Taraji P. Henson
September 11, 1970
53 years old
5 ft 4 in | 162.5 cm
38-28-37 in | 96.5-71-94 cm
60 kg | 132 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Taraji Penda Henson was born in Washington, D.C., United States, on September 11, 1970, is an American actress.
Young Taraji P. Henson first started her professional acting career as a background performer, in the early 1990s.
She made her big screen debut in hood action crime thriller film Streetwise (1998) in role as Tammy.
She got her television debut in The WB sitcom The Parent Hood (1997) in episode "Fast Cash", in role as Aida.
Taraji's breakthrough performance came as Yvette in coming-of-age hood film Baby Boy (2001).
How tall is Taraji P. Henson and what is her weight? Taraji P. Henson's height is 5' 4" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 162.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 132 іn pоunds or 60 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Taraji P. Henson is 53 years old.
Taraji P. Henson net worth is around 25 million dollars.
Taraji P. Henson body measurements are bust-waist-hip 38-28-37 in inches or 96.5-71-94 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 34D with cup size D.
She was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for her role as Shug in drama movie Hustle & Flow (2005).
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for her role as Queenie in fantasy romantic drama movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role as Tiffany Rubin in drama film Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story (2011).
She won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for her role as Katherine Johnson in biographical drama film Hidden Figures (2016).
She won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her role as Terri Granger in psychological thriller movie No Good Deed (2014).
She was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Voice Performance for her voice role as Yesss in animated comedy film Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018).
The Karate Kid (2010) wuxia martial arts drama as Sherry Parker
Baby Boy (2001) coming of age hood as Yvette
The Family That Preys (2008) comedy drama as Pam Evans
Hair Show (2004) comedy as Tiffany
Satan's School for Girls (2000) horror as Paige
She played Lauren Harris in romantic comedy films Think Like a Man (2012) and Think Like a Man Too (2014).
She voiced Okapi in short film Madly Madagascar (2013).
Term Life (2016) action drama as Samantha Thurman
The Best of Enemies (2019) drama as Ann Atwater
Coffee & Kareem (2020) action comedy as Vanessa Manning
She voiced Belle Bottom in animated comedy film Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022).
She voiced Victoria Vance in animated movie PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie (2023).
She won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Detective Jocelyn "Joss" Carter in CBS science fiction crime drama television series Person of Interest (2011–2013, 2015).
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama and the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series also was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Cookie Lyon in Fox musical drama television series Empire (2015-2020).
The Division (2002-2004) Lifetime police procedural drama series as Inspector Washington
Boston Legal (2007-2008) legal comedy drama series as Whitney Rome
Eli Stone (2008) ABC legal comedy drama series as Angela Scott
She hosted Saturday Night Live (2015), in episode "Taraji P. Henson / Mumford & Sons".
Graduated from Oxon Hill High School in Oxon Hill, Maryland in 1988.
Studied at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Studied engineering and science at the University of the District of Columbia.
Graduated from Howard University in Washington, D.C. (1995), with Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
Has two younger siblings, Shawn and April.
Has African-American and Cameroonian ancestry.
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6212 Hollywood Boulevard in 2019.
She hosted the American Music Awards in November 2020.
Good friends with Tyler Perry, Mary J. Blige, Anthony Anderson, Common and Taye Diggs.
Supports People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
Released a New York Times best selling autobiography "Around the Way Girl" in 2016.
Founder of the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation.
Has been in relationship with William Johnson (1986-1994), they have a son, Marcell.
She dated Kelvin Hayden (2015-2020), Drake (2010), Lamar Odom (2008-2009), Common (2005-2007), Hill Harper (2002-2005) and Tyrese Gibson (1995-2002).