Jennifer Hudson Net Worth, Husband, Height, Age, Wiki, Bio


Jennifer Hudson is an American singer, actress, and producer. She is best known for her work in film and television, and has won numerous awards, including an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Tony Award.

Jennifer Hudson wearing white dress


Full NameJennifer Kate Hudson
Other Names/NicknamesJ. Hud, The Voice
Profession(s)Singer, actress, producer
Date of BirthSeptember 12, 1981
Age (as of 2023)41
Place of BirthChicago, Illinois
Zodiac SignVirgo
Ancestry & HeritageAfrican-American

Physical Stats

Height5’6″ (168 cm)
Weight155 lbs (70 kg)
Body Measurements34-24-35
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Jennifer Hudson with Luke Thomas Olney

Family & Relationships

ParentsDarnell Donerson, Samuel Simpson
SiblingsJulia Hudson, Jason Hudson
Relationship StatusMarried
Partner/SpouseDavid Otunga
ChildrenDavid Daniel Otunga Jr.

Education & Early Life

SchoolingDunbar Vocational Career Academy
Higher EducationLangston University, Kennedy-King College
Early LifeGrew up in Chicago, Illinois
Early InfluencesWhitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle
Jennifer Hudson with T.D. Jakes


DebutAmerican Idol (2004)
Significant WorksDreamgirls (2006), The Secret Life of Bees (2008), Cats (2019)
Awards & NominationsAcademy Award for Best Supporting Actress (2006), Grammy Award for Best R&B Album (2009), Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (2007)
Filmography/DiscographyDreamgirls (2006), Jennifer Hudson (2008), Think Like a Man (2012), Cats (2019)
Voice WorkSing (2016)
Music VideosSpotlight (2008), I’ll Stand By You (2011)
Tours & Live ShowsJennifer Hudson Live (2009), Jennifer Hudson: Live from Las Vegas (2016)
CollaborationsNe-Yo, Rascal Flatts, Barbra Streisand
DocumentariesJennifer Hudson: I Got This (2016)

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$30 million
PropertiesMultiple properties in Los Angeles and Chicago
Business VenturesOwns a production company, a record label, and a fragrance line
InvestmentsInvests in real estate and start-up companies
Jennifer Hudson at President Office

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsSinging, dancing, cooking
Philanthropy & ActivismSupports various charities, including the Julian D. King Foundation and the Whitney Houston Foundation
Public ImagePositive and well-respected
Personal ChallengesSurvived a fire that killed her mother, brother, and nephew in 2008
Notable InterviewsOprah Winfrey Show (2006), 60 Minutes (2016)
Quotes“I’m not going to let anything stop me from achieving my dreams.”

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram Handle@iamjhud
Twitter Handle@iamjhud
Facebook Handle@jenniferhudson
Youtube ChannelJenniferHudsonVEVO
TikTok ID@jenniferhudson

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesHudson has been referenced in numerous works of popular culture, including the films “Dreamgirls” (2006) and “The Wiz Live!” (2015), the television series “Empire” (2015-2020), and the songs “Jennifer” by Ne-Yo (2007) and “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz (2008).
Achievements Outside Primary ProfessionHudson has also been successful as a businesswoman and philanthropist. She is the founder of a production company, a record label, and a fragrance line. She is also a vocal advocate for children’s rights and education.
MentorshipHudson has mentored several young artists, including Gabby Barrett and Kiara Simone.
LegacyHudson is an inspiration to many people around the world. She is a role model for young women and girls, and she has shown that anything is possible if you set your mind to it.