Taraji P. Henson Net Worth: Know her earnings, movies, tvShows, husband, son, age, imdb

Taraji P. Henson Net Worth: Know her earnings, movies, tvShows, husband, son, age, imdb

Facts of Taraji P. Henson Net Worth: Know her earnings, movies, tvShows, husband, son, age, imdb

Net worth$16 million
Date of Birth:1970 September 11
First NameTaraji Penda
Last NameHenson
Age:53 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch

An American actress, Taraji P. Henson has the net worth estimated to be around $16 million. She is also a singer and author.

Taraji P. Henson

What are the earnings of Taraji Henson? Let's know about her sources of income:

Taraji Henson became the first black actress in the history to win the Critics Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series for Empire in 2015.

Golden Globe Awards for Taraji Henson

She has been active in the industry since 1992 and has been living a lavish life with a fortune of $16 million. Her main profession is acting.

Back in 1994, she earned around $5,000 per episode from a television show, Sister, Sister. Then, in 2000, she earned $10,000 from the film, Satan's School for Girls.

Screen Actors Guild Awards for Taraji Henson

In 2001, Taraji earned around $22,000 per episode from a series, The Division and the same year, she found a breakthrough with a movie, Baby Boy from which she bagged around $65,000.

She also has published a book titled Around the Way Girl: A Memoir in 2016. The book was co-authored by Denene Miller.

Have a glance at Taraji Henson's Property: Houses and Cars

Taraji house

Taraji Henson owns a house in Glendale, California which she bought for $431,000 in 2002. The house is built on an area of 1,406 sq. ft. with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

Taraji house

Taraji Henson's Hollywood Hills house which is valued at around $2.995 million.

Taraji's Cars

Taraji Henson drives a Rangerover Car.

How did Henson start her professional career? Let's know about her career highlights also here:

While studying drama, Taraji Penda worked as a secretary at The Pentagon and a singing-dancing waitress at the Spirit of Washington.

In 1997, Taraji had a minor role in the series, Smart Guy until 1998. The same year, she appeared in an episode of Sister, Sister. The following year, she appeared in ER and also in Felicity.

Taraji P. Henson

Henson debuted with the film, Streetwise in 1998 but soon in 2001, she found a role in a comedy-drama film, Baby Boy alongside singer Tyrese Gibson

She was cast in the show, The Division from 2002 to 2004. She also starred in a show, Boston Legal from 2007 to 2008. Her lead role in the television came in 2011 with the series, Person of Interest.


She appeared in the movie, Hustle & Flow and Four Brothers starring Mark Wahlberg in 2005. In 2007, she was seen alongside Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, and Ryan Reynolds in the film, Smokin' Aces.

With the end of Person of Interest, Henson appeared as a main character of a television show, Empire. The show is still airing. She has also appeared in an episode of The Simpson in 2017.

Henson and Jaden Smith on The karate kid

Concerning films, Taraji Henson portrayed the role of a single mother in the film, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button in 2008 which starred Brad Pitt. In 2010, she starred alongside Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan in the film, The Karate Kid.

Her other major films include The Good Doctor(2011), Think Like a Man(2012), Madly Madagascar(2013), Think Like a Man Too(2014), Hidden Figures(2016), and others.

Where and when was Taraji born? Know about her education also:

Taraji Penda Henson was born on September 11, 1970, in Washington, D.C., to the parents, Bernice Gordon, and Boris Lawrence Henson. She also has two siblings who are younger than her.

Taraji Penda Henson

To educate, Taraji Penda went to Oxon Hill School and graduated from there in 1988. Then, she went to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University but later transferred to Howard University to study drama.

Is Taraji Henson married? Let's know:

Earlier in 1994, Taraji had a child with her high-school sweetheart, William Lamar Johnson. Sadly, Johnson was murdered in 2003.

Taraji Henson and Kelvin Hayden

Recently on May 13, 2018, Henson and former NFL player, Kelvin Hayden got engaged. 

Is Taraji P. active on social media? Let's check his accounts:

Yes, this actress loves using social media as her Twitter account shows a total of 5.28M followers and she has tweeted 22.2K times till the date.

Taraji Hairstyle

Similarly, on Instagram, she has got around 13.4M followers and she has posted 4,245 times over there so far.

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