Hugh Jackman Net Worth : $100 Million
An Australian Actor
Hugh Jackman Annual Income
$55 Million (As of June 2013)
Source of Wealth
Years of Experience
Date of Birth
October 12, 1968
Did BA in Communications from the University of Technology, Sydney
Hugh Jackman’s Income & Total Net Worth
Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor and producer, who enjoy an approximate net worth of $100 million and an annual income of $55 million. Hugh came into the limelight after his portrayal of the character Wolverine in the “X-Men” series. His movies “Real Steel”, “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan” and “Butter” fetched him $9,000,000, $1,500,000 and $2,000,000, respectively.
Hugh is a great actor and artist in Australia and he flabbergasted American audience too with his character as Wolverine in “X-Men” series.
In 2005, Jackman teamed up with his long-time assistant, John Palermo, and established a production company, entitled Seed Productions, where Jackman’s wife is also involved. The first project of Jackman’s production company was, “Viva Laughlin”, in 2007. He also launched a company, named Laughing Man Coffee and Tea. 100% profits of this company go to charity.
He is also the brand ambassador of Micromax, an Indian mobile company.
Properties: Private Fortune
The dashing actor has a string of properties in Australia, and beside them; Hugh also owns a splendid triplex in New York. The 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of the building, owned by Jackman, are attached with striking wooden circular staircases. The house boasts a commodious living room, a huge dining space, wine cellar, five bedrooms and bathrooms, a magnificent master bedroom, gym, and a music room. Hugh bought this gigantic estate for $19 million.
Hugh drives Volkswagen Jetta and an Audi Q7.
Hugh Jackman’s Career
An established actor in his inhabitant country Australia, Hugh Jackman graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. After obtaining his academic degree, Hugh went for a 1-year course “The Journey” at the Actors’ Center in Sydney, after which, he was offered a role in well-liked soap opera “Neighbours”, which he refused in order to enrol for the “Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts” of the Edith Cowan University, in Perth. He graduated from there in 1994.
On the night of his final graduation, in 1995, Hugh received a call, which offered him a role in an Australian television series, “Correlli”, starring Jackman, Neil Melville, and Deborra-Lee Furness (who is now married to Jackman). After a season of Correlli, Jackman appeared in the local Walt Disney production of Beauty and the Beast, where Jackman played the role of Gaston. Jackman’s early film projects include Paperback Hero and Erskineville Kings.
In 1998, when Jackman appeared in an acclaimed stage production of Royal National Theatre, “Oklahoma”, in London, he came into the glare of publicity outside Australia. Jackman was highly admired for this musical. The actor also starred in the film version of the same stage musical, in 1999.
The biggest breakthrough of Jackman came from Bryan Singer’s X-Men, for which, he was cast in 1991. It was followed by X2: X-Men United, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and X-Men: The Last Stand.
Some other movies in which, Jack has appeared are:
- Kate & Leopold
- Someone Like You
- Uncle Jonny
- The Burning Season
- Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
- Van Helsing
- Rise of the Guardians
- Les Misérables
- Movie 43
- The Fountain
- Real Steel
- The Wolverine
Apart from being an actor, Jackman is also a humanitarian, who is a long-time promoter of microcredit in impecunious countries. He is also a vocal supporter of Muhammad Yunus, who pioneered microcredit and received Nobel Peace Prize in 2006. Jackman is also the global advisor of the Global Poverty Project and also serves as the ambassador of World Vision. He, along with his wife, is the supporter of the Bone Marrow Institute in Australia. He also donated $50,000 to Operation of Hope and $50,000 to a Charity: Water.