She’s gotta EGOT: Jennifer Hudson joins exclusive crew after win at Tony Awards

By NABJ Black News & Views

Singer and actor Jennifer Hudson reached EGOT status – meaning she’s won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and, now, a Tony – on Sunday after “A Strange Loop,” which she coproduced, won the award for Best New Musical.

Singer/actor Jennifer Hudson is now an EGOT, meaning she's won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and now a Tony.
Singer/actor Jennifer Hudson is now an EGOT, meaning she’s won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and now a Tony.

Only 16 other celebrities have achieved EGOT status, including John Legend and Whoopi Goldberg.

Hudson has won a Daytime Emmy for producing the animated film”Baby Yaga,” two Grammys, and an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 2006 for her work in “Dreamgirls.”

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