Jennifer Hudson Turns 31! Celebrate With Her Best Looks Through The Years

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Jennifer Hudson sure has come a long way from placing 7th on Season 3 of American Idol way back in 2004! The soulstress got her start singing in a small church choir in the South Side of Chicago and now she’s an Oscar winning actress, Grammy winning singer, spokesperson for Weight Watchers and Mother to adorable son David! A lot sure has happened to the star over the past 8 years; from dominating her role as Effie White in Paramount Picture’s Dreamgirls, to rocking the stage with fellow VH1 Divas in 2011. As her life has changed so has her look. From her humble beginnings on Idol to her recent dramatic weight loss, J-Hud sure knows how to explore her fashion horizons and we all can’t deny that she looks great doing it! You go girl! I’m sure sexy fiance WWE fighter and Harvard Law graduate David Otunga would agree. With a wedding date set for the near future, and a career that won’t stop we can’t wait to see what this superstar will do next! Head to the gallery below to check out her best looks throughout the years.

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