Jennifer Hudson

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Jennifer Hudson

Hudson with her Oscar in Chicago, where it was declared "Jennifer Hudson Day", March 6, 2007
Background information
Birth name Jennifer Kate Hudson
Born September 12, 1981 (1981-09-12) (age 33)
Origin Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genres R&B, soul, pop
Occupations Singer–songwriter, actress, model
Instruments Vocals
Years active since 2004
Labels Arista, J
Website www.jenniferhudson.com

Jennifer Kate Hudson (born September 12, 1981) is an Academy Award-winning American singer and actress. She gained fame on American Idol. She is the most successful American Idol contestant who did not win, as she only came to fame in 2006, yet already has won numerous awards. She went on to star as Effie White in the 2006 motion picture musical Dreamgirls and on awards including an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, and a SAG Award. She is native to Chicago, Illinois. She is often called the new generation Aretha Franklin due to her deep ranges in singing and maintaining those ranges for so long. Hudson is married to WWE professional wrestler, David Otunga.

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