Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson - Chicago Theatre 07.jpg
Hudson with her Oscar in Chicago, where it was declared "Jennifer Hudson Day", March 6, 2007
Background information
Birth nameJennifer Kate Hudson
Born (1981-09-12) September 12, 1981 (age 38)
OriginChicago, Illinois, United States
GenresR&B, soul, pop
OccupationsSinger–songwriter, actress, model
Years activesince 2004

Jennifer Kate Hudson (born September 12, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American Academy and Grammy Award-winning singer and actress.[1] She gained fame on American Idol. She is the most successful American Idol contestant who did not win.[2] She went on to star as Effie White in the 2006 motion picture musical Dreamgirls. Her awards include an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, and a SAG Award.[3] She is native to Chicago, Illinois. Hudson is married to WWE professional wrestler, David Otunga.


  1. "Jennifer Hudson Biography". Bio/A&E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. "Jennifer Hudson". People. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  3. "Jennifer Hudson". TV Guide. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
Other Languages
Afrikaans: Jennifer Hudson
العربية: جنيفر هدسون
asturianu: Jennifer Hudson
azərbaycanca: Cennifer Hudzon
Bân-lâm-gú: Jennifer Hudson
čeština: Jennifer Hudson
español: Jennifer Hudson
français: Jennifer Hudson
hrvatski: Jennifer Hudson
Bahasa Indonesia: Jennifer Hudson
italiano: Jennifer Hudson
Kreyòl ayisyen: Jennifer Hudson
Bahasa Melayu: Jennifer Hudson
Nederlands: Jennifer Hudson
português: Jennifer Hudson
română: Jennifer Hudson
slovenčina: Jennifer Hudsonová
српски / srpski: Џенифер Хадсон
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Jennifer Hudson
Türkçe: Jennifer Hudson
українська: Дженніфер Гадсон
Tiếng Việt: Jennifer Hudson
Yorùbá: Jennifer Hudson