Jennifer Hudson Has a Baby Boy!

jennifer hudson has baby

Jennifer Hudson makes history

on Vogue pre-baby

Jennifer Hudson, Oscar winner, American Idol sensation, and the first African-American singer to appear on the cover of Vogue (shown here), has given birth to a baby boy.


Hudson has had a tough year despite her professional successes. Her mother, brother, and 7-year-old nephew were all murdered last October. Her sister's ex-husband has been charged with killing them.

We're so happy for Hudson. Her new bundle of joy David Daniel Otunga Jr. was born on August 10 and weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces. He was named after his dad and Hudson's fiance David Otunga a WWE wrestler.

Did you name your baby son after his dad? How did you make this choice—did your partner want a namesake or did you? Do you call your baby and his dad by the same name or do they each have a nickname?

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