49 Facts About Kate Hudson


Kate Garry Hudson was born on April 19,1979 and is an American actress.


Kate Hudson has received various accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and a nomination for an Academy Award.


Kate Hudson rose to prominence with her portrayal of Penny Lane in Cameron Crowe's musical drama Almost Famous, for which she won a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress and received an Oscar nomination in the same category.


Kate Hudson is a co-founder of the fitness brand and membership program Fabletics, operated by TechStyle Fashion Group.


Kate Hudson is the author of the non-fiction books Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body and Pretty Fun: Creating and Celebrating a Lifetime of Tradition.


Kate Hudson was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Academy Award-winning actress Goldie Hawn and Bill Kate Hudson, an actor, comedian, and musician.


Kate Hudson's parents divorced when she was 18 months old and she and her older brother, actor Oliver Hudson, were raised in Snowmass, Colorado, and Pacific Palisades, California by her mother and her mother's longtime boyfriend, actor Kurt Russell.


Kate Hudson's ancestry is Italian, Hungarian Jewish, and the remainder a mix of English and some German.


Kate Hudson was raised Jewish; like her mother, she practices Buddhism.


Kate Hudson has stated that her biological father "doesn't know me from a hole in the wall", and she considers Russell her father.


Kate Hudson has described her mother as "the woman that I've learned the most from, and who I look up to, who has conducted her life in a way that I can look up to".


Kate Hudson has four half-siblings: Emily and Zachary Hudson, from her biological father's later marriage to actress Cindy Williams; Lalania Hudson, from his relationship with another woman; and Wyatt Russell, from her mother's relationship with Kurt Russell.


Kate Hudson was accepted to New York University, but chose to pursue an acting career instead of an undergraduate degree.


At age 11, Kate Hudson performed on stage at the Santa Monica Playhouse.


Kate Hudson made her film debut in the dramedy Desert Blue, and subsequently appeared in the romantic comedy 200 Cigarettes.


Kate Hudson's breakthrough came with the role of a veteran groupie in Cameron Crowe's semi-autobiographical dramedy Almost Famous.


Kate Hudson "hung in and had turned down leads in other movies just to play the part" and soon obtained it "because of her loyalty", according to Crowe.


In 2002, Kate Hudson appeared in the remake of the historical romance The Four Feathers, as the fiancee of a young British officer.


Kate Hudson starred opposite Naomi Watts in the Merchant-Ivory film Le Divorce, portraying a woman who, with her sister, dispute the ownership of a painting by Georges de La Tour with the family of her former brother-in-law.


In 2005, Kate Hudson starred in the supernatural thriller The Skeleton Key, as a young hospice nurse who acquires a job at a New Orleans plantation home, and becomes entangled in a supernatural mystery involving the house.


In 2007, Kate Hudson directed the short film Cutlass, one of Glamour magazine's "Reel Moments" based on readers' personal essays, which starred Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning, Virginia Madsen, Chevy Chase and Kristen Stewart.


Kate Hudson was certified in scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef for the underwater scenes.


In My Best Friend's Girl, another romantic comedy released in 2008, Kate Hudson played the colleague of an amiable guy.


Kate Hudson starred in Bride Wars, alongside Anne Hathaway, playing two best friends who become rivals after their weddings are scheduled on the same day.


The film was acclaimed by critics and Kate Hudson garnered praise for her dancing skills, showcased in a 1960s-inspired original piece called "Cinema Italiano", which was written specifically for her character.


Kate Hudson starred with Casey Affleck and Jessica Alba, as the wife of a West Texas serial killer, in the film adaptation The Killer Inside Me, which premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.


In 2011, Kate Hudson played a quickwitted, carefree ad executive in the romantic comedy film A Little Bit of Heaven, and a party girl in another romantic comedy, Something Borrowed, based on Emily Giffin's novel of the same name.


In is review for the latter, Detroit News remarked: "Kate Hudson looks exhausted, as if she is as tired of wading through another one of her feckless duds as we are of watching them".


In 2012, Kate Hudson was cast on the Fox teen comedy series Glee, in the recurring role of Cassandra July, a dance teacher at the fictitious New York Academy of the Dramatic Arts.


In 2013, Kate Hudson appeared in the political thriller The Reluctant Fundamentalist, as a photographer and the girlfriend of a professor at the University of Lahore.


In Rock the Kasbah, Kate Hudson played a top-hatted hooker with a heart of gold who befriends a has-been actor manager in Afghanistan.


Kate Hudson voiced a crazy ribbon-dancing panda in the DreamWorks Animation film Kung Fu Panda 3, which grossed US$521.1 million globally, and became her most widely seen film.


Kate Hudson starred as a woman married to an Indian man and the sister of a lesbian woman, both of which had not told their conservative parents, in the romantic comedy Mother's Day, directed by Garry Marshall and opposite Julia Roberts, Timothy Olyphant, and Jason Sudeikis.


Kate Hudson next played the wife of a chief electronics technician in the drama Deepwater Horizon, based on the Deepwater Horizon explosion.


In 2021, Kate Hudson co-starred as Kazu Gamble in musical film Music, co-written and directed by Sia.


Kate Hudson received her second Golden Globe nomination for her work on the film.


In 2022, Kate Hudson co-starred in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, playing the role of Birdie, a Manhattan supermodel turned fashion designer involved in a murder mystery.


In 2016, Kate Hudson released her first book, Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body.


In 2018, Kate Hudson collaborated with her mother Goldie to create a capsule collection, with 50 percent of net proceeds will benefit MindUP, a program within the Goldie Hawn Foundation.


In November 2019, Kate Hudson launched King St Vodka, a vodka from California.


In early 2006, Kate Hudson sued the British version of the National Enquirer after it reported she had an eating disorder, describing her as "painfully thin".


Kate Hudson said the tabloid's statements were "a blatant lie" and she was concerned about the impact the false report could have on impressionable young women.


Kate Hudson says that she does not enjoy seeing herself on screen, saying, "I get cold and I shake and I sweat" when watching her performances for the first time.


Kate Hudson married Chris Robinson, lead singer for the Black Crowes, on December 31,2000, in Aspen, Colorado.


The divorce was finalized on October 22,2007, with Kate Hudson granted joint custody.


In early 2010, Kate Hudson began dating Muse lead vocalist and guitarist Matt Bellamy.


In December 2016, Kate Hudson had her first date with Danny Fujikawa, a musician, actor, and co-owner of a record company.


Kate Hudson has received various awards and nominations throughout her career.


Simultaneously, Kate Hudson garnered her second Golden Globe nomination for the same role.