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Jennifer Hudson’s Net Worth 2023, Age, Height, Husband, Songs, American Idol

Jennifer Hudson’s Net Worth 2024: $25 million

Real NameJennifer Kate Hudson
Nick NameJ.Hud, Jenni
Birth DateSeptember 12, 1981
Age/How old?41 years old (as of 2024)
Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois, United States
Sun SignVirgo
OccupationActress, Singer
Net Worth 2024$25 million
EducationDunbar Vocational High School (Chicago)
Kennedy–King College (Chicago)
Father Samuel Simpson (Bus Driver)
Mother Darnell Donnerson
BrotherJason Hudson 
SisterJulia Hudson
First AlbumJennifer Hudson (2008)
First FilmDreamgirls (2006)
First TV ShowAmerican Idol (2004)

Jennifer Kate Hudson is an American singer well known as a finalist on the third season of American Idol. As of 2024, Jennifer Hudson’s net worth is over $25 million.

She has also appeared as an actress in several movies. Jennifer started her journey in 2006 as an actress with Dreamgirls as Effie White. 

Moreover, for this appearance, she gained an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Hudson’s other movies include  Black Nativity (2013),  The Secret Life of Bees (2008),  Sex and the City (2008).

But how does all this fame and popularity convert into cold hard cash?

What sort of worth does an American singer and actress make?

So, let’s dive deep to find out Jennifer Hudson’s net worth and how much this celebrity made her fortune.

Do you know how old and tall is she?

If you don’t know then you can go through this article about Jennifer Hudson’s biography, net worth 2024, age, height, weight, family, and many more.

Jennifer Hudson’s Age & Birthday

She was born on September 12, 1981, in Chicago, Illinois. Her birth name is Jennifer Kate Hudson but famous as J.Hud or Jennifer Hudson. 

Jennifer Hudson’s age is 41 years as of 2024.

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Jennifer is the youngest child of her parents,  Darnell Donerson and Samuel Simpson.

Moreover, she enrolled at Dunbar Vocational High School and graduated in 1999.

She recognizes Whitney Houston, Patti LaBelle, and  Aretha Franklin as her inspiration.

At the age of 7, Hudson sang in the church choir as well as doing community theater.

She joined Langston University but didn’t continue because of homesickness, so later enrolled at  Kennedy–King College.

After that, she signed her first recording contract with a Chicago-based independent record label named Righteous Records.

To appear on American Idol in 2004, She was released from her 5 years contract with “Righteous Records.” 

Jennifer Hudson Height & Weight

Do you want to know the physical appearance, height, and weight of Jennifer Hudson? Have a look below:

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Is Jennifer Hudson’s height 5 feet 9 inches?
Height5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
Weight68 kg or 150 pounds
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown

Jennifer is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall and her weight is listed as 68 kg or 150 lbs. His hair color is black while her eye color is Dark Brown.

Body Measurements

Breast36 inches
Waist28 inches
Hips36 inches

How Does Jennifer Hudson’s Net Worth Reach $25 Million in 2024?

How Does Jennifer Hudson’s Net Worth and wealth Reach $25 Million in 2024?
What is Jennifer Hudson’s Net Worth in 2024and how does she make her money?

Hudson earned most of her income from her contribution to TV entertainment and movies. Jennifer Hudson’s net worth raised to $25 million as of 2024.

Apart from above, she made a hefty income from her music albums.

This American Idol began her career in 2006 with  Dreamgirls.

Later, she released her debut album “Jennifer Hudson” in 2008.

This self-titled album earned a Grammy Award and certified gold. Hudson made millions through selling copies of this album.

Jennifer also performed at several events such as Super Bowl XLIII, the Grammy Awards, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and American Idol.

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Even more, she is friends with President Barack Obama as well as performed at the White House.

Jennifer Hudson’s Net Worth Estimates (Last 5 years)

Net Worth YearTotal Income
2022$22 million
2021$19 million
2020$16 million
2019$13 million
2018$10 million

Jennifer Hudson-American Idol (2004-05)

Jennifer auditioned for American Idol, 3rd season in  Atlanta. Moreover, she was commenting that she had experience in singing on  Disney Cruise Lines. 

On this contestant judge, Randy Jackson said, we are expecting more than her performance in a cruise ship.

She received the highest votes in the “TOP 9.”

Unfortunately, she was eliminated after two weeks in the “TOP 7.”

In 2009, MTV listed Jennifer as the 6th greatest American Idol.

She also listed that her exit was the most shocking for her fans.

Moreover, in 2010, the Los Angeles Times named her among the third greatest Idol contestants in the history of the show.

Even more,  the Los Angeles Times placed Jennifer behind Kelly Clarkson (season one winner) and Carrie Underwood (season four winner).

Jennifer Hudson’s Husband, Boyfriend, & Kids

In 1999, Hudson dated James Payton at the age of 18. But they separated in 2007. 

After that, she met professional wrestler David Otunga in the WWE.

The couple became engaged in 2008 and became a mother of son David Daniel Otunga, Jr. in August 2009.

The couple was engaged for 8 years and separated after that. 

Also, Jennifer has requested a protective order against Otunga.

Top 10 Jennifer Hudson’s Songs

And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going (2006)

Bleed For Love (2013)

Bring Back the Music (2014)

I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel) (2013)

Everybody Needs Love (2011)

I Remember Me (2011)

I Still Love You (2014)

I’ll Fight (2018)

I’m Only His Woman (2008)

Remember The Music (2015)

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Jennifer on YouTube

She has Joined Youtube on Mar 5, 2007, She has over 346,850,424 views, and 902K subscribers on her youtube channel as of 1 Jan 2024.

Click the link below to visit her Youtube Channel.

Channel Name: Jennifer Hudson 

How did Jennifer Hudson Lose her weight?

The famous Actress is in great physical shape thanks to his lifestyle. Jennifer exercises every day. She works out from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM. She does cardio (like lifts, swimming, running, stair climbing, etc.), boxing, burpees, sit-ups, push-ups, and weight training.

How She lose weight

If you want a full breakdown of that, here it is:

  • The process took 3 – 5 months
  • Weight lifting 6 days a week
  • Run 3 miles a day
  • No alcohol
  • 9 hours of sleep a night
  • No food after 7 pm
  • No sugar/carbs
  • Use the personal trainer

Social Media Profiles

AccountAccount id

Jennifer Hudson is active in social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram account.

She has more than 9.8 million followers on her Facebook account, around 4 million followers on Twitter, and she has about 3.8 million followers on her Instagram account as of Jan 2024.


Jennifer Hudson is one of the TV artists who have talent in both singing and acting. 

She always works hard to get success, which she enjoyed today.

Moreover, she faced an extremely painful situation in her personal life when her mother, brother, and nephew were shooted by the husband of her sister.

At present, she is single and primarily focused on her career.

As of 2024, Jennifer Hudson’s net worth is more than $25 million.

People also Love to Know

How old is Jennifer Hudson now?

According to her birthday on September 12, 1981, Jennifer Hudson’s age is 41 years as of 2023.

How tall is Jennifer Hudson?

Jennifer’s height is 1.75 m tall.

Who’s Jennifer Hudson’s husband?

David Otunga

What’s Jennifer Hudson’s net worth?

As of 2023, Jennifer Hudson’s net worth is more than $25 million.

When is Jennifer Hudson’s birthday?

Jennifer Kate Hudson, also known by her nickname J.Hud’s birthday is September 12.

What are Jennifer Hudson’s upcoming movies?

Jennifer Hudson’s upcoming movie is “Respect (2021)” which is directed by Liesl Tommy. The Initial release date of this movie is 8 April 2021 (Russia).

How many kids does Jennifer Hudson have?

Jennifer Hudson and her husband David Otunga have one child together: Son David Daniel Otunga Jr. (born in 2009).

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