Name: Jennifer Hudson
Birth Name: 
Jennifer Kate Hudson
Birth Date: 
September 12, 1981
Birth Place: 
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
Occupation: 
Actress
Relationship Status: 
Married to David Otunga
Celebrity Ranking # 545
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Jennifer Hudson’s “Winnie Mandela” Trailer: Watch Here!

Posted Thursday August 8, 2013 10:03 AM GMT

Stretching herself to new realms of acting, Jennifer Hudson looks magnificent in the recently-released trailer for “Winnie Mandela.”

The “American Idol” starlet teams with Terrence Howard to tell the story of Nelson Mandela and his wife Winnie as they struggled against Apartheid in South Africa.

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Jennifer Hudson & Carmen Electra Talk Simon Cowell Love Child

Posted Thursday August 1, 2013 1:18 PM GMT

He’s about to become a father thanks to an affair with his friend Andrew Silverman’s wife Lauren, and Simon Cowell received some well wishes from two ladies from his past.

“American Idol” alum Jennifer Hudson credits Cowell for jump-starting her career, and she’s thrilled that her mentor will be a dad soon.

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Jennifer Hudson’s Emotional Do Something Awards Speech

Posted Thursday August 1, 2013 10:55 AM GMT

Back in 2008 her mother, brother, and nephew were shot to death by her sister’s estranged husband William Balfour, and Jennifer Hudson is still healing from the tragedy.

During the Do Something Awards last night (July 31), the “American Idol” alum got teary when accepting her trophy in recognition of her work with the Julian D. King Gift Foundation.

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Celebs and Teens Celebrated at VH1's Do Something Awards

Posted Thursday August 1, 2013 8:00 AM GMT

Honoring young people who work hard to make a difference in our world and the celebrities that lead by example, VH1's Do Something Awards took place at The Avalon in Hollywood on Wednesday (July 31).

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Jennifer Hudson Strikes a Pose in the Big Apple

Posted Monday July 29, 2013 5:22 PM GMT

Breaking out her best duckface for some funny photos, Jennifer Hudson took a break from filming a commercial in New York City on Monday (July 29).

The "Dreamgirls" star looked great in a long-sleeved gray top and dark skinnies as she struck playful poses for the cameras.

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Kate Hudson & James Franco: “Good People” Pals

Posted Tuesday July 2, 2013 10:10 AM GMT

Hard at work on their new project, Kate Hudson and James Franco showed up on the set of “Good People” in London, England today (July 2).

The “How to Lose A Guy in 10 Days” starlet and the “This Is The End” heartthrob looked to be enjoying the scene they were shooting at an outdoor park location, and joked with each other in between takes.

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Jennifer Hudson’s “Black Nativity” Trailer: Watch Here!

Posted Monday July 1, 2013 1:38 PM GMT

Making all the right career moves, Jennifer Hudson will be starring in the forthcoming “Black Nativity” and the new trailer just hit the web.

The much-anticipated musical also boasts stars like Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Tyrese Gibson, and Mary J. Blige, under the writing and direction of Kasi Lemmons.

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Jennifer Hudson: Heading Back to American Idol?

Posted Friday May 24, 2013 9:05 AM GMT

She got her start as one of the top 8 finalists on Season 3 of “American Idol,” and now Jennifer Hudson may return to the floundering talent show as a judge.

According to an inside source, the “You Pulled Me Through” songstress has already received an offer from the FOX show, though nothing has been officially confirmed.

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