Actor and Singer
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|Full Name:||Taye Diggs|
|Birth Date:||December 2, 1971|
|Profession:||American actor and singer|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Net Worth||$16 million|
|Eye Color||dark brown|
|Hair Color||dark brown|
|Birth Place||in Newark, New Jersey|
|Siblings||Gabriel, Michael, Christian and Sholam|
|Kids||Walker Nathaniel Diggs|
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Scott Leo “Taye” Diggs aka Taye Diggs (born on 2nd January 1971 in Newark, New Jersey, the United States) is an American actor and singer. He has worked in movies and TV shows which have earned him several awards which are mentioned down under the topic awards and achievements.
Taye Diggs: Bio, Age, Education
Scott Leo “Taye” Diggs aka Taye Diggs was born on 2nd January 1971 in Newark, New Jersey, the United States to his parents, Andre Young and Marcia Berry. His father is a visual artist whereas his mother was a teacher and actress. As a sibling, he has two brothers named Gabriel and Michael and two sisters named Christian and Sholam.
As of 2019, he is 48 years old and belongs to the birth sign Capricorn. By nationality, he is an American and his ethnicity is Afro-American. Talking about his education, he attended Allendale Columbia School in Rochester and later transferred to the School of the Arts. Further, he received a BFA in musical theatre from Syracuse University.
The Irish actor, Taye Diggs stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs 83 kg. Likewise, Taye holds 537k followers on Instagram, 644k followers on Twitter and 1 million followers on Facebook.
Taye Diggs: Professional Career
- Firstly, Diggs debuted in the TV industry with the movie called How Stella Got Her Groove Back as Winston Shakespeare in 1998.
- After that, he appeared in movies like Go (1999), The Wood (1999), The Best Man (1999), House on Haunted Hill (1999), The Way of the Gun (2000), New Best Friend (2002), Just a Kiss (2002), etc.
- Later, Taye played in Brown Sugar (2002), Equilibrium (2002), Chicago (2002), Basic (2003), Malibu’s Most Wanted (2003), Drum (2004), Rent (2005), Cake (2005), Slow Burn (2007), etc.
- Furthermore, he starred in Days of Wrath (2008), Our Family Wedding (2010), Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2011), The Fab Five (2011), Between Us (2012), The Best Man Holiday (2013), etc.
- Scott worked in other films such as Baggage Claim (2013), Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant (2015), Opening Night (2016), My Little Pony: The Movie (2017), ‘Til Death Do Us Part (2017), Set It Up (2018), and River Runs Red (2018).
- Moreover, he also appeared in TV shows including New York Undercover (1996), Law & Order (1996), Guiding Light (1997), 101 Dalmatians: The Series (1997), Ally McBeal (2001), etc.
- Leo played in Punk’d (2003), Ed (2003), The West Wing (2003), America’s Next Top Model (2004), Kevin Hill (2004-05), Will & Grace (2006), Day Break (2006-07), Grey’s Anatomy (2007-09), etc.
- He also starred in Private Practice (2007-13), The Super Hero Squad Show (2009), Better Off Ted (2009). As well as, Sesame Street (2010), New Girl (2013), Murder in the First (2014-16), The Good Wife (2014), etc.
- Additionally, Diggs worked in Repeat After Me (2015), Rosewood (2015-16), NCIS (2016), Empire (2016-17), Lip Sync Battle (2017,18). And, All American (2018), Rent: Live (2019), Selling Sunset (2019), Hypnotize Me (2019), and Elena of Avalor (2019).
According to the sources, Taye Diggs has an estimated net worth of $16 million as of 2019. However, the information about his salary is still under review.
Taye Diggs: Personal Life; Girlfriend & Affairs
Regarding his love life, he married actress Idina Menzel on 11th January 2003. The couple gave birth to a son named Walker Nathaniel Diggs on 2nd September 2009. Unfortunately, they separated after ten years of their marriage due to their personal reasons. Their divorce was finalized on 3rd December 2014. So as of now, he is single.
Taye Diggs: Awards and Achievements
- Blockbuster Entertainment Awards for Favorite Supporting Actor- Horror 2000
- Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for Best Cast 2003
- Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Pictures 2003
- NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series 2005
- 2009 NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
- Acapulco Black Festival Awards for Best Cast 2013
Taye Diggs: Rumors and Controversy
There is no rumor and controversy regarding his life.