Jennifer Hudson Net Worth
Jennifer Hudson net worth: Jennifer Hudson is an American recording artist, actress, and spokesperson who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Jennifer Hudson was born in Chicago, Illinois in September 1981. She is best known for being a finalist on American Idol. In 2004 Hudson finished seventh place on American Idol which catapulted her career. Her screen debut came in the 2006 movie Dreamgirls. That role earned her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, as well as a Golden Globe, BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild, and NAACP Image Awards. Hudson has also appeared in the films The Secret Life of Bees, Sex and the City, Winnie Mandela, and The Three Stooges. Her debut album Jennifer Hudson was released in 2008 and won her a Grammy Award. The album was certified gold and sold over a million copies. In 2008 her mother, brother, and nephew were all killed in a shooting. She has performed at events such as the Grammy Awards, Super Bowl XLIII, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and American Idol. She is friends with President Barack Obama and has performed at the White House. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013. She was engaged to professional wrestler David Otunga in 2008 and the couple has a son together. They split up in 2017 and Hudson requested a protective order against Otunga. Hudson also released the album I Remember Me in 2011 and her first two albums reached #2 on both the Billboard 200 and the US R&B chart. Her third album JHUD was released in 2014 and also reached #2 on the US R&B chart. Her single "Spotlight" reached #1 on the US R&B chart. Hudson had recurring roles in the TV series Smash as Veronica Moore in 2013 and Empire as Michelle White in 2015. She has also appeared in films such as Black Nativity, Lullaby, Chi-Raq, Hairspray Live!, and Sandy Wexler.