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Jennifer Hudson Net Worth 2022

Jennifer Hudson Net Worth 2022

According To Uswhispers Jennifer Hudson is a recording artist, actress, and spokeswoman from the United States. Jennifer Hudson has a $30 million dollar net worth.

She rose to popularity on the reality show "American Idol," and has had a successful music and acting career since then. She has received numerous Grammy Awards, as well as an Academy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Jennifer Kate Hudson was born on September 12, 1981, in Chicago, Illinois. She was reared in Chicago's Englewood area as the youngest of three children. Hudson graduated from Dunbar Vocational High School in 1999 and continued her study at Langston University. Due of homesickness, she dropped out of university and enrolled at Kennedy-King College.

Hudson started singing in her church choir at the age of seven, and her grandma Julia also encouraged her to participate in community theatre. In 2002, she signed her first recording contract with Righteous Records, a Chicago-based independent company. She was released from her five-year contract with Righteous Records after being given the opportunity to appear on the reality competition show "American Idol" in 2004.

Hudson first auditioned in Atlanta for the third season of "American Idol." She had previously been singing and performing as one of the Muses from "Hercules" on the Disney Cruise Lines ship Disney Wonder. She did well during the competition, garnering the most votes in the "Top 9" round, but she was ousted two weeks later in the "Top 7" round.

Jennifer Hudson Personal Life

Jennifer Hudson Net Worth 2022
Jennifer Hudson Net Worth 2022

Hudson was in a relationship with James Payton from 1999 till late 2007. After that, she started dating WWE pro wrestler and Harvard Law graduate David Otunga. Hudson and Otunga married in September 2008, and in August 2009, she gave birth to their son David. In November of 2017, the pair called it quits.

Hudson's mother Darnell and brother Jason were found shot to death in their Chicago home with Hudson's sister Julia on October 24, 2008. Julian, Julia's son and Hudson's nephew, was reported missing and found three days later. William Balfour, Julia's estranged husband, was charged with three charges of first-degree murder as well as one count of house invasion.

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