Bill Hudson Biography: Age, Siblings, Parents, Career, Movies, Songs, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Family

July 2, 2024 0 Posted By Haruna Ayuba

William Louis Hudson Jr. is a multi-talented American artist, known for his skills as a musician and actor.

He rose to fame as the lead vocalist in the band The Hudson Brothers, which he formed alongside his two younger brothers in 1965.

In addition to his music career, he also had a short but successful stint as an actor, appearing in several popular films such as Zero to Sixty, Hysterical, and Big Shots.


  • Full Name: William Louis Hudson Jr
  • Stage Name: Bill Hudson
  • Born: 17 October 1949
  • Age: 74 years old
  • Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
  • Nationality: United States
  • Occupation: Singer and Actor
  • Height: 6’4
  • Parent: William Louis Hudson, and Eleanor Hudson
  • Siblings: Brett Hudson and Mark Hudson.
  • Spouse: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Cindy Williams, and Caroline Graham
  • Children: Oliver Hudson, Kate Hudson, Emily Hudson, Zachary Hudson and Lalania Hudson
  • Relationship: Dating
  • Net Worth: $5 million

Early Life And Education

Bill Hudson was born on 17 October 1949, in Portland, Oregon, United States. He was raised by his parents William Louis Hudson, and Eleanor Hudson, and grew up with two siblings, Brett Hudson and Mark Hudson. He attended Cleveland High School.


Bill Hudson found his most recognizable success with his band, The Hudson Brothers. He formed this band in 1965 with his younger brothers Brett and Mark, achieving some popularity in the 1970s.

The band was known for their comedic folk music and made frequent appearances on variety shows, gaining a loyal fanbase.

However, the band eventually disbanded in the 1980s, and Bill Hudson went on to pursue other ventures in the entertainment industry.

Bill Hudson’s acting career may have been briefer than his sons, but he still made a notable impact. He had supporting roles in a few films like “Zero to Sixty” (1978) and “Big Shots” (1987), showcasing his talent and versatility as an actor.

Additionally, he had a recurring role on the popular TV show “Doogie Howser, M.D.”, further solidifying his presence in the entertainment industry.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle:@billhudsongtr
  • Facebook handle: Bill Hudson

Personal Life

Bill Hudson has been married twice. His first marriage was to actress Goldie Hawn in 1976, but they divorced in 1982. They have two children together, Oliver Hudson (born in 1976) and Kate Hudson (born in 1979).

However, Hawn’s longtime partner Kurt Russell raised them. Hudson’s second marriage was to actress Cindy Williams in 1982, but they divorced in 2000.

They have two children together, Emily Hudson (born in 1982) and Zachary Hudson (born in 1986). Hudson also has a daughter named Lalania Hudson (born in 2006) with his then-girlfriend Caroline Graham.


  • Interesting (1972)
  • ! (1973)
  • Hollywood (1973)
  • Rock & Roll Madness (1974)
  • Silver Spoons (1975)
  • Lili Marlene (1976)
  • 20 Greatest Hits (1980)
  • The Best of The Hudson Brothers (1990)


  • Zero to Sixty (1978)
  • Hysterical (1983)
  • Big Shots (1987)
  • Recurring guest role on the series Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989-1993)

Net Worth

Bill Hudson is an American musician and actor who has a net worth of $5 million, which he has accumulated through his successful career in the entertainment industry.

With his talents in both music and acting, Hudson has been able to secure various roles and projects that have contributed to his financial success.

Additionally, he may also receive income from endorsements, sponsorships, and other business ventures.

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