Taye Diggs Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Mar, 2016
Facts of Taye Diggs
Date of Birth: 1971 , January-2
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Taye Diggs
Birth Name Scott Leo Diggs
Nick Name Taye
Father Jeffries Diggs
Mother Marcia Berry
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Newark, New Jersey
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor
Working For Movies, TV Shows
Net Worth $ 22 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Shoe Size 10 (US)
Weight in KG 80 kg
Famous for Singer
Married Yes
Married to Idina Menzel (m. 20032014)
Children 1
Divorce Yes
Education The School of Art ,Allendale Columbia Schoo
Awards Acapulco Black Film Festival for Best Cast
Movies The Best Man Wedding
TV Show Private Practice
Sisters Christian Diggs ,Shalom Diggs
Siblings Gabriel Diggs ,Michael Diggs
Books Mixed Me!, Chocolate Me!
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Scott Leo Diggs is known better as Tage Diggs and is known best for being in the Broadway musicals like Rent, movies like How Stella Got her Groove Back and for series like Private Practice. He was born on the 2nd of January, 1971 and has been involved in the acting fraternity since 1994 according to his bio. He was born to parents Marcia and Andre Young.

Taye was born in Newark, New Jersey and was enrolled in the Allendale Columbia School and the School of Arts for his education. He also attended the Syracuse University from where he obtained a BFA degree in musical theater. He started his career by appearing in several theatre productions and gained acclaim and fame for the role of landlord Benny in the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning Broadway Musical called Rent. He then appeared in the off-Broadway production of The Wild Party and the Broadway revival of Chicago. From stage, he moved to television and was granted a role in the soap opera Guiding Light. The film debut How Stella Got Her Groove back made him hugely popular too and he followed it with appearances in The Wood, The Best Man as well as The House on Haunted Hill.

Other endeavors of this actor include acting on the UPN series Kevin Hill and the sci-fi thriller Equilibrium. He also appeared on the show Punk’d and guest starred on Will and Grace. He has also appeared in the medical drama Private Practice and Murder in the First as well as Hedwig and the Angry Itch and has been liked by his fans for his performance.

The relationship history of Higgs has also been known to his fans around the world. He was a married man and was married to the co-star of Rent Idina Menzel. He married his spouse on 2003 on January 2001. He has a son with her. Their son named Walker Nathaniel Diggs was born on the 2nd of September, 2009. After a decade of marriage, the couple split with a divorce on December 3, 2014. After this, he has been known to be in an affair with Amanza Smith Brown. Higgs and his girlfriend started dating on 2014 and have been getting along pretty well since then. They have been known to have dated each other since they met on the filming of one of his films and they have not been surrounded with rumors to be going towards a split. Higgs has had no other children.

The net worth of Higgs is an estimated 22 million dollars, which speaks a great deal about his salary and his popularity. He has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and has an appealing personality which makes fans love his acting and his extremely good looks portrayed on screen.