Jennifer Hudson is an actress and singer famous across America and the world. S She secured a spot on the 2004 batch of the hit reality singing competition American Idol, garnering attention and as well as a lot of fans. The powerhouse got cast to play one of the lead roles in the movie Dreamgirls, a film set during the Motown-era, for which Jennifer won two esteemed awards, namely an Oscar and a Golden Globe. She had also won a Grammy award for her first album that got released in 2008.
Tragically it was in that same year that her disillusioned brother-in-law killed her brother, mother, and young nephew, prompting Hudson to take some time off the limelight to mourn her loss. Hudson made a robust comeback by starring in many projects such as the Hairspray Live! As well as The Color Purple spinoff on Broadway.
Jennifer Kate Hudson was born in Chicago, Illinois, on the 12th day of September 1981. Her family avidly went to mass every Sunday, and it was through the church choir that she had mastered her singing skills. In 1999, the hot idol graduated from the Dunbar Vocational Career Academy. The dual-threat worked as a singer on a cruise ship, which the Disney Corporation owned before making her television debut on American Idol. Her success in the singing competition kick-started a career in both singing and acting. She landed the role of Effie White in the flick Dreamgirls, where she starred alongside fellow sexy diva, Beyoncé.
Hudson then appeared in the blockbuster hit Sex and the City in 2008, where she played the role of a tech-savvy assistant. Jennifer Hudson has also made an appearance in several films, including Winged Creatures, Black Nativity, The Secret Life of Bees, Lullaby, and a biographical film that revolved around the life of Winnie Mandela. In 2019, she gave life to the character of Grizabella and gave a powerful rendition of the song “Memory” in the movie production of the Broadway classic Cats.
She launched her second album titled “I Remember Me” in 2011. It was made possible through the production and music composition of artists like Keys, R. Kelly, and Diane Warren. She released her third album ‘JHUD’ in 2014, on something she had started working on various composers and music developers. Upon its release, it ranked second on the US Top R&B / Hip-Hop Albums chart, and in the first week sold 165 thousand records. Jennifer had also done her fair share of modeling, having appeared in magazines like Cosmopolitan, where she first flaunted her sexy body after losing weight.
Before the weight loss, the songstress was often criticized by the media for being too “big; she had taken this criticism and used it to fuel her drive in achieving her now-famous hourglass physique. In the gallery, you will find pictures of the star wearing daring outfits that hug her boobs and ass. There are also images of her at red carpet events, bikini shoots, and stills from her personal life.