Deborra-lee Furness is the wife of Hugh Jackman. Here are some facts about the actress that you need to know, including her net worth.
Facts about Deborra-lee Furness
You probably follow “Legend of the Guardians,” and you watched the 2010 “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole.” If you did, you might have heard Deborra-lee Furness if you were attentive enough and knew her voice. Most people know that Furness is the wife of one the most popular actors, Hugh Jackman, but nothing much about her is out. Furness has featured in many movies and received many awards and accolades for her incredible performance. Furness is an Australian actress and producer who has diverted her attention to charity work. Deborra-lee Furness is 62 years old, 13 years older than Jackman, and she was born in Perth and raised in Melbourne, Australia. Furness studied in her home country until she graduated from high school. She then went to America and joined American Academy of Dramatic Arts situated in New York City, where she studied acting and graduated in 1982. Furness performed on a New York stage and then featured in a TV series called “Falcon Crest” as Kathleen before returning to her homeland to continue acting.
Furness features in Jindabyne
Furness is one of the cast members in “Jindabyne,” a 2006 Australian drama film. The movie was directed by Ray Lawrence and alongside Furness, the movie stars Gabriel Byrne, Laura Linney, and John Howard. The movie was filmed in the Australian town with the same name, Jindabyne, which is located next to Snowy Mountains. Furness plays the role of Jude. In one scene, Jude (Furness) tells the women that her daughter died almost two years ago and left her and her husband with a granddaughter called Cailin-Calandria that they are supposed to raise. She adds that the Calandria has psychological issues. The movie was rated “M,” and the rating limited the movie’s performance. Nevertheless, critics praised the movie, and it was a sign that Australian cinema was maturing. The movie and its cast received Australian awards and got nominations.
She voices Barran
The actress’s voice features in “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole” The movie is an American-Australian animated film and it’s based on Kathryn Lasky’s “Guardians of Ga’Hoole. The movie was directed by Zack Snyder. Furness voices Barran. Barran is the queen of the Guardians, and her husband is Boron the king. In one scene, the band experiences a terrible system. Digger’s wings freeze and he almost drowns in the sea before Barran(Furness) and the Boron rescue him and lead them back to Ga’Hoole’s tree. The animation movie is the only one from Cruel and Unusual Films that is not meant for adults. The movie did quite well and received mixed reviews. Moreover, it got nominated for several awards and won one, AACTA Awards for Best Visual Effects.
Furness in Australian series
Deborra-lee Furness stars in “Hyde & Seek,” an Australian TV series that aired on Nine Network last year. The TV show was created and written by Rachel Lang. “Hyde & Seek” was not renewed for the second season. Furness plays the role of Claudia Rossini, the Director of Counter-Terrorism for the ASIO. The TV series tells the story of Detective Gary and his partner Claire. Gary’s friend is killed and Gary and Claire set out on a mission to find the murderers. They uncover a criminal syndicate that commits crimes like murders, identity fraud, and causes chaos and Gary realizes that no one can be trusted. Gary and Claire risk it all to apprehend the criminals responsible, but not only do they put their lives in danger but also that of their loved ones.
Hugh Jackman and his wife’s anniversary
On April, Hugh Jackman and his wife Furness celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary. He posted a photo on Instagram as a tribute to their 21-year-old marriage. Furness is 13 years older than Jackman, but they are so in love. When talking on The Ellen Show, Jackman said that Furness is the best thing that ever happened to him. But just like any other celebrity couple, rumors have been following them and their fans sometimes wake up to speculations that they have broken up. In February, there were rumors that they were living separately for about five months before February. On August, Jackman refuted claims that he and his wife Furness had a there second wedding secretly in Australia. It was the Woman Day that had reported on February that Jackman and his wife Furness had split up. Unfortunately, it was the same magazine reporting that the couple renewed their vows in Broome. Both Furness and Jackman’s representatives denied the rumors. The magazine insinuated that Jackman and Furness were celebrating their 21 years union by having a wedding again.
Furness and her husband adopted their children
Furness suffered two miscarriages and since she was getting old, she decided to turn to adoption and adopted two kids, with her husband, Jackman. Hey now have one son called Oscar and a daughter named Eva. In 2014, Jackman’s wife, Furness, was recognized by the Australian for her efforts in adoption campaigning.
Her net worth
Furness has a net worth of $10 million while her husband Jackman has a net worth of $100 million. Both attribute their wealth to their hard work. However, Furness doesn’t act anymore but supports adoption efforts and she is the patron for National Adoption Awareness Week. Moreover, Furness is an ambassador for Film Aid International that helps refugees.
Furness has been an excellent wife to her Jackman, evidence being Jackman’s happiness. She also has some love for humanity and that makes her a special person. People who have been helped directly or indirectly by Furness have every reason to thank her and her husband, Jackman.