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Known as Wolverine in the ‘X-Men’, Hugh Jackman has made his name in the Hollywood and is one of the loved by all actors. As a Philanthropist, Hugh Jackman is a global mentor of the Global Poverty Project and also a supporter of micro-credit.  He is an Australian and his accent on top of his deep voice has done nothing except gaining the top spot in every girl ‘I heart’ list.  In 2008, he named as ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ by People’s Magazine.




Real Name Hugh Michael Jackman
Occupation Actor* Producer* Dancer* Multi-Instrumentalist
Education BA in Communication
Net Worth $150 Million USD


Personal Info


Name Hugh Michael Jackman
Nickname Hugh
Date of Birth (Age)

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October 12, 1968 (50-year-old)
Place of Birth Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Hometown Sydney
Height 1.88m (6 foot 2 inches)
Weight 200lbs (82kg)
Body Measurements Chest: 43 inches

Waist: 32 inches

Bicep: 16 inches

Hair Color Dark Brown 
Eye Color Dark Brown
Nationality Australian
Ethnicity English, and Greek
Religion Christian
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexual Orientation

(Is Hugh Jackman gay?)

Status Married


Hugh Jackman Family


Father Christopher John Jackman
Mother Grace McNeil
Siblings Ian Jackman

Ralph Jackman

Zoe Jackman

Sonya Jackman

Spouse/Wife Deborra- Lee Furness
Children Ava Eliot Jackman

Oscar Maximilian Jackman


Parents (Image Source)


Hugh Jackman is crazy about his wife Deborra- Lee Furness. The Australian actor revealed about his marriage in an interview in which he mentioned that he loves his relationship with her because it was formed before he was famous.

Hugh makes sure that he keeps his priority; Wife and kids above all. Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness met on the set of the Australian dram Correlli in 1995 and have two kids now Oscar and Ava. After a year of their meeting, the couple got married and later Furness suffered two miscarriages.

Both of them wanted to parents thus they adopted Oscar and Ava.

When Hugh won his Golden Globe for Les Miserables in the category Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, he thanked Furness for convincing him not to drop out of the movie.  

Wife and Kids
Wife and Kids (Image Source)


Hugh Jackman Net Worth


Hugh Jackman is an elite member of the nine-figure club. Much of his fortune can be attributed to the iconic his roles as Wolverine role in X-Men franchise in which he has proven to be a reliably strong actor. The estimated net worth of Hugh Jackman is $150 million. In 2008, Hugh Jackman was voted as “Sexiest Man Alive” by People magazine.


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Hugh Jackman Skin Cancer


The Australian actor announced he had basal-cell carcinoma removed from his nose in 2013 for the first time. Hugh has almost five surgeries for skin cancer. He has attended various worldwide premieres of X-Men: Days of Future Past with a bandage on his nose. He urged his fans and everyone to wear “Sunscreen”.



Hugh Jackman Personal life


When it comes to his education, Jackman went to primary school at Pymble Public School and later attended the all-boys Knox Grammar School all-boys his gap year working as a Physical Education teacher at  Uppingham School in England. He studied at University of Technology, Sydney and graduated with a BA in Communications in 1991.


Hugh Jackman’s Laughing Man Coffee


Hugh Jackman decided to become the self-appointed understudy of another famous actor turned social entrepreneur: the late Paul Newman years ago even before he set out to change the world. Newman in 1980s announced that he was giving all the profits to charity.

After reading Newman’s book Shameless Exploitation in Pursuit of the Common Good and meeting Muhammad Yunus who encouraged him to start a business Jackman actually gave the idea a thought.  Jackman was passionate about coffee but concerned about how it was made.

He decided to laugh his own philanthropic enterprise to expand the marketplace for coffee growers after he met a local farmer Dukale on his visit to Ethiopia with World Vision in 2009.

Laughing Man Coffee was started in 2011. Its mission is to deliver premium coffee and give back to the farmers who produce it. It is part of the Keurig Green Mountain, Inc, and was founded by Hugh Jackman.

Dukale’s perseverance and unwavering optimism inspired Hugh to do something for the coffee growers. So Laughing Man Coffee organization supports coffee growing communities and put programs into a position that helps the health, growth, and success for farmers and their families.

The new campaign “Make Every Cup Count” of Laughing Man Coffee features retail activations, digital advertising etc. with inspiring digital video series.


Laughing Man Foundation
Laughing Man Foundation (Image Source)


Hugh Jackman Workout and Diets


Hugh Jackman took his strength and physique to new heights and his body transformation is an inspiration to the youth. Only a strict diet and intense workout routine with a strong desire, dedication, passion & determination.

The most interesting part of Hugh’s body transformation is that most of his diet is based on nutrition from natural foods, with a little bit of support from supplements. To prepare for The Wolverine, Hugh Jackman trained under David Kingsbury and his high-intensity workout helped him gain those muscles.

Jackman spends his time in the gym diligently, and every rep, set, chicken breast, and broccoli head is painstakingly measured to ensure maximum results and performance.




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Hugh Jackman Broadway


Hugh Jackman earned a Tony for his Broadway debut in The Boy From Oz in 2004 a returned to Broadway in 2009 in A Steady Rain opposite Daniel Craig followed by a solo Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway in 2011.




Title Role Year
X-Men Franchise Logan/ Wolverine 2000




Someone Like You Eddie 2001
Van Helsing Gabriel Van Helsing 2004
Stories of Lost Should Roger 2005
Happy Feet Memphis (voice role) 2006
Deception Wyatt Bose 2008
Real Steel Charlie Kenton 2011
Les Miserables   Jean Valjean 2012
Prisoners Keller Dover 2013
Chappie Vincent Moore 2015


Hugh Jackman also started his own movie production company, Seed productions with his friend John Palermo. And produced movies like Deception, X-Men: The Last Stand and The Greatest Showman.


Hugh Jackman as Wolverine (Image Source)

Hugh Jackman Social Media


 Jackman has 23.5 Million followers on Instagram (@thehughjackman) and 13.3 Million followers on Twitter (@RealHughJackman).


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