Full name of Hugh Jackman is Hugh Michael Jackman. He was born on 12th Oct 1968. He is a famous Actor and a Producer best known as the X Men of the industry. Here is a quick summary of Hugh Jackman’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Hugh was born in Sydney, Australia. His father’s name was Christopher John Jackman, and his mother was Grace McNeil. His father was a Cambridge-trained accountant. He has four older siblings. His primary school was Pymble Public School. He later attended Knox Grammer School. He graduated in 1991 in mass communications from University of Technology, Sydney.
Jackman came to limelight for his roles of Wolverine which he played in the movie X-Men (2000). His some of the other films in his early part of career are Swordfish (2001), Van Helsing (2004) and Leopold (2001). Jackman struck the big screen again with his famous character Wolverine in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006).
In 2006 his two other renowned films were Scoop (2006) with Scarlett Johansson and The Prestige(2006). In 2008 People magazine named him “Sexiest Man Alive”. But his two biggest hit movies are X-Men Origins: Wolverine in 2009 and Real Steel (2011). In 2012 he changed his image by doing one of the best musicals of all time Les Miserables.
After the success of Les Miserables, Hugh did a light comedy movie named Movie 43 in 2013. He again did back to back X- Men movies, The Wolverine(2013) and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). His role of a villain in 2015 movie Pan was highly appreciated. His last appearance was also an X- Man movie Logan in 2017.
Awards & Achievements
He got a lot of awards in his career for his brilliant acting skills. He won Best actor in musical and special Tony awards in 2004 for “The Boy from OZ”, This movie earned him a lot of other awards like Theatre World Award, Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance of the Year, Outer critics circle award for Best Actor in a Musical, and Drama Desk award for Outstanding Actor in a musical all in 2004.
In 2005 he won Outstanding Individual Performance in a variety or Music Program in the 58th Tony Awards. Before that in 2001, he won the best actor award for X-Men in Saturn Awards. He won Favorite Action Star award for the movie “X- Men Origins: Wolverine” in 2010 and Favorite Action Movie Actor award in 2012 for “Real Steel”. He won the Golden Globe Award in 2013 for Best Actor- Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for the movie “Les Miserables”.
Net Worth of Hugh Jackman
As one of the finest actor and producer of his era Hugh Jackman has earned a net worth of around $100 million. He is one of the highest paid actors in America. His X men movie series has earned him a lot of money and fame as well. Nobody can imagine X men without Hugh Jackman. With endorsements, advertisements and TV appearances have also added a lot to his overall net worth.
Hugh Jackman lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife actress Deborra-Lee Furness whom he married in 1996 and two adopted children Oscar Maximilian and Ava Eliot. He had a type of skin cancer basal cell carcinoma, but he won his contest with cancer.