years old
  • What is Jennifer Hudson relationship status? Single
  • What is her sexual orientation? Straight

Jennifer Hudson boyfriends list

Dating history

Partner Type Start End Length
3 David Otunga Ex December 2007 July 2017 9 years 7 months
2 Kerry Rhodes Short affair October 2007 December 2007 2 months
1 James Peyton Ex 1999 2007 8 years


A widely-known film star and singer Jennifer Hudson was welcomed to her parents Samuel and Darnell and became the third and the youngest child in a family.

She started demonstrating artistic skills at an early age and that’s why parents signed her up with a church choir and community theatre, where she could develop her acting gift.

A future star studied at Dunbar Vocational High School and then entered Kennedy King College after which she began pursuing an acting and singing career.

In 2004 she became a participant in the 3rd season of a super popular show American Idol, where she took the 7th place. After that she was invited to take part in a musical drama called Dreamgirls that didn’t only make her recognized overnight but also brought several awards, including BAFTA, Best Supporting Actress, Golden Globe Award, etc.

After that, Jennifer could be seen in such great television projects as Sex and the City, Chi-Raq, The Secret Life of Bees and others. Apart from that, she was a guest in a number of shows, e.g. Inside Amy Schumer, Empire, Smash, etc.

Despite rapidly developing acting path, Hudson never forgets about singing and can boast of 3 successfully presented studio albums, 10 music videos and 16 singles.

Would you like to get to know the star even more? Well, then check these top 5 fascinating facts about her life that will definitely surprise you:

  • She used to work on Disney Cruise ships.
  • In 2013 she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Her main influences are Whitney Houston and Patti LaBelle.
  • She is described as a friend of a former US President Barack Obama.
  • She has been a coach of the Voice U.K in 6-8 seasons and Voice. U.S in 13 and 15 seasons.

Tifany Landrob


Tifany Landrob

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