Deborra-Lee Furness Two Decades-Long Marital Relationship With Husband, Hugh Jackman
The Australian actress Deborra-Lee Furness never fails to amaze her fans through her incredible acting skills. Furness has been actively working in the film industry since 1975. Deborra is popular for playing Asta Cadell in the Australian film, Shame. She also won the Best Actors Award at the Film Critics Circle of Australia for the movie.
Similarly, Deborra-Lee is also popular for her portrayal of Linda Fielding in the television soap opera Neighbours. The four decades-long acting career has helped Deborra earn massive wealth. She has an approximate net worth of $50 million.
Besides her professional career, Deborra also gains wide media recognition as a celebrity spouse. She is the wife of a well-established Australian actor Hugh Jackman. Now, let’s find detailed information regarding Furness and Jackman’s marital life in the following sections.
Deborra Lee-Furness And Hugh Jackman First Met
The entertainment sector not only helped Deborra and Hugh earn eminence and hard cash. But, they are “grateful” for their professional field because it is where the duo met and still shares an inseparable bond. Furness and Jackman had their first encounter while filming in the 1995 ABC TV series Correlli.
Reminiscing their first met, in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres Show, Hugh said, “I’m kind of really grateful that I met her before anything kind of happened. Everything that’s happened in my career and on screen, offscreen, we’ve always done it together.” Soon after the meeting, they shared a good bond and began a romantic relationship.
Regarding Hugh’s professional works, the 6-feet-2-inch (188 cm) tall actor Jackman is worldwide famous for his role as James “Logan” Howlett/Wolverine in the X-Men film series.
The Emmy Award-winning Hugh’s character portrays Gabriel Van Helsing in the gothic horror film Van Helsing is also appreciable. His other movies and TV shows credit includes Les Miserables, The Greatest Showman, The Front Runner, Scoop, Kate& Leopard.
Walk Down The Wedding Aisle In 1996
Following nearly a year of dating, the lovebirds decided to exchange the wedding vows on April 11, 1996. Their intimate wedding ceremony was held at St. John’s Toorak, Victoria, in attendance of their close ones. On their wedding rings, Deborra and Hugh wrote Sanskriti wording “Om paramar mainamar,” meaning, “we dedicate our union to a greater source.”
Since the wedding day, Deborra and Hugh share a delightful bond as perfect married partners. They have been married for more than two decades. Mr. and Mrs. Jackman still shared a healthy bond without creating rumors about their separation. The actress Deborra is not an active social media user. But, the actor Hugh never misses a chance to wish his wife their wedding anniversary on his official Instagram account.
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On April 11, 2021, wishing Deborra on their 25th marriage anniversary, Hugh wrote, “Being married to you, Deb, is as natural as breathing. From nearly the moment we met … I knew our destiny was to be together. In our 25 years, our love has only grown deeper. The fun, excitement and adventure are more exhilarating. I’m forever grateful to share our love, our life and our family together.”
Adopted Two Kids
As of now, the Prisoners actor Hugh and his wife Deborra jointly parent their two adorable children. The married pair adopted the first child, a son, Oscar Maximilian Jackman (b. May 15, 2000) and a second child, a daughter, Ava Eliot Jackman (b. July 10, 2005). The actress Katherine Heigl and her husband Josh Kelley also adopted two kids.
The Jackman siblings are living merrily with their celebrity parents. They are also gaining fame as celebrity kids. However, Deborra and Hugh have kept them away from the spotlight. The 22 aged Oscar and Ava, 16, are sometimes spotted on public paves with their mother and father. But they have not made their presence on their father’s social media posts.
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