If you are a fan of Hugh Jackman then you might know that he is already married and has a daughter. Well, he doesn’t have a biological child but he has adopted a daughter named Ava Eliot Jackman.
Hugh Jackman is famous for his roles as Logan (The Wolverine) in X-Men and Vincent Moore in Chappie. His wife, Deborra-Lee is also known for her role as Asta Cadell in Shame. However, not much is known about his adopted daughter Ava. So, we will tell you everything you need to know about her in this article.
Ava Eliot Jackman is the adopted daughter of Hugh Jackman
Ava Eliot Jackman was born on 10th July 2005 and was adopted by Hugh and Deborra in the same year. She was born and raised in America and her biological parents were German and Mexica. The two decided to adopt a child because they couldn’t conceive a child naturally or with the help of IVF.
Hugh didn’t want to risk his wife’s health so, they decided to adopt a child instead. Before Ava, her parents had adopted a boy named Oscar Maximilian Jackman so she is actually the second adopted child.
Ava has grown into the Jackman family and has gained a lot of love from them. She is very interested in dancing but she is still very young to have any career.
The Jackman couple has really kept Ava away from the spotlight of Hollywood. She has made headlines because of many trips the family has taken though. They were caught in a riptide actually once which made a major headline.
According to her birthdate, she is currently 16 years old and her zodiac sign is Cancer. She is 5’5″ (165 cm) tall and she has a pair of brown eyes and brown hair.
Ava’s parents are well-known actors
Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor who became famous when Fox cast him as Wolverine in the X-Men film series. He played the role of Wolverine since 2000. Hugh really took this role and made it his own. Jackman was a wolverine for 18 years. His final wolverine appearance was in the film called “Logan.”
Hugh Jackman holds the Guinness World Record for the longest career as a Live-Action Marvel Superhero. Right now, Hugh has gained widespread acclaim for his performances in films such as “Kate & Leopold”, “Van Helsing”, and “The Prestige”. Hugh Jackman also worked on “The Fountain”, “Australia”, and “The Front Runner”. He was also praised for his great performance in “Les Miserables.” The film is based on a French novel.
Jackman’s performances have earned him a Golden Globe award for Best Actor and he was also nominated for an Oscar award. In addition, Jackman got a Grammy for his performance in The Greatest Showman. He also received a lot of praise for The Boy from Oz. While Hugh is primarily an actor, he has also been a host of many award functions such as the Tony Awards, Emmy Awards, and even the Oscars.
Ava Eliot’s mother Deborra-Lee Furness is a well-known Australian actress and a producer. She was born in 1955 and her husband is about 10 years younger than her. Her mother has appeared in many movies like Correlli, Shame, Standing Room Only, and many other hit movies. She has also won many awards which also include AACTA and many more.
Hugh and Deborra had met each other on the set of the Australian TV show Correlli in 1995. The couple decided to walk down the aisle on 11th April 1996, at St. John’s in Toorak, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne.
Why did Ava Eliot Jackman ban her father from attending her dance lessons?
Hugh Jackman did an interview where he expressed his feelings about having adopted kids. Despite not having the biological link with his adopted children, he sees them as his own children. He is very close to his daughter Ava and has been photographed together on numerous occasions from a young age.
Ava attended dance lessons and she used to occasionally invite her dad to her classes as well. But, Hugh was banned from attending her dance lessons due to the attention he created. In 2019, he explained, “After The Greatest Showman, I had 60 young girls in their tutus coming up to me and my daughter says, ‘You are not coming to dance again!'”
Ava Eliot Jackman’s net worth and presence on social media
As mentioned earlier, Ava is only 16 years old so she must b focused on her studies rather than working to earn money. However, her father has an estimated net worth of $180 million. On the other hand, her mother has an estimated net worth of $50 million.
Thus, she must be living quite a lavish and comfortable life with her family in West Village, New York, United States. She has a very bright future ahead as she has full support from her parents.
Ava is not available on any social media sites so she doesn’t have much presence on social media. It seems that her parents want to keep her away from the media and want her to enjoy her life.