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    Hugh Jackman Net Worth 2024, Career, Endorsements, Wife, Kids, House And More

    Name Hugh Jackman
    Age 54 years
    Occupation Actor
    Source Of Income Acting
    Net Worth $180 million
    Residence New York City

    One of the most recognized faces of celluloid and stage, Hugh Jackman is a versatile actor and producer. He was recognized for his stupendous portrayal of Wolverine in Marvel’s ‘X-Men’ franchise. Marvel recently announced the comeback of Wolverine in the third installment of Ryan Reynolds-starrer ‘Deadpool.’

    Hugh has extensively worked in both theatre productions and films with notable actors and directors. Apart from ‘X-Men’, he has done films like ‘The Prestige’, ‘Australia’, ‘The Greatest Showman’, and others. So, after working in the industry for more than 20 years, how rich is the actor in 2022?

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    Hugh Jackman Net Worth

    Hugh Jackman
    Hugh Jackman

    According to multiple sources, the net worth of Hugh Jackman is $180 million. He became successful and recognized for ‘Wolverine.’ The success of the franchise also boosted his paycheck to $20 million per film. He is the face of Montblanc and R.M.Williams. Hugh is an entrepreneur as well owns two coffee shops under the name Laughing Man Coffee Company in New York City. The actor also owned a production company named Seed Productions.

    Early Life Of Hugh Jackman

    Hugh Jackman
    Hugh Jackman

    Hugh Michael Jackman was born in Sydney, Australia on October 12, 1968. His father Christopher John Jackman was a Cambridge graduate and an accountant. He and his wife Grace McNeil migrated to Australia from England. Hugh is the youngest of four siblings. He spent all of his early years in Australia even after his mother moved to England after the divorce. While in Australia, Jackman attended Knox Grammar School. After graduating high school, he enrolled in Communications for a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Technology, Sydney.

    During his degree, he got fascinated with acting. He enrolled in the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts of Edith Coward University. After he graduated from acting school in 1992, he got his first acting gig in 1995 in ‘Correli.’ In the series, he played Kevin Jones, an inmate who falls for his psychologist. Hugh then started starring in musicals like ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Sunset Boulevard.’

    Early Career Of Hugh Jackman

    Hugh Jackman
    Hugh Jackman

    The world took notice of his acting prowess when he was cast in Royal National Theatre’s ‘Oklahoma!’ However, in 2000, Marvel cast him in their ‘X-Men’ series alongside the veterans Patrick Stewart, and Ian McKellen. The first film in the series had an amazing performance at the box office collecting $296 million worldwide. He has set a Guinness Book Of World Record for ‘Longest job as a live-action Marvel superhero’ for Wolverine.

    Along with the successful franchise, the Australian actor featured in award-winning stage productions and films. He starred in ‘The Boy from Oz’s‘ Broadway production. Jackman won a Tony for his performance in 2004. He won a Grammy for ‘Best Soundtrack Album’  for ‘The Greatest Showman.’ He won an Emmy Award for hosting the Tony Awards. Hugh worked in Christopher Nolan’s directorial ‘The Prestige.’ He was featured in the ‘Les Misérables’ adaption ‘Australia.’

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    Brand Endorsements Of Hugh Jackman

    Hugh Jackman for R.M.Williams Boots
    Hugh Jackman for R.M.Williams Boots

    The suave actor has become the face of many brands since he became a movie actor. His widely recognized Wolverine character and his and the Laughing Man Company bagged him quite a few good endorsement opportunities. An Indian smartphone company Micromax signed the actor as its brand endorser in 2013 during the launch of their new smartphone—Canvas Turbo.

    The Australian actor also collaborated with the homegrown airplane company Qantas. In 2015, he became the global brand ambassador for one of the oldest airlines. The actor became the face of the luxury German brand Montblanc for the North American front after serving as the International Ambassador since 2014.

    In 2015, in collaboration with Keurig and Laughing Man Coffee, which Jackman owns, he advertised both products. Keurig is known for manufacturing single-cup coffee brewing systems. In 2019, he became the face of R.M. Williams promoting their boots in a rather risque advertisement featuring just him and the boots!

    Philanthropy Work Done By Hugh Jackman

    Hugh Jackman during Global Citizen in New York
    Hugh Jackman during Global Citizen in New York

    The ‘Wolverine’ actor has not only extended his claws to acting, but he is also one of the most important philanthropists of our times. In 2006, along with his wife Deborra-Lee Furness, he started an organization called ‘Jackman Family Foundation’. The couple helps fund various other organizations that work at the grassroots level.

    The organization provided funds to the ‘Every Mother Counts’ organization which provides maternity care and assistance to mothers all over the world. Along with this, the organization has funded the ‘American Brain Tumor Association’, and ‘Cambodian Children’s Funds’ amongst others.

    He has been associated with the Aid Still Required (ASR) organization which provides help to disaster-stricken regions. The actor has assisted in the Haiti Awareness Campaign. Hugh was a part of Project Zambi by Family Health International 360. During the program, he helped to create awareness about the children largely affected and orphaned due to the AIDS epidemic in the African continent.

    Jackman is an advisor at Global Poverty Project, which aims to eradicate poverty till 2030. In 2009, during his Broadway play with Daniel Craig, he managed to collect $1,549,953 during their play ‘A Steady Rain’ for the Fight AIDS campaign. Parallel to his coffee business, he started the Laughing Man Foundation to help the coffee farming community.

    Personal Life

    Hugh Jackman with his family
    Hugh Jackman with his family

    One thing that remained constant throughout Hugh Jackman’s career is his unaffected charm, on-screen presence, and his lovely wife Deborra-Lee Furness. The two met when Hugh was emerging as a star and featured in his major gig in Australia titled ‘Correlli’. It starred Hugh and his wife Deborra. She was an already established actress in the Australian film industry. They both had a crush on each other. He proposed to her in 1995 and they got married in April 1996. The two completed 22 years of their marriage and they adopted two kids—Ava and Oscar.


    His Penthouse building in New York
    His Penthouse building in New York

    In 2012, the actor purchased a triplex in New York City for a bargain price of $21 million. He listed the apartment in 2022 for a whopping amount of $39.8 million. Between 2014 and 2015, Jackman purchased a mansion for $7.5 in East Hampton. In 2022, the actor made a massive purchase of a $21.12 million penthouse in Chelsea, New York. The spacious abode has a 4,700-square-foot area with four bedrooms. Jean Nouvel designed the house.

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    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise
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