Who is Hugh Jackman and what is his net worth 2018? Hugh Jackman was born on 12 October 1968 in Sydney, to Grace McNeil and Christopher John Jackman, a Cambridge-trained accountant. His parents were English and had drifted to Australia in 1967.
Jackman got his first professional job in Correlli, an Australian television 10 -part series, which was the first broadcast by ABC TV in 1995. It had a principal role Deborra-Lee Furness as prison psychologist Louisa Correlli.
The acting was the last thing on Hugh Jackman’s mind. The youngest of six siblings, Jackman went to the University of Technology planning to work in journalism.
Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor and producer of extraordinary versatility, involved in the film, musical theater, and television. After getting a chance in films and television in his native Australia, his role as Curly won him identification outside Australia during when he was propelled to stardom representing Wolverine in the blockbuster hit X-Men, a role he repeated over the course of his career in sequels like X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, and, X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
In between, he earned evaluative applaud for his performance in the romantic comedy, Kate & Leopold, and acted a computer-hacking criminal in the thriller, Swordfish. After starring in Christopher Nolan’s, The Prestige, and Darren Aronofsky’s, The Fountain, he joined partner Aussies Nicole Kidman and Baz Luhrmann for the rather excessive romantic epic, Australia.
A long-serving of the musical stage, Jackman was a natural fit to perform as host of the Tony Awards and Academy Awards, during also starring in the long-awaited conversion of Les Misérables. He has given his voice to many animated characters and anchor of the Tony Awards three times, winning an Emmy Award for one of these occurrences, and the 81st Academy Awards. Additionally, to this Emmy, he has won two Tonies and a Golden Globe.
He has four older siblings, and a younger sister (from his mother’s re-marriage). His parents get divorced when he was eight, and his mother moved back to England with his two sisters.
Jackman gets married to Deborra-Lee Furness in 1996 after they met on the set of Australian TV show Correlli. Furness had two miscarriages so that the couple adopted two children – Oscar Maximillian and Ava Eliot.
Education: He studied in a primary school at Pymble Public School and later in the all-boys Knox Grammar School on Sydney’s Upper North Shore, where he was in a principal role in its production of My Fair Lady in 1985.
In his final year at the University of Technology, Sydney, he took a drama course to make up extra credits. He played the lead role in Vaclav Havel play, The Memorandum, and graduated in 1991.
He has done the one-year course ‘The Journey’ at the Actors’ Centre in Sydney and educated at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts of Edith Cowan University in Perth, from which he graduated in 1994.
Hugh Jackman Net Worth
Hugh Jackman is one of the top names in Hollywood. He may be one of the A-List Hollywood actors yet he makes it a point to keep his feet on the ground. The “Wolverine” actor has a net worth of $160 million. The Australian actor, producer, and singer have a well-established status for being capable in portraying his roles. He also earned several respectable awards and some nominations since he began his career in the late 90’s. Listed below is his highest paying acting roles play:
• X-Men installment “Wolverine” in 2013: $20 million
• “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” in 2009: $20 million
• “Australia” in 2008: $10 million
• Sci- fi Film “Real Steel” in 2011: $9 million
He has a one magnificent, glorious, and beautiful New York City house which costs around $22 million.
He is also having affection and crazy about cars, so he has bought two most graceful and splendid cars these are:
• Audi Q7 – car costs $49,225.
• Volkswagen Jetta – car costs $17,035.
In 1999, Jackman was cast as Wolverine in Bryan Singer’s X-Men which estimated $296,339,527 global. He repeated his role in X2: X-Men United, X-Men: The Last Stand, and the prequel X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
He starred as Leopold, a Victorian English duke who by chance time-travels to 21st-century Manhattan, where he meets Kate (Meg Ryan), a cynical advertising executive, in the 2001 romantic comedy film, Kate & Leopold.
He is a global adviser of the Global Poverty Project and an outspoken supporter of Muhammad Yunus, microcredit pioneer and Nobel Peace Prize winner. And this is now the sixth time the father-of-two; Hugh Jackman has had cancer removed from his nose.
This man deserves the crown of the king when it comes to acting. He has achieved much success in his career and yet he is not looking as if he is retiring anytime soon. We look forward to his upcoming and perhaps most awaited film the Logan.