However, a career in the military is dreaded, many have bravely completed the exercises and have even remained fully committed to the course, others do their station before turning to other professions or companies; Zulay Henao is in the second category of people. She served in the US Army but transitioned into a mesmerizing glamorous career in the entertainment industry that has seen her rise to become one of the most in-demand actresses in America.
The beautiful actress and television personality has starred in a good number of films including: Illegal Offer , Fight , Taker , Boy Wonder and many more. Familiarize yourself with her narration below.
Zulay Henao Bio
Zulay Henao was born to Colombian parents on May 29, 1979 in Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia. After four years of her early childhood in Colombia, Henao and her entire family moved to New Jersey, USA.
After graduating from high school inAmerica, Zulay Henao boldly enlisted in the US military. She served 3 years before becoming interested in the entertainment industry. Zulay received the necessary training as an actor at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.
With her diploma in hand, she was ready to hit the screens. She landed her first screenplay in 2005 in a supporting role in the film Film 101 . Her second film Clear Sight came out the same year, starring Gloria Rojas.
The year 2007 was a better one for her as she acted in 3 movies; including Illegal Tender, Feel the Noise and Saturday Morning. She also appeared in two television series – Army Wives and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit .
Her military expertise stood her in good stead in 2009 when she landed the female lead opposite Channing Tatum in the action film Combat . The following year 2010 she appeared in films like Young Wonders (2010), Havana Heat (2010), Hostel: Part III (2010).
Zulay Henao has been very active ever since and has never really been unemployed. Some of their recent credits include; True Memoirs of an International Killer (2016) co-stars Rosa Bolivar with Kevin James, Grow House (2017), MacGyver (2017) and Kevin Can Wait (2018).
Zulay Henao’s main source of income is heracting career. So far, she has seen an exponential rise in her career, earning her more money every year. She may not yet be in the top earning league in the industry, but there is indeed room for that. As of this writing, her net worth is estimated at $1 million.
About her husband, ex-fiancé – Terrence Howard
The lifestyle of celebrities is of particular interest to fans and media, and Zulay Henao is no exception. She’s never been married, but made headlines in 2010 when her relationship with boyfriend Terrence Howard (the American singer-actress, cast member Empire ) hit the rocks.
The story goes that the duo started dating in 2008 and got engaged in 2009. Terrence made the announcement himself, but sadly they never made it down the aisle.
What made the breakup news more complicated and confusing was Zulay Henao’s agent’s announcement that the actress has neither dated Terrence nor engaged to the sleek actor.
Is she dating anyone?
Ever since her confusing breakup with TerranceHoward, Zulay Henao has been very familiar with what’s going on in her romance department. However, her secrecy hasn’t stopped speculation about her romantic life. Sometime in 2014, the 1.65m tall actress was reported to have been dating actor Joe Rush.
Speculations started after they were spotted together at various social gatherings. They are said to have met on the film set If you love is wrong. Unfortunately, an online source revealed that Joel has settled down with a woman named Alexandria Ellul Rush, with whom he shares a daughter.
More recently, beautiful Henao has been linked to musician Jermaine Dupri, but Zulay Henao has come forward to discredit the rumour. Fingers crossed that Henao can find love again really soon.