Interesting Facts About Hugh Jackman: What You Didn’t Know

Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor and musician who has starred in many popular movies. He was born on December 12, 1968, and was co-nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role in The Aviator. His most recent movie is Logan (2017) which was released on March 3rd, 2017.

Interesting Facts About Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman

1. Hugh Jackman started out his career as a musician and was in a band called the Dingo’s before he pursued acting.

2. His last movie, Logan, which came out in 2017, is the third X-Men movie he has starred in.

3. He also appeared as Wolverine in two X-Men movies: X-Men (2000) and X-Men 2 (2003).

4. Hugh Jackman’s last name is pronounced “Jak-Man” but his first name is spelled “Hugh”.

5. Hugh Jackman’s wife is Deborra-Lee Furness and they married in 1996. They have two children together who are named Oscar and Ava Elizabeth.

6. Hugh Jackman has been nominated for six Academy Awards for Best Actor: three times for The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2002), once for The Aviator (2004), once for Les Misérables (2012), once for The Revenant (2016), and once for Logan (2017).

The Early Years

Hugh Jackman was born on December 12, 1968, in Sydney, Australia. He lived in Sydney until he was six years old when his family moved to the U.S. for a short time before returning back to Australia.

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Hugh Jackman’s Career

In 2000, Hugh Jackman signed on with the director of The Boy from Oz and eventually starred in the Australian TV show, X-Men. He did not become an international sensation until his role in The Aviator where he co-starred with Leonardo DiCaprio.

He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role in The Aviator and was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama. He began to have recurring roles on television shows such as Prison Break and 24.

In 1999, Hugh Jackman released his first album, Songs From Another Poet which reached number 12 on the Australian singles chart. Hugh Jackman is currently starring as Wolverine in the X-Men film franchise which has been around since 2000. He will next appear as Wolverine again in Logan which was released March 3rd 2017.

Hugh Jackman’s Net Worth

The actor is estimated to have a net worth of $400 million.

Hugh Jackman’s Height And Weight

Hugh Jackman has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and a weight of 207 pounds.

Hugh Jackman’s Age

Hugh Jackman was born on December 12, 1968. He is the youngest of the five children of Grace McBride and Christopher John Jackman.

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