Complete Biography of Jackerman

Who is Hugh Jackerman?

Jackerman is an Australian well-known actor, who worked in famous Hollywood movies. Besides that, he also produced many films and also works as a singer. In 1968, Jackman was born in Sydney, New South Wales. Currently, Hugh Jack man’s age is 53 years. His father’s name is Christopher John Jackman and his mother’s name is Grace McNeil. Jackerman’s parents were English and in 1967 they came to Australia. That’s why in addition to Australian citizenship this famous actor has held British citizenship also and has a belief in Christianity religion.

Education of Jackerman

Jackerman is basically a famous Hollywood actor, and Singer. In 1968, He was born in Sydney, New South Wales. He grew up with his family in Australia, so he holds Australian nationality. Jackman has two sisters and two brothers, his brothers’ names are Ian Jackman and Ralph Jackman. This famous actor’s sister’s name is Zoe Jackman and Sonya Jackman. Jackman did his early schooling education at Pymble Public School, Sydney. After that, he joined the all-boys Knox Grammar School on Sydney’s Upper North Shore. Later, he joined the University of Technology Sydney and graduated with a B.A in communications from the University of Technology Sydney.

Early Life and Career

Jackerman was brought into the world on 12 October 1968 in Sydney, New South Wales, to Grace McNeil and Christopher John Jackman, a Cambridge-prepared bookkeeper. He has four more seasoned kin, and a more youthful stepsister, from his mom’s re-marriage. His folks separated when he was eight, and his mom moved back to England with his two sisters.

Moreover, he went to grade school at Pymble Public School and later went to the all-young men Knox Grammar School on Sydney’s Upper North Shore, where he featured in its development of My Fair Lady in 1985. In his last year at the University of Technology, Sydney, he took a show course to make up extra credits. He played the lead in Vaclav Havel’s play, The Memorandum, and graduated in 1991.

However, he finished the one-year course ‘The Journey’ at the Actors’ Center in Sydney and went to the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts of Edith Cowan University in Perth, from which he graduated in 1994.

Major Performances

In 1999, Jackerman performed the role of Wolverine in Bryan Singer’s X-Men. This movie did business of $296,339,527 all over the world.

He also performed his role in X2: X-Men United, X-Men: The Last Stand, and the prequel X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

In 2001, Jackman worked as Leopold, a Victorian English duke who accidentally time-travels to 21st-century Manhattan, where he meets Kate (Meg Ryan), a cynical advertising executive, romantic comedy film, Kate & Leopold.


Jackman has won many awards in his career:

  • In 2013, Jackerman won the Golden Globe in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical category for Les Misérables in 2013. He performed a brilliant role in this and the fact is for this role Jackman was nominated for an Oscar.
  • Jackman won an Emmy in the category Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for the 58th Annual Tony Awards in 2005, which he presented the previous year.
  • His role in the X-Men series has won him many honors including the Saturn Best Actor Award for X-Men, People’s Choice Favorite Action Movie Star Award, and Teen Choice Award for X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
  • He won two Tony Awards – Special Tony Award class Actors’ Equity Association 2004 and furthermore for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical for The Boy from Oz.

Jackerman Personal Life

In 1996, his marital status is married; Jackerman married Deborra-Lee Furness after they met on the set of Corelli the Australian TV show. The couple has adopted two kids son’s name is Oscar Maximillian and the name of the daughter is Ava Eliot. Jackman is a global advisor of the Global Poverty Project and he also won the Nobel Peace Prize.

Net Worth

Jackerman is a famous Australian actor and singer. He works in many films in Hollywood. Besides that, he also works as a producer and produced many films in Hollywood. Jackman is well known for his fictional character e.g. Wolverine.

He started his career with the TV show and his first appearance in the “Law OF The Land” TV show. Also, his first film is “Erskineville Kings”. The estimated net worth of this actor is 160$ Million. His main source of income is acting but he also earns from singing.


Here is the list of the facts about Jackman that you did not know:

  • Jackerman said in an interview with Jay Leno that he is a fan of the “Friday The 13th” film series.
  • This famous actor is also nominated for one of The 50 Most Beautiful People in the World by People magazine.
  • This famous film star doesn’t like smoking and not smoking in real life. He claimed that he finds it horrible to smoke in movies.

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