Is Taye Diggs gay? His bio, career, movies, net worth, personal life, facts

April 4, 2018Is Taye Diggs gay? His bio, career, movies, net worth, personal life, facts

Who is  Taye Diggs?

Born on the 2nd of January, 1971 ( Newark, New Jersey, United States of America), 47 years old in 2018. Scott Leo “Taye” Diggs popularly known as Taye Diggs is an American actor as well as a singer by profession. Mr Taye is best known for playing in musical broadways such as “Rent”, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”, alongside the TV series “Private Practice”, followed by movies “Brown Sugar” and “The Best Man”.

How did Taye Diggs start his career?(Movies & TV shows)

In the year 1996, Diggs performed as Landlord Benny in the movie “Rent”, which was directed by Jonathan Larson. Followed by his work in the film version of the Broadway revival of the Chicago which was in 2002, and then he temporarily played a character in Wicked. Diggs took some time off from the stage and moved to Television shows. He was seen in the soap opera named “Guiding Light”. In the year 1998, he made some promotion and did his debut in the movie, “How Stella Got Her Groove Back”, which helped Diggs crave his path for more contracts in immediate future as it brought exposure in his career. He portrayed the sex god, tantric in the movie “GO”, he also portrayed the titular character in “The Best Man”. Furthermore, he was presented with an episode of “America’s Next Top Model”, where he helped the contestants with a challenge. Moreover, he also played a lawyer named Jackson Duper in a comedy series, "Ally McBeal".

Consequently, he has been in many movies and TV Shows such as “Murder in the First (2014)”, “(Broadway Theatre) Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2015)”. Recently, he was in the cast of “Til Death Do Us Apart” and “My Little Pony” in 2017.

What is the net worth of Taye Diggs?

According to the intel, it has been confirmed that Diggs is the owner of an estimated $16 million dollar of net property. He is not fund of cars though he owns some cars like an audi car along some other cars too. He owns a fabulous house worth $2.55 million in studio city. He also owns to puppies as a pet. 

Who is in the personal life of Taye Diggs?

Talking about his personal life, Diggs tied nuptial knot in the 11th January of the year 2003, with actress Idina Menzel, who was among his co-stars in “Rent”. Howsoever, the couple was separated after a decade of their marriage and the divorce was finalized on the December of 2014. The couple has a child named Walker Nathaniel Diggs.


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How did Taye Diggs spend his early life?

Though Newark of New Jersey is his place of birth, Taye was brought up in the Rochester of New York. His mother Marcia is a teacher and an actress and his father Andre Young has worked as a visual artist. He has a brother named Daveed Diggs, who is also an actor. Among his other five siblings, Taye is the eldest one. Moreover, his mother made matrimonial commitments with “Jeffries Diggs”, whose surname Scott inherited. Taye joined the Allendale Columbia School which is located in the Rochester, later on, was transferred to School of the Arts.  

Some facts about Taye Diggs

He got his degree in Theatre from Syracuse University in the year 1993. Besides being an actor, he has also tried writing. He wrote two children books; “Chocolate me”, “Mixed me!” and "I Love You More Than".

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