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 # 300

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.


Jennifer Hudson Stars in “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete” Trailer: Watch Here!

Posted Monday August 19, 2013 10:27 AM GMT

Adding another impressive credit to her resume, Jennifer Hudson stars in the brand new trailer for “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete.”

The touching clip reveals two young boys’ (Skylan Brooks and Ethan Dizon) struggle after their guardian (Hudson) abandons them.


Jennifer Hudson: Beautiful in the Big Apple

Posted Thursday August 8, 2013 4:28 PM GMT

Making her Manhattan rounds, Jennifer Hudson exited her luxury hotel in New York City on Thursday morning (August 8).

The “I Got This” songstress brought a friend along for her errands, and looked 1990s fabulous in a dark grey stonewashed dress with combat boots and a white ball cap.


Jennifer Hudson’s “Winnie Mandela” Trailer: Watch Here!

Posted Thursday August 8, 2013 9:03 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.


Jennifer Hudson & Carmen Electra Talk Simon Cowell Love Child

Posted Thursday August 1, 2013 12:18 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.


Jennifer Hudson’s Emotional Do Something Awards Speech

Posted Thursday August 1, 2013 9:55 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.


Celebs and Teens Celebrated at VH1's Do Something Awards

Posted Thursday August 1, 2013 7:00 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).


Jennifer Hudson Strikes a Pose in the Big Apple

Posted Monday July 29, 2013 4:22 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.