Jennifer Hudson Net Worth

How much is Jennifer Hudson worth? $25 Million

How did Jennifer Hudson earn her money and wealth?

Jennifer Kate Hudson popularly known as Jennifer Hudson was born in Chicago, Illinois, the United States on September 12th, 1981. Raised in Baptist, Englewood, she graduated from Dunbar Vocational High School in the year 1999. Hudson was the youngest and the third child of her late parents, Darnell Donnerson (1950-2008) and Samuel Simpson(1999). At a very early age, she showed her keen interest in singing, which her late maternal grandmother, Julia saw, and enrolled her in the church choir. Also, there she joined the community theatres and gained much-needed appreciation and love.

Hudson was homesick after she enrolled at Langston University and could not stay long. She later joined the Kennedy–King College, in Chicago. She got her first break after she auditioned for the third season of American Idol in Atlanta. Though she didn’t win the show, her performance broke the record of the highest number of votes in the “Top 9” by singing, Circle of Life in 2004. Soon she was eliminated by landing at the seventh place but that wasn’t the end.

She was featured in the newspaper and in magazines as the third greatest American Idol contestant to gain so much love and appreciation from people.

She came up with three albums, the first one being Jennifer Hudson in 2008 which got the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album in 2009 and also became number two on the Billboard 200 list. Her second album,  I Remember Me in 2011 got certified gold by the RIAA, and her third album JHUD in 2008, peaked in the top ten list, featuring the track, It’s Your World in the Grammy-nomination. Her songs are sung and appreciated all around, which is the reason why she became the key singer of The Color Purple musical album and got honored with the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in 2017.

Jennifer Kate Hudson is an actress along with being a singer. Her debut film, Dreamgirls, where she played the role of Effie White brought her the multiple awards in the supporting actress category. She later appeared in Sex and the City in 2008, The Secret Life of Bees in 2008, Lullaby in 2014, and Sandy Wexler in 2017.

What are the highest grossing movies of Jennifer Hudson?

  1. Sing (2016): $634,287,740
  2. Sex and the City (2008): $415,247,258
  3. Dreamgirls (2006): $155,708,695
  4. The Three Stooges (2012): $54,052,249
  5. The Secret Life of Bees (2008): $39,994,347

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