Talent, good looks, and a stunning personality all in one person? It’s possible. Hugh Jackman isn’t only a talented movie actor, he’s also a very good singer and an amazing person. This Hollywood actor has gained popularity not only for his hit films, but also for his kind heart and likeable personality.
From Humble Beginnings
Hugh Michael Jackman was born on October 12, 1968 to parents Grace McNeil and Christopher John Jackman. His parents were both of English descent but moved to Australia in 1967 because of the Ten Pound Poms immigration movement. Jackman was raised along with his four older siblings in a strictly religious household. When he was 8 years old, his parents divorced and Jackman was made to remain in Australia with his father. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved spending his time exploring the beach and camping with friends and his siblings. He attended the Knox Grammar School and became part of numerous small time school plays. He then moved on to study at the University of Technology in Sydney where he graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. He enrolled himself in a drama course towards the end of his college life to earn a few extra credits, and this is what further enriched his interest in acting.
After graduating college, Jackman was contacted to take on a roll on Corelli, a ten part drama series that aired on ABC. This was Jackman’s first official major professional job as an actor. From there, he moved on to star in other movies and TV shows. Jackman has also dabbled in plays and music, as he was quite a talented singer as well. Hugh Jackman is best known for his portrayal of Wolverine in the X-Men movie franchise which has become a hit among fans and critics.
Assets and Net Worth
Hugh Jackman’s career as a movie star, a singer, and producer have all helped him work towards a heft ynet worth. He is also the proprietor of numerous business ventures such as restaurants and other business establishments across Australia and the United States which have contributed greatly to his financial success. Today, it is estimated that Hugh Jackman’s net worth is at $150 million USD. The man has invested his finances into mansions, luxury cars and vehicles, some private transportation vehicles such as jets and even a multi-million dollar yacht.