Jennifer Hudson Is An EGOT Winner


Jennifer Hudson made history.

The "Respect" star joined the elite EGOT club.

Jennifer Hudson already had an Emmy, Grammy, and Oscar.

She won a Tony, thanks to her role as a co-producer of "A Strange Loop," which won for best musical.

Jennifer Hudson joked with People magazine in 2020 about the plan to join the less than 20 people with such a crowning achievement.

"I got a dog named it Oscar, and then I won my Oscar. And then I got a dog and named it Grammy, and then I won my Grammy," she said.

"So I think I should get some dogs and name them Emmy and Tony, and it will give me good luck, and I will win [They are] like my good luck charms."

Hudson won a 2007 best-supporting actress Oscar for her role in Dreamgirls, two Grammys,

And she snagged a Daytime Emmy for the animated short "Baba Yag," which she helped voice and co-produced.

There are now 17 EGOT winners.

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