Taye Diggs Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Son, Net Worth, Movies, Books

Taye Diggs

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Taye Diggs Biography

This is what you need to know about Taye Diggs, an American well-known actor, singer, and Producer. As an actor, he has played roles in the Broadway musicals Rent and Hedwig and the Angry Inch and All American.

Taye Diggs Age

Diggs was born on 2 January 1971 in Newark, New Jersey, United States.

Taye Diggs Body Measurements

Height

  • 1.78 m

Diggs stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.

Taye Diggs Family

Diggs was born to parents Marcia and his father Andre Young. His mom was a teacher and actress and his dad is a visual artist. He is the oldest of five children;  two brothers, Gabriel and Michael, and two sisters, Christian and Shalom.

Taye Diggs Wife

Diggs was married to his wife Idina Menzel on January 11, 2003. The two have a son together Walker Nathaniel Diggs. The couple however separated after ten years of marriage and was finalized on December 3, 2014. He also dated  Amanza Smith for five years a Selling sunset cast but split in 2018.

Taye Diggs Son

Diggs son was born on September 2, 2009.

Taye Diggs Net Worth

Diggs has an estimated Net Worth of $14 Million dollars. His career as an actor is his primary source of income.

Taye Diggs Career

Diggs roles of the landlord Benny in Jonathan Larson’s Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning Rent, which also starred his future wife, Idina Menzel. He has also appeared as Mr. Black opposite Menzel’s character.

He also played a role in  The Bandleader in the 2002 film version of the long-running Broadway revival of Chicago and filled in as Billy Flynn on Broadway. He also appeared on the TV show Punk’d after being tricked by Ashton Kutcher while getting a check-up at a Punk’d-operated doctor’s office.

He also co-starred as Sam Bennett opposite Kate Walsh in Private Practice, the spin-off of Grey’s Anatomy, which ran for six seasons from 2007 until 2013. Diggs also hosted the game show Hypnotize Me with hypnotist Keith Barry, based on Barry’s British program You’re Back in the Room.

Taye Diggs Movies and Tv Shows

  • 1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back
  • 1999 Go
  • 1999 The Wood
  • 1999 The Best Man
  • 1999 House on Haunted Hill
  • 2000 The Way of the Gun
  • 2002 New Best Friend
  • 2002 Just a Kiss
  • 2002 Brown Sugar 2002 Equilibrium
  • 2002 Chicago The Bandleader
  • 2003 Basic
  • 2003 Malibu’s Most Wanted
  • 2004 Drum
  • 2005 Rent
  • 2005 Cake
  • 2007 Slow Burn
  • 2008 Days of Wrath
  • 2010 Our Family
  • 2011 Dylan Dog: Dead of Night
  • 2011 The Fab Five
  • 2012 Between Us
  • 2013 The Best Man Holiday

Taye Diggs Books

  • Chocolate Me!
  • Mixed Me!
  • My Friend
  • I Love You More Than.
  • Why? A Conversation about Race

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