Taraji P. Henson Net Worth

Net Worth: $6 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Film, Television
  • Age:

    47
  • Birth Place:

    Washington, D.C., United States
  • Marital Status:

    Single
  • Full Name:

    Taraji Penda Henson
  • Nationality:

    American
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About Taraji Penda Henson

American actress and singer Taraji Penda Henson has an estimated net worth of $6 million. She studied electrical engineering when she enrolled at North Carolina Agric & Tech.  However, she opted to transfer to Howard University, where she attended classes while working as a secretary at the Pentagon, and as a singer and dancer aboard a cruise ship. She eventually changed her academic focus to theater, and graduated in 1995. Henson's smoldering charisma and beautiful face has significantly helped her acting career.

She started her career with her appearance on Homicide: Life on the Street and ER. Her big break came when she was selected to play a major supporting role in 2001's Baby Boy and 2004's Hustle & Flow, in which she also showcased her vocal talents, singing on the track "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" for the movie's soundtrack, which took home the Best Song Oscar that year. Taraji P. Henson is also known for her role as Queenie in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", which won her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2009. She has long list of movie roles, including poplar TV shows that has earned her fortune.

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Earnings 2001

Salary 2001
Salary from the film, Baby Boy
$65,000
Salary 2001
Salary per episode from the TV series, The Division
$22,000

Earnings 2000

Salary 2000
Salary from the film, Satan's School for Girls
$10,000
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