Jennifer Hudson Net Worth
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Jennifer Hudson born Jennifer Kate Hudson is a famous musician, actress, host, and producer. She rose to prominence in 2004 through American Idol. Here we will know about Jennifer Judson’s net worth in 2024.

Becoming a Star from the Stage of American Idol:

Hudson signed a five-year contract with Righteous Records in 2002. When she appeared in American Idol the label released her from the contract in 2004. She is thought to be one of the top contestants of American Idol and her elimination came as a shock to most.

Hudson appeared in the musical Dreamgirls as Effie White in 2005. The Broadway musical was a huge hit that garnered attention from everywhere. As a result propelled Hudson’s career on an upward trajectory. She earned 29 awards playing Effie White. Besides that, she won the Golden Globe Award.

Hudson’s single Spotlight was #24 on Billboard Hot 100. The album was also #2 on the Billboard 200 list and sold 739,000 copies by 2009. She performed at Super Bowl XLIII. Later in 2010, she performed to raise money for earthquake-stricken Haiti raising $61 million from airing on TV. 

In 2021 she appeared again on Oprah Winfrey and discussed her role as Aretha Franklin. Hudson was on Time’s Most 100 Influential People in the World list in 2020. Her song Here I Am earned a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song in 2021. Later in 2022, she won the NAACP Image Awards. At the same time, she started her show The Jennifer Hudson Show. She is currently working on the movie Breathe.

Jennifer Hudson’s Net Worth in 2024

Hudson made a name for herself through her successful career in the entertainment industry. Besides that, it also brought her a decent chunk of fortune. As of 2024, Jennifer Hudson has a net worth of $32 million. Hudson’s main source of income includes her music, tours, and royalties. Besides that she has branched out in different entertainment sectors, contributing to her net worth.

Personal Assets: 

Hudson bought a home in Burr Ridge, Chicago for $3 million in 2011. The house is in total 12,000 square feet featuring six bedrooms and seven baths.

Suffered from Family Tragedy

Hudson lost her mother, her brother, and her nephew in 2008 as they were murdered by her sister’s estranged husband William Balfour. Later Balfour was convicted of the murders and sentenced to life in prison. Hudson created the Hudson-King Foundation to support families that lost their loved ones.

Jennifer Hudson Relationship History:

Hudson had a relationship with David Otunga who is a Professional WWE wrestler. They were engaged in 2008 and also had a child together. But in 2017 the couple separated. Previously Hudson dated James Payton from 1999 to 2007.

Jennifer Hudson Personal information:

Born in Chicago, Illinois, United States, Hudson had a Baptist upbringing. She finished high school at Dunbar Vocational High School in 1999. She pursued her degree at Langston University but shifted to Kennedy-King College.

Jennifer Hudson was born on September 12, 1981. So, she is 42 years of age. Jennifer Hudson stands at 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 141 lb (70 kg).


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