The star marriage between Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness is over after 27 years. “Our journey is now changing and we have decided to part ways to focus on individual growth,” they wrote in a joint statement.
Hugh Jackman and his wife Deborah-Lee Furness met in 1995 on the set of the Australian television series Correlli. At that time, the Australian was already an established actress, and Jackman had just finished drama school. They married in April 1996 and later adopted two children, now aged 23 and 18.
The Australian couple is said to be divorcing after 27 years of marriage. “Our journey is now changing and we have decided to part ways to focus on individual growth,” the stars wrote in a statement, adding that they were “blessed to have shared nearly three decades of a wonderful and loving marriage“. At the same time, there is a 54-year-old man and a 67-year-old woman emphasized that the family will always be their highest priority, reports People.
“We approach the next chapter with gratitude, love and kindness. We appreciate your respect for our privacy as our family navigates this change in our lives,” are two players who watched tennis together in July championship at Wimbledon, she wrote, adding that this would be their only statement on the matter.
Jackman, who is also known for his role Wolverine, has often posted about his marriage on social media. On their 27th wedding anniversary in April, he wrote: “Together we created a wonderful family and life. Your laughter, spirit, generosity, humor, sass, courage and loyalty are an incredible gift to me. I love you with all my heart.” Two years earlier, for their silver anniversary, he said that their marriage “as natural as breathing“.