How Hugh Jackman Went From P.E. Teacher To Guinness World Record Holder

Hugh Jackman is a man of many talents. The charismatic Aussie won us over thanks to his incredible acting skills, charm, and voice. With an impressive film resume and numerous accolades under his belt, the X-Men star has come a long way. However, he wasn’t always the grizzled superhero people know him for.

Long before Jackman came into the eyes of Hollywood, he was just a lanky teenager who taught kids in gym class. But, how did he make the leap from teaching to emerging as one of the most recognizable actors in the world?

Did you know he had anger issues as a child that would help him craft an iconic role?

He’s Won A Grammy

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While he was unable to attend the ceremony, The Greatest Showman won the Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media. In an Instagram video, Hugh captured the moment his victory was announced, joining friends and family for a round of cheers.

In the caption, he thanked the film’s ‘entire cast and crew’. The actor portrayed P. T. Barnum in The Greatest Showman, which was released in late 2017, alongside the likes of Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, and Zendaya.