She rose to fame in 2004 as a finalist on the third season of American Idol, coming in seventh place. In 2013, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
American recording artist, actress and spokesperson who made her film debut portraying Effie White in Dreamgirls (2006), for which she gained worldwide acclaim and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, an NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
|Birth name||Jennifer Kate Hudson|
|Born||September 12, 1981
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Occupations||Recording artist, actress, spokeswoman|
|Labels||Universal Motown, Atlantic, Elektra|
Discography | Studio albums | Compilation albums | Singles | Songs | Tours | Videography | Filmography | Television