Hugh Michael Jackman
Net Worth: $45 million
Source of Wealth: films
Born: October 12, 1968 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Children: 2, adopted
Hugh Jackman began his career with a role on the short-lived Australian television series Correlli (1995), where he met his future wife Deborra-Lee Furness.
After Correlli, Jackman went on the stage in Melbourne. He landed roles in the local Walt Disney production of Beauty and the Beast, Sunset Boulevard, and the 1998 Midsumma festival cabaret production Summa Cabaret.
Jackman became known outside of Australia in 1998, earning critical praise for his role in Oklahoma! in London. The performance earned him an Olivier Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical. The following year, he starred as Wolverine in Bryan Singer’s X-Men (2000). Hugh returned as Wolverine in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and The Wolverine (2013).
Other notable films Hugh has starred in include Kate and Leopold (2001), Swordfish (2001), Van Helsing (2004), The Prestige (2006), Australia (2008), and Real Steel (2011).
In 2005, he created a production company named Seed Productions, whose productions include TV series Viva Laughlin (2007) and film Deception (2008).
How much money does Hugh Jackman make?
|X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)||$20,000,000|
|Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)||$1,500,000|
|Real Steel (2011)||$9,000,000|