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Taraji P. Henson Loves and Hookups

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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.

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    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."

    Kelvin Darnell Hayden, Jr. (born July 24, 1983) is a former American football cornerback. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the second round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Illinois. Hayden has also played for the Atlanta Falcons and Chicago Bears. He returned a Rex Grossman interception 56 yards for a touchdown in Super Bowl XLI against the Bears. It was his first career interception....  more
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      Taraji P. Henson and Think Like a Man costar Michael Ealy are rumored to have dated from 2012 to 2013.

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        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.

        Lamar Joseph Odom (born November 6, 1979) is an American professional basketball player. As a member of the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA), he won NBA championships in 2009 and 2010 and was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2011. As a high school player, Odom received national player of the year honors from Parade in 1997. He played college basketball for the University of Rhode Island, earning all-conference honors in his only season in the Atlantic 10 Conference. He was drafted in the first round of the 1999 NBA draft with the fourth overall pick by the Los Angeles Clippers. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie Team, but twice he violated the league's...  more

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

          Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American rapper, actor, writer, philanthropist, and activist. Common debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar? and maintained an underground following into the late 1990s, after which he gained mainstream success through his work with the Soulquarians.Common's first major-label album Like Water for Chocolate (2000) received commercial success. In 2003, he won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for the Erykah Badu single "Love of My Life". His 2005 album Be was also a commercial success and was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 2006 Grammy Awards....  more

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