She may have achieved many honors but it is the greatest honors she has earned in her entire life till the date.
For Henson, her family always comes on the first priority.
She was already nominated for Oscar before.
She got tearful as she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk-Of-Fame on Monday.
The ceremony became more joyful when she dedicated her achievement to her grandmother, mother, and son. And she became more emotional mentioning them.
At the ceremony, she explained: 'Everything I do, I work so hard to make them proud.'
Caption: Taraji P. Henson on Hollywood Walk-Of-Fame star ceremony.
Taraji talked about how her 94-year-old grandmother Patsy Ballard and said: 'And grandma I hope that you are so proud because this is your legacy.'
Taraji told about her childhood in which she found her mother Bernice crying because of low financial status.
She explained: 'And I made a promise I said "Ma don't you to cry no more. I'm going to be rich one day and I'm going to be famous and I'm going to take care of you. 'So I had a lot to live up to because you know, I said it so I had to do it.'
Beginning in the early 1990s, Taraji has enjoyed a successful film career.
Taraji's first role of prominence was in 2001 comedy-drama Baby Boy with Tyrese Gibson and Snoop Dogg.
From the year 2015, she began her career in hit fox drama series Empire, from her she earned two Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama nomination.
One year after in the year 2016, Taraji began starring in Hidden Figures which earned three Oscar nominations and won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture which she shared with Mahershala Ali, Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Costner, Kristen Dunst, and Jim Parsons.