About Taraji P. Henson
It has been calculated that the overall amount of Taraji P. Henson net worth is as high as 6 million dollars, according to recent estimations. Taraji P. Henson became famous because of her career as an actress and singer. Taraji P. Henson has appeared in a lot of films and also TV shows, which have added up to increasing the total size of Taraji P. Henson net worth.
Taraji P. Henson was born in Washington, D.C. in 1970. When she was little, she did not even think that one day she would become famous because of her career as an actress. Before she got interested into acting, Taraji P. Henson was studying at North Carolina Agric & Tech, where she attended electrical engineering lessons. Later, she got interested into drama and in 1995 she became a graduate of the Howard University. In order to pay for her studies, Taraji P. Henson got two jobs – one she was working during day time, which was as a secretary at the Pentagon, and another she was working in night time, which was as a waitress and dancer on a cruise ship.
In the end of the 1990s, she started to appear on TV, which was first in the TV show called “Homicide: Life on the Street”. Later, she got a part on “ER”. However, she became more famous when she got a supporting part in the film called “Baby Boy”, which was released in 2001. In 2004, Taraji P. Henson appeared in a film called “Hustle and Flow”. For the latter film, she also worked on its soundtrack, as she sang the song called “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp”. The song even became a winner of an Oscar award. Because of these roles, Taraji P. Henson got bigger roles in other films, such as “Talk to Me” and “Smokin’ Aces”. These films have also added up to the total sum of Taraji P. Henson net worth.
In 2008 she got her breakthrough role which was in the film called “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, where she appeared as Queenie. The film was made by David Fincher. For her role in this film, Taraji P. Henson was nominated for an Academy Award and SAGA. The film made her more known to international audiences and increased the overall amount of Taraji P. Henson net worth, as well. Other films from which she is also known include “Larry Crowne”, “The Family That Preys” and “Date Night”.