Shocking Facts About Hugh Jackman: From Net Worth, Wife To Hugh Jackman Pronunciation

Salena Harshini |Oct 13, 2020

Here are what you may have not known about the Wolverine actor that would make your jaw drop. On Hugh Jackman's 52nd birthday, take a look at his lesser-known facts.

Hugh Jackman is among the top-notch actors of Hollywood and has a huge fan base stretching throughout the globe. On his 52nd birthday, here are the interesting facts about the famous actor. From his wife, best movies, career to Hugh Jackman pronunciation, every deet is disclosed below!

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These Hugh Jackman facts would be a surprise to you

Hugh Jackman pronunciation

The name of the Wolverine actor can be considered one of the most mispronounced names in the industry. Hugh Jackman pronunciation definitely has been wronged by many. Some called his name like “hug”, some pronounced his name like “huge”.

To clarify all the mist, Hugh Jackman pronunciation is “hew-gh”.

There is also one thing that some may haven’t known. Hugh Jackman received a Guinness World Record for “longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero” in 2016.

He gains a Guinness Record for the time of him acting as Wolverine

He gained the record for portraying the same superhero for the most times in a live-action movie franchise. He was the sole actor/character to be seen in all 7 chapters of X-Men series.

Hugh Jackman movies and career

While he has maintained his status as a successful actor and the owner o f a production company, he has faced a lot of highs and lows. He is part of many works such as Halifax, Law of the Land but it is his role as Wolverine that started his fiery career.

Besides the X-Men series in which he portrays the iconic character Wolverine, the best movies that earned him the most recognition include The Prestige, The Greatest Showman, Les Miserables, The Boy From the Oz, and Real Steel.

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He has transformed into a lot of roles and many of them earned him critical acclaim

Hugh Jackman wife age

He met his wife while filming for his first big acting role. Jackman’s television break was the on the one-season, ten-episode prison series named Correlli (1995). He played an inmate named Kevin Jones who kept on flirting with his psychologist portrayed by Deborra-Lee Furness, his now-wife.

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Hugh Jackman wife is 13 years his senior but age is just a number to them

He shared that he had a huge crush on the leading lady while adding that he wanted to get married to her immediately. In fact, Hugh Jackman was in his 20s back then and Furness is 13 years older than him.

Their relationship blossomed both in reel and real-life, and they went down the aisle a year later. The two have been married for 24 years and have two kids together.

Hugh Jackman children

The couple actually could not have kids even after trying vitro fertilization. Therefore, they opted to adopt two kids, Oscar and Ava.

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They adopt two children and they are a happy family

While Oscar Maximilian Jackman was born in 2000, Ava Eliot Jackman was born in 2005. As they have been brought up in a privileged life, Jackman admitted that he is strict with them and constantly teaching them about gratitude and respect.

Hugh Jackman net worth

Hugh Jackman net worth is undoubtedly an admirable number for his immensely successful career and appearances in a lot of projects. The net worth of Hugh Jackman is estimated to be $180 million which equals to Rs 132 crores.

As per reports, the actor charged $20 million (Rs 14 crores) for each film at the peak of his Wolverine franchise.

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Apart from Hugh Jackman pronunciation, Hugh Jackman net worth is also the talk of the town

He also has several movable properties and assets in his name.

The Academy Award-winning actor has also launched Laughing Man Coffee in order to provide a marketplace for farmers from developing nations to sell their products to U.S-based consumers.

The next Hugh Jackman Wolverine

Hugh Jackman has played the Wolverine part for 17 years and he is not going to easily hand over the superhero status to anybody. However, when asked on who he thinks should get the job, Jackman said Tom Hardy would be a great Wolverine.

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He’d love for the Venom actor to become his Wolverine successor

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