The unveiling of the 2,487th star on the famous Walk came hours after he landed a Golden Globe Awards nomination for his work in Les Miserables.
"It's kind of a surreal day," Jackman told E! News. "I'll probably always remember Thursday, Dec. 13 and I think I'm either going straight from here to buy a lottery ticket or to a casino because it just feels like someone is looking down on me in a very nice way at this moment."
Jackman, who snagged a SAG nomination earlier in the week, was joined by Les Miz co-stars Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried. But Hugh seemed to only have eyes for his family - son Oscar, 12, wife Deborra-Lee Furness and daughter Ava, 7.
"Hugh doesn't even realize how big this is going to be," Furness told Showbiz 411 at Monday's premiere afterparty. "It's only just dawned on me."
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