Hugh Jackman and wife Deborra-lee split after 27 years Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness graced the 2023 Met Gala in May, showcasing their enduring love story that began in 1995. Their journey together commenced on the set of the Australian television series “Corelli,” where their paths first crossed. Approximately a year later, they exchanged vows in Toorak, Victoria, a charming suburb of Melbourne.
Throughout their union, Jackman and Furness faced unwarranted scrutiny, much of it arising from the age gap between them, with Furness being 13 years his senior. However, their love endured and thrived.
In a heartfelt Instagram post in April, Jackman celebrated their remarkable 27th wedding anniversary, emphasizing the extraordinary gifts of courage and loyalty that Furness has bestowed upon him. He expressed their joint accomplishment of creating a beautiful family and life together.
Their presence at the Met Gala in New York on May 1 was a testament to their enduring bond. Their most recent public appearance as a couple occurred in July when they attended the men’s finals at Wimbledon, further solidifying their enduring love and partnership.
After 27 years of marriage, Hugh Jackman and his wife, Deborra-lee, have decided to end their relationship on amicable terms. In a statement provided to PEOPLE magazine, the couple expressed their gratitude for nearly three decades of a wonderful and loving marriage, acknowledging that their journey is now taking a different path as they seek individual growth.
They emphasized that their family remains their top priority and stated their commitment to approaching this next chapter with love and kindness. The couple also requested privacy as their family navigates this transition in their lives. The joint statement was signed by “Deb and Hugh Jackman,” and they noted that this would be their only public statement on the matter.
Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee initially met in 1995 on the set of the Australian TV series Corelli and tied the knot on April 11, 1996. They have two children together, Oscar, 23, and Ava, 18.
On their 27th wedding anniversary in April, Jackman posted an emotional tribute to his wife, expressing his deep love for her and celebrating the beautiful family they’ve built together.
Additionally, in recent news, Jackman was seen alongside Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney during Wrexham AFC’s return to the Football League. The trio was photographed together, and Jackman humorously mentioned his long-awaited invitation to the event on his social media platforms, thanking Wrexham for including him. Jackman is renowned for his roles in films like X-Men and The Greatest Showman.