Jennifer Hudson Height Weight Body Measurements Age Net Worth

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson
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Birth Date

September 12, 1981


42 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 9 in | 175 cm

Net Worth

$25 Million

Body Measurements

35-28-36 in | 89-71-91.5 cm


70 kg | 154 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

9 US | 39.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Jennifer Kate Hudson was born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on September 12, 1981, is an American actress and singer.

Young Jennifer Hudson first started singing with gospel choirs at her local church, at the age of 7.

She gained exposure and a fan base as a finalist during third season of American Idol (2004).

She made her big screen debut in romantic musical drama film Dreamgirls (2006) in role as Effie White.

She landed her Broadway debut in musical "The Color Purple" (2015) in role as Shug Avery.

She released her first studio album "Jennifer Hudson" in 2008, for which she won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album.

Jennifer Hudson Height and Weight

How tall is Jennifer Hudson and what is her weight? Jennifer Hudson's height is 5' 9" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 175 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 154 іn pоunds or 70 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Jennifer Hudson Age

Jennifer Hudson is 42 years old.

Jennifer Hudson Net Worth

Jennifer Hudson net worth is around 25 million dollars.

Jennifer Hudson Body Measurements

Jennifer Hudson body measurements are bust-waist-hip 35-28-36 in inches or 89-71-91.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 32C with cup size C.

Best Movies

She won the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Effie White in romantic musical drama movie Dreamgirls (2006).

She was nominated for the AACTA International Award for Best Lead Actress and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her role as Aretha Franklin in biographical drama movie Respect (2021), also was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song - Motion Picture.

She was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Actress for her role as Rosaleen "July" Daise-Boatwright in drama film The Secret Life of Bees (2008).

She was nominated for the BET Award for Best Actress for her role as Louise in romantic comedy movie S*x and the City (2008).

She was nominated for the Acapulco Black Film Festival Hollywood Award for Best Ensemble Cast for her role as Naima Cobbs in musical drama film Black Nativity (2013).

She was nominated for the Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role as Irene in musical crime drama film Chi-Raq (2015)

Fragments – Winged Creatures (2009) psychological drama as Kathy Archenault

Lullaby (2014) drama as Nurse Carrie

Sandy Wexler (2017) comedy as Courtney Clarke

All Rise (2018) drama as Mrs. Harmon

Cats (2019) musical fantasy as Grizabella

Best TV Shows

She played Veronica Moore in NBC musical drama television series Smash (2012).

She portrayed Michelle White in musical drama television series Empire (2015).

Hairspray Live! (2016) NBC television special as Maybelle "Motormouth" Stubbs


Graduated from Dunbar Vocational High School (1999).

Studied at Kennedy–King College in Chicago.

Has older brother, Jason Hudson and older sister, Julia Hudson also half-sister, Dinah Simpson.

Has African-American ancestry.

She signed her first recording contract with Righteous Records in 2002.

She is one of the fifteen actors to win an Oscar for their film debut.

Close friends with Beyoncé Knowles.

She released studio albums:

Jennifer Hudson (2008)

I Remember Me (2011)

JHUD (2014)

Respect (2021)

Her favourite types of music are R&B and pop.

She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard in 2013.

Huge fan of Michael Bublé.

Lives in Burr Ridge, Illinois, U.S.


She dated maintenance engineer James Payton (1999–2007).

She was engaged to professional wrestler David Otunga (2008-2017), they have one son, David Daniel Otunga, Jr.