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Hugh Jackman celebrates his 26th wedding anniversary with Deborra-Lee Furness and reveals their favourite hobby

Their love never wanes.

By Faye Couros
Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness have rung in their 26th wedding anniversary in the sweetest way.
Hugh penned a sweet tribute on Instagram dedicated to his wife and their long marriage to mark the milestone occasion.
Alongside a selfie they snapped at a beach, he wrote, "Today I celebrate 26 years of marriage to my extraordinary wife.
He continued to gush over the ways Deborra-Lee lights up his day and revealed their favourite hobby as a couple.
Hugh rang in their milestone with this candid photo. (Image: Instagram)
"Every single day is filled with so much laughter, joy and backgammon!!!!" he penned.
"Deb you light up my life. I love you with all my heart!"
The loving post garnered much attention from the couple's famous friends and fans.
Packed To The Rafters' Rebecca Gibney commented, "You are our inspiration! Happy Anniversary you beautiful souls. Hoping to see you later this year.sending big love 🙌💝💝."
"Deb you light up my life. I love you with all my heart!" (Image: Getty)
Television presenter Angela Bishop wrote, "Happy anniversary to two brilliant humans ❤️❤️," and a fan shared, "Happy anniversary to you and "my Debs" 😍❤️👏."
Hugh and Deborra-Lee met on the set of the Aussie television show Correlli in 1995.
It was the actor's first job after leaving drama school, and at the time, Deborra-Lee had already solidified her career.
During an appearance on the podcast Aussies in Hollywood, the former Wolverine star spoke about how his wife tried to break up with him at the beginning of their relationship, but for him their connection was obvious.
Hugh and Deborra-Lee met on his first TV gig in the 90s. (Image: Getty)
"I knew very early. I knew before Deb knew, even when she tried to break up with me, I knew," he told the host Jenny Cooney.
"I managed to talk her out of it, thank God. I'm a very indecisive person… Deb really knows this about me. I can count on one hand the amount of times in my life anything has felt that clear to me."
Hugh proves he's a one in a million-husband time and time again on his Instagram.
In January, he celebrated his wife being named Officer of the Order of Australia by proclaiming, "Her heart is as large as our great country."
WATCH: Hugh Jackman and wife Deborra-Lee Furness dance in front of a Christmas tree. Story continues after video.
He has previously called for a "public holiday" to celebrate Deborra-Lee for her birthday.
The couple shares two children, a son, Oscar, 21, who they adopted in 2000, and they adopted their daughter Ava, 16, in 2005.
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