Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, musician, dancer and producer. The Australian actor is most famous for his portrayal of Wolverine in the X-Men movie series. He’s also known for starring roles in the films Les Misérables, Prisoners, Kate & Leopold, The Fountain and The Prestige. For his performance in Les Misérables, he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor and a Golden Globe Award in 2013. He won a Tony Award for his work in The Boy from Oz. Born Hugh Michael Jackman on October 12, 1968 in Sydney, Australia to English immigrant parents Grace McNeil and Christopher John Jackman, he has two older brothers, Ian and Ralph, and two older sisters, Sonya and Zoe. He also has a younger half-sister, from his mother’s side of the family. He graduated from University of Technology in 1991 with a BA in Communications. He married Deborra-Lee Furness in April 1996 in Melbourne. They adopted two children, a son Oscar and a daughter Ava.
Hugh Jackman Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 12 October 1968
Birth Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Birth Name: Hugh Michael Jackman
Nickname: Hugh Jackman
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Occupation: Actor, Singer, Producer
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Light Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Hugh Jackman Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 187 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 85 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 2″
Height in Meters: 1.88 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: 11 (US)
Hugh Jackman Family Details:
Father: Christopher John Jackman (Acountant)
Mother: Grace McNeil
Spouse: Deborra-lee Furness (m. 1996)
Children: Ava Eliot Jackman (Adopted daughter), Oscar Maximilian Jackman (Adopted son)
Siblings: Ralph Jackman (Brother), Sonya Jackman (Sister), Ian Jackman (Brother), Zoe Jackman (Sister)
Hugh Jackman Education:
Pymble Public School
Knox Grammar School, Wahroonga, Australia (1986)
BA Communications, University of Technology, Sydney (1990)
Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts (1994)
Hugh Jackman Facts:
*He is the youngest of five children.
*His parents got divorced when he was was eight years old.
*He enjoys playing kayaking and basketball.
*He is a philanthropist.
*He plays multiple sports, plays the guitar, piano and violin and does dancing.
*He hosted the 81st Academy Awards on 22 February 2009.
*He owns a production company, Seed Productions with John Palermo.
*He is good friends with Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman and Rupert Murdoch.
*People Magazine named him one of the top 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004.
*He was named People Magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” in 2008.
*He is a big fan of professional wrestling.
*He has two pets; Peaches (French bulldog) and JJ (bulldog).
*Follow him on Google+, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.