Quick Facts of Ernie Hudson

  • Full NameErnie Hudson
  • Net Worth$5 Millon
  • Date of Birth17 December, 1945
  • NicknameErnie
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceBenton Harbor, Michigan, United States
  • Ethnicity Black
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Black
  • Spouse Linda Kingsberg
  • Education United States Marine Corps
  • Children4
  • Horoscope Sagittarius

Have you ever watched the American comedy web television series Grace and Frankie? If yes, then you might know the Ernie Hudson who has played the role of Jacob in the 12 episodes. The actor has played in several movies and TV series as of 2019. He came to fame after appearing in the film Ghostbusters as Winston Zeddemore and also in The Hand That Rocks the Cradle.

Ernie is married twice in his life through his first marriage didn’t go well but he has maintained his second married life well and strong. Are you excited to know about who is his wife? So, without further delay, let’s unravel the facts of Hudson bio, career, height, wiki facts, net worth, and salary.

Ernie Hudson’s Bio and Wiki

Ernie Hudson was born on 17 December 1945 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States of America. He is born to the mother Maggie Donald, who died of tuberculosis when he was two months old and Ernie never knew his father details. After the death of his mother, Ernie was raised by his maternal grandmother Arrana Donald.

Age of 73, Ernie is American by nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. He joined the United States Marine Corps after high school. Later he went at Wayne State University to further develop his writing and acting skills.

Hudson established the Actor’s Ensemble Theatre where he and other talented young black writer directed and appeared in their own works. Later the actor went to Yale School of Drama and graduated.

Is Ernie Hudson Married? Who is His Wife?

Yes, Ernie Hudson is a married man. He married twice in his life.

First Wife

Age of 73, Ernie married to his long term girlfriend Jeannie Moore. The couple got married in 1963 in front of their family and friends. Further, the ex-couple has not disclosed the details when they met and when they started dating.

Though Ernie and his first wife Jeannie has not disclosed their details, it is known that the duo is the parents of two children Ernie Hudson Jr. and Rahaman Hudson. His eldest son, Ernie is also an actor. Further, the couple couldn’t continue the relationship for a long time so after being together for 13 years, Hudson and Moore got divorced in 1976 and parted their ways.

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Second Wife

After getting divorced with his first wife Jeannie, Ernie got married to a second time. He tied the knot to Linda Kingsberg in 1985 in front of their family and friends. Hudson and his spouse met each other when he was working in a Minneapolis production of The Great White Hope.

Before getting married the actor Ernie stated;

I was reluctant to marry Linda, partly because she is white and I was nervous about our prospects as an interracial couple.

Ernie Hudson with his wife. 
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Through their blissful married life, the sweet couple is blessed with two sons. The duo welcomed their first child as a son Andrew Hudson after 3 years of their marriage. Later after two years of the birth of Andrew, Linda gave birth to their second child as a son Ross Hudson in 1990.

Currently, Ernie and his wife are living a happy life.

Rumors About Ernie Hudson

Moreover, in 2016 July, there was the rumor on the Internet that Ernie Hudson is dead. The rumor spread quickly and people from around the world began writing condolences for the actor on Facebook with tag #RIPErnieHudson. However, the rumors were confirmed as a hoax and are not real. It was just a random person who tried to get public attention.

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How Much Is Ernie Hudson’s Net Worth?

The black American actor Ermie has a net worth of $5 Million as of 2019. The actor has collected the huge amount of net worth from his successful career, so it’s not surprisingly large net worth that Hudson is most known for. Ernie receives a salary of around $55K-$85K on average for his appearance in TV series and 150K from the portrayal in movies.

Till now, he has appeared in several films and TV series, therefore, the current assumption of his bank balance is probably authentic. As he is still active in the acting field, there are several upcoming projects of Hudson, hence his income and net worth will definitely increase along with his growing career.

Some of Ernie Hudson’s box office collection with their budget are listed below;

Sn Movies Budget Box Office
1 Congo $50 Million $152 Million
2 Miss Congeniality $45 Million $212.8 Million
3 Ghostbusters $144 Million $229.1 Million
4 God’s Not Dead 2 $5 Million $24.5 Million
5 The Crow $23 Million $50.7 Million
6 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle $11.7 Million $88 Million
7 Ghostbusters II $37 Million $215.4 Millon
8 The Main Event $8 Million $42.8 Million
9 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone $14.4 Million $16.5 Million (US)
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