Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson

American actress
Taraji Penda Henson is an American actress. She studied acting at Howard University and began her Hollywood career in guest roles on several television shows before making her breakthrough in Baby Boy.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 11, 1970
HometownWashington, D.C., United States of America
Net worth$25 million
Height5'4" (1.63m)
ChildrenMarcel Henson
ParentsBoris Henson , Bernice Gordon


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Taraji P. Henson’s dreams ‘coming true’ working on 'The Color Purple'

Taraji P. Henson says her “dreams are coming true” being a part of the upcoming musical movie ‘The Color Purple’ and working with famous stars Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg. She gathered with her castmates in London for the UK premiere of the new film where she shared how important sisterhood is and even revealed she’s known her best friend since seventh grade!
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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
2011Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or MovieTaken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin StoryNominated