Hugh Jackman is an actor of Australian origin who has been famous among folks by the name of his on-screen avatar – The Wolverine. The Hugh Jackman net worth is in millions which is the result of his successful career as an actor.
Jack was first catapulted into the spotlight when he was portrayed as the “Wolverine.” He did this role in the famous series X-Men. At the peak of the franchise, Jack earned an amount of $20 million from each movie in the form of the salary. Some of his other Hugh Jackman movies include The Fountain, Australia, and The Prestige. Jack was also awarded the Tony Award for his work in the movie The Boy From Oz. He also won an Emmy.
Early Life Of Hugh Jackman
The original name of the actor is Hugh Michael Jackson. He was born in Sydney, Australia, to Grace McNeil, his mother, and John Jackman, his father. His parents were English in origin but later immigrated in 1967 to Australia. This favors Jack as due to his parent’s English origin, he now has dual citizenship of Australia and Britain.
Hugh Jackman’s parents got divorced when he was just eight years old. After the divorce, he stayed in Australia with his father while, along with his two sisters, his mother moved back to the United Kingdom. At his early age, he attended the Knox Grammar School, which is an all-boys school in the Upper Northern Shore area of Sydney. Later he attended the University of Technology in Sydney. He graduated with a degree of BA in communication in 1991.
After his graduation, Hugh Jackman enrolled in a one-year drama course at Sydney’s actors’ center. At the same time, he continued his education with the Western Australian Academy Of Performing Arts at Edith Coward University. He graduated from here in 1994. On his performance night, only Hugh Jackman was offered a role in “Correlli” an Australian series.
At his career’s early stages, Jack also performed in some other movies. Some of Hugh Jackman movies include Paperback Hero, Erskineville Kings, and a TV appearance on the show “Law of the Land.” All this was the starting of Hugh Jackman net worth.
Acting Career of Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman first became famous outside of Australia when he starred in the 1998 production of Oklahoma by Royal National Theatre in the West end of London. This performance by Jack earned led him to earn an Olivier award.
His one true international fame came in 2000 when he was cast into the movie X-Men in the role of Wolverine. The X-Men proved to be a huge success on the box office and earned $296 million worldwide.
Other Hugh Jackman movies in which he played the role of Wolverine include:
|X-Men: The Last Stand||2006|
|X-Men: Days of Future Past||2014|
|X-Men Origins: Wolverine||2009|
Hugh Jackman net worth is the result of him being part of the Marvel universe as it contributed to his net worth greatly. These roles of Wolverine by Jack also lead him to win a Guinness world record of “longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero.”
Other than the marvel universe, Jackson has also starred in many other projects. Some of them are:
|Kate & Leopold||2001||Golden Globe Nomination as Best Actor.|
|The Boy From Oz||2003 to 2004||Tony Award|
|Les Miserables||2012||Academy Award Nomination as Best Actor|
|The Greatest Showman||2017||Golden Globe Nomination as Best Actor and Grammy Award for best Soundtrack Album|
|Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway||2011 october to 2012 January|
|The River||2014 October to 2015 February|
All of these projects have also played a part in Hugh Jackman net worth.
He is also the face of many brands, all thanks to his status as A-List actors. Jack is the global ambassador for the brand Montblanc along with being an R.M. Williams ambassador.
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Are you a fan who wants to know the secrets of the life of your favorite actor? Do the questions like who is Hugh Jackman wife and what Hugh Jackman age come to your mind? Or do you conceptualize yourself as Wolverine and think what is Hugh Jackman height? If the answer to any of the questions is yes, then the answer is below:
Hugh Jackman Wife
Jack married the actress Deborra-Lee Furness in April of 1996. They met each other on the sets of the show “Correlli.” After their marriage, Furness suffered through two miscarriages, and so the couple adopted Ava Eliot and Oscar Maximillian as their kids.
What is Hugh Jackman Height?
The next question which might come to your mind as a die-hard fan may be what is Hugh Jackman height? Well, the answer is 1.90 m or 6.3 feet.
Hugh Jackman Age
He was born on 12th October 1968. So, Hugh Jackman age is 52 years.
Other than movies, Hugh Jackman also works as an advisor for the Global Poverty Project. He has also narrated a documentary for them. In addition to this, he is also an ambassador to World Vision.
He has also started a chain of coffee shops by the name of “The Laughing man coffee company.” Jack was inspired to open these shops after he visited Etopia for the World Vision, and there he met a coffee farmer who inspired him. All the profits which the coffee shops earn go to humanitarian works like educational programs, social entrepreneurship, and community development.
Jack paid an amount of $12 million in 2012 for buying a triplex apartment in New York City. The home has three floors of the building – 9th, 8th, and 10th.
In this apartment, there are all the luxurious facilities which include 11,000 square feet of living space, a library, several bathrooms, a rec-room, dining room, workout studio, a sauna, and many more things. This apartment of Hugh Jackman is like a luxury villa and is located at a prime location in the city. Initially, the property was up for $40 million so, we can say Jack got lucky and a huge bargain.
|Date of Birth||12th October 1968|
|Profession||Film producer, voice actor, actor, television producer, singer, presenter, and dancer.|