In 2015, Smollett received rave reviews for his portrayal of musician Jamal Lyon in the Fox music-industry primetime TV drama Empire.
Smollett is set to appear in Ridley Scott's science-fiction film Alien: Covenant which is going to be released on May 19, 2017.
The following year, she returned to television, appearing in two episodes of ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy.
Henson and Terrence Howard in the Fox primetime drama Empire.
She began her career as a child actress appearing on television sitcoms, with her most significant regular role being on On Our Own (1994–95).
"We were best friends before we started even dating, so we had this really great foundation.
I think one of the challenging things about any lasting relationship is that you have to be so vulnerable," she says.
She has been in two celebrity relationships averaging approximately 8.2 years each.