Hugh Jackman delivers heartwarming tribute to his wife after 27 years together

Apr 12, 2023
Many were quick to congratulate the pair on an incredible 27 years together. Source: Getty Images.

Amidst the ever-changing tides of Hollywood romances, one actor’s enduring love story stands out like a beacon of hope, that being the 27-year-long marriage of Hugh Jackman and his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness.

Jackman and Furness recently celebrated their incredible 27-year wedding anniversary, with The Greatest Showman star taking to Instagram to share a loved-up snap of the pair alongside a touching tribute.

“I love you Deb. Today is our 27th wedding anniversary. 27 YEARS!! I love you so much,” he wrote.

“Together we have created a beautiful family. And life. Your laughter, your spirit, generosity, humor, cheekiness, courage and loyalty is an incredible gift to me. I love you with all my heart.”


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Following the moving expression of love, Jackman’s followers were quick to congratulate the couple on their successful marriage.

“27yrs!! Congratulations to you both. What an incredible accomplishment for any married couple,” one fan wrote.

“Happy Anniversary Hugh & Deb ! hope you have many, many, many more years of happiness together.”

“What a stunning couple you make. Thank you for sharing this with us!”

“Happy anniversary! May many more years filled with blessings be yours,” commented another.

“Happy anniversary!!! To many, many more happy, healthy years together! You inspire.”

Jackman has never been one to shy away from expressing his love and adoration for his wife, in 2022 Jackman celebrated another major relationship milestone, snapping a candid pic with his wife while they enjoyed a romantic day at the beach in a touching tribute to the couple’s 26 year wedding anniversary.

Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, Jackman shared a snap alongside the caption, “Today I celebrate 26 years of marriage to my extraordinary wife.”

“Every single day is filled with so much laughter, joy and backgammon,” he wrote.

Jackman went on to express his overwhelming love for Furness, holding little back as he conveyed his feelings to his millions of fans.

“Deb you light up my life,” Jackman professed.

“I love you with all my heart!”


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Later in 2022, Jackman paid another sweet tribute to his “extraordinary” wife to mark her birthday.

The beloved entertainer praised his wife for being the light of his life, sharing an adorable image of the pair on Instagram on Wednesday, November 30.

“Happy birthday to my extraordinary wife,” the 54-year-old said.

“This is the 28th time I’ve celebrated this day with you. You’ve taught me many things, including how to celebrate.

“Celebrate life, family, friendship and love. Your light and joy lights up all around you! The kids are I bask in that glow every day and today we pray you feel all the love reflected back at you. x I love you.”


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Jackman and Furness first met on the set of the Australian mini-series, Corelli. Jackman admitted he felt an instant attraction to Furness, confessing during an interview with TODAY that he “knew two weeks into meeting Deb that we were going to be together for the rest of our lives”.

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