Taraji P. Henson Selfie - Top 100, Ranked

Scroll towards the bottom of this post to rank your favorite Taraji P. Henson selfies! The list actually includes 99 selfies because it won't allow to add 100.

Taraji P. Henson's selfies are flawless.  The Empire star was sharing beautiful pictures of herself on social media way before she became Cookie Lyon.  The Hidden Figures star is starting 2017 with a bang.  Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe grace the February cover of Essence.  Similar to her selfies, Taraji looks stunning on the magazine!


Taraji's talent speaks for itself.  There are not many entertainers with the ability to play Cookie Lyon and a real life mathematician.  In Hidden Figures, Henson plays Katherine Johnson, a physicist and space scientist who knows her numbers.  In 1969, Johnson performed calculations for the Apollo 11 flight to the Moon.

Taraji P. Henson Selfie
Taraji P. Henson Selfie

Katherine Johnson experienced racism and sexism her entire life.  Despite her struggles, she was able to overcome and make history.

Similar to Johnson, Taraji P. Henson is fearless.  When she initially read the script for Empire, she declined the role.  Henson was attempting to prove that she could play a variety of characters.  In 2001, she appeared in the coming-of-age hood movie, Baby Boy.  Since then, she has been described as "too ghetto" for many roles.

Instead of declining the role as Cookie Lyon, Henson accepted it and used the opportunity to take over the world!  Her selfies can be used as a diary of her journey.  Use the list below to rank your favorite Taraji P. Henson selfies.


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