Hugh Jackman net worth: Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor who has a net worth of $100 million dollars. An actor and producer, Hugh Jackman was catapulted into the spotlight after portraying Wolverine in the "X-Men" franchise. Some of his other films include, "The Prestige", "The Fountain", and "Australia". He also received a Tony Award for his work in "The Boy from Oz", and Emmy for his work hosting The Tony Awards.
Born Hugh Michael Jackman on 12 October 1968, in Sydney, Australia, he is best known to contemporary audiences as Wolverine in Bryan Singer's lavish adaptation of the popular Marvel comic X-Men (2000). But apart from playing his long-running role in the X-Men film series, he has accumulated an extensive acting portfolio thanks to his work both on television and in musical theater. Once he earned a communications degree in journalism from Sydney's University of Technology, he finally followed his inner calling and studied drama at the Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts. Jackman got his first big break right after graduation with a starring role on the popular Australian TV series Corelli broadcast by ABC TV in 1995. Subsequently, he appeared in a number of other TV series, and also started to earn recognition for his work on the stage in such productions as Beauty and the Beast, Sunset Boulevard, as well as Trevor Nunn's acclaimed Royal National Theater production of Oklahoma. While on the big screen, he continued to carve out his career playing leads in Kate & Leopold (2001), Van Helsing (2004), The Prestige (2006), Australia (2008), Real Steel (2011), Les Misérables (2012) and Prisoners (2013). It was his work in Les Misérables that fetched him his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor as well as his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy in 2013. Also a singer, dancer, and actor in stage musicals, Jackman brought home a Tony Award for his role in The Boy from Oz. Apart from winning accolades, he hosted several award-granting events, i.e., the Tony Awards (three-times) and the 81st Academy Awards in 2009. As of December 2012, Hugh Jackman joined the pack of star honorees on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. Two-time nominee Sexiest Man Alive, he is married to Deborra-Lee Furness. The pair adopted two children, Oscar Maximillian and Ava Eliot.