Bill Hudson Net Worth

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Bill started his career with “The Hudson Brothers”, a musical group that was formed in the 1970s, and the group found great success during that initial period – they were originally named “The New Yorkers” and after they had won a battle of the bands type of contest, were able to release various songs like “Mr. Kirby”, “Adrianne”, and “Land of Ur”. Sometime in the early 1970s they changed their group name to “Everyday Hudson”, releasing the song “Love is the Word”, then they shortened the name to “Hudson”, continuing to release songs for different companies. By 1974, they were finally able to get a record deal, and with that, had their name changed to that which they were best known by, “The Hudson Brothers”. Their net worth would steadily increase from this point. A few of the popular songs they released as part of their record deal were “Rendezvous” and “So You Are a Star”.

Their popularity continued thanks to offers by television company CBS. They were able to star in shows like “The Hudson Brothers Show”, and “The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle”, all of which focused on performances in the form of a variety hour. They were able to get movie deals because of that, and starred in films like “Zero to Sixty” and “Hysterical”, which elped increase Bill’s net worth.

Eventually, aside from their popularity as a group, they also found individual opportunities for themselves. Bill was able to star in the film “Big Shots” and was a recurring guest in the television series, “Doogie Howser M.D.” The latest thing that Bill was involved in was the creation and release of his memoir entitled “Two Versions: The Other Side of Fame and Family”. The book was released some time in 2011.

In his personal life, Bill was previously married to famous actress Goldie Hawn, and they have two children, one of whom is actress Kate Hudson. After the two divorced, the children were raised by Kurt Russell. Bill’s second marriage was in 1982 to “Laverne & Shirley” star Cindy Williams. They also have two children, but were divorced in the year 2000. Aside from these marriages, not much else is known about Bill’s personal life, especially in current times. It is known that he has another child from one of his long time girlfriends.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Bill Hudson
  • Net Worth: $5 Million
  • Date Of Birth: 17 October 1949
  • Place Of Birth: Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Profession: American musicion, singer, actor
  • Education: Musicians Institute
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Cindy Williams (m. 1982 – 2000), Goldie Hawn (m. 1976 – 1982)
  • Children: Kate Hudson, Oliver Hudson, Lalania Hudson, Emily Hudson
  • Parents: Eleanor Hudson
  • Siblings: Mark Hudson, Brett Hudson
  • IMDB:
  • Music Groups: Circle II Circle, Cellador, Jon Oliva’s Pain, Hudson Brothers, Power Quest, Emphatic
  • Movies: Big Shots, Hysterical, Zero to Sixty
  • TV Shows: The Hudson Brothers Show, The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show


  • His father had English, and remote Dutch, ancestry. His mother was of Italian descent.
  • Older brother of Mark Hudson and Brett Hudson.
  • Former son-in-law of Rut Hawn and Laura Hawn.
  • Ex-brother-in-law of Patti Hawn and Carol Ann Williams.
  • Grandfather of, Wilder Brooks Hudson, born August 23, 2007 and Bodhi Hawn Hudson, born March 19, 2010, from his son Oliver Hudson and daughter-in-law Erinn Bartlett.
  • Grandfather of Ryder Robinson, born January 7, 2004, to his daughter, Kate Hudson and former son-in law Chris Robinson.
  • Uncle of singer Sarah Hudson.
  • The Hudson Brothers had two ‘Top 40’ hits in the 70s — “So You Are a Star” (#21) in 1974, and Rendezvous” (#26) in 1975.
  • The Hudson Brothers sang back-up for David Cassidy on his LPs “Home is Where the Heart Is” and “The Higher They Climb”.
  • Toured with the The Osmonds in the mid ’70s.
  • Brother Mark Hudson produced Ringo Starr’s last studio album and some of the first Hanson album.
  • Has two children with first ex-wife Goldie Hawn: Oliver Hudson (born 1976) and Kate Hudson (born 1979).
  • Has two children with second ex-wife Cindy Williams: Emily Hudson (born 1982) and Zachary Hudson (born 1986).


Title Year Status Character
Doogie Howser, M.D. 1989-1992 TV Series Michael Plenn
Just Like Family 1989 TV Series
Big Shots 1987 Dad
Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color 1986 TV Series Tom Burke
Hysterical 1983 Frederic Lansing / Casper
The Love Boat 1980 TV Series Dr. Louis DaCosta
Bonkers! 1979 TV Series
The Millionaire 1978 TV Movie Eddie Reardon
KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park 1978 TV Movie Man in Kiss Booth
Zero to Sixty 1978 Eddie
Title Year Status Character
All the Presidents’ Movies: The Movie 2009 Documentary
Death of a Beatle 2001 TV Movie documentary
The Secret History of Rock ‘n’ Roll with Gene Simmons 2001 TV Movie documentary
Adults Only: The Secret History of the Other Hollywood 2001 TV Mini-Series documentary
Title Year Status Character
Hysterical 1983 writer
Camera Department
Title Year Status Character
What The 2011 TV Series camera operator
Title Year Status Character
What The 2011 TV Series executive producer
Title Year Status Character
Inside Edition 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
The 6th Annual American Cinema Awards 1989 TV Special Himself
Offshore Television 1988 TV Series Himself
More Than Brothers 1985 TV Short Himself
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour 1977 TV Series Himself
The 3rd Annual People’s Choice Awards 1977 TV Special Himself – Audience Member
The Sonny and Cher Show 1976 TV Series Himself / Various Characters
The Hollywood Squares 1974-1976 TV Series Guest Appearance
The Rock ‘n’ Fun Magic Show 1975 TV Movie Himself (as the Hudson Brothers)
The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show 1974 TV Series Himself – Host