If you’re wondering what an EGOT is, we can say that it’s one of those titles that very few people can boast of, but after winning the Tony Award this Sunday, singer and actress Jennifer Hudson became the winner of a title.
And it so happens that Hudson is the newest member with that exclusive status, having won Sunday’s Tony Awards for co-producing the Broadway musical A Strange Loop. The musical received 11 nominations and was awarded, among other things, as best musical.
What is an EGOT like Jennifer Hudson’s and why do so few people have it? EGOT is actually an acronym referring to the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards. Only 16 other people have achieved the rare EGOT title (17 with Hudson) as it requires winning at the 4 awards above. What is a Tony Award like the one Jennifer Hudson won? The Tony Awards (Tony Awards) celebrate the best in American theater, particularly that published or performed on Broadway. The award is named after Antoinette “Tony” Perry, an actress and director who founded the American Theater Wing.
The Tony Awards are considered the equivalent of an Oscar for movies, a Grammy for music and an Emmy for television. Who is Jennifer Hudson? Born in Chicago in September 1981, Jennifer Hudson is an American actress and singer. His most famous film projects include Dreamgirls (2006) and Cats (2019). In 2006 she won an Oscar for “Dreamgirls” and has also won 2 Grammy Awards, one for her 2009 self-titled album.
In 2021, she won an Emmy for the short film Baba Yaga, which she served as executive producer. Among other celebrities who have won the 4 awards that make up the EGOT are Rita Moreno, Alan Menken, Audrey Hepburn, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Mel Brooks and Whoopi Goldberg. YOU MAY ALSO BE INTERESTED: North Carolina Present at Tony Awards, 3 UNCSA Students Nominated
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