Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness Net Worth and Age Difference: Who Is Older and Richer?

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Hugh Jackman and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness have been married for close to three decades. But which of the couple is the richest and oldest?

Hugh Jackman married Deborra-Lee Furness on 11 April 1996, at St. John’s in Toorak, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne. 

They met on the set of Australian TV show Correlli and got engaged in 1995.

Jackman personally designed an engagement ring for Furness, and their wedding rings bore the Sanskrit inscription “Om paramar mainamar“, translated as “we dedicate our union to a greater source”. 

On September 15, 2023, Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness announced they’re separating after 27 years of marriage.

In a statement, Jackman and Furness revealed their decision to separate after 27 years of marriage was amicable.

“We have been blessed to share almost 3 decades together as husband and wife in a wonderful, loving marriage. Our journey now is shifting and we have decided to separate to pursue our individual growth,” the statement read.

“Our family has been and always will be our highest priority. We undertake this next chapter with gratitude, love, and kindness. We greatly appreciate your understanding in respecting our privacy as our family navigates this transition in all of our lives.”

The message concluded: “This is the sole statement either of us will make.”

Amid their plans to separate which is yet to be finalized, fans want to know more about the couple’s net worth and age difference. Read on for more.

Hugh Jackman’s Profile Summary

Celebrated Name:Hugh Jackman
Net Worth:$180 million
Profession:Actor, Film Producer, Television producer, Voice Actor, Presenter, Singer, Dancer
Full Real Name:Hugh Michael Jackman AC
Date of Birth:October 12, 1968 (age 54 years)
Birthplace:Sydney, Australia

What is Hugh Jackman’s net worth?

Hugh Jackman is one of the most successful and richest actors in the world. He has accumulated an estimated net worth of $180 million. He accrued his fortune from his works as an Actor, Film Producer, Television producer, Voice Actor, Presenter, Singer, and Dancer.

Huge Jackman, who is also renowned as Wolverine in the X-Men franchise, was born on 12th October 1968.

At his peak of the Wolverine franchise, Hugh earned $20 million per movie as a base salary before backend participation.

Undoubtedly, he is one of the most popular Hollywood actors in the current time worldwide. Beginning in theatre and television, he landed his breakthrough role as Logan / Wolverine in the X-Men film series, a role that earned him the Guinness World Record for “longest career as a live-action Marvel character”, until his record was surpassed in May 2022.

Some of his other films include, The Prestige, The Fountain, and Australia.

He has done several movies in his career but if you want to enjoy some recent movies then Logan, The greatest showman, and Bad Education are worth watching.

Hugh has achieved many awards in his career including the Golden Globe award for best actor, and the Academy Award for Les Miserables.

He also received a Tony Award for his work in The Boy from Oz, and won an Emmy for his work hosting The Tony Awards.

Deborra-Lee Furness’ Profile Summary

Celebrated Name:Deborra-Lee Furness
Net Worth:$50 million
Profession:Actor, Film Director, Television Producer, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Activist
Full Real Name:Deborra-Lee Furness Jackman AO
Date of Birth:November 30, 1955 (age 67 years)
Birthplace:Annandale, Australia

What is Deborra-Lee Furness’ net worth?

Deborra-Lee Furness has accumulated an estimated current net worth of $50 million, per Celebrity Net Worth. She accrued her fortune from her works as an Australian actress, producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, and activist.

Deborra-Lee Furness was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in December 1955. She studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.

Furness starred as Louisa Correlli in the television series Correlli in 1995. She starred as Dolores Kennedy in the TV series Fire from 1995 to 1996. She has starred in the movies Crossover Dreams, Jenny Kissed Me, Cool Change, The Humpty Dumpty Man, The Bit Part, Shame, Two Brothers Running, Celia, The Last of the Finest, Voyager, Waiting, Newsies, Angel Baby, The Real Macaw, Sleepwalking, Beautiful, and Blessed.

Furness has also appeared in episodes of the TV series Neighbours, Falcon Crest, and Phineas and Ferb.

She has won two Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards and a Seattle International Film Festival Award. Deborra-Lee Furness has been married to Hugh Jackman since 1996.

Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness attend the 10th Annual Governors Awards gala hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the the Dolby Theater at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, California on November 18, 2018. PHOTO: VALERIE MACON/AFP
Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness attend the 10th Annual Governors Awards gala hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the the Dolby Theater at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, California on November 18, 2018. PHOTO: VALERIE MACON/AFP

Who is richer between Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness?

Famed actor Hugh Jackman (whose net worth is $180 million) is wealthier than his spouse, Deborra-Lee Furness (who is worth around $50 million).

Hugh and Deborah have a combined fortune of $230 million and a net worth difference of $130 million.

Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness have an impressive real estate portfolio. In 2012 Hugh and Deborra paid $21 million for a triplex apartment in New York City. The unit had been asking $40 million, so one could say he got a relative bargain. The home is made up of the 8th, 9th and 10th floors of the building, 11,000 square-feet of living space. The 8th floor has three bedrooms, a library, rec-room and several bathrooms. The 9th floor has an enormous, 51×26-foot living room, dining room and kitchen. The 9th floor has several master bedrooms, a workout studio, sauna and more.

What is the age gap between Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness?

Deborra-Lee Furness, 67, is much older than her estranged husband Hugh Jackman, 54. They have an age gap of 13 years.

While the X-Men actor was born on October 12, 1968, his spouse’s birthday falls on November 30, 1955.

The duo are also of the same nationality but different cities. The actor is from Sydney, Australia whereas Furness is from Annandale, Australia.