Quick Facts- Hugh is an Australian multi talented personality. He can sing, dance and play guitars, piano and violin well, in addition to his acting. His most famous role has been the role of Wolverine in the running movie series X Men. Jackman, on his role in the series, says that it was very tough for him to do that role, as it wanted him to convey emotions without many dialogues. To prepare for them, he watched and studied Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry and Mel Gibson in Road Warrior. Another interesting fact about him is that he used the claws used for his Wolverine role, as back scratchers.
Did you know that he is a left handed person, and that his vision is very poor. He requires lenses to read even a restaurant menu. Hugh faced an over (cricket) of the legendary Australian leg spinner Shane Warne and score 15+ runs to win the challenge for the purpose of charity.
Hugh Jackman NET WORTH
Hugh Jackman, a renowned actor and producer, hailing from Australia has gross income amounting to $100 million. The character of Wolverine based on the Marvel comic X-Men redefined his whole career and his other incredibly successful movies are The Prestige, Australia, The Fountain,, Van Helsing, Les Misérables and Real Steel. He was awarded with nomination of Academy Award for his stunning performance in Les Misérables. Student of journalism and drama at Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts, he debuted with Australian TV series Corelli and went on to star in various sitcoms and theater. Hollywood’s Walk of Fame member has even tried his hand at hosting events like Tony Awards and the Oscars. His theatrics and keen love for it are truly reflected by Beauty and the Beast, Sunset Boulevard, Trevor Nunn’s acclaimed Oklahoma. He was presented with Tony Award for his role in The Boy from Oz.
Height in m / cm – 1.88 m / 188 cm
Height in Feet – 6.16 feet
Height in Inches – 74.01 inches
Height With Shoes/Heels – 6 feet 2 inch -6’4″
Weight in 2014 kg and Lbs (Pounds) – 82 kgs / 180.77 pounds
Muscle/Biceps Size – 17
Body Size – 43(Chest) – 32.5(Waist)
Birthdate & Age in 2014 – 10/12/68 & 45 years
Eye Color – Light Brown
Net Worth – 100
Hugh Jackman Controversies and Relationships:Jackman tied his knots with Deborra-Lee-Furness in 1996 whom he had met while shooting Corelli and have adopted two children. Furness and Jackman underwent gory circumstances when Furness had miscarriages not once but both the times.
Hugh Jackman Brands and Endorsements:Hugh’s success and acclamation traveled beyond the boundaries of Australia with his enactment of “Curly” in the theater Oklahomaand even landed him a nomination of Olivier Award Best Actor in a Musical. Before Oklahoma, Jackman also created his niche in theater by performances in Beauty and the Beast, Sunset Boulevard, and Summa Cabaret.
After his scintillating performance of Wolverine, it wasn’t difficult for him to grab good roles such as in movies like Kate & Leopold, Swordfishetc. Hugh is also known for his theatrics and has performances like in Carouse, The Boy from OzlandA Steady Rain to boast about where he starred along with Daniel Craig. His character of Billy Bigelow in the musical Carouselbrought forth the Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical. His hosting of Tony awards was so well acclaimed that it in itself got him an award Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performer in a Variety, Comedy program or Musical.
He has also in his credentials the hosting of Saturday Night Live.
Hugh Jackman Facts:
His date of birth is October 12, 1968 at Sydney.
The celebrated spy-role of James Bond was proposed to Hugh but he turned it down, making way for Daniel Craig to step in after Pierce Brosnan.
He studied in Knox Grammar School and University of Technology, Sydney