Bio: Taraji P. Henson (born Washington, D.C., in New York City, on Sept. 11, 1970) is an American actress and singer. She landed her first acting gig on Smart Guy. In 2001, she got her big break in the film Baby Boy. Taraji made her singing debut in Hustle & Flow; she sang for the Three 6 Mafia track “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp” which won an Academy Award for Best Original Song. In 2008 she earned an Oscar nomination for her role in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Taraji was voted one of “The 10 Sexiest Women of 2001” by the readers of Black Men Magazine.
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Taraji is best known for being a an actress.
Taraji got pregnant with her son in her Junior year of college, but was determined to finish school while she raised him on her own. Her son Marcel was born in May 1994. The father of her only son died unexpectedly in 1997.
I was talking to Patti Stanger from ‘Millionaire Matchmaker’ YEARS ago, and she told me that most celebrities shave their faces. It blew my MIND back then but now it’s totally mainstream — with stars like Dove Cameron shedding her peach fuzz before hitting a red carpet. Here’s why I do this in my daily life!
June 1 is National Nail Polish day, and what better way to celebrate than with an at-home mani! There are some tips and tricks to getting long, strong nails and chip proof color — read them from a celebrity manicurist below!
Jimmy Kimmel knows how to make the stars happy! The 2017 Oscars host dropped Red Vines and Junior Mints from the ceiling during the Feb. 26 ceremony, and celebs like Taraji P. Henson, Andrew Garfield, and more got seriously excited about it. Even celebs get pumped for free candy!
Taraji P. Henson just won the Oscars red carpet! The ‘Hidden Figures’ star looked absolutely fabulous with soft curls and one gorgeous smokey eye at the Oscars on Feb. 26. Taraji’s look was flawless from head to toe!
There is certainly no figure hidden here! Taraji P. Henson stunned in a curve-hugging dress at the 59th Grammy Awards. The actress sparkled in short purple dress, which gave off major Prince vibes. You have to see her fabulous look!