Hugh Jackman, or Hugh Michael Jackman, is an Australian actor, whose name is now synonymous with Wolverine. The actor has now the Guinness World record for the “longest career as a live-action Marvel character” with his return for the 2024 movie, Deadpool 3.
Apart from that he has been in the acting world for over 2 decades now and has done a lot more than play a fan-favorite superhero. He has been a part of many successful movies and series and won a number of accolades for the same, including two Tony Awards, a Grammy Award, an Emmy Award, and a Golden Globe Award.
Hugh Jackman Net Worth 2022
Hugh Jackman has earned a huge name for himself through the X-Men franchise. Apart from that his versatility to fit into different characters has also bagged him various other films like the Disney musical The Greatest Showman and the thriller The Prestige. According to Celebrity Net Worth, his net worth currently is $180 Million.
Hugh Jackman Business
The Wolverine actor started Seed Productions, a production company along with his assistant John Palermo and his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness in 2004. It worked alongside 20th Century Fox Studios and produces a number of movies and series, including Jackman’s film, X-Men Origins: Wolverine. It shut down in 2010.
In 2011, the actor launched a coffee company, Laughing Man Coffee. There are two Laughing Man Coffee shops in New York, as well as an online shop. All its profits go to Laughing Man Foundation.
Hugh Jackman Endorsements
Hugh Jackman became a fan-favorite with his role as Wolverine in the X-Men franchise. With this, several brands love to make him the face of their products. Hugh Jackman collaborated with Keurig in 2015, with his coffee brand – Laughing Man Coffee. This led to the actor endorsing their products as well.
Apart from that, the actor has endorsed Qantas in 2015 to promote the airline on a global front. R.M. William Boots roped in the actor to become their global ambassador in 2019. He is also the ambassador of Montblanc and Micromax.
Hugh Jackman Wife
On 11 April 1996, Hugh Jackman got married to Deborra-Lee Furness. The two met on the set of Correlli, an Australian TV show. The two got married at St. John’s in Toorak, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne.
The actor had designed the engagement ring personally with a Sanskrit phrase inscribed on it – “Om paramar mainamar.” The text translates to “we dedicate our union to a greater source.”
Hugh Jackman Kids
The actor and his wife sadly couldn’t have kids of their own. After two miscarriages, the couple decided to adopt. Oscar and Ava are the adopted kids of the couple and they live with them in New York.
Hugh Jackman Major Movies
As it has already been established Wolverine is the major role played by the actor. He debut as Wolverine in X-Men (2000) and reprised the role Jackman reprised his role in 2003’s X2, 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand, and the 2009 prequel X-Men Origins: Wolverine. He also did a cameo in 2011’s X-Men: First Class, before returning to the role in The Wolverine (2013). He then appeared in the 2014 sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past and briefly in the 2016 follow-up X-Men: Apocalypse. After that, he announced that 2017’s Logan would be his final film as the character, but now he is set to return again with the claws in Deadpool 3, coming out in 2024.
Apart from that Jackman has acted in a number of movies spanning from romantic comedies to action flicks. Some of his other major movies are – Kate & Leopold (2001), Van Helsing (2004), The Prestige (2006), Australia (2008), Les Misérables (2012), Prisoners (2013), The Greatest Showman (2017), The Front Runner (2018), Bad Education (2019).
Hugh Jackman Charity
The Wolverine actor is one with a benevolent heart. He is the ambassador of World Vision Australia. All of his profits from the Laughing Man Coffee coffee shops go to Laughing Man Foundation which he created to support educational programs, community development, and social entrepreneurs around the world.
Along with Daniel Craig, the actor raised $1,549,953 in December 2009 and a place for themselves in the history of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. He provides small loans to entrepreneurs in impoverished countries through microcredit. On 14 April 2009, Jackman posted on his Twitter page that he would donate $100,000 to one individual’s favorite non-profit organization. On 21 April 2009, he revealed his decision to donate $50,000 to Charity: Water and $50,000 to Operation of Hope.
Table of Information
12 October 1968
Married: Deborra-Lee Furness (1996-Present)
Endorsement company names
Keurig, Qantas, R.M. William Boots, Montblanc, and Micromax
X-Men (2000). 2003’s X2, 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, 2011’s X-Men: First Class, The Wolverine (2013), X-Men: Days of Future Past,Kate & Leopold (2001), Van Helsing (2004), The Prestige (2006), Australia (2008), Les Misérables (2012), Prisoners (2013), The Greatest Showman (2017), The Front Runner (2018), Bad Education (2019).
Tony Awards, Grammy Awards, Emmy Awards, and Golden Globe Awards.