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Jennifer Hudson's monumental EGOT win at the 75th Tony Awards

By The Big Magazine Staff

Jennifer Hudson has achieved EGOT status.

The singer/actress won her first Tony at Sunday's 75th annual Tony Awards for “A Strange Loop” which won Best Musical. Hudson is a producer on the show and now the 17th person to reach the entertainment industry's most coveted title.

The achievement was the final trophy she needed to complete the EGOT quartet, which comprises of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.

The 40-year-old won an Academy Award in 2007 for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Effie White in “Dreamgirls.” Her self-titled debut solo album won a Grammy in 2009 for Best R&B Album. She later won another Grammy in 2017 for Best Musical Theater Album for the musical “The Color Purple.”

Last year, Hudson won a Daytime Emmy for the animated short “Baba Yaga,” which she executive produced.

Congrats Jennifer!

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