Hugh Jackman: who is his wife Deborra Lee Furness?

This is one of the strongest couples in Hollywood! In 1995, it was at the age of 27 that Hugh Jackman met the woman of his life, Deborra Lee Furness, then 40 years old. A year later, the duo said ‘yes’ to each other on April 11, 1996 and quickly decided to start a family. After the Australian actress and producer suffered two miscarriages, the couple adopted two children, Oscar (20) and Ava (15). Filled in love, it was in 2018 that the star of the X Men saga confided to Closer: “I met my wife on the set of a television series. It was my first role. She was the star of Correlli , and still to this day, one of the greatest actresses I have ever worked with. So smart. When I met her, she had already appeared in twenty films. ”

Born in Sydney, Australia, Deborra Lee Furness is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. Between 1979 and 2008, she appeared in about twenty films. Much less famous than her husband, the pretty 64-year-old blonde nonetheless received in 1991 the Silver Shell for Best Actress at the San Sebastian Film Festival, for the film Waiting and the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards for her role in Jindabyne, in 2006. Since then, Deborra Lee Furness has devoted herself entirely to her family. In 2016, it was on the occasion of their 20th wedding anniversary that Hugh Jackman explained on the set of the Ellen Show: “She is the best thing that has happened to me, and it’s just getting better and better. am grateful that I met her before my career took off, because everything that happened onscreen or not, in my career, we have done together. ”

Hugh Jackman could not have played Wolverine

In 2015, Hugh Jackman revealed that there had only been one time during his marriage where he disagreed as a wife. Indeed, the latter did not think he should play Wolverine! The comedian had explained, “Deb said to me, ‘You shouldn’t do this.’ She thought it was a horrible idea to do Wolverine. It’s the only time in 20 years that she’s been wrong! She’s always right. ”

Hugh Jackman and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness © Diimex

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