Deborra-Lee Furness is an Australian actress, director as well as a producer renowned for her marriage to actor Hugh Jackman.
Outside of her successful filmography, she is also known for her work assisting orphans globally and “streamlining” international adoptions.
She has addressed the National Press Club of Australia on the subject of adoption laws in Australia. Her work as a patron for displaced children and causes advocating for refugees throughout the world has been truly impeccable.
Here’s everything you need to about the Angel Baby actress who was named the New South Wales Australian of the Year (2014) for what she did in adoption campaigning.
How Much Is Deborra-Lee Furness Older Than Hugh Jackman?
Deborra-Lee Furness was born on 8th December in 1955. She turned 64 years of age in 2020. And, therefore, she is 12 years older than her husband Hugh who turned 52 in October 2020.
Deborra is a native of Annandale, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney, as well as Melbourne.
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Here’s What A Young Deborra-Lee Furness Looked Like
A couple of years before, on the occasion of Valentine’s day, Hugh Jackman put a flashback photo of young him and his darling wife Deborra-Lee Furness on Instagram. With the hashtag ‘My Debs’ and the snap so beautifully old, he highlighted how their romance root back to eternity.
Born to parents Fay Duncan and Graham, Deborra was so pretty that Hugh was instantly attracted to her. After a few drinks one night, Hugh had admitted to the gorgeous blond co-star that he was crushing on her. And it was not just him. Also, the rest of the Corelli crew had developed some kind of liking towards her.
How Tall Is Deborra-Lee Furness?
Deborra-Lee Furness reportedly stands to a height of 5 feet and 7 inches, i.e. 1.70 in meters.
What Is Deborra-Lee Furness Net Worth?
Deborra-Lee Furness, since she studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City and now, pulled in a net worth of above $7 million.
But then she is all entitled to Hugh Jackman’s $180 million and counting.
Deborra, as an actor, rose to fame in 1988 when she starred in the movie Shame. For the performance, she won Best Actor awards from the Film Critics Circle of Australia and Golden Space Needle.
This paved way for her the other roles including an episode of Halifax f.p. and The Flying Doctors, as Chrissy in the television mini-series Stark, and more.
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Is Deborra-Lee Furness Instagram?
As of the time of this writing, we did not find Deborra-Lee Furness on Instagram. Maybe she is not yet on sharing on the platform or maybe she just does not want to be discovered publicly.
In the meantime, the humanitarian and child advocate was on Twitter with more than 48.1K followers.
How Old Was Hugh Jackman When He Met Deborra-Lee Furness?
It was the year 1995 when Deborra-Lee Furness met Hugh Jackman. Deborra was doing a starring role in the Australian TV show Correlli and Hugh just so happened to appear in one of the earliest roles. It was in the same year the future spouses met for the first time, on the set of the series. So, we figured Hugh was somewhere between 26 and 27 years old, at the time.
Later, the X-Men star had admitted that “meeting my wife was the greatest thing to come out of” his very first major professional job in Correlli.
Over the course, the Wolverine has been known for gushing about his wife every chance he gets.
Do Deborra-Lee Furness & Hugh Jackman Have Kids?
Deborra and Hugh, they, got married on the 11th of April in 1996. And because Deborra was 40 then, they started trying for a family right away. But there were some years of frustration ahead before they had kids.
“We struggled, a couple of miscarriages, IVF—it’s not easy, particularly on Deb,” Hugh later shared the memory.
Henceforth, they adopted two kids: son Oscar Maximillian (born in 2000) and a daughter Ava Eliot (born in 2005). Both kids are biracial because both the parents purposely sought out mandatorily when they started the process.
While Oscar is a blend of African-American, Caucasian, Hawaiian, and Cherokee heritage, Ava happened to be half Mexican and half German.
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Last modified: November 1, 2020
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