Taye Diggs Biography
Taye Diggs (fullname; Scott Leo “Taye” Diggs) is an American actor, best known for his roles in the Broadway musicals Rent and Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the TV series Private Practice and All American.
Taye Diggs Age
Taye is 50 years old as of October 2021. He was born as Scott Leo Berry January 2, 1971 in Newark, New Jersey, U.S.. He celebrates his birthday on 2nd February every year.
Taye Diggs Height and Weight
Valente stands at a height of 1.78 meters and weighs 83 kg (183.0 lbs).
Taye Diggs Family
Diggs was born in Newark, New Jersey, and raised in Rochester, New York’s South Wedge neighborhood. Marcia (née Berry), his mother, was a teacher and actress, and Andre Young, his father, is a visual artist. His mother married Jeffries Diggs, who became Taye’s surname, while he was a child. Scotty’s nickname, Taye, is a play on the word Scotty, which he pronounces as “Scottay.” He is the eldest child in a family of five. Gabriel and Michael are his brothers, and Christian and Shalom are his sisters.
Taye Diggs Wife
On January 11, 2003, Diggs married Idina Menzel, his Rent co-star. Walker Nathaniel Diggs, their son, was born on September 2, 2009. After eleven years of marriage, Diggs and Menzel divorced in 2013. On December 3, 2014, their divorce was finalized.
Diggs dated Amanza Smith, a member of the Selling Sunset cast, for five years before parting in 2018.
Taye Diggs Career
In 1996, Diggs began the job of the landowner Benny in Jonathan Larson’s Tony Award-and Pulitzer Prize-winning Rent, which additionally featured his future spouse, Idina Menzel. He showed up after Rent,as Mr. Black inverse Menzel’s person of Kate in Andrew Lippa’s off-Broadway creation of The Wild Party at Manhattan Theater Club. Diggs additionally played The Bandleader in the 2002 film adaptation of the long-running Broadway recovery of Chicago and filled in as Billy Flynn on Broadway. He likewise briefly filled in for Norbert Leo Butz as the adoration interest Fiyero of Menzel’s Elphaba character in Wicked.
Diggs then, at that point, moved from stage to TV with a job on the drama Guiding Light. In 1998, he made his film debut in How Stella Got Her Groove Back, which brought Diggs much praise and openness. The next year, he played a tantric sex god in Doug Liman’s Go, and AWOL man of the hour in the transitioning show The Wood close by Omar Epps. Malcolm D. Lee’s The Best Man highlights Diggs as the title character, a creator and closest companion of the lucky man (depicted by Morris Chestnut).
America’s Next Top Model
He additionally featured in the 1999 change of William Castle’s House on Haunted Hill. Diggs appeared in a scene of America’s Next Top Model aiding the hopefuls through an acting test. One more remarkable job of his was on the parody show Ally McBeal as a legal counselor named Jackson Duper who was the adoration interest of the person Renee Raddick and the conceivable love interest of the Ling Woo character.
He additionally sings on the Rent film soundtrack. The year 2002, he repeated his job as the Bandleader in the film variation of Chicago, and furthermore played inverse Christian Bale as Bale’s accomplice/adversary Brandt in the tragic science fiction thrill ride Equilibrium.
In 2003, Diggs showed up on the TV show Punk’d subsequent to being deceived by Ashton Kutcher, while getting an examination at a Punk’d-worked specialist’s office. Diggs visitor featured in mid 2006, for quite some time as Will Truman’s affection interest, James, on the eighth period of Will and Grace. In May, ABC got his pilot, Day Break, in which he depicted an investigator caught around the same time and compelled to remember it to get his name free from murder; the show which appeared in mid-November 2006, was unexpectedly cut because of helpless appraisals. In spite of the fact that his film and TV vocation keep on pushing ahead, he actually gets back to the stage every now and again. He was seen inverse James McDaniel in Charles Fuller’s A Soldier’s Play at Second Stage Theater in New York.
Diggs co-featured as Sam Bennett inverse Kate Walsh in Private Practice, the side project of Gray’s Anatomy, which ran for six seasons from 2007 until 2013. Diggs had a visitor job on The West Wing as a Secret Service specialist accountable for the security detail for the President’s girl. He then visitor featured on Gray’s Anatomy again in the Gray’s Anatomy/Private Practice Crossover Event. Diggs played a significant part in the surprisingly realistic transformation of the comic Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2011). He also portrayed the ESPN Films narrative The Fab Five . This was in regards to University of Michigan ball players Chris Webber, Juwan Howard, among others. Diggs starred on the autonomous film dramatization Between Us . The movie won the excellent jury prize at the 2012 Bahamas International Film Festival among its other celebration appearances.
From 2014 until 2016, Diggs featured in the TNT sequential wrongdoing show Murder in the First with Kathleen Robertson. The show ran for three seasons.
Diggs is the writer of four youngsters’ books, Mixed Me! (2015), Chocolate Me (2015), I Love You More Than… (2018), and My Friend! (2021), all represented by Shane Evans (craftsman).
Diggs played role of Hedwig in the Broadway creation of Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the Belasco Theater from July 22 to September 13, 2015.
In 2017, Diggs showed up in the movies Until the end of time and My Little Pony: The Movie, where he voices Capper the feline.
Taye Diggs Lip Sync
Diggs featured on Paramount Network’s existence contest series Lip Sync Battle twice and is the show’s just double cross victor. In a third season scene against Ne-Yo, Diggs sang his rival’s melody “Let Me Love You and afterward proceeded as Madonna for round two’s exhibition of “Vogue”. In his next appearance, the fourth season’s Christina Aguilera accolade scene, he contended with Erika Jayne, performing “Wonderful” and “Candyman”.
Diggs facilitated the game show Hypnotize Me with subliminal specialist Keith Barry, in light of Barry’s British program You’re Back in the Room. Entrance Me was initially gone for communicated on FOX in 2016, yet never broadcasted on the organization. The eight-scene series was in the long run communicated on The CW, in the mid year of 2019.
Taye Diggs House
The talented actor own a house worth $2million. To get a closer and better view of his house click here.
Taye Diggs Salary and Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $14 million which he has earned through his career as an actor.