Jennifer Hudson Net Worth

Golden Globe winner Jennifer Hudson is probably a familiar face for everyone, famous as the trainer in the British and American version of The Voice, a singing reality show. Singer and actress born in the United States, Hudson won a considerable amount and massive fame for his career success.

Raised to fame as a finalist in American Idol‘s 3rd season (finished 7th), Jennifer currently has a $ 25 million net worth. Since his professional journey in 2004, Hudson has made whopping millions of dollars from album sales and acting credits on many TV series and films.

Jenifer Hudson Net Worth$25 Million
Full Name Jennifer Kate Hudson
Date of Birth 12 September 1981
Source Of Income Music
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, United States
Father Name Samuel Simpson
Mother Name Darnell Donnerson
Occupation Singer
Voice Actor
Film Actor
Nationality American
Martial Status Married
Husband Name David Otunga
Children David Daniel Otunga Jr.

Jennifer Hudson Early life:

Born September 12, 1981in Chicago, Illinois, USA, Jennifer’s birth name is Jennifer Kate Hudson. She has an American nationality and is black.

Raised as a Baptist, Hudson is the third and youngest son of Darnell Donerson (November 7, 1950 – October 24, 2008) and Samuel Simpson (died 1999).

She graduated from Dunbar Vocational High School in 1999 and enrolled at Langston University in Langston, Oklahoma. However, she had to drop out due to homesickness. Later, Jennifer Hudson joined Kennedy-King College.

In April 2019, she was 37 years old and a height of 175 cm.

Is Jennifer married or have a child?

Jennifer Hudson is never married but shares a son David Daniel Otunga, Jr. (born August 2009), with ex-fiance David Otunga, a professional wrestler. The duo was hired in September 2008, after a courtship, but was separated in November 2017.

Murdered Family:

Hudson’s 57-year-old mother, Darnell Donerson, and her 29-year-old brother, Jason, were shot dead on October 24, 2008, at Donerson’s home in Chicago, shared with Hudson’s older sister, Julia. Jennifer Hudson’s 7-year-old nephew, Julian King, who was missing, was also found dead later.

Later, William Balfour, Julia’s 27-year-old ex-husband, was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one of the home invasion. Balfour was sentenced to 3 years in prison, followed by another 120 years in July 2012.

Jennifer Hudson Career:

Having signed with labels like Arista, RCA, and Epic Records, Jennifer Hudson has released three studio albums so far: Jennifer Hudson (2008), I Remember Me (2011), and JHUD (2014).

On September 27, 2008, she released her eponymous debut album, Jennifer Hudson,  certified in gold by the RIAA; his other two albums were also approved in gold.

Hudson has also appeared in films such as Dreamgirls, Sex, and the City, The Secret Life of Bees, and Black Nativity.

She debuted in the cinema through Dreamgirls (2006) as Effie White and won several accolades: an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress.

After appearing as a competitor on American Idol (2004), Jennifer Hudson made an appearance in the musical competition franchise The X Factor (2011).

Hudson currently appears on The Voice UK since 2017 (season 6). Also, she coached the American version of The Voice for seasons 13 and 15 until the singer was replaced by John Legend in season 16.

Jennifer has endorsement deals with brands like Adidas Yeezy Boosts, APM Monaco, and Burton Snowboards; also, she promotes stylists: Christian Louboutin and Christian Siriano. Well, since April 2010, she has signed with weight watchers.

Hudson certainly makes much money from his sponsorships but has yet to reveal the details of his earnings.

Jennifer Hudson Net Worth:

With his 14-year professional career, Hudson has accumulated fame and massive gains. As of April 2019, Jennifer Hudson has a net worth of $ 25 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. In 2017The Richest recorded its fortune at $ 18 million.

The American actress cum singer’s primary source is her professional career, which includes millions of album sales and notable appearances in feature films.

Also, she served as a trainer for The Voice franchise in the UK and the US version, which proved to be the shower for massive gains.

American singer and actress Jennifer Hudson has a net worth of $ 20 million

Well, Jennifer Hudson rose to fame after becoming American Idol’s Season 3 contestant but came in 7th. The winner of the Fantasia Barrino season won the $ 250,000 cash prize.

Despite her elimination from American Idol, Jennifer’s fame introduced her to an acting and music career. She signed to Arista Records for Clive Davis and later released her self-titled debut album in 2008.