Taraji P. Henson Is Engaged!

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Lauren Porter May, 14, 2018

Love was in the air on Mother’s Day for Taraji P. Henson, who got the best gift ever— an engagement ring!

The Empire star shared the amazing news on Instagram Monday morning that she is engaged to former NFL Star, Kelvin Hayden.

Henson showed off her big new diamond ring via the ‘Gram with a caption revealing a little intel about how her now-fiancé pulled off the ultimate surprise and swept her off her feet. 

“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!!! #sheisofficiallyoffthemarket and she is sooooooooooooo HAPPY!!!!!! #GODIS”

Not only did Hayden end Henson’s mother day with a bang, but he kicked it off in a memorable way too. 
The Emmy-nominated star, who has a 23-year-old son Marcel was gifted a Cartier love bracelet from her bae for Mother’s Day. 

#ForeverKindaLove 💋💋💋

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In December, Henson, 47, exclusively confirmed that they were exclusively dating and she had found real love. 

“I’m happy in my personal life. Finally it has happened to me!,” she said. “You know, 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. 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.” 

Henson and Hayden have been dating since 2016.

We can’t wait to see Henson fiercely rule the aisle on her way to the altar.

Congrats, Taraji!