional credits. After obtaining his BA, Jackman completed the one-year course “The Journey” at the actors center in Sydney.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Hugh Jackman With Wife Deborra Lee Furness
Hugh Jackman With Wife Deborra Lee Furness

Not much information has been given concerning Jackman’s personal life. The little we know is that he met the lover of his soul Debora-Lee Furness, an Australian actress, and producer, in 1995. The two met on the set of Corelli. A year later, they were joined together in marriage through a weeding.

The two couples are living together happily. The part of the story is that Debora has had two miscarriages. This has caused them to adopted two children.

Is Hugh Jackman Gay?

Hugh is not gay. His sexual orientation clearly states that he is straight; he is a married man living with his wife happily. Despite them not having a child of their own is because his wife has had a miscarriage twice, this has caused them to adopt two children; he has never been involved in any controversies that might suggest him to be gay.

Professional Career

Jackman venture into his career as early as 2000. He played in the movie X-men for his role of wolverine; some of his other films in his early parts career are swordfish (2001), Van Helsing (2009), and Leopold (2001). Jackman struck the big screen again with his famous character wolverine in X-men; the last stand (2006)

The same year 2006, he did two other outstanding films, which are scoop 2006 with Scarlett Johansson and prestige 2006. In 2008 the people’s magazine named him “sexiest man alive.” His two biggest hit movies include X-Men origins: wolverine in 2009 and real steel in 2011. In 2012 he changed his image by making one of the best musicals of all timeless miserable.

Hugh also did a light comedy movie after the success of Les Miserable. The comedy was named movie 43 in 2013; he also did back-to-back X-men: Days of future past2014. His role of villain in the 2015 movie pan was highly appreciated; the last time he appeared was also an X- man movie Logan in 2017.


Due to his hard work and determination in his career, Jackman has been very successful and hence earning himself a lot of rewards. In 2004, he won the best actor in musical and special Tony awards for “the boy from Oz” this movie earned him a lot of rewards, just to mention a few, theatre world award, drama league award for distinguished performance of the year, outer critics circle award for the best actor in musical, and drama desk award for outstanding actor in musical all in 2004.

He also won the outstanding individual performance in a variety or music program in the 58th Tony awards. In 2013, he won the Golden Globe Award for best actor-motion picture musical or comedy for the movie Les Misérables.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Hugh Jackman in 2024

Hugh Jackman Net Worth
Hugh Jackman Net Worth

As of 2024, Hugh Jackman’s net worth is currently estimated to be $200 million.  He is one of the highest-paid actors in America. All this wealth he has gotten throughout his career of acting and the rewards he has won. Endorsements, advertisements, and TV appearances have also contributed to his overall net worth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Jackman has adopted two children because they don’t have their own after his wife had two miscarriages.
  • Jackman has a type of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, but he won his contest with cancer.

Best known for playing the Marvel superhero, an important member of the X- Men, Hugh Jackman is internationally recognized by people of all generations. How much the Sexiest Man Alive. He does been very successful in his career and served as a role model to many who are interested in the acting industry.


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