Hugh Jackman Can't Stop Gushing About Wife, Deborra-Lee Furness

hugh jackman gushes about wife deborra lee furness

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This is truly one epic Hollywood love story. Hugh Jackman certainly has a lot to say when it comes to the subject of his wife of almost 20 years, Deborra-Lee Furness. The talented actor sat down with Ellen DeGeneres to reveal just how he, and his forever love, have stood the test of time when it comes to their many milestone moments!

This Hollywood twosome has successfully conquered two decades in love! The Australian X-Men actor couldn't help but gush over his almost 20-year commitment to his doting other half after his recent appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, E! News reports. "That's a wonderful thing, to have that history," said the talented actor when discussing his milestone anniversary adding, "it gets better and better with time." The Les Misérables actor also confessed to his joy over meeting his adoring wife before becoming recognized on the big screen. "She and I met before [I got famous]," said the dad-of-two. "It was my first job and it was...obviously, she's the greatest thing that ever happened to me, and it gets better and better. I'm kind of really grateful that I met [her] before anything kind of happened, because everything that's happened in my career and on-screen, off-screen we've always done it together."

When it came to love at first sight, the talented actor had no trouble recalling his super sweet story about the first time he met his forever love! "She was the star I had this major crush on her. Everyone did!" said Jackman after meeting his future-wife on the set of the Australian TV series, Correlli. "The whole crew had a crush on her, and I was so embarrassed by that I didn't talk to her for about a week. When I realized, I didn't talk to her. About a week later, I go, 'This is silly.' I had a dinner party and I invited her over and about 20 other people, and she said, 'What's the matter? Have I annoyed you? You're not talking to me anymore. What have I done wrong?' After a few confidence boosting drinks Jackman quickly replied with a, "Look, I got a crush on you. I'll get over it." His other half surprised the then first-time actor by revealing her also secret crush for the Australian heartthrob. Jackman responded to her crush confession with a, "Oh, great," which later resulted in a future "21 years and two kids later."

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But these two lovebirds aren't the only result of a successful Hollywood marriage. American Idol judge Harry Connick Jr. still gushes about his wife of 21years, Jill Goodacre, on a regular basis. "She's a mystery to me," said the romantic crooner, "I genuinely want to know what she thinks. I want to know what she's doing and there's a lot about her that I still don't know. I married up!" The adorable couple, who celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary back in April, commemorated the momentous occasion with a truly iconic #tbt snapshot on Instagram. The photo, which shows a still from the couple's 1994 nuptials, shows a very young, and very dapper, groom sitting next to his gorgeous bride. The jazz singer captioned the milestone photo with a sweet sentiment writing, "21 years with the greatest woman on earth...happy anniversary, Jill."

21 years with the greatest woman on earth... happy anniversary, jill ❿ᅬ

A photo posted by Harry Connick, Jr. (@harryconnickjr) on

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