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Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Jackman separate after 27 years of marriage

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Marriage Separation

Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Jackman have announced their separation after a marriage that spanned an impressive 27 years and blessed them with two children.

In a joint statement, the couple expressed gratitude for the nearly three decades they shared as a loving husband and wife, but revealed that their journey is now taking a different path as they opt to separate and focus on their individual personal growth. People magazine was the first to report on their separation. The couple emphasized that this statement would be their sole comment on the matter and underscored that their family remains their highest priority. They pledged to approach the next phase of their lives with gratitude, love, and kindness.

The news of their separation was confirmed by a representative for the couple to The Big Big News on a Friday.

Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Jackman initially crossed paths in 1995 on the set of an Australian television show where they were both working as actors. At that time, Deborra-lee Furness had a more established career. They tied the knot in 1996 and were blessed with two children, Oscar, who is now 23, and Ava, who is 18. Hugh Jackman subsequently achieved major stardom both in Hollywood and on Broadway.

Throughout their years together, the couple became a fixture on red carpets, gracing events like the Oscars, Broadway gatherings, and the Met Gala, including the most recent edition in May. Their public appearances together continued, with a joint outing to Wimbledon in July.

In April, Hugh Jackman marked their 27th wedding anniversary with a heartfelt tribute on Instagram, expressing his deep love and appreciation for his wife and the beautiful family and life they had built together.

Deborra-lee Furness, 67, is a passionate advocate for orphans and adoption, particularly in her native Australia, and is one of the founding members of National Adoption Awareness Week. Meanwhile, Hugh Jackman, 54, renowned for his portrayal of the superhero Wolverine in numerous films, is set to reprise the role in “Deadpool 3,” although production is currently on hold due to an actors’ strike.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Marriage Separation

What led to Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Jackman’s separation?

The couple decided to separate after 27 years of marriage to pursue individual growth, as stated in their joint announcement.

How did Hugh and Deborra-lee Jackman meet?

They met in 1995 while working as actors on an Australian television show.

Do they have children together?

Yes, they have two children, Oscar and Ava.

What are their careers?

Hugh Jackman is a renowned Hollywood actor, while Deborra-lee Furness is an advocate for orphans and adoption, particularly in Australia.

What is Hugh Jackman’s upcoming project?

He is set to reprise his role as Wolverine in “Deadpool 3,” though production is currently on hold due to an actors’ strike.

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InstaFanatic September 16, 2023 - 6:00 am

hugh’s insta post was so sweet, luv his fam!

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