Jennifer Hudson

An American Idol finalist in 2004 and an Oscar and Grammy-winning actress and singer for the movies 'Dreamgirls' (2006), 'Sex and the City' (2008), and 'Black Nativity' (2013).

Profession :

Movie Actress

Birthday :

September 12, 1981

Star Sign :

Virgo

Age :

39

Birthplace :

Chicago, Illinois

Jennifer Hudson rose to fame as the singer-actress who won 7th place in Season 3 of ‘American Idol.’ She starred in various famous films including ‘Dreamgirls’ (2006), ‘Sex and the City’ (2008), ‘Black Nativity’ (2013), and ‘The Secret Life of Bees’ (2008). Her self-titled album and ‘I Remember Me'(2011) was also commercially successful.

She had to gain 20 pounds for her to play the role of Effie White in ‘Dreamgirls’ (2006).