Jennifer's talent was cultivated through dozens of talent shows and musical productions during her grammar and high school years. She landed her first professional role in a local production of Big River. In 2002, she showcased her four-octave range and charmed thousands of vacationers from all over the world as a featured vocalist on the Disney Wonder cruise ship. In 2004, she wowed millions of television viewers during season three of the wildly popular Fox series American Idol..
ShoWest recently named Hudson the 2006 Female Star of Tomorrow. Variety Magazine recently selected her as one of the 10 Actors to Watch for 2006. Movieline has also named her one of its Breakthrough Actors of 2006.
Jennifer Hudson Facts
|Birthday||September 12, 1981 (40)|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Height||5' 9" (1m75) How tall is Jennifer Hudson compared to you?|
|Awards||2007 Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress (for Dreamgirls)|
|2007 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture (for Dreamgirls)|
|2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role (for Dreamgirls)|
|2007 BAFTA Awards: Actress in a Supporting Role (for Dreamgirls)|