Hudson's breakthrough was as Penny Lane in Cameron Crowe's Almost Famous (2000), for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture. She had previously appeared in the lesser-known films Gossip, a teenage drama, and 200 Cigarettes, a New Year's-set comedy with a large cast of actors. Regarding her early career and success, Hudson has noted that she is a "hard worker", and did not want to be associated with her well-known parents, wishing to avoid the perception that she "rode on somebody's coattails".In 2002, she starred in the remake of the historical romance The Four Feathers, a film which was not well-received by critics or audiences. Her next film, the romantic comedy How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, was a box office success, grossing over $100 million after its February 2003 release. Hudson subsequently appeared in several romantic comedies, including Alex and Emma and Raising Helen; the films met with varying degrees of success.Hudson headlined a thriller called The Skeleton Key in 2005. The film, which had a production budget of $43 million, enjoyed box office success, grossing over $91.9 million worldwide ($47.9 million in North America). Her later film, a comedy titled You, Me and Dupree and co-starring Owen Wilson and Matt Dillon, grossed $21.5 million on its opening weekend of July 14, 2006.In 2007, Hudson directed the short film Cutlass, one of Glamour magazine's "Reel Moments" based on readers' personal essays. Cutlass co-stars Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning, Virginia Madsen, Chevy Chase and Kristen Stewart.In 2008, she appeared in Fool's Gold, a romantic comedy released on February 8, and her second film to co-star Matthew McConaughey. She had been certified in scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef for the movie's underwater scenes. Also the same year, she appeared in another romantic comedy, My Best Friend's Girl, which was released in September.Hudson next appeared in the musical film Nine, alongside Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Penelope Cruz, Nicole Kidman and Judi Dench. The film, directed by Rob Marshall, was released in December 2009. Hudson was critically acclaimed for her unknown dancing skills, showcased in a stylish 60's inspired original piece called "Cinema Italiano", which was written specifically for the film and for Hudson's character.She starred in the film adaptation of Jim Thompson's The Killer Inside Me. The film premiered on January 24, 2010 at the Sundance Film Festival.
Hudson married Chris Robinson, the frontman for The Black Crowes, on December 31, 2000 in Aspen, Colorado. The couple lived in a house that was once owned by director James Whale and traveled together during Hudson's film shoots or Robinson's music tours. Hudson gave birth to son Ryder Russell Robinson in January 2004. On August 14, 2006, Hudson's publicist announced that Hudson and Robinson had separated. On November 18, 2006, Robinson filed divorce papers, citing "irreconcilable differences". The divorce was finalized on October 22, 2007. In May 2009, Hudson began dating New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez. She was seen many times during the 2009 World Series in the crowd. The two had split by December 14, 2009.In spring 2010, Hudson began dating Muse frontman Matthew Bellamy. In January 2011, it was announced Hudson and Bellamy were expecting a child.In February 2011, Hudson bought a house in London, England. A Daily Mail source reported that she plans to live in London with her partner six months a year.On April 27, 2011 on The Today Show she said that she and Matthew Bellamy got engaged the prior week. Their son Bingham Hawn Bellamy was born in July 2011.Hudson has also said that she does not enjoy seeing herself on screen, specifying that she "gets cold... shakes and... sweats" when watching her performances for the first time.In July 2006, Hudson sued the British version of the National Enquirer after it reported she had an eating disorder, describing her as "painfully thin". 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. The newspaper apologized and compensated her.
Kate Hudson pregnant – that’s the latest on the “Bride Wars” actress and her rocker boyfriend, Matt Bellamy. The couple are said to be expecting a baby.“It was not planned, but they are excited and embracing it,” a source confided to Us Weekly.Hudson, 31, and Bellamy, 32, have been dating for about nine months.It’s the second child for Hudson and the first for Bellamy, lead singer of U.K. band Muse.Meanwhile Hudson’s father, Bill Hudson, is reportedly hoping to release a tell-all exposé about Goldie Hawn, his ex-wife and Kate Hudson’s mother.He was married to Hawn in 1976 and and they went on to have two children together.Hudson opted-out of the marriage not long after daughter Kate’s birth and has been estranged from Hawn and the kids ever since.However, now he wants to have a relationship with them, says Page Six. It quotes Hudson’s agent saying:“What he really wants is a relationship with his children and he hopes this will help,”Kate Hudson is the proud mother of a “healthy baby boy.” The famous daughter of Goldie Hawn gave birth Saturday evening in Los Angeles, a spokesperson confirms.The new bundle is Kate and fiance Matt Bellamy’s first child together. Hudson also has a 7-year-old son with ex Chris Robinson of the Black Crows, named Ryder Russell.News of Hudson’s pregnancy was reported by Us Weekly in early 2011. She met the Muse lead singer several years ago in Australia. While the actress was at one time hesitant to tie the knot again, she apprently had a change of heart, telling the world on the Today show. The turn-around may have come from the $200,000 rock from Bellamy.Or maybe it is true love. “She’s crazy about him…Kate and Matt are so adorable together,” said a source.Regardless, Hudson has been eager to dish about her pregnancy. In an interview with Marie Claire she revieled, “I love being pregnant. Gosh, I could be pregnant all the time.”She also talked about how it was a little easier this time around. “This is a totally different pregnancy, completely,” she said. “It couldn’t be more opposite…With Ryder, I didn’t even have a nursery. I didn’t really have a house until I was seven months pregnant.”The happy couple plans to return London with their new son, while Bellamy records Muse’s next album.
Kate Hudson: Girl or Boy?Celebrity couple Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy was happy for the birth of their baby boy on Saturday night, July 9, 2011 local time. Having had time to become a public question, finally Matt Bellamy who also Muse vocalist released the names of their children. This celebrity couple named their son Bingham Hawn Bellamy.
“Very happy! Recently had a baby boy Bingham ‘Bing’ Hwan Bellamy. Mothers and babies strong and healthy,” Matt Bellamy said in his Twitter account, as quoted from page Femalefirst.
Matt explains, Bingham name is taken from the name of the mother while still young. While Hwan name itself is taken from the name of Hudson mother, who was a famous actress, Goldie Hwan.Previously Kate Hudson has had a boy aged 7 years from the marriage with ex-husband, Chris Robinson.Kate Hudson and Matt did the couple wants their baby boy born in Los Angeles. This was done so that baby will then have two nationalities, namely America and Britain. Matt Bellamy was never revealed, he would be in addition to the Kate Hudson when his fiancee gave birth.