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Taraji P. Henson

Academy Award-Nominated Actress

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 Taraji P. Henson Biography

She's got an Oscar nomination, an Emmy nomination, she's performed live at the Oscars and her resume includes working on films with Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, and Alicia Keys - but that is just a glimpse into the sparkle and star appeal of Taraji P. Henson - one of Hollywood's hottest young performers whose sizzle-factor is searing.

Taraji Henson has earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress opposite Brad Pitt in David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Taraji is also a 2011 Emmy nominee for Best Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for Lifetime's Taken From Me. For her role in Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself, she received the 2009 Diversity Award for Best Actress. She was named Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Feature Film by the Black Movie Awards and received the BET Best Actress nod for her performance in Hustle & Flow. Taraji currently stars as Detective Joss Carter in Person of Interest for CBS and stars in two films released in 2012, From the Rough and Think Like a Man.

Henson has been a cast member on several television shows, including Lifetime Television's The Division and ABC's Boston Legal for one season. Her recurring appearances in television include the character Angela Scott on ABC's Eli Stone in December 2008. In 2011, Henson was cast in the CBS crime-suspense series Person of Interest.

In 2015 she began starring as Cookie Lyon in the Fox drama series Empire, for which she became the first African-American woman to win a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series. She also won a Golden Globe Award; and was nominated for Emmy Awards in 2015 and 2016.

In 2016, Time named Henson one of the 100 most influential people in the world. That year, she released a New York Times best selling autobiography titled “Around the Way Girl.” Also that year, she was praised for her starring role as Katherine Johnson in the critically acclaimed drama film Hidden Figures, for which she won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Taraji P. Henderson credits her good fortune to having faith in herself, and as a speaker, this is her resounding theme. Her audiences aren't just starstruck, they are inspired by the person. And Taraji's keynotes motivate people to find that inspiration inside themselves.

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Around the Way Girl: A Memoir

Around the Way Girl: A Memoir

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  • Find Faith in Yourself

    In this uplifting presentation, Taraji P. Henson discusses the importance of education, following your dreams, and mentoring
    • especially as it involves young people from single parent homes. She draws from her own life stories of overcoming obstacles and inspiring others, encouraging audiences to find faith in themselves and to achieve their goals.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Taraji P. Henson for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Taraji P. Henson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Taraji P. Henson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Taraji P. Henson?

    Booking fees for Taraji P. Henson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Taraji P. Henson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Taraji P. Henson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Taraji P. Henson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Taraji P. Henson for your next private or corporate function.
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Taraji P. Henson

Academy Award-Nominated Actress

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Taraji P. Henson Biography

She's got an Oscar nomination, an Emmy nomination, she's performed live at the Oscars and her resume includes working on films with Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, and Alicia Keys - but that is just a glimpse into the sparkle and star appeal of Taraji P. Henson - one of Hollywood's hottest young performers whose sizzle-factor is searing.

Taraji Henson has earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress opposite Brad Pitt in David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Taraji is also a 2011 Emmy nominee for Best Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for Lifetime's Taken From Me. For her role in Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself, she received the 2009 Diversity Award for Best Actress. She was named Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Feature Film by the Black Movie Awards and received the BET Best Actress nod for her performance in Hustle & Flow. Taraji currently stars as Detective Joss Carter in Person of Interest for CBS and stars in two films released in 2012, From the Rough and Think Like a Man.

Henson has been a cast member on several television shows, including Lifetime Television's The Division and ABC's Boston Legal for one season. Her recurring appearances in television include the character Angela Scott on ABC's Eli Stone in December 2008. In 2011, Henson was cast in the CBS crime-suspense series Person of Interest.

In 2015 she began starring as Cookie Lyon in the Fox drama series Empire, for which she became the first African-American woman to win a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series. She also won a Golden Globe Award; and was nominated for Emmy Awards in 2015 and 2016.

In 2016, Time named Henson one of the 100 most influential people in the world. That year, she released a New York Times best selling autobiography titled “Around the Way Girl.” Also that year, she was praised for her starring role as Katherine Johnson in the critically acclaimed drama film Hidden Figures, for which she won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Taraji P. Henderson credits her good fortune to having faith in herself, and as a speaker, this is her resounding theme. Her audiences aren't just starstruck, they are inspired by the person. And Taraji's keynotes motivate people to find that inspiration inside themselves.

Taraji P. Henson Videos

  • Taraji P. Henson Talks Mental Health, Getting Paid and Why ...
    "Empire" star Taraji P. Henson discusses the stigma of mental health in the black community and Hollywood's gender gap.
  • IGNORE THE HATERS INCREDIBLE SPEECH - Taraji P. Henson ...
    Taraji P. Henson speaks about when she moved to California and had naysayers telling her she couldn't succeed. Especially since she moved ...
  • Taraji P. Henson Keynote Speech at Women's Empowerment Expo ...
    Taraji P. Henson shut it down at Women's Empowerment Expo in Detroit! She shared her story from being a young mother trying to make it in ...

Taraji P. Henson Books

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Taraji P. Henson Speaking Topics

  • Find Faith in Yourself

    In this uplifting presentation, Taraji P. Henson discusses the importance of education, following your dreams, and mentoring
    • especially as it involves young people from single parent homes. She draws from her own life stories of overcoming obstacles and inspiring others, encouraging audiences to find faith in themselves and to achieve their goals.

FAQs on booking Taraji P. Henson

  • How to book Taraji P. Henson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Taraji P. Henson for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Taraji P. Henson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Taraji P. Henson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Taraji P. Henson?

    Booking fees for Taraji P. Henson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Taraji P. Henson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Taraji P. Henson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Taraji P. Henson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Taraji P. Henson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Taraji P. Henson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Taraji P. Henson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Taraji P. Henson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Taraji P. Henson for your event is $200,000 and above. Taraji P. Henson generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Gabrielle Union, Tracee Ellis Ross, Hill Harper and Keke Palmer. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Taraji P. Henson for an upcoming event.

Taraji P. Henson Speaker Videos

  • Taraji P. Henson Talks Mental Health, Getting Paid and Why ...
    "Empire" star Taraji P. Henson discusses the stigma of mental health in the black community and Hollywood's gender gap.
    IGNORE THE HATERS INCREDIBLE SPEECH - Taraji P. Henson ...
    Taraji P. Henson speaks about when she moved to California and had naysayers telling her she couldn't succeed. Especially since she moved ...
  • Taraji P. Henson Keynote Speech at Women's Empowerment Expo ...
    Taraji P. Henson shut it down at Women's Empowerment Expo in Detroit! She shared her story from being a young mother trying to make it in ...
    Taraji P Henson Forgets Where She Is And Greets Detroit With ...
    House hold name actress Taraji P. Henson famous for her role as Cookie Lyon in Empire is key note speaker at Radio One Detroit's Women's ...

Taraji P. Henson Speaking Topics

  • Find Faith in Yourself

    In this uplifting presentation, Taraji P. Henson discusses the importance of education, following your dreams, and mentoring
    • especially as it involves young people from single parent homes. She draws from her own life stories of overcoming obstacles and inspiring others, encouraging audiences to find faith in themselves and to achieve their goals.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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