Taraji P. Henson: Secretly Married and Expecting!

Taraji P. Henson: Secretly Married and Expecting!

Taraji P. Henson, the talented Washington D.C. actress, is making headlines once again!

After getting engaged to NFL cornerback Kelvin Hayden in 2018, she has surprised fans by revealing that she is now secretly married and expecting a baby!

Despite never discussing any wedding plans after the engagement, Taraji announced the news on social media by posting a selfie with her “#HubbyBear” and a baby bump on full display. Although no official statement has been released confirming their marriage, fans are thrilled for the happy couple!

Taraji P. Henson, born on September 11, 1970, rose to fame after her appearance in Baby Boy in 2001. She went on to star in popular films like Hustle & Flow, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Date Night, The Karate Kid, and Hidden Figures. She also wrote and acted in the autobiography, Around the Way Girl. Currently, she is best known for her role in the hit TV series, Empire, as Cookie Lyon.

Kelvin Hayden, born on July 28, 1983, was a successful NFL cornerback who played for the Indianapolis Colts from 2005 until 2014. Although his current net worth is unknown, he was once named one of the richest NFL players in 2005 by Business Pundit. He has a son and a daughter, named after him and Kyra, respectively.


Taraji and Kelvin started dating in 2015 and announced their engagement in May 2018. Kelvin proposed to Taraji with a Cartier bracelet before getting down on one knee, which almost made her pass out with excitement. Although they kept their engagement a secret for a while, Taraji eventually announced the news on Instagram with a post of them holding hands in front of a dessert plate.

Fans are thrilled for the happy couple and can’t wait to see what’s in store for them next. Congratulations to Taraji P. Henson and Kelvin Hayden on their marriage and upcoming bundle of joy!