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Hugh Jackman shares the reason behind his successful Marriage with wife Deborra-Lee. Find out the secret here

Updated On 08 Jun, 2017 Published On 08 Jun, 2017
Hugh Jackman shares the reason behind his successful Marriage with wife Deborra-Lee. Find out the secret here

Hugh Jackman happily married to wife Deborra since 1996, couple shared the reason behind their happily married life.

A big congratulation to actor Hugh Jackman and his lovely wife Deborra-Lee Furness for their 21 years of wedding bliss!

The Logan star, Hugh Jackman just recently revealed the secret behind their happy married life and it's so adorable to see this powerhouse couple smitten in love since such a long time.

So, today let's take a moment to appreciate the wonderful relationship of this perfect couple in today's section.              

Over two decades of happy married life of Hugh Jackman and wife Deborra-Lee Furness          

The X-men series actor, Hugh first laid eyes on each other while filming the then famous show Correlli back in 1995 in which Deborra starred as a prison psychologist while Hugh starred as her future husband.

Hugh Jackman with wife Deborra-Lee Furness taking a photo together, Source: Pinterest

The pair fell in love and after dating for a year, the crazy in love duo tied knots happily. They got married on April 11, 1996, at a lavish wedding in St John located in Toorak, Victoria which is a suburb of Melbourne.

Deborra and Hugh with a guest on their wedding day, Source: Newsmir.info

And now for the past 21 years, the couple has remained together, going strong without any divorce and affair rumors.

In a recent interview with People, Jackman finally revealed the secret behind his blissful married life saying that he and his wife meditates regularly to keep the romance alive.

Hugh Jackman with wife Deborra attending 2017's Oscars,  Source: GettyImages

His wife further stated,

"We meditate together. And sometimes we have friends over to do it, too. It's a lovely Sunday-morning thing. Everyone comes over, and then we have breakfast.'

The pair also shared that sense of humor and understanding each other have saved their relationship for this long. In his Instagram post, the handsome 48-year-old actor paid a lovely tribute to his wife to mark their wedding anniversary. 


To the love of my life. 21 glorious years. I love you with all my heart.

A post shared by Hugh Jackman (@thehughjackman) on

Not only this, last year on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Hugh gushed about his adorable wife stating, 

"She's the greatest thing that ever happened to me and it gets better and better."

Hence, this couple truly deserves a bow and we pray for their lifetime happiness and togetherness. 


We're just going out for a walk ..... #metgala #redcarpet

A post shared by Hugh Jackman (@thehughjackman) on

The couple shares two children together

For such a perfect couple, we often think that they have a fairy tale life but the same was not for Hugh and Deborra. Deborra suffered two miscarriages that made the couple shattered and heart broken.

Despite this, the couple kept going strong and later on adopted two kids, a son Oscar Maximilian Jackman and daughter Ava Eliot Jackman. 

Hugh with wife and kids taking a stroll, Source: DailyMail

In an interview with Australia's Herald Sun, Jackman shared the painful phase of his life when they found that they could have their own child together.

He also added that after much trials and IVF, the couple finally agreed on adoption and that has been the best decision ever.

Quick facts about Deborra-Lee Furness

Source: The Hair Styler
  • Born and raised in Sydney, New South Wales Deborra-Lee is an American actress and producer.
  • She attended American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NewYork City and learned acting there.
  • Deborra rose to fame through the 1988's hit Australian movie, Shame and won Best Actor awards.
  • She met her Hugh back in 1995 while working together in series Correlli. She's 13 years older than Hugh Jackman.
  • Furness is actively involved in humanitarian and charity works for orphas and she's one of the creators of National Adoption Awareness Week.
  • She and her husband has adopted two mixed race kids, Oscar and Ava
  • In 2014, Deborra was entitled as  New South Wales Australian of the Year for her work in adoption campaigning. 

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