Youngest child to Darnell Donnerson and Samuel Simpson, actress and Singer Jennifer Hudson was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 12, 1981. Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Patti LaBelle were her greatest influence in the field of music. It was at the age of 7 when Jennifer started performing with the church choir and participating in community theater through the help of Julia, her maternal grandmother.
Jennifer earned a spot in the entertainment industry as she joined American Idol. It was in 2006 when her skills in acting outshined the other celebrities as the Golden Globe and an Oscar in the supporting actress categories went to her.
Jennifer is not only known for her spectacular voice and amazing talent in acting but also for her physical transformation. Her weight loss journey as a celebrity remains to be an inspiration to women who want to get back on track. It was when she decided to lose weight after her pregnancy that she started to go on through a lifestyle change. Instead of undergoing crash diet, Jennifer shed weight through exercising and discipline. She then begun controlling the amount of foods consumed every meal. According to Jennifer: . “It’s a lifestyle change, not a diet.”
Body Measurement (2014 – Age 33)
Height: 165 cm | 5 feet, 4 Inches
Weight: 54 kg | 119 lbs
Bra/Bust Size: 10 C | 32 C
Waist Size: 66.04 cm | 25 in
Hip Size: 65.5 cm | 30 in