Jennifer Hudson Net Worth
Who is Jennifer Hudson?
Jennifer Kate Hudson is a famous American singer, spokesperson and actor. She was born on 12th September 1981. Hudson grabbed the public attention in 2004 when he occupied the seventh place in the 3rd season of “American Idol”. In 2006, she made her film debut in “Dreamgirls” where she played the role of Effie White. For excellent performance, Hudson gained huge acclimations from the audience and film critics.
Jennifer Hudson Net Worth:
Jennifer Hudson won an approximate total worth of $18 million as of now. Hudson has earned this much of money during her short career all because of her amazing talent in the sectors of music, film and television. Her debut album grabbed the 2nd place in the “Billboards 100” top chart and has sold over millions of copies worldwide. She has started earning from the famous reality television show “American Idol”. After gaining popularity among the audience, she has released a couple of albums as a singer and those made her rich in no time. Therefore, this multi-talented personality has become a millionaire now.
Jennifer Hudson Life History:
Jennifer Hudson was born in Chicago, Illinois. She is the youngest child among 3 children of her late parents Darnell Donnerson and Samuel Simpson. Hudson grew up in Englewood as a Baptist. She went to the Dunbar Vacation High School and completed her graduation in 1999. From her very childhood, she started singing in the church choir. She also performed in the community theatre where her maternal grandmother helped her to perform well. She attended the Langstone University but dropped out from there due to the homesickness. Also, the weather was not suitable. After that, she attended the Kennedy-King College.
Jennifer Hudson is known for:
In January 2002, Hudson has signed her first musical contract with Righteous Records which was a Chicago-based record level. She took an early release from the 5-years contract to participate in the “American Idol”. She ended her journey at the 7th place there. Then she started to sing and acting simultaneously. She became very popular in 2006 after the release of her debut film “Dreamgirls”. She got numbers of nominations and won a lot of awards for her role in this film. She won a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and an Academy Award for the best-supporting actress. In the year of 2015, Hudson made the Broadway debut in “The Color Purple” where she played the role of Shug Avery. She also appeared in lots of television series including “Smash” in 2012 for 3 episodes, “Empire” in 2015 for 3 episodes as Michelle White, “Inside Amy Schumer” in the episode “Brave” in 2016 and many other television films. She also released a lot of albums as a singer. “Jennifer Hudson” – her debut album got released in 2008. It reached the 2nd place in the “Billboard 200” chart and nominated for 4 Grammy Award and won one Grammy Award for “Best R&B Album” in 2009.
In 2007, the mayor of her hometown Chicago declared 6th March as “Jennifer Hudson Day”.
Jennifer Hudson Political/Business Affiliation:
Jennifer Hudson is a public figure and she maintains it. She is a spokesperson also in spite of being a popular actress and a singer.