Name: Jennifer Hudson
Birth Name: 
Jennifer Kate Hudson
Birth Date: 
September 12, 1981
Birth Place: 
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
Relationship Status: 
Married to David Otunga
Celebrity Ranking # 376

Jennifer Hudson Channels Kerry Washington's "Scandal" Character for Obamacare Spoof

Posted Monday September 30, 2013 11:18 AM GMT

Showing fans her funny side, Jennifer Hudson starred in Funny or Die's "Scandal" spoof.

In an effort to get the word out about the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, the 32-year-old singer/actress portrayed a version of Kerry Washington's "Olivia Pope" in the commercial parody titled "Scandalous."


New Trailer Released for "Black Nativity": Watch Here!

Posted Wednesday September 25, 2013 7:18 PM GMT

Gearing up for a big holiday release, Fox Searchlight Pictures released a new trailer for "Black Nativity" on Wednesday (September 25).

In the musical drama, a street-wise teen from Baltimore who has been raised by a single mother travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, where he embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey.


Ellen DeGeneres Named Most Likeable Woman in Hollywood

Posted Thursday September 19, 2013 6:25 PM GMT

Spreading positivity on her daytime talk show for about a decade has made her a household name, and now, Ellen DeGeneres has been named the most likeable woman in Hollywood.

According to an iHeartRadio survey, the affable host earned a whopping 35.1% of the vote, trouncing Jennifer Lawrence at #2 (17.7%) and Emma Stone at #3 (13.4%).


Jennifer Hudson Fronts Manhattan October 2013

Posted Friday September 6, 2013 3:48 PM GMT

Her new biopic “Winnie Mandela” opens in theaters nationwide today (September 6), and Jennifer Hudson garnered herself a little added exposure by covering the October 2013 issue of Manhattan magazine.


Jennifer Hudson Takes On "Good Morning America"

Posted Thursday September 5, 2013 10:53 AM GMT

Stepping out for some promotional duties, Jennifer Hudson headed over to ABC Studios in Times Square, NYC this morning (September 5).

The “Dreamgirls” actress was in the house to plug her forthcoming film “Winnie Mandela” about the heroic wife of South African President Nelson Mandela.


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Bring "Same Love" with Jennifer Hudson to the MTV VMA's

Posted Sunday August 25, 2013 10:30 PM GMT

It's been a huge year for the duo and on Sunday (August 25), Macklemore and Ryan Lewis celebrated on stage at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.


Jennifer Hudson and Allison Williams: VMA Red Carpet Beauties

Posted Sunday August 25, 2013 9:42 PM GMT

Rounding out the weekend with a star-studded bash, Jennifer Hudson and Allison Williams were in the mood for merrymaking as they showed up at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards this evening (August 25).


Jennifer Hudson Transforms Into Princess Tiana From “The Princess and the Frog”

Posted Thursday August 22, 2013 10:08 PM GMT

She’s a Disney princess! Well, at least in this photo. Jennifer Hudson recently posed for acclaimed photographer Annie Leibovitz as the princess Tiana from “The Princess and the Frog.”

The photo is titled “Where You Always Follow Your Heart” and it’s part of Disney’s ongoing celebrity advertising campaign, which began in 2007. The image will appear in upcoming issues of Vanity Fair, People, and Oprah Winfrey’s O Magazine.