50 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT HUGH
To celebrate Hugh Jackman’s 50th on October 12, we reveal why Deborra-lee Furness has found the perfect man!
for children in need of loving homes in their native Australia, and Hugh is an ambassador for the organisation. 43 He’s down-to-earth. “I am ridiculously blessed,” Hugh says. “I don’t need any more money. So if I can use whatever power I have to share with others.” 44 Hugh doesn’t spoil their children and constantly reminds them of how fortunate they are. 45 He adores being a dad. “It’s unbelievable, tiring, magical... the most challenging role I’ve ever had,” says Hugh. 46 He knows what hardship means. Despite his difficult childhood, Hugh is has a positive outlook. His mother left the family and moved to the UK when he was just eight years old.
47 Hugh lets Deb be the fun parent. “I’m certainly more strict than my wife,” he says. 48 He’s humble. “My wife and I appreciate staying in a nice hotel. I jump up and down on the bed,” he says. 49 He has high morals. “My parents taught us you should treat people with respect,” Hugh says. 50 His wife is his life. “She’s the funniest, sexiest, most amazing woman,” says the birthday boy.