Kate Garry Hudson is a popular American actress. At a young age of 28, she has several block-buster hits and awards to her credit
Kate Hudson was born on April 19, 1979. She was born in Los Angeles, California, to Goldie Hawn and Bill Hudson, both actors. Her parents divorced soon after her birth. She along with her brother Oliver Hudson lived with their mother and her boy-friend. She has an Italian, Hungarian and Jewish background. She calls herself a Jew.
Kate Hudson attended Crossroads, a performing school in Santa Monica. She gave up an opportunity to study at the University of New York for a career in movies. She married Chris Robinson in 2000. On January 7, 2004, she gave birth to a son named Ryder Russell Robinson. She announced her separation with Chris in 2006 and the couple divorced in October, 2007. She dated her “You, Me and Dupree” co-star for a short period of time but the relationship did not go far. She is very close to her mother’s long-time partner Kurt Russell and considers him her father.
Kate Hudson’s family and friends know her as a bubbly and effervescent person. She claims to be only moderately religious. She feels strongly for the cause of anti-Semitism after she witnessed an anti-Semitic movement in Paris. She sued a publication for citing her as “painfully thin” and having an eating disorder. She has confessed that she feels self-conscious while seeing herself perform on screen and "gets cold... shakes and... sweats". Despite her strong Hollywood connection, she believes in hard-work and self-made success instead of relying on her family name for fame.
In 1998, Kate Hudson debuted with “Desert Blue” and also acted in “Ricochet River” but both these films did not make any waves. In 1999, she acted in two lesser known films like “200 Cigarettes” and “Dr.T and the Women”.She shot to fame in 2000 when her role as Penny Lane won her an Oscar nomination for “Almost Famous”. In the same year, she also starred in “Gossip” and “About Adam” which had a limited release.
2002 saw her in “The Four Feathers” and “Le Divorce”. In 2003, Hudson delivered another blockbuster, “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” and also played the lead in “Alex and Emma”. From 2004 to 2008, She starred in many films like “Raising Helen”, “The Skeleton Key” which was one of her most expensive films, “You, Me and Dupree” and “Fool’s Gold”- all these films did well at the box office. In 2007, she also dabbled in direction with “Cutglass”, a short film based on Glamor Magazine’s reader’s personal essays. In 2008, three other films starring Hudson are stated for a release. She is the official model and brand ambassador for a women’s clothing line called Kamiseta, a Philippines based company.
In 2000, People’s Magazine named her one of the '50 Most Beautiful People in the World' Ranked #99 in Premiere's 2003 annual Power 100 List as the youngest person at 24.She ranked 38 on VH1's 100 Hottest Hotties she ranked #51 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in The World" in 2002. She ranked #47 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement in 2005 Ranked #66 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement in 2006. She ranked #27 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
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