Jennifer Hudson net worth: American singer, actress and spokesperson who rose to fame as the finalist of third American Idol in 2004, Jennifer Hudson has a net worth of $20 million.
Jennifer Kate Hudson is an award winning American actress and a renowned singer who is best known for performing in the movie “Dreamgirls” where she portrayed the character of “Effie White”. This Academy Award winning actress rose to prominence as a contestant in the third season of “American Idol”. A “Grammy Award” serves as the cherry on the top for this highly achieving performer’s singing career.
Born on September 12, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois, Hudson showed her interest towards singing at a very early age. She started singing and performing in her church at the age of seven and after graduating from Dunbar Vocational High School, Jennifer started to focus more towards a singing career. Given her talent and passion towards music, Jennifer was signed to “Righteous Records” in 2002.
But, Jennifer life and luck changed when she successfully auditioned to be a competitor in the third season of “American Idol” where she finished seventh. After gaining millions of fanbase and establishing herself as a prominent singer in America from “American Idol”, she went on to find her luck in acting.
Jennifer debuted from the movie “Dreamgirls” which showered her with many honorable awards like “Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress”, “BAFTA” and others. Meanwhile, her singing career was also skyrocketing as she earned a “Grammy Award” for her song “Love You I Do”. Later, she appeared in other high-grossing movies like “Sex and the City”, “The Secret Life of Bees” and “Winnie Mandela” among others.
Her notable discography includes a total of three albums “Jennifer Hudson”, “I Remember Me” and “JHUD” as well as numerous singles. All these projects are the major sources of Hudson’s whooping net worth at the present.
As for her personal life, Jennifer is engaged to a well-known wrestler, David Otunga and together, the couple has a child. Jennifer went through a very dark part of her life in 2008 when her mother and brother were found murdered on October 24th. This incident had a terrible effect on Jennifer for sure as Jennifer stopped appearing publicly for months after this.
As of now, Hudson is in a full swing as her career in American Entertainment is taking her to another height. This “Hollywood Walk of Fame” starrer who amasses a net worth of $20 million is currently living in her $3 million mansion in Chicago with her fiancée.
Quick Facts about Jennifer Hudson
Full Name: Jennifer Kate Hudson
Profession: Singer, actress, spokesperson, philanthropist
Weight: 70 kg
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: September 12, 1981
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Education: Dunbar Vocational High School
Marital status: Engaged to David Otunga
Astrological sign: Virgo