Taraji P Henson Net Worth

Taraji P Henson Net Worth

 What is Taraji P Henson’s net worth?

Net Worth:$25 Million 
Age:49 years 
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Professional Actress
Last Updated:2020

Taraji P. Henson’s Net Worth in 2020


As of 2020, Taraji P. Henson’s net worth is 25 Million dollars. Taraji P. Henson is an award-winning American actress and entrepreneur. 

Taraji P. Henson was born on September 11, 1970, in Southeast Washington, D.C. 

How Taraji P. Henson makes her money

Taraji P Henson
Taraji P Henson

Taraji P. Henson is best known for portraying the character Cookie Lyon in the Fox drama series Empire and as Katherine Goble Johnson, a mathematician in biographical drama film Hidden Figures. 

Taraji P. Henson is the first African-American woman to win a Critic Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series. According to Time Magazine, she was also one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016.

Taraji P. Henson has made a massive fortune through several movies and TV shows, including endorsement deals from highly paid brands such as Target and American Express. Taraji P. Henson’s net worth is 25 Million dollars, as of 2020. 

It was reported that Taraji P. Henson made 250 Thousand Per Episode of “Empire.” She is currently making millions of dollars per year as one of the highest-paid actresses on the planet.

In 2016, Taraji P. Henson released a New York Times bestselling an inspiring and funny memoir titled “Around the Way Girl.”

In 2020, Taraji P. Henson officially launches her haircare line in Target.

Taraji P. Henson gained prominence after appearing in the 2001 coming-of-age film “Baby boy”. In 2005, she was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for the movie “Hustle & Flow”. In 2008, she appeared in the film “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, alongside Brad Pitt. She also starred in Tyler Perry’s “The Family That Preys”. In 2009, she appeared in another Tyler Perry’s film, “I Can Do Bad All By Myself”. 

Currently, Taraji P. Henson has starred in several films and television series, some of which are: The Karate Kid (2010), Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story (2011), Think Like A Man (2012), Person of Interest (2011 – 2013), Think Like a Man Too (2014), Acrimony (2018), Proud Mary (2018), What Men Want (2019), The Best of Enemies (2019) and Coffee & Kareem (2020). 

Taraji P. Henson has won a Golden Globe Award. And she was nominated for Emmy Awards in 2015 and 2016. 

Taraji P. Henson Stories

‘Empire’ Cookie spinoff

Taraji P. Henson is producing a spinoff series focused on her iconic “Empire” character Loretha “Cookie” Lyon. Taraji will reprise her role in the Empire spinoff as part of a new two-year deal the actress has inked with 20th Century Fox Television.

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