At the 2022 Tony Awards, Jennifer Hudson officially became an EGOT! She has now won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award.
Only 17 people in the world have achieved EGOT status, including 2 Black women- Whoopi Goldberg and now Jennifer Hudson.
The 7th place American Idol runner-up has had an extraordinary career!
Hudson won an Oscar, for her role in 2007's Dreamgirls.
She is a two-time Grammy winner, having nabbed her first one for her 2009 self-titled album.
She co-produced and lent her voice to. the animated short Baba Yaga, for which she won a Daytime Emmy Award.
Then, at the 2022 Tony Awards, she clinched her first-ever Tony Award for serving as producer for A Strange Loop, which won for Best Musical.
Jennifer Hudson is only 40 years old. Congratulations to JHud!