Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson

American actress
Taraji Penda Henson is an American actress. She has received several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award as well as nominations for an Academy Award, a Tony Award and four Primetime Emmy Awards.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 11, 1970
HometownWashington, D.C., United States of America
Net worth$12 million
Height5'4" (1.63m)
ChildrenMarcel Henson
ParentsBoris Henson, Bernice Gordon


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Taraji P. Henson no longer interested in getting married

The Empire actress has been engaged twice, with her most recent engagement to American football player Kelvin Hayden getting called off in 2020. During an appearance on the Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard podcast on Monday, Taraji, 53, revealed she would now rather have a life partner than a husband. "I'm single and happy," she stated. "I'm not longing (for a relationship) and at this point, I've decided I don't want to be married. For what? I'm not having (more) kids (so) what's the point? Let's be life partners. Live and thrive..."
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2024Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureThe Color Purple (2023 film)Nominated
2017Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureHidden FiguresWinner
2016Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesEmpireNominated
2016Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - DramaEmpireWinner
2015Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesEmpireNominated