Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness ‘prepare to move back to Australia’ after living in New York

Hugh Jackman and wife Deborra-Lee Furness ship their furniture to Australia ‘as pair prepare to move back Down Under’ after living in New York for years

Hugh Jackman and wife Deborra-Lee Furness are said to be close to moving back to their native Australia.

The couple, who just downsized from their $54.2million triplex apartment in the Big Apple to a smaller place in Chelsea, reportedly shipped their excess furniture back Down Under. 

‘Almost everything that didn’t go to the smaller apartment is being shipped to Oz,’ an insider allegedly told Woman’s Day.

Hugh Jackman and wife Deborra-Lee Furness have shipped their furniture to Australia 'as the pair prepare to permanently move back Down Under' after living in New York for years according to a new report in Woman's Day. Here: Venice, September

Hugh Jackman and wife Deborra-Lee Furness have shipped their furniture to Australia ‘as the pair prepare to permanently move back Down Under’ after living in New York for years according to a new report in Woman’s Day. Here: Venice, September

The source went on to say the couple ‘were serious’ about the move after years of living in New York for their careers.  

‘They’re serious about moving Down Under one day and this was the perfect opportunity to start sending things back,’ they added.

'Almost everything that didn't go to the smaller apartment is being shipped to Oz,' an insider allegedly told Woman's Day. The couple's children, Oscar and Ava, are said to be settled in New York, after the pair floated moving Down Under during New York's harsh lockdowns. All pictured

‘Almost everything that didn’t go to the smaller apartment is being shipped to Oz,’ an insider allegedly told Woman’s Day. The couple’s children, Oscar and Ava, are said to be settled in New York, after the pair floated moving Down Under during New York’s harsh lockdowns. All pictured

They added that downsizing to a smaller apartment meant the couple had more money for possible properties in Sydney.  

‘Having a smaller place has freed up money to invest in their eventual base in Australia as well, so they’re excited about taking steps towards their Aussie dream,’ the source said. 

'Having a smaller place has freed up money to invest in their eventual base in Australia as well, so they're excited about taking steps towards their Aussie dream,' the insider said

‘Having a smaller place has freed up money to invest in their eventual base in Australia as well, so they’re excited about taking steps towards their Aussie dream,’ the insider said

According to the report, the couple are trying to convince their children Oscar, 22, and Ava, 17, to also make the move. 

However, with the pandemic over, their children are getting back in the swing of living life in New York.  

‘Their friends, their studies, hobbies, everything they know and love is based in New York,’ the insider said.

'They're serious about moving Down Under one day and this was the perfect opportunity to start sending things back,' they added

 ‘They’re serious about moving Down Under one day and this was the perfect opportunity to start sending things back,’ they added

Oscar and Ava were hoping their parents would too, but it seems their long-term plans to move back to Australia will come sooner rather than later.

The couple called in movers over the weekend to cart their furniture from the $54.2million (USD$38.9million) triplex at the weekend. 

The place, which is in swanky Downtown Manhattan, was purchased by the couple for USD$21million (AUD$29.3million) about 14-years-ago. 

Hugh revealed last year he was homesick for his native Australia after New York City's lengthy Covid lockdown. Over the years the pair have spoken about moving back Down Under

Hugh revealed last year he was homesick for his native Australia after New York City’s lengthy Covid lockdown. Over the years the pair have spoken about moving back Down Under 

Hugh revealed last year he was homesick for his native Australia after New York City’s lengthy Covid lockdown.

Deborra-Lee and the couple’s children had initially been in Melbourne when coronavirus was declared a pandemic in March 2019.

But they returned to the U.S. just four days later in order to keep the family together.

Hugh and Deborra-Lee listed their incredible three-storey condo for sale 14 years after buying it for USD$21million (AUD$29.3million). They have since purchased in Chelsea

Hugh and Deborra-Lee listed their incredible three-storey condo for sale 14 years after buying it for USD$21million (AUD$29.3million). They have since purchased in Chelsea

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