The 41-year-old actor wedcommercial production worker Michelle Ghent-Howard in Los Angeles in January. Only a handful of family members and friends were in attendance and all guestswere sworn to secrecy.
Terrence revealed hisclandestine nuptials earlier this week, during an interview to promote his upcoming film Winnie at the Cannes Film Festival.
"To come here and bewith my wife, it`s the best feeling in the world," he told a CNN news reporter, before explaining that he had married Michelle months before.
The actor beamed as he spoke about his wife and friends say he is happier than ever since marrying her.
"Terrence is so inlove with her and she`s a great, down-to-earth girl who really understands and loves him for him. He feels so lucky," a source told Usmagazine.com.
Terrence was previouslymarried to Lori McComma. They divorced after 13 years together and have threechildren.
The star plays formerSouth African president Nelson Mandela in the biopic about his wife Winnie.Jennifer Hudson is playing the title role.