Taraji Henson: Family, Spouse, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

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Taraji Henson is one of the most successful American actresses today. Her acting career started in the late 1990s, making appearances in both film and television dramas. Her breakthrough came in 2001 when she appeared in the film Baby Boy. Later in 2005, she played a prostitute in the Hustle & Flow film, where she got a Screen Actors Guild Award for her outstanding performance.

Career Highlights

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Taraji’s first big role as an actress came in 2001 when she played Yvette in the film Baby Boy alongside Tyrese Gibson. Her role opened doors for her as in 2005, and she played Shug in the film Hustle & Flow, which won her an Academy Award.

Family and Personal Life

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Taraji met William LaMarr Johnson in high school, and the two fell in love with each other and started dating. Later, Taraji became pregnant with his baby, and their son Marcell was born in 1994. William Johnson was later murdered in 2003. In 2014, she claimed her son had been racially profiled after being arrested in Glendale, California. She later issued a public apology to the Glendale Police Department and the officer she had accused after viewing the footage of the incident and her son’s confession of smoking bhang two hours before driving.

Family Information
Husband's/Spouse's NameN/A
Children/KidsYes (Marcell)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)Yes (Kelvin Hayden)
Civil StatusIn a relationship

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameTaraji Penda Henson
Gender (Biological)Female
Age (as of today)52 years
Date of BirthSeptember 11, 1970
Place of BirthWashington D.C, USA
Height1.65 m, 5 feet 5 inches
Weight58 kg, 128 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$30 million
OccupationActress, Author, Singer

Height, Weight, and Age

Taraji Henson's height is pretty average measuring 1.65 m. Boasting a weight of 58 kg. Being born on September 11, 1970, translates to an age of 52 years as of todays date (July 24, 2023).