The Colombian-American star Zulay Henao is a brilliant actress and model, best known for her outstanding roles in movies and television series including The Single Moms Club, Love Thy Neighbor, and If Loving You is Wrong among others. She studied acting in the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts and made her first film appearance in 2005.
Prior to her acting career, the amazing actress also served in the United States Army for three years. She is so talented when it comes to the entertainment business and her exceptional acting prowess has attracted so many fans to her. There are so many interesting things to know about Henao, read on as we take you through her biography and personal life.
Zulay Henao Bio
The star actress was born in Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia on May 29, 1979. She was born to Colombian parents who later relocated to the United States of America. Henao was raised in New Jersey and has dual nationality; American as well as Colombian. After her graduation from high school, Zulay served in the United States Army for three years. Following her strong passion for acting, Henao enrolled at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts where she obtained a diploma in acting.
Her Acting Career
Upon graduation, Zulay Henao made her first film appearance in 2005, appearing in Film 101 as well as playing the role of Gloria Rojas in Clearview. Two years later, she made her television debut, starring in the 2007 lifetime drama series titled Army Wives. She also played minor roles in Illegal Tender and Feel the Noise the same year. Her outstanding performances made way for the star actress to land bigger roles in subsequent movies and television series.
The following year, she starred in the horror film titled Grizzly Park where she played the role of Lola in 2008. She played an opposite character to that of Charles Dutton in the movie Racing for Time the same year. The amazing actress also played a lead role in the 2009 movie titled Fighting along with Channing Tatum as well as the sci-fi series S. Darko. She featured in Takers in 2010, Boy Wonder and Hostel Part III in 2011.
Furthermore, she got a regular role in the Oprah Winfrey Network comedy series titled Love Thy Neighbor, after which she was cast opposite Amy Smart, Nia Long, and Wendi McLendon-Covey in The Single Moms Club in 2014. The movie was directed by Tyler Perry and she played the role of Esperanza in the movie. Her other movies and series include If Loving You is Wrong, MacGyver, Kevin Can Wait, True Memoirs of an International Assassin, Meet the Blacks, and Grow House among others.
Is Zulay Henao Married; Who is Her Husband?
Zulay Henao is a very smart, beautiful and attractive lady who is capable of melting the heart of any that comes her way. She has straight sexual orientation and has not been in any gay controversy. Many of her fans have been in speculation, wondering if the charming actress is married or not. Well, the truth is not farfetched. She is still a single lady and not married yet. Henao was formerly engaged to the famous American actor and Ironman star named Terrence Howard. They became a couple in May 2009 after having a successful relationship. However, the engagement was later called off after eight months and the reasons behind their breakup have not been disclosed by both parties. Henao doesn’t have any kids yet.
Who is She Dating Now?
Who is Zulay Henao dating now? Same question on the mind of so many of her fans. Well, if you must know, after her breakup with Terrence Howard, Henao started another relationship with Joel Rush. Her co-star in the series If Loving You is Wrong. They were together since 2014 and in 2017, news emerged that the duo had separated. However, the reason for their separation is still unknown. While Zulay is busy focusing on her acting career, Joel Rush, on the other hand, is engaged to Alexandria Ellul with whom he had his first child, a baby girl.
Henao is very smart, sexy and attractive. She has impeccable body measurements (breast-waist-hips) of 36-25-37 inches and she weighs 58 kg. Her dress size is 8 (US) and she stands at 5 feet 5 inches. Additionally, she has a brown hair color, dark-brown eyes.