Jennifer Hudson reaches EGOT status after Tony win

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Jennifer Hudson is now among the few artists to achieve EGOT status. Hudson won a Tony on June 12, adding to her Emmy, Grammy and Oscar wins.

Hudson is a producer of “A Strange Loop,” which took home the award for best musical.

The “American Idol” alumna won her first of the four awards at the Oscars in 2007. Her performance in “Dreamgirls” won her the Academy Award for best supporting actress.

Hudson won her first Grammy in 2009, in the best R&B album category. Her Emmy win came in 2021, when “Baba Yaga” earned the trophy for outstanding interactive media for a Daytime Program. Hudson served as a producer on “Baba Yaga.”

There are now 17 EGOT winners, including John Legend, Whoopi Goldberg and Audrey Hepburn.

By Scripps National

Celebrities, Entertainment, Movies & TV, News

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