Taraji P. Henson Confirms Her Engagement To Kelvin Hayden: 'I Almost Passed Out'

Taraji P. Henson Is Engaged To former football player Kevin Hayden. The actress shared her excitement via Instagram to her 11.9 million followers. And there are 5 things you need to know about Hayden.


Taraji P. Henson is an engaged woman who is going to be a bride. The Golden Globe-winning star took her Instagram to announce the world including her 11.9 million IG fans that they are engaged happily.

After quietly dating Kevin Hayden for more than 2 years, Monday the former football player popped-out a sparkling diamond ring before announcing the good news and showing the ring on her wedding figure on IG early morning.

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“I said yes Y'all!!! He started with the Cartier love bracelet But that was my #Mothersday gift and then he dropped to his knee and I almost passed out!!!#sheis officallyoffhemarket and she is soooo Happy!!#GODIS.”

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Who is Taraji P. Henson Fiancé? 5 things you need to know about him.

First- He used to play in the NFL. Before he was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the 2nd round of the 2005 NFL Draft, he used to play at the University of Illinois. As a cornerback, he collected 239 impressive tackle and 9 interceptions.


The memories of #superbowlsunday @colts #XLI

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His first interception was during the Super Bowl XLI.  Then he played for Atlanta Falcons before signing to Chicago Bears. Just after one year, he was injured playing with the Bears. He suffered torn hamstring and was released in 2014.


@karpadeem x @karencivil = #family

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Second, he owns a gym and is the co-founder of Karpa Deem located in Chicago.

Third, the couple was first spotted together back in December 2015. Though they decided to keep their relationship private it was Paparazzi who photographed them together holding hands. Henson, who enjoyed private personal life admitted she was dating Hayden in an episode of ESSENCE’s Yes, Girl! Postcard in Dec.

Fourth, both are proud parents. Henson is the mother of Marcell Johnson, 24. She raised Johnson on her own after separating from her ex-boyfriend.

If we Notice NFL star IG bio, he proudly calls himself ‘Father’.



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The fifth fact is really interesting. Hayden is the No.1 fan of her wife as he likes her all projects.