That saying “age is just a number” really means something to Hugh Jackman. His wife Deborra-lee Furness is 12 years older than him…he’s 50, she’ll be 63 next week. They’ve been married since 1996.
And even though it’s kind of age-ist, people have been questioning for years why he’s with her, when he could basically have any woman he wants.
Well, Hugh picked up an award Monday at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, and in his acceptance speech, he made it pretty clear how he feels about her.
He said, “You believed in me when I couldn’t. You’ve loved me with a passion and a depth that I didn’t even know existed, and I don’t think I felt that I deserved.
“You have pushed and encouraged me when I was scared to venture out. You have smiled me into smiling. You have sung me into singing. You have loved me into loving and like everything I do in my life, I share this with you. I love you.”
— Marc Malkin (@marcmalkin) November 20, 2018