Jennifer Hudson is an American singer, actress and former fashion model. She is also the most successful of all the members of the family, which includes singers and songwriters both. In this article, we are going to be taking a look at ten most surprising facts about Jennifer Hudson. Read on to find out!

How Jennifer Hudson Became Famous?

Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson is most famous for winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2007 after starring in Dreamgirls, a film about an all-female band. Her performance was widely praised, and it was on that night that she first met her future husband, David Otunga.

In 2002, she became a fashion model. She also played roles in films such as The Secret Life of Bees and Idlewild before landing the role of Effie White in Dreamgirls.

In 2005, when Jennifer Hudson’s father passed away from liver cancer, her sister Julia released a song entitled “I Still Love Him” for the MTV Movie Awards. The song became a hit worldwide. It reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2006 and has sold over 1 million copies to date.

Jennifer Hudson has won two Grammy Awards for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song. She earned her first Grammy Award by winning the 2007 award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards with Ludacris and Mariah Carey’s “My Boo”. 

She has also won two NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture in 2009 and 2011 respectively.

What Is A Jennifer Hudson?

Jennifer Hudson is an American singer, actress, and former fashion model. She is also the most successful of all the members of the family, which includes singers and songwriters both.

In this article, we are going to be taking a look at ten most surprising facts about Jennifer Hudson. Read on to find out!

1. In 2009, she was nominated for four Grammy Awards as a part of her album I Remember Me.

2. In 2011, she won five awards at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards including Best R&B/Soul Album for I Remember Me and Best R&B/Soul Single for “I Know What You Did Last Summer”.

3. She has been featured in over 600 magazines worldwide since the age of 12.

4. In 2012, she became an American citizen after living in the United States since she was 2 years old.

5. Her first song that made it onto Billboard’s Hot 100 list charted in 2007 with “Spotlight” peaking at number 51 on the chart.

Why Did She Leave Fashion Modeling?

In the past, Jennifer Hudson was known for her work in fashion modeling. But she later decided to leave the industry for singing because it allowed her to be more creative. 

She has also been married twice, first to David Otunga and then to singer David Mueller.

Jennifer Hudson has two children from her relationship with David Mueller.

Who Is The American Idol Winner?

Jennifer Hudson is an American singer, actress and former fashion model. She is also the most successful of all the members of the family, which includes singers and songwriters both. In this article, we are going to be taking a look at ten most surprising facts about Jennifer Hudson. Read on to find out!

1) It’s been reported that she shares her personal life with her fans via Twitter.

2) She has never had any cosmetic surgery.

3) Her parents named her after the biblical character Jezebel.

4) Her father was killed when she was six years old. 

5) She graduated from Hampton University in 2007. 

6) Her mother has not been seen in public since 1984.

7) She tried modeling for Victoria’s Secret but turned it down because they didn’t want her to wear heels. 

8) Before becoming famous, she was a social worker for four years before giving up to pursue music. 

9) The name given to one of her songs “It’s My Turn” means “It’s my time!” in Swahili.

10) She started dating David Otunga after he won Survivor: China.

Has She Ever Been In A Relationship?

Jennifer Hudson has never been married and has not had any children. She was in a relationship with singer Justin Gaston from 2012 to 2015.

How Much Money Does She Have Now?

Jennifer Hudson is reported to have a net worth of $8 million. She is one of the richest members of the family, though she does not have as much money as her siblings.

This much money is not surprising considering that Jennifer has sold more than 20 million records worldwide and has had a number of hit albums. Her most recent album, JHUD, was released in 2016 and it was nominated for a Grammy.

Conclusion

Jennifer Hudson has been in the spotlight for over 25 years, becoming a famous singer and an actress. She is best known for her role on the hit TV show, American Idol. Jennifer Hudson also had a few other roles in films such as The Secret Life of Bees, Dreamgirls, and already has her own fragrance line and clothing line. Jennifer Hudson has also been in relationships with some of the biggest stars out there including David Otunga and Ne-Yo. She has made a lot of money from her fame, but she doesn’t have to worry about where all of that money is coming from.