American actress, Taraji P Henson, got emotional as she received her star on the Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
The award is usually administered by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and is a popular tourist destination in Los Angeles.
The single mother of one, during her speech, dedicated the honour to her mother; son and her 94-year-old grandmother.
She said, “I work so hard to make them proud. “
She said that she knew her grandmother was always praying for her and became emotional as she said, “I know she never thought that she would live to see this.
“And grandma, I hope that you are so proud because this is your legacy.“
Henson’s debut role was in 2001 comedy-drama: Baby Boy with Tyrese Gibson and Snoop Dogg.
In 2016, she starred in Hidden Figures which earned three Oscar nominations.
It also 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, and a host of others.
Reporter reports that the award-winning actress is engaged to former National Football League (NFL) player, Kelvin Hayden