Taraji Penda Henson is an American singer, actress and author. She was born on 11th September 1970. She pursued a degree in theater arts at Howard University and started her acting career in guest roles on a number of television shows. Henson then made her breakthrough in the movie Baby Boy. She has acted in many films, including Hustle & Flow, the remake of The Karate Kid, Think Like a Man and Date Night among others. Henson has also acted in a number of television serials like Eli Stone, Boston Legal and The Division. At the age of 47, some of her fans have stated that Henson looks younger than her age. This is one of the reasons that have led to rumors about Taraji P. Henson plastic surgery.