Taraji Penda Henson is a well-known American actress. She did her study of acting at Howard University and then started her acting doing small roles. The actress got lot of recognition for Hustle & Flow in 2005. Taraji P. Henson age is fifty. Then she got a big break in her television career. She is one of the influential people in the world. Henson has won many big awards and has many future projects too. Her on-screen presence and her wonderful acting have all received good reception from the audience.
Know all the details about Taraji P. Henson Biography here.
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The birth date of Henson is September 11, 1970 and her birth place is Washington, D.C. The name of her mother is Bernice who was a corporate manager at Woodward & Lothrop and Boris Lawrence who worked as a metal fabricator and janitor. She is the eldest in the family followed by Shawn and April. She attended Oxon Hill High School located at Oxon Hill, Maryland. Then she studied electrical engineering at college and after that in Howards School studied drama.
– Early career
Henson got the SAG membership card in the 1990s for acting as background performer three times. Then she received a role in Baby Boy 2001. In 2005 she acted in independent film named Hustle & Flow. Then on 2008 she played a role in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Some of Taraji P Henson movies are The Family That Preys, Think Like A Man, I Can Do Bad All By Myself and more.
– Successful years
In 2016 Henson acted in Hidden Figures. This became a box office as well as a commercial success. Then on 2018 she acted in Proud Mary as a hit woman. After that she played a role in Tyler Perry’s Acrimony film. Later she voiced Yess in the sequel of Disney’s Ralph Breaks the Internet.
In 2019 she acted in What Men Want where she played a character who could hear men’s thoughts. Taraji P Henson new movie is going to release soon which is a real life story of a boy murdered and tortured by two white men. Henson will play as the boy’s mother Mamie.
Henson’s husband William LaMarr Johnson got murdered in 2003 so she raised her child Marcell alone. Taraji P Henson son is now twenty five and doing his modelling career. He is very close with his mother and goes with her on holidays. Henson is a dedicated mother and is raising her son to respect women.
The networth of Taraji P Henson
Taraji P Henson net worth is $16 million. Some of her high grossing films are Ralph Breaks the Internet, The Karate Kid, Hidden Figures and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. The actress has also entered the field of production. She produced a 2014 film titled No Good Deed and a TV Special Taraji and Terence’s White Hot Holidays.
On 2017 Henson bought 36th-floor condo in the high rise of Chicago for $1.925 million. She also owns a BOMB which is a $6.4 million mansion in Los Angeles.
Taraji P Henson is a great actress. She is also a producer and has many future projects that will impress the fans.