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Grace McNeil


Facts of Grace Mcneil

Full NameGrace Mcneil
First NameGrace
Last NameMcneil
ProfessionCelebrity Mother
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
No Of Children5

Grace McNeil is the mother of Australian actor, singer, and producer, Hugh Jackman, who is popularly known for his role as a Wolverine in the 'X-men' film series.

Hugh Jackman was not interested in acting

Hugh Jackman was a playful boy who liked to spend a lot of time at the beach, camping trips and traveling overall Australia during his childhood days.  

At that time, Hugh was not interested in acting. His biggest dream was to see the world. 

But later, when he carried out a performance at a play, he started showing interest on it and joined theater at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Perth

Grace McNeil with her son, Hugh Jackman.
Grace McNeil with her son, Hugh Jackman. Source: New Idea Magazine

At the end of his graduation, he also bagged a role on the Australian drama series. 

He got his first breakthrough in 2000 as the role of Wolverine in the Marvel Superhero film "X-men."

The movie became super hit and was a box-office success. Through this movie, he got worldwide fame and recognition. 

Later, he acted in the next three sequel films of X- Men and earned the Guinness World Record for the Longest Career as a Live-Action Marvel Superhero.

Net Worth

The net worth of Grace McNeil is not available yet. However, the net worth of the famous superhero of Marvel is following:

Net worth$(150-250) Million
Salary per movie$ (20-30) Million
Income per year$55 Million

Hugh Jackman's popularity has increased over time. 

Apart from acting and music concerts, he has also represented the brands of some multinational companies and is also an ambassador of Montblanc, R.M William, and Micromax

Now, he has his own production company. Additionally, he is also popular as a philanthropist and for his charity work. 

Analyzing the wide career spectra and popularity of Hugh Jackman, it can he speculated that his net worth is going to incline in the coming days.

Shattered married life

Grace McNeil was married to Chris Jackman, who is an accountant by profession. 

Grace used to stay with him in London, where he was working at the University of Cambridge

In 1967,  the couple shifted to Australia, seeking new opportunities. They enjoy their married life for some time there, but happiness could not last for a long time. 

Grace McNeil's son, Hugh Jackman, and husband.
Grace McNeil's son, Hugh Jackman, and husband. Source: Pinterest

The couple decided to end their relationship and finally got divorced in 1976. The incident devastated their family, especially their children. 

Some children were mature to understand, but some were too young to understand and accept the fact. Hugh was only eight years when they are separated. 

For a long time, Hugh lived up hoping that his mother will come back, and his family will unite once again until then, his father got married to another woman.

The husband takes the responsibilities of the son

After divorce Grace took the custody of her daughter and left the husband to take responsibility of their son, Hugh and his two brothers were raised by his father. 

It was hard for her son to get the tenderness like her from his father as he was always busy in his work. 

For a long time, her sons were furious with her for leaving them alone. As per BHW, Hugh even faces the volatile problem until preteens. 

But, later when he had his own family, he forgave her after realizing that her mother did not abandon them but left because of the problem in the relationship between his father and mother.


Grace is blessed with five wonderful children, three sons, and two daughters. 

Ian Jackman is the eldest son of her who is a senior counsel in the law firm 'Eight Selborne' in Sydney

Next is daughter, Sonya Jackman, who is following her father's footsteps and is an accountant. 

Ralph Jackman and Zoe Jackman are her other son and daughter, respectively.

She also has a step-daughter, but there is no information about her, including her name. 

Also, it is still unknown about the relationship of Grace with her other sons. But Hugh now has a good bond with his mother. 

Grace McNeil's sons, Grace McNeil's sons, Ian Jackman, Ralph Jackman, and Hugh Jackman.
Grace McNeil's sons, Grace McNeil's sons, Ian Jackman, Ralph Jackman, and Hugh Jackman. Source: BHW


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Updated On Mon Feb 27 2023 Published On Sun Sep 13 2020 By paper-boat

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