Taraji P. Henson Confirms Relationship With Former NFL Player Kelvin Hayden
By Liz Calvario
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Taraji P. Henson is a happy gal!
The Empire star confirmed her long-rumored relationship with former NFL player Kelvin Hayden. During an interview with Essence's Yes, Girl podcast, Henson dished about her two-year-long romance.
"I'm happy in my personal life. Finally it has happened to me!" the 47-year-old actress shared.
Henson has always been private about her personal life, but the Hidden Figures actress couldn't help but openly talk about her boyfriend.
"I’m not the type to blast my personal business but, you know, I think that it’s important for people to know that I’m happy," she continued. "I’m very, very happy. I just am. We’ve been together for two years. And no one would really know that because I don’t blast my info like that, but I’m very happy."
Earlier this year in an interview with Marie Claire magazine, Henson spoke about her dating life and how the man she's with has to understand that her career is very important to her.
"I would love to, but he has to see how I move and deal with it, because I don't have time to explain," she revealed. "I've got work to do."
ET also caught up with the actress in September, where she spoke about finding love in Hollywood and wanting someone to "take care of my heart."
Hear more of what she had to say in the video below.