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After 17 years of marriage, Hugh Jackman and wife Deborra-Lee Furness are one of the few couples to defy the odds for a long-lasting Hollywood relationship.
"I decided, I won't ask her to marry me for six months," Jackman shares of his initial hesitancy to propose in the October issue of Town and Country magazine. "Then after four months I thought, that's the most ridiculous rule!"
The happy couple was interviewed together for the magazine's cover story, and the twosome recall meeting for the first time in 1995 in Melbourne on the set of the TV drama Correlli.
Their initial attraction was palpable on set, and years later the couple—who have been married since 1996 and have two children, Oscar and Ava—are equally as enamored with each other.