Taraji P. Henson is a popular American actress and singer. She is a well known and respected figure in the entertainment industry. You will not be surprised to know that she has been a part of many prominent films and TV series. If this isn’t enough she is also successful who has published a lot of her work that gained attention from people. Many fans loved her autobiography ‘Around the way girl’ gained a lot of interest and became popular. Here we have got all the details regarding her personal and professional life.
Quick Facts and Bio
Taraji P. Henson was born on September 11th, 1970 in Washington D.C. She was raised in a normal household with her other two siblings. Taraji has a special relationship with her grandmother and used to share all the gossips with her. She studied at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University but didn’t complete her engineering degree. However, her heart changed, and transferred to Howard University to pursue her career in education in learning acting. She is 50 years old currently while her height is five feet and four inches.
Taraji P. Henson has starred in some of the most important films and television series in her life. She has always chosen diverse roles and her acting skills have been appreciated by one and all. You can watch all her films and get entertained. If this isn’t enough she has got plenty of nominations and got few awards under her belt.
- Hidden figures
- What men want
- Proud Mary
- Baby boy
- The best of enemies
- No good deed
- Person of interest
- Eli stone
- Boston Legal
- The division
- Smart guy
- Tuca and Bertie
Personal Life and Relationships
Taraji got married to her long term sweetheart and unfortunately, he got murdered in 2003. There aren’t any other related details that have surfaced in the media. She has one son and he is always getting into a lot of controversies making things very difficult for her. Taraji’s son got detained for the use of drugs and detained many times by the police.
It seems that addiction to drugs has taken a toll on his health too. She came for her son’s rescue and apologized to the police on his behalf. In 2017 she revealed to all her fans that she plans to switch to a vegan diet and this is her attempt to save herself from stomach cancer. There are many people who are still curious to know why her husband was murdered.
Taraji has a total net worth of $ 25 million and her source of income is her acting and singing career. She loves to reside in big mansions and paid a huge amount of money to purchase a condo. If this isn’t enough she always purchased different properties worth millions. When the properties will be sold, it will give her a huge amount of money in return. Her financial life seems to be secure and loves to lead a lavish life with her son.