Taraji P. Henson Net Worth

Net Worth:$25 Million
Date of Birth: September 11, 1970 (53 years old)
Height:5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)
Profession:Singer, Actor
Nationality:United States of America

What is Taraji P. Henson’s net worth? How does Taraji P. Henson make her money? Below is the current net worth of Taraji P. Henson and how Taraji P. Henson makes her money.

What is Taraji P. Henson’s Net Worth?

Taraji P. Henson is an American singer and actress who has a net worth of $25 million. She is an iconic figure in the show business, having appeared in a variety of TV shows and films. Taraji Henson is also a famous author.

Early Life

On 11 September 1970, Taraji Penda Henson was born in Washington, D.C. She has two siblings. Taraji is a Swahili word that means “hope,” and Penda is also a Swahili word that means “love.”

In 1988, she completed her studies in high school and later went on to study electrical engineering at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. However, she soon reconsidered her decision based on her enthusiasm for acting, she later attendedĀ  Howard University where she studied theatre art.


When she graduated from Howard University, Taraji Henson was lucky to make fame from the heroine character she acted in a movie titled ”Baby Boy”. The outstanding performance she portrayed in this movie made movie producers seek her appearance in their movies.

After her appearance in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Henson was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2008. She also featured in Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys. Taraji Henson also starred in the 2010 remake of The Karate Kid, which was commercially successful despite receiving several underrated reviews.

Subsequently, Taraji Henson starred in Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story, for which she received an Emmy Award. She was one of the characters that acted in the popular and trendy movie titled ”Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man” in 2012.

The movie titled ” Hidden Figures” is one of Henson’s most well-known films, and it was designated for several awards in 2016. She acted in What Men Want and in the remake of Mel Gibson’s titled ”What Women Want”.

The iconic American star has made lots of appearances on television series for decades. She has featured as a guest star on shows such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and House. She also made cameo appearances on shows like The Division and Boston Legal.

Her most well-known repeated role was in the critically acclaimed show titled ”Empire” in 2015. This movie made Taraji Henson earn public acknowledgment, and accolades, for her acting abilities. Taraji Henson won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in 2016 for her role in the movie ”Empire”.

Taraji has received lots of accolades for her several movie roles, and she has made a name for herself ever since she came into the limelight in the show business. She is well known for being so opinionated and confident when delivering her roles.

As of this writing, she is one of the best and most talented actresses in Hollywood.

Personal Life

Taraji Henson gave birth in 1994 to a baby boy named Marcell her high school boyfriend was actually the father of her son.

Tragedically, in 2003 her son’s father was murdered. Her son was arrested in 2014 after the police discovered some hard drugs in his car.

In 2011, Taraji Henson posed naked for People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA ) in an ad and this garnered a lot of public attention and concern she later did a non-nude pose for PETA in 2013.

Real Estate

Taraji Henson paid the sum of $1.5 million for a condo in Chicago in May 2015. Later in 2018, she sold this unit for nearly the same price she paid. She owns another unit in the same building, which cost $1.9 million.

The iconic American actress bought two homes in Los Angeles. The first, in Glendale, was purchased in 2002 for the sum of $431,000. Later in 2016, she paid the sum of $6.45 million for a private mansion.

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