Cookie Lyon’s love life might be complicated on Empire, but for actress Taraji P. Henson is in love!
The 47 year old actress has been dating former football star Kelvin Hayden for more than two years. She has kept the couple’s relationship under the radar. Though private she announced the happy news and showed off her new engagement ring early Monday morning.
She captioned, “I said yes y’all!!! He started with the Cartier love bracelet BUT that was my #Mothersday gift and then he dropped to his knee and I almost passed out!!!” she captioned a shot of her new bling. “#sheisofficiallyoffthemarket and she is sooooooooooooo HAPPY!!!!!! #GODIS.”
Henson is a mother of one, a son Marcell whom she had with, William Lamar Johnson. Johnson, who was Henson’s high-school sweetheart, was murdered in 2003. Henson has been romantically linked to a few actors but her relationships have always been private. In December 2017, Taraji reveled that she was indeed happy and in love with 34 year old former NFL player, Kelvin Hayden.
Taraji P. Henson is proof that it’s never too late for love or success!