Name: Ava Eliot Jackman
Date of Birth: July 10, 2005
Parents: Hugh Jackman & Deborra-Lee Furness
Siblings: Oscar Maximillian (05/15/00)
– She loves to ride her scooter and has been spotted scooting all over New York City with daddy Hugh
– Ava and big brother Oscar are both adopted
– Hugh once joked about how much his daughter enjoys the constant camera attention: “Oscar’s always like, ‘Oh, the paparazzi, I hate the paparazzi. And my daughter is like, ‘Paparazzi!’ [Strikes a pose] She loves it!”
“My daughter says she wants to be a rock star and I can see her doing that. She’s only four but when she was three, I would go through the radio stations and you hit heavy metal and she’s like, ‘YEA!’ She’ll be a mosh-pit girl.” – Hugh, on his daughter’s future aspirations.
“When we went first to talk to someone in Los Angeles about adoption, I remember, they said, ‘What do you want?’ I said, ‘Well, healthy would be good.’ And they said, ‘Well, what about the race?’ We’d ticked mixed race. And he said, ‘Now, listen. Please don’t, please don’t just tick that because you think it’s the right thing to tick.’ And he said to me, that we turn away children every month who are mixed race, because we can’t find families for them.” – Hugh, on why it was a “no-brainer” for he and his wife to adopt children in need.