Taraji P. Henson engaged to National Football League star Kelvin Hayden

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The "Empire" star revealed in an Instagram post on Monday that her boyfriend, National Football League star, Kelvin Hayden, popped the big question on Mother's Day.

Henson, 47, revealed her relationship with the 34-year-old Super Bowl victor this past December during Essence's Yes, Girl podcast saying, "I'm very happy. Finally it has happened to me!", the Maryland native said when questioned about her rumored relationship status. She says the day started with a Cartier love bracelet before the 34-year-old corner back dropped to his knee. Taraji first addressed their relationship last December during an episode of the Yes, Girl! podcast. The Acrimony and Proud Mary actress is officially engaged to Kelvin Hayden, who's 13 years younger than her. Click any of these buttons below! "Everything is coming together".

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After they confirmed their relationship, Henson, a Golden Globe-winning actress, said: "I'm not the type to blast my personal business". I'm very, very happy. While a junior at Howard University, she became pregnant with her son Marcell, 24, whom she wished a happy birthday in a Sunday Instagram post. I just am. I'm happy in my personal life.

She recently told Essence she was very pleased with her beau. "And no one would really know that, because I don't blast my info like that, but I'm very happy".

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