Taraji Penda Henson is, professionally known as Taraji P. Henson, an American actress, singer, producer, and vocalist. Taraji P Henson net worth depends on the entertainment and music industry.
The famous singer is trendy in the entertainment industry, such as in T.V. series and films. Likewise, she is also a renowned writer, Around the Way Girl, which has become more popular worldwide.
Taraji P. Henson: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Taraji Penda Henson|
|Known Name||Taraji P. Henson|
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
|Date of Birth||11th September 1970|
|Birth Place||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Father’s Name||Boris Lawrence Henson|
|Mother’s Name||Bernice Gordon|
|Husband||William LaMarr “Mark” Johnson|
|Education||Oxon Hills High School, Howard University (1995), and North Carolina A&T State University|
|Height||5’4″ or 1.65m|
|Weight||65 kg or 145 pounds|
|Body Measurements||34-24-36 inches|
|Shoe & Dress size||7 (US) & 8 (US)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Singer, Author, Film producer, Voice & Film Actor|
|Social Media Presence||Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok|
|Last Updated||June 2022|
Taraji P Henson Net Worth and Income
The actress’s money comes from her reputable acting and singing career. Similarly, she also made some money with home investments. Taraji P Henson net worth is $25 million as of 2022.
She told Vanity Fair, “We raised $700, I packed my son up, and I moved to Los Angeles” in 2005. The primary income sources of this actress are movies, songs, tv reality shows, TPH company, etc.
Taraji P Henson Net Worth in various currencies
|Name of Currencies||Value of Net worth|
|Indian Currency||Rs 1,956,632,500|
Taraji P. Henson Blockbuster Movies
Henson has played in more than 35 movies. Among them are some blockbuster movies in her career that increase her income as follows:
|Movies||Budget||Box Office Earnings|
|Baby Boy (2001)||$16 million||$29.38million|
|Hustle & Flow (2005)||$2.8 million||$23.5 million|
|Ralph Breaks The Internet (2018)||$175 million||$529.3 million|
|Hidden Figures (2016)||$25 million||$236.2 million|
|The Karate Kid (2010)||40 million||359.1 million|
|Four Brothers (2005)||30 million||92.5 million|
|Date Night (2010)||55 million||152.3 million|
|The Curious Case of Benjamin (2008)||$150-167 million||$335.8 million|
Taraji bought a 36th-floor apartment house in October 2017. She paid $1.925 million for this apartment in Chicago. The apartment includes three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms with impeccable views from the window-clad corner living room.
In the same building, Henson previously bought an apartment house in May 2015. She paid $1.408 million for this, including three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. She sold this apartment and purchased two floors below from it.
Moreover, the singer bought a BOMB in the Hollywood Hills area in Los Angeles. The mansion includes three bedrooms and three Spanish-style bathrooms for $6.4 million. The beautiful mansion also has a Zen garden, a pool with a waterfall, and 306-degree views of the city.
Furthermore, Henson also started renting in 2015. There are two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms with 1,406 square feet nearby Glendale. She paid $3,700 per month for this apartment.
Taraji P. Henson owns a Lexus Sedan that costs $100,000. This car produces 270 horsepower with its 3.5-liter V.X. engine.
She also purchased GMC Yukon, another expensive car. This car is powered by a 6.2-liter V8 engine that produces 620 horsepower. This car cost her a cool $60,000.
Furthermore, Taraji also owned a Cadillac.
The actress also purchases an expensive Diamond Luminance Necklace. Moreover, she also bought an expensive piece of diamond jewelry, an Emerald Evergreen ring. It cost $10,000.
Charity and Endorsements
The actress Taraji has supported the following foundations:
- A Place Called Home
- Hope North
- The Heart Truth
However, the above foundations supported orphans, adoptions, fostering, animals, children, health, human rights, poverty, refugees, slavery & human trafficking, women, at-risk/disadvantaged youths, and so on.
Taraji also founded a company named TPH. This company manufactures 18 hair products such as shampoo, hair milk, conditioner, curl refresher, etc.
Taraji P. Henson was born in southwest Washington D.C. She is the daughter of Boris Lawrence Henson, a janitor and metal fabricator, and Bernice Gordon, a corporate manager at Woodward and Lathrop.
Her parents named her Taraji ‘hope’ and Penda ‘love’ in the Swahili language. She is an American citizen and belongs to the African-American ethnicity.
The zodiac sign of Henson is Virgo and from the Christianity religion.
Age and Height| How Tall Is Taraji P. Henson?
As she was born on 11th September 1970. Now she is 52 years old. This American actress stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches or 1.65m and weighs 65 kg or 145 pounds.
Talking about her body measurements, her chest size is 34 inches, waist size is 24 inches, and hip size is 36 inches, respectively. This vocalist makes the different colors of hair according to her program. But usually, she makes black hair color and has a dark brown eye color.
However, the shoe size of this actress is 7 (U.S.), and the dress size of 8 (U.S.).
In 1988, she completed her studies at Oxon Hill High School in Oxon Hill, Maryland. After graduating from high school studies, she joined North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. The 5’4 height producer studied electrical engineering.
Marcell’s mother completed her electrical engineering and joined Howard University. She studied drama. While looking there, she could not afford the fees. So to pay tuition fees, she worked morning as a secretary at The Pentagon and evening as a singing, dancing waitress on the Spirit of Washington.
Talking about her film career, Taraji played a role in the movie Baby Boy, which made her more successful. In 2005, she played in Hustle & Flow with the love interest of the lead character. This movie got multiple awards.
After debuting in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. The singer also sang a song for the movies.
She also got more chances to play in television series such as Sister, Sister, Empire, Person Interest, Annie Live, and so on. Henson was a guest in television programs such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and House. Her role in Empire helped her to become a celebrity. She also won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in 2016.
Taraji P. Henson Husband and Kids
She dated William Lamarr Johnson from 1986 to October 1994. Both were studying at the same high school. At that time, Henson got pregnant and gave birth to a son named Marcell Johnson in 1994.
But Johnson died only a day after his 34th birthday. Johnson was beaten and murdered in Northeast Washington on 26th January 2003.
From January 1995 to November 2002, she dated singer and actor Tyrese Gibson. They ended their relationship five times during eight years of relationship. She is about nine years older than him.
From April 2002-2005, the actress dated actor Hill Harper. In February 2005, their relationship ended.
Again, the actress started dating rapper Common from October 2005 to 2007 after she debuted in his music video “Testify.”
Again, she dated NBA player Lama Odom in October 2008. Lama is ten years older than her and 1.5 feet taller than her. They dated for around eight months and split in August 2009.
This short-haired actress started dating Canadian rapper Aubrey Graham in June 2010. But this relationship also saw an end in September 2010.
On 13th May 2018, Henson got to former NFL player Kelvin Hayden. But on 19th October 2020, she disclosed the end of her engagement. After ending the relationship, recently, she had no boyfriend.
Social Media Presence
an American actress, Henson is more active on social networking sites. Compared to all social media, she is more active on Instagram, where she uploads more than 5k posts. Besides Instagram, she is active on Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok.
Instagram: 19.5 million followers
Facebook: 11 million followers
Twitter: 5.5 million followers
Tiktok: 296.5k followers
Interesting Facts about Taraji P. Henson
- Henson dated more than seven boyfriends.
- She was pregnant in high school, and the baby was of William Johnson.
- William was beaten and murdered by a knife in Northeast Washington.
- Taraji is also the best mother of Marcell Johnson.
Frequently Asked Question about Taraji P. Henson
- Is Taraji P. Henson related to Matthew Henson?
Matthew is the half-brother of Taraji. Her great-great grandfather’s grandson.
- What is the net worth of Taraji P. Henson?
The net worth of Taraji is $25 million.
- Are Taraji and Kelvin still together?
Taraji and Kelvin got engaged in 2018, but she split their relationship after two years. The actress called off her wedding to Kelvin Hayden.