Here are 5 things to know about Taraji P. Henson’s upcoming wedding

Taraji P. Henson
Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson announced her engagement to  retired U.S. footballer Kelvin Hayden in May 2018. With their wedding drawing close, this is what we know about their nuptials so far.


The Proud Mary star "leaked" that she will marry on 4 April 2020 and revealed the designer of her wedding dress as she walked the red carpet at the Emmy Awards.

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Wedding dress designer

"Vera Wang is definitely making my dress. The wedding is 4/4/20, I leaked it. We haven't pinpointed the silhouette yet," Taraji tells Access Hollywood.

Bridal party

"No bridal party, I'm not a bridezilla. Please, I just want to say my vows in front of the people that I love, eat good food and have fun," Taraji tells Stephen Colbert at his late night show

Style of the ceremony

The Hidden Figures star revealed she wants their ceremony to be an intimate affair with just their closest loved ones there to witness their vows. She says it's also vital that the food is top notch and they have a great DJ.


Taraji will be heading off to California's wine country to tie the knot.

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Taraji also admits the area means a lot to the couple because it's where Kelvin first told her he had fallen in love with her during a wine tasting trip. The couple is considering an Italian honeymoon as they love wine, pasta and a good siesta.

Compiled by Phelokazi Mbude 

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