Hugh Jackman Wife, Age, Family, Children, and Net Worth

Hugh Jackman wife was Deborra-Lee Furness. The couple married in 1996 and were just divorced in September 2023.

Jackman is a famous Australian actor who is best known for his breakthrough role as Wolverine in the American superhero film series, X-Men. With his role in X-Men, he set the record for Longest career as a live-action Marvel character in the Guinness World Record.

As a talented actor, he has won a Primetime Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, and two Tony Awards. Furthermore, he was also nominated for an Academy Award and a British Academy Film Award.

Continue reading the article to know details on Hugh Jackman wife, age, career, family, relationships, net worth, and more.

Hugh Jackman Biography: Age and Early Life

One of the most famous Australian actors, Hugh Jackman was born on 12 October 1968, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. As of 2023, Jackman is living in his mid-50s i.e., 55 years of age.

Australian Actor, Hugh Jackman
Australian Actor, Hugh Jackman

Hugh pursued his early education at Pymble Public School and Knox Grammar School on the Upper North Shore, Sydney. After completing high school, he also became a Physical Education teacher at Uppingham School.

Likewise, to continue his education, he joined the University of Technology, Sydney, and graduated with a BA in Communications in 1991.

Similarly, since his early life, Hugh has been interested in acting and joined the Actors Centre in Sydney. Also, Jackman attends the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts of Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia.

Hugh Jackman Wikipedia

Full Name Hugh Michael Jackman
Nick Name Senator Jackman
Date of Birth 12 October 1968
Age (as of 2023) 55 Years Old
Birth Place Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Zodiac Sign Libra
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Nationality Australian
Education BA in Communication
Net Worth $100 Million

Hugh Jackman Family: Ethnicity and Nationality

Australian actor, Hugh Jackman was born to Christopher John Jackman (father) and Grace McNeil (mother). His father is a Cambridge education accountant while his mother is a housewife.

His parents moved to Australia from England in 1967 as part of the “Ten Pound Poms” immigration scheme. Therefore Jackman also holds British citizenship as his parents were born in the United Kingdom.

His paternal great-grandfather, Nicholas Isidor Bellas was from Greece. Jackman grew up along with his parents and four older siblings. Also, he has a younger half-sister from his mother’s remarriage.

Sadly, his parents were divorced when Hugh was only eight years old. He lived with his father in Australia while his mother moved to England. Hugh Jackman belongs to the white ethnic group and believes in the Christian religion.

Hugh Jackman’s Father, Mother, Sister, and Brother

Father Mr. Christopher John Jackman
Mother Mrs. Grace McNeil

Ralph Jackman, Zoe Jackman, Ian Jackman

Sister Sonya Jackman

Hugh Jackman’s Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance


In Feet Inches: 6’ 3’’

In Meters: 1.9 m.

In Centimeters: 190 cm.

Weight Unknown
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Hazel

Hugh Jackman Wife and Kids

Hugh Jackman met Deborra-Lee Furness on the set of an Australian TV show, Correlli. Since then they began dating each other. After a year in a relationship, the couple decided to get married on 11 April 1996.

Hugh Jackman wife, Deborra-Lee Furness
Hugh Jackman wife, Deborra-Lee Furness

Jackman personally designed the engagement ring for Deborra-Lee Furness and the ring bore the Sanskrit inscription, “Om Paramar mainamar” which means, “We dedicate our union to a greater source”.

Sadly, the couple was childless as Furness had two miscarriages, and that resulted in the couple adopting two children, Oscar Maximilian Jackman and Ava Eliot Jackman.

However, unfortunately, after such a long years together, the couple decided to live separately and were divorced in September 2023.

Hugh Jackman Wife and Children

Marital Status Divorced
Ex-Wife Deborra-Lee Furness
Marriage Date 11 April 1996
Children Two Adopted Child

Hugh Jackman Wife: Deborra-Lee Furness

Deborra-Lee Furness is a famous Australian actress who was born on November 30, 1955, in Annandale, New South Wales, Australia. As of 2023, Furness is living in her late 60s i.e., 68 years of age.

She was also interested in acting since her early life as she studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. Furness began to shine to fame after her appearance in the movie, Shame in 1988 and also won Best Actor awards from the Film Critics Circle of Australia and the Golden Space Needle Award.

Furthermore, Deborra-Lee Furness in 2014 was named the New South Wales Australian of the Year for her work in adoption campaigning.

Hugh Jackman Net Worth

One of the most successful Australian actors, Hugh Jackman with almost three decades of active professional career has surely earned a huge amount of money.

As of 2023, the total estimated net worth of Hugh Jackman is around $100 million.

Besides his earnings from his acting career, Jackman also earns more through advertising, endorsement deals, concert tours, and his production company, Seed Productions.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who is Hugh Jackman?

Australian Actor.

How old is Hugh Jackman?

55 years old (as of 2023).

Who was Hugh Jackman wife?

Deborra-Lee Furness (1996-2023).

How much is Hugh Jackman net worth?

$100 million (as of 2023).

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