Taraji P. Henson (46) buys a 6.4 million mansion in Hollywood Hills, California. The 'Empire' star is living like 'Cookie Lyon' the character who gave her awards, worldwide fame, and money. She also has a home in Glendale which she now leases out and thus gets extra income. Her work in the successful TV Show has given her celebrity status, which maximizes her lifestyle. After a long career in Hollywood, Henson comes to stardom but her path has not been easy since she is a single mother. The actress believes her story of overcoming adversity can help others who are in a difficult situation but want to get ahead.

New Home

We can say that Taraji Henson lives on top of the world, as her home is located on the top of a hill from which she can see the entire city of Los Angeles.

The mansion has three bedrooms, a pool with a waterfall and also a room to practice zen meditation. The actress is not alone in Hollywood Hills as she has neighbors like Eva Mendes, Angelina Jolie, Ashton Kutcher and Leonardo Di Caprio, among others. They all have in common fabulous homes with luxurious touches such as tennis courts, golf courses, private gyms, vineyards or a private lake.

Fiction and reality

In "Empire" Henson plays the role of 'Cookie Lyon', a strong woman who fights for what she wants, but never neglects glamor. Her clothes, hairstyles, and makeup generate trend in social networks. In real life, the actress always looks gorgeous on the red carpet and we can say that she is one of the best-dressed celebrities in Hollywood. She has been on the cover of major fashion magazines such as Elle, Glamour, Ebony and Allure, among others.

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Henson is a great actress but her beauty and style gave her a place in fashion, which is difficult to find mature women.

As an African American artist, Henson longs to play all kinds of characters in Hollywood for that industry finally reflects the diversity of American society and includes all kinds of people. That would help the industry be more entertaining, funny and innovative than it has been so far.