Taraji P. Henson Loves and Hookups

Who is Taraji P. Henson dating? Many famous men have dated Taraji P. Henson, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Taraji P. Henson’s current boyfriend (and possible husband), past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Taraji P. Henson’s love life. 

This list features Taraji P. Henson’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These guys come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Taraji P. Henson has either dated or linked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Taraji P. Henson has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Taraji P. Henson is currently engaged to Kelvin Hayden, though some speculate they married in 2018. She has one son, Marcell, from a previous relationship.

This list of Taraji P. Henson’s boyfriends and exes includes Lamar Odom, Michael Ealy, Common, and Hill Harper.


  • Kelvin Hayden
    Photo: JB Lacroix / Getty Images

    Former NFL player Kelvin Hayden and Taraji P. Henson started dating in November 2015, and later became engaged on May 14, 2018. Henson confirmed their split October 19, 2020, saying "it didn't work out."

    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
  • Michael Ealy
    Photo: Jesse Grant / Getty Images

    Taraji P. Henson and Think Like a Man costar Michael Ealy are rumored to have dated from 2012 to 2013.

    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
  • Lamar Odom
    Photo: Bridget Samuels / Flickr

    Former NBA player Lamar Odom and Taraji P. Henson dated from October 2008 to June 2009. According to rumors, Henson turned down his marriage proposal.

    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: South Jamaica, New York City, New York, United States of America
  • Common
    Photo: user uploaded image

    Common and Taraji P. Henson were in a relationship from October 2005 to February 2007.

    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois