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Bill Hudson is a legendary American actor and a musician. He is popularly known to be the father of Kate Hudson, who is a very successful actress. She is a Golden Globe winner and a fashion icon.

His parents got divorced when he was only six. Due to this, his mother had to raise him and his two brothers alone. They survived majorly on government’s support. I can imagine how tough things must have been for.

William was raised in a Catholic family, which makes him a Christian. Bill is also very popular for his contribution to the band called “The Hudson Brother’s Band”.

The idea of having a rock band was surprisingly Bill’s idea as he seems to be the thinker in the family and is even the lead vocalist.

A record producer once heard the Hudson brothers singing during one of their normal recordings. He took interest in them as they impressed him very well and he even signed them.

They had a musical show as at then, and it was titled “The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show.” The Show was broadcasted successfully from the year 1974 to 1975.

The artist has also made various appearances in both TV programs and movies. He has been familiar with fame from the 1960s.

He has had his own tea of public judgement at some point in his career. This is because of his controversial marriage life and relationship with his children.

Being a legend in the film industry and celeb living, he produced a memoir for himself. It covered what it is like to be a celebrity coupled with all the family drama he was having and how he handled all of that. He dropped the memoir in December 2011.

Up until now, this 69-year-old actor still makes headlines on tabloids. He would be 70 this year and he is still pretty important. Apparently, he has been on our screens for over 5 decades.

It’s about time that we give you all the tea you really want. Continue on this article, as we take you through this journey of this successful actor and vocalist. His marriage dramas and his relationship with his kids who are not so little anymore.

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Bill Hudson Full name

His full name is William Louis Hudson as christened by his parents.

Bill Hudson Date of birth

He was born on the 17th of October, 1949.

Bill Hudson ethnicity

His Father is purely American, but his mother was an Italian American. Making William to be both Italian and American.

Where was Bill Hudson born?

He was born in Portland which happens to be a very large city in the States. He is the first child of his parents and the oldest brother to his younger siblings.

His Profession

An actor and a musician.

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Bill Hudson’s Spouses

He got married two times. The first time was to Goldie Hawn. They got married in 1976 and divorced in 1982. The second time was to Cindy Williams. Ghey got married in 1982 and divorced in 2000.

Bill Hudson’s Children

He has a total of 5 children which includes Oliver Hudson and his sister Kate Hudson.

Kate Hudson’s age

She is 40 years of age and was born on the 19th of April, 1979.


Kate Hudson’s net worth

Kate is estimated to worth up to $80 million. She is an actress, a producer and an entrepreneur.

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Bill Hudson’s siblings

Bill has only two brothers. Their names are Mark Hudson and Brett Hudson.

His Parents

His father’s name is William Louis Hudson. His mother is called Eleanor Hudson.

Who formed The Hudson Brother Band?

His younger siblings make up the Hudson Brothers band. Their names are Bret and Mark. All three sons are a talented bunch and their parents couldn’t have been any prouder.

Who is Keenan Wynn?

Keenan Wynn is a nephew to the Hudson brothers. He is also a very talented American actor.

The Hudson Band’s Popular Rock songs?

The band is a pretty influential one. They are popularly known for some timeless classics such as “The New Yorkers.”

When did Bill make his first film debut as a professional actor?

He made his first appearance as a professional actor in the year 1987, a movie titled Big Shots. After that, he made appearances in a new TV Show.

Bill Hudson’s first Marriage

His first marriage was in the year 1976. He married his longtime sweetheart, love Goldie Hawn. She was also an American actress.

4 years after getting married, the couple decided to go on their separate ways due to issues in their relationship. Bill was the one who filed for the divorce. It was made official in 1982 when they both part ways.

They had two lovely children together. A boy and a girl named Oliver Hudson and Kate Hudson respectively.

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Oliver Hudson

Oliver Hudson is the first child of both Bill and Goldie and was born in 1976. He is an older brother to Kate Hudson who was given birth to in 1979.

Kate Hudson dad

William is popularly known to be Kate’s father, but he didn’t raise her and her brother. After he and their mother divorced, she remarried Kurt Russell who became their stepdad.

After some time, the real Kate Hudson dad started complaining about how his children were being brought up. He even accused his ex-wife of keeping his children away from him.

Bill Hudson Second Marriage

Bill Hudson did remarry.  This time, to a lady, called Cindy Williams. She is also a popular American actress who made her debut in a TV Show called Laverne & Shirley. They got married in the year 1982.

They got divorced in the year 2000 and they had two children together.

Bill Hudson dating and 5th Child?

Bill Hudson then dated his girlfriend he has been with for a pretty long time. They had a daughter together in 2006, hence his fifth child.

Hudson family drama

In 2015, drama ensued as Bill’s first son Oliver put up a provocative post on his Instagram. The caption insinuated that their father abandoned him and his sister.

This got Bill really upset as he even said openly that they were both dead to him. The post eventually led to them mending the broken bridges after so many years.

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Bill Hudson net-worth

At this moment, Bill Hudson is estimated to worth about $5 million. All this is majorly based on his show biz since 1965. Other sources were also from his music career in the band and his acting career.


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