The Most Famous Stars From American Idol
Jennifer Hudson was a finalist on the third cycle of American Idol and came in at seventh place. Some have referred to the stars rise to fame as a ‘Cinderella story’. It started as the role of a lifetime on the hit movie Dream girls, where she starred opposite Eddie Murphy and Jamie Foxx. The role earned her an Academy Award and other countless accolades. She swept through award season following the release of the film, and has since starred in a number of films. She has released two albums thus far and is gearing up for her third. The Grammy winner always received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last year.