Jackman raised $850,000 for charity on Broadway show

Updated: Dec 09, 2011, 08:50 AM IST

London: Hollywood heartthrob Hugh Jackman has raised more than $850,000 for charity through performances of his Broadway show.

The Australian actor is currently appearing in his one-man song and dance production, "Back on Broadway", in New York and is raising funds for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids campaign, reports contactmusic.com.

Jackman is urging his audience to make donations and auctioning off T-shirts he has worn on stage, which have made more than $10,000. He has successfully raised more than $857,740 with his efforts.