The only son of Sir William McMahon, the former prime minister of Australia, Julian McMahon is an Australian actor and model. He is an accomplished actor who has played in hit movies and TV series such as Fantastic Four Franchise, Nip/Tuck, Chasing Sleep and many others.
Early Life and Education
Julian McMahon was born on 27 July 1968 as Julian Dana William McMahon. He is the son of former Prime Minister of Australia, Sir William McMahon and Lady Sonia McMahon. He grew up with his older sister, Melinda and a younger sister, Deborah. He is of Irish descent.
McMohan studied at the Sydney Grammer School, a private boys only school. He for a short period studied at the University of Sydney taking law and then enrolled at the University of Wollongong majoring in economics but soon dropped out due to lack of interest in the studies.
Career and Achievements
Julian began his career as a model in various capitals like Milan, London, New York City, Rome, and Paris. He did commercials for brand Levi Strauss.
Afterward, he was cast in soap opera Home and Away alongside his ex-wife Dannii Minogue. He then appeared in the award winning drama series Nip/Tuck. The series won Golden Globe and an Emmy Award.
Furthermore, McMahon made his appearance in the film Wet and Wild Summer! in 1992. He also appeared in Danni Minogue’s music video This Is It and This Is the Way.
He then appeared in daytime soap opera Another World in 1993-95. It was followed by his appearance in an array of films such as Magenta in 1996, In Quiet Night in 1998, Chasing Sleep in 2000 and TV movie Another Day in 2001.
In addition, he starred in NBC’s Profiler followed by WB’s Charmed, and Fantastic Four. In 2007 he featured in thriller Premonition along with Sandra Bullock. In 2011, he co-starred in Faces in the crowd with Milla Jovovich.
The 49-year-old Julian is a married man. He first married Dannii Minogue in 1994. Dannii is the Pop Star and former co-star of Home and Away. The duo eventually divorced in 1995.
McMahon then tied the knot with Brooke Burns in 1999. Brooke is the former star of Baywatch. The couple welcomed their daughter Madison in 2000. In 2001 they finalized their divorce.
In 2014, Julian married his long-time girlfriend Kelly Paniagua. They were engaged for six months prior to their marriage. The lovebirds are blissfully living together.
As an actor and model, Julian certainly makes a lucrative amount from his career. The film Fantastic Four he played in was a box office success. His net worth is certainly in millions.