Third highest paid actor Hugh Jackman is 'The Wolverine'

By IVCPOST Staff Reporter

Jul 27, 2013 05:21 AM EDT

Hugh Jackman, an Australian actor and film producer who was mainly involved in film, theatre and television signed the contract for the movie 'The Wolverine'. 'The Wolverine' is a film about superhero Wolverine from Marvel Comics. American and Australian producers were behind the movie. It was released internationally on June 24 in several markets.

Hugh Jackman's net worth is US$100 million. According to Forbes, he is 2013's third highest paid actor with US$55 million due to his film 'The Wolverine'.

Jackman was recognized internationally because of his characters in major Hollywood films. Mr. Wolverine spends his money by investing on properties in Melbourne, Gold Coast, New York and London. He also had a huge interest in sports that he almost invested in Norwich City Football Club in 2011. Reports said that he has been in contact with Reliance Entertainment in Mumbai about a probable investment in Bollywood.

Wolverine constantly donates to charitable institutions and has been a huge supporter of Microcredit. Microcredit was a small extension of loans for possible entrepreneurs in underprivileged nations. He is also Global Poverty Project-GPP's global advisor. The star of 'The Wolverine' also aids the Art of Elysium and MPTV Fund Foundation. He donated US$50,000 each to Charity Water and Operation of Hope in 2009.

Jackman who was primarily environmental, social and health conscious became an early Angel investor for Australia's non-flavoured functional beverage, Balance Water. Last year, the company said that 'The Wolverine' star increased his investment.

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