Jennifer Hudson Net Worth

Jennifer Hudson is an American recording artist, actress and spokesperson.

She rose to fame on the competition series "American Idol," and has since enjoyed a successful music and acting career.

She has won several Grammys, an Academy Award and a Screen Actors Guild award.

Jennifer Hudson has a net worth of $30 million dollars.

Jennifer Kate Hudson was born in Chicago, Illinois, on September 12, 1981.

She is the youngest child of three, and was raised in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago

Hudson graduated from Dunbar Vocational High School in 1999, and enrolled at Langston University to continue her education.

However, she left the university due to homesickness and registered at Kennedy-King College.

Hudson first began singing in her church choir when she was 7 years old, and her grandmother Julia also helped her get involved in community theater.

She signed her first recording contract in 2002 with Chicago-based independent record label Righteous Records.

However, after given the opportunity to appear on the reality competition show "American Idol" in 2004

she was released from her five-year contract with Righteous Records.