Hugh Michael Jackman
Bear, Hughey, Worm, Sticks (when he was a boy)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Jackman attended Pymble Public School and Knox Grammar School in Sydney, After graduation, he spent his drop year by working at Uppingham School in England. In 1991, he graduated with B.A. in Communications from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia.
- Father – Christopher John Jackman (Cambridge-trained accountant)
- Mother – Grace McNeil
- Siblings – Ian Jackman (Brother), Ralph Jackman (Brother), Sonya Jackman (Sister), Zoe Jackman (Sister)
Hugh was signed to these talent agencies –
- Endeavor Talent Agency – USA
- Penny Williams Management – Australia
- Lou Coulson Agency – U.K.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
85 kg or 187 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jackman married Deborra-Lee Furness on April 11, 1996, at St. John’s in Toorak, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne. Furness is an also an Australian actress. They first met on the set of TV show Correlli. The couple has adopted two children – Oscar Maximillian and Ava Eliot.
Race / Ethnicity
Ruggedly Handsome features
Asahi Super Dry (Japanese beer), Body by Milk, Lipton Tea, Micromax (Indian mobile phone brand in 2013)
Best Known For
Jackman is best known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series.
In 2002, he sang the role of Billy Bigelow in the musical Carousel in a concert at Carnegie Hall.
1999 film Erskineville Kings as Wace. It was a lead role and he received the FCCA award for Best Male Actor.
First TV Show
In 1994, Jackman appeared in an Australian television drama series, Law of the Land for his role as Charles “Chicka” McCray. He appeared in just a single episode titled “Win, Lose and Draw”.
Steve Ramsbottom is the trainer for Jackman’s Wolverine role. He was supposed to do workout in 3 different phases –
- Mass Building
- Weight/ Strength Training
- Body Maintenance
Continue reading his workout routine and diet plan.
“I have shocking teeth…. I’m being a little facetious – I just went to the dentist the other day, and he looked at my teeth and went, ‘Oh, my God, you’ve got gray teeth.'”
Hugh Jackman Favorite Things
To know some of his favorite things, visit Oprah.com.
Hugh Jackman Facts
- His one of the paternal great-grandfather was Greek.
- His parents were divorced when he was 8 years old.
- Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman, Rupert Murdoch are his good friends.
- During high schooling, Jackman took part in various sports activities – rugby, cricket, high jumping, swimming.
- He enjoys playing kayaking and basketball.
- Hugh owns a production company, Seed Productions with John Palermo.
- He is a philanthropist too. He is a supporter of Microcredit (extension of very small loans).
- He has 2 pets – Peaches (French bulldog) and JJ (bulldog).
- In an interview, he revealed that it was not until till the age of 22 that he thought to convert his hobby into a full-time career.
- Follow him on Twitter.