Hugh Jackman Net Worth

Net Worth:$180 Million
Date of Birth: October 12, 1968 (55 years old)
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Profession:Presenter, Singer, Actor, Film Producer,Dancer,Television producer, Voice Actor,
Nationality:Australia; United Kingdom

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What is Hugh Jackman’s Net Worth?

Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor who has a net worth of $180 million. He came became a topic for public discussion after portraying the character of “Wolverine” in an X-Men series.

Hugh is paid a whopping $20 million for each movie he acts as his salary prior to backend participation at the height of his Wolverine franchise career. Some of the movies he has acted in include Australia, The Prestige, and The Fountain.

Childhood and Education

Birthed on 12 October 1968 was Hugh Michael Jackson in Australia’s New South Wales, Sydney. His parents Grace McNeil and Christopher John Jackman were both English and eventually lived in Australia in 1967 as their permanent residence.

Due to his parents’ British citizenship and his birth in the UK, Jackman holds dual citizenship in Australia.

Jackson has four elder siblings and a younger step-sister from his mother’s second marriage. At age eight, his parents divorced, and his sister alongside his mum relocated back to England, leaving behind his two brothers and father in Australia.

In the Upper North Shore of Sydney, he was schooled at all-boys Knox Grammar School.

Before moving back to Australia to enroll in the University of Technology, Sydney, he took a year off after graduation to spend time in England. He later bagged a BA in Communications from college in 1991.

 Career Life

After taking a drama course at his university that he enjoyed, Jackson however enrolled in the Actors’ Centre in Sydney where he completed a one-year program.

Later in 1994, he bagged a degree from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts of Edith Coward University.

Jackman received a role offers on the Australian series “Correlli” the same evening as his last Academy graduation performance (1995). A sequence that, in 1996, he began acting in stage musicals, including “Beauty and the Beast” and “Sunset Boulevard.”

His early film roles included “Paperback Hero” and “Erskineville Kings” (1999), and he also made appearances on “Law of the Land” and “Blue Heelers” on television.

Concert Tour

”The man, the performance, and music,” where the name of Jackman’s first ever-global tour in 2019. From the album “The Greatest Showman: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack,” he performed songs alongside numerous Broadway and Hollywood musical numbers.

Jackman did a total of 88 performances in places like Oceania, Europe, and North America.


Actor Hugh Jackman tied the knot with Deborra-Lee Furness on April 1996. They had their first encounter on the set of the television program “Correlli.”

However, due to miscarriages faced by Deborra-Lee, she adopted Oscar Maximillian and Ava Eliot.


The philanthropic work and goodwill of Hugh Jackman are also well known. In addition to narrating a documentary for them, he advises the Global Poverty Project on a global scale.

At the Australian Bone Marrow Institute, Hugh alongside his wife served as a patron there. They subsequently support The Art of Elysium, the MPTV Fund Foundation, and other charity organizations.

Hugh is also an ambassador for World Vision. In 2011, he started Laughing Man Coffee, while on a World Vision trip to Ethiopia, he met fair trade coffee farmer Dukale, who served as the catalyst for his decision to take this action.

Acting profession

When Jackman appeared in the 1998 West End production of “Oklahoma!” by the Royal National Theatre, he first gained international recognition.

He was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his work, and in 1999 he starred in the movie adaptation of the stage production.

Jackman won the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his work in “X-Men,” which brought in $296 million USD at the box office.

In the sequel movies “X2” (2002), “X-Men: The Last Stand” (2006), and “X-Men: Days of Future Past” (2014), he returned to the role of Wolverine; the stand-alone movies “Logan” and “The Wolverine”; the prequel “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” (2009); and (2017).

Hugh holds the title of “Longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero” thanks to his portrayal of Wolverine, which lasted from 2000 to 2017.

Production Company

The seed Production company was established in 2005 by Jackman and his longtime assistant John Palermo. His wife Deborra-Lee Furness also worked for the company.

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