The Empire actress took to social media today, May 14, to share with her many followers the big news that she is now an engaged woman! Taraji P. Henson, 47, and her younger, 34 year old NFL star fiance Kelvin Hayden are now closer to starting a family together!
Taraji shared a pic that featured her ring already on her finger, as well as a complimentary dessert on Instagram, captioning it:
‘I said yes y’all! He started with the Cartier love bracelet, BUT that was my #Mothersday gift and then dropped to his knee, and I almost passed out!!! #sheisofficiallyoffthemarket and she is sooooooooooo HAPPY!!!!!! #GODIS.’
Check out the huge rock here:
As fans may be aware already, the actress and her ex NFL player significant other have been reportedly dating for the past two years but only officially confirmed their romance back in December of last year.
Now, Henson also opened up about how happy she is being in a stable and loving relationship.
During her appearance on Essence’s Yes, Girl podcast, the Hidden Figures star stated: ‘I am happy in my personal life. Finally, it has happened to me.’
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In September, she also exclusively talked to ET and revealed what she looks for in a man.
‘It does not take much to make me happy. Just someone who is going to take care of my heart, you know? Someone who is going to make me feel safe, you know, and a home to go to,’ the talented actress said.
Well, it looks like she has finally found him! Congratulations Taraji and Hensen!