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Nesting Time

Hudson, who is six-months pregnant, and Robinson buy the same Pacific Palisades home that Goldie Hawn owned while six months pregnant with her. Living in the two-story, four-bedroom home evokes childhood memories for Hudson, who spent her first 12 years there with Oliver, half-brother Wyatt Russell, and stepbrother Boston Russell.


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January 07

And Baby Makes Three

Ryder Russell Robinson, weighing 8 lbs., 11 oz., is born via C-section. Hudson and Robinson come up with their son's first name after noticing that every time Robinson ended a concert with his song "Ride," the baby would bounce around in Hudson's womb.


November 07

Media Woes

Hudson's lawyers issue a complaint in London against five publications that report she took her post-pregnancy diet too far. In July 2006, Hudson wins libel damages and a public apology from the U.K. edition of The National Enquirer because of its October 2005 article claiming Hawn wanted her to eat more. Hudson says to PEOPLE, "I felt I had no choice but to set the record straight."


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June 09

A Family Affair

Big brother Oliver weds Erinn Bartlett in Mexico. Hudson guides 2-year-old ring bearer Ryder down the aisle. The following day, Robinson embarks on a nine-week tour with his band, while Hudson alternately stays home with Ryder and promotes her new comedy, You, Me and Dupree.

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Onscreen with Owen

You, Me and Dupree hits theaters. Of working with both Luke and Owen Wilson, Hudson tells PEOPLE, "I am a Wilson aficionado! I have gotten to know all of the Wilson brothers now, Andrew included. Their sense of humor [is] similar. But I would say Owen is the weirdest."

August 14

Marital Split

After nearly six years of marriage, Hudson and Robinson separate. Meanwhile, reports of a romance with Wilson circulate after he and Hudson are spotted at several L.A. hotspots together.

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Going Public

Hudson and Ryder vacation on Maui, and Wilson rents a house nearby. On Sept. 7, the two have dinner together and an onlooker notes to PEOPLE, "The chemistry between [them], the electricity, was palpable. They really looked into each other." On Nov. 17, Robinson files for divorce from Hudson, with it being finalized in October 2007.


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Kate & Owen: Stall, Start, End

Wilson and Hudson make a rare public appearance together at a private screening of McConaughey's We Are Marshall in Australia. But just before Memorial Day weekend, they call it quits. By July, a newly single Hudson begins canoodling with comedic actor Dax Shepard (left). But in August, bad news arrives when Wilson attempts suicide.


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February 08

Kate & Matthew: Box Office Gold

Despite poor reviews, Hudson and McConaughey's adventure comedy Fool's Gold opens at No. 1 at the box office, puling in an impressive $21.5 million. In the film, the stars play a just-divorced couple who reunite to find buried treasure.

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Kate Hudson is PEOPLE's Most Beautiful

A 29-year-old Hudson headlines PEOPLE's 100 Most Beautiful list, landing on the annual cover. "I was a tomboy. I had three brothers. I was the girl with the dress on that always came back in the house filthy with scrapes and bruises," Hudson reveals to PEOPLE. "But I was always very girly. I had to be able to twirl so that my underwear showed."

Photo Credits

BIOGRAPHY (top to bottom): VANDEVILLE ERIC/GAMMA; Flynet; Jim Smeal/BEImages; FINALPIXX; Neill J. Schutzer/Ramey; Vince Valitutti/Warner Bros

Kate Hudson
Date of Birth
April 19, 1979
Birth Place
Los Angeles, Calif.
Matthew Bellamy, ex-fiancé (2010 to 2014)
Alex Rodriguez,ex-boyfriend (2009)
Owen Wilson, ex-boyfriend (2006 to 2009; on and off)
Lance Armstrong, ex-boyfriend (2008)
Dax Shepard, ex-boyfriend (2007)
Chris Robinson, ex-husband (2000 to 2006)
Ryder Russell Robinson, son (1/7/2004)
Bingham Hawn Bellamy, son (7/9/2011)
Edited by Julia Wang

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