Taye Diggs Net Worth

Taye Diggs Net Worth, Age, Biography, and Personal Life 

Taye Diggs Introduction 

Taye Diggs is an American Television, Movie, and Broadway actor.

Taye Diggs’ real name was Scott Leo Diggs.

Scott Leo Diggs took up ‘Taye’ Diggs as his stage name when he joined showbiz.

Taye Diggs is infamous for playing important parts in movies like “Cake”, “Set it up”, “The Best Man”, “Chicago”, etc.

He is also infamous for being part of Television shows like “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Private Practice”, “All American”, etc. Taye Diggs is also well known for his appearance in the Broadway show “Rent”.

Taye Diggs Net Worth & Salary

Taye Diggs’ net worth is $7 million.

Taye Diggs has appeared in over 20 movies, Television shows, Broadway shows, and television commercials.

Taye’s talent, determination, and skills helped him make this fortune for himself.

Taye Diggs Age, Early Life & Biography

Taye Diggs is 51 years old. He was born on 2nd January 1971 in Spanish Town, Jamaica.

Taye Diggs is the oldest son of Andre Young and Marcia Berry. A few months after his birth, the family shifted to South Wedge, New York. Taye Diggs has 5 younger siblings.

A few years after relocating to New York, Andre and Marcia separated. Shortly after, Marica remarried Jeffries Diggs. Young Scott decided to take Diggs’s last name as his legal name.

For his school, Taye Diggs went to Allendale Columbia School. Later he graduated from the School of the Arts.

Taye Diggs net worth
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Name:Scott Leo Diggs
Age:51 years
Birth Date:2nd January 1971
Birth Place:Spanish Town, Jamaica
Height:1.78 m
Sexual Orientation:N/A
Marital Status:Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name):Idina Menzel (m.2003-d.2014)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):1
Dating/Girlfriend (Name):April Jones
Yearly Income:N/A
Net Worth $7 million
Content Last Updated:November 2022

Taye Diggs Personal Life 

While performing the superhit Broadway show  “Rent” in 2002, Taye Diggs met fellow actress Idina Menzel on the set. 

They exchanged words while shooting and later ended up falling in love. In 2003, the duo tied the knot in a private ceremony.

The duo shares a son named Walker Nathaniel Diggs, who was born in the year 2009.

Unfortunately, Taye and Idina decided to part ways after 11 years of marriage in 2014. They have been a wonderful set of Co-Parents to Walker.

As of now, Taye Diggs is rumored to be dating April Jones.

Taye Diggs Career 

Taye Diggs’s professional acting career began right after he graduated from the School of Arts.

In 1996, Taye Diggs portrayed the ‘Landlord Benny’ in Jonathan Larson’s “Rent”. “The Rent” went on to win the Prestigious Tony Award in 1997. Unfortunately, a few days after winning Tony, Jonathan Larson left the heavenly abode.

In 1997, Taye Diggs was seen playing the part of ‘Mr.Black’ in “The Wild Party” Broadway show. This off-broadway production became a huge hit and helped blossom the love between Idina and Taye.

His next Broadway venture was “Chicago”. Taye Diggs was part of both the Film and Broadway version of this show. It became a Huge Hit making Taye Diggs one of the most loved artists of all time.

 After his Broadway success, Taye Diggs decided to take his career graph a notch higher but appearing in Television shows. His very first Television show was “Guiding Light”.

In 1998, Taye Diggs bagged his debut movie “How Stella Got her Groove Back”. Taye Diggs’ character in the movie became his breakthrough movie.

After rising to fame and prominence with “How Stella Got her Groove Back”, Taye Diggs starred in movies like “AWOL groom”, and “Go”.

Taye Diggs bagged his first lead role in the 1999 super hit “The Best Man” alongside Morris Chestnut. He also appeared in “House on Haunted Hill” in 1999.

He is also well known for the portrayal of ‘Jackson Duper’ in the comedy flick “Ally McBeal”.

He later returned to television with “Kevin Hill” which aired on the UPN network. This show became famous and was Critically acclaimed. But this show only had one season and never came back for a second one.

Taye Diggs reprised his infamous Broadway characters of “Rent”, “The Wild Party”, and “Chicago” for their film adaptations.

He was a part of the Reality series ‘Punk’d”. Taye Diggs was also seen in the Television show “Daybreak”. But the show ended due to receiving critically poor ratings and reviews.

Taye Diggs is also featured in the longest-running medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy” and its spin-off show “Private Practice”. This show completed its six years running from 2007-2013.

The next project of Taye Diggs was when he had a Guest appearance in “The West Wing”. Later he was seen in “Dylan Dog: Dead of the Night”.

“Murder in the First” was his next Television project which aired from 2014-2016 on TNT.

Taye Diggs returned to Broadway with “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” show. This show’s production started and ended in 2015.

Taye Diggs has also been featured in “Lip Sync Battle” of Paramount Network.

‘Til Death Do Us Part” and “My little pony” were his 2017 projects.

In 2019, Taye Diggs was seen hosting the “Hypnotize Me” airing on CW Network.

Taye Diggs is also an author. He has written 4 children’s story books “Mixed Me”, “Chocolate Me”, “I Love your more than…”, and “My Friend!”.

Taye Diggs Awards & Achievements

Taye Diggs has been a recipient of numerous accolades and achievements in his long-running and successful career.

Taye Diggs has been a recipient of the NAACP Award, the Acapulco Black Film Festival, a Screen Guilds Award, and the Broadcast Film Critics Association award.

Taye Diggs Major Investments and Assets

According to reports, Taye Diggs bought a lavish house worth $2 million in 2011 but later sold that house for $2.25 million.

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