About Jennifer HudsonJennifer Hudson is an American singer and actress. Jennifer rose to fame in 2004, when she made it to the final of the popular reality show-singing competition American Idol. The starlet made her movie debut in Dreamgirls. The role in this movie brought Hudson numerous awards, including Academy Award for the Best Actress, BAFTA award and Golden Globe. After her success in the movies Jenifer’s debut album was released. Eventually it received a Gold certification from RIAA. Jennifer Hudson net worth is currently estimated at $18 million.
Jennifer was born in 1981, in a family of Darnell Donnerson and Samuel Simpson. She is a youngest child in the family and has two siblings. Jennifer loved music since her early childhood; she started to sing earlier than she started to talk properly. In one of her recent interviews Jennifer revealed that in her childhood and teenage years she used to adore Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Patti LaBelle most of all female artists.