Walker Nathaniel Diggs Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Jul, 2021
Facts of Walker Nathaniel Diggs
Date of Birth: 2009 , September-3
Age: 12 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Walker Nathaniel Diggs
Father Taye Diggs
Mother Idina Menzel
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States
Ethnicity Mixed
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Famous for Son of Taye Diggs & Idina Menzel
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While one has to work hard for media recognition, some get the limelight just being a child of famous parents- indeed a wonder of the celebrity world! Walker Nathaniel Diggs is often in the talks for being a son & the only child of Private Practice actor Taye Diggs and his ex-wife Idina Menzel, an actress & singer.

Ever since Walker's parents divorced in 2014 ending a decade-long marriage, he is under the joint custody of both.

When Is Walker Nathaniel Diggs' Birthday? Age In 2021?

Walker was born on September 3, 2009, in the United States, to actor parents: Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel. His father hails from a black ethnic background while his mother is white, which makes him of mixed ethnicity. When Diggs was 4 years old (in 2013), his parents separated & divorced a year later.  

As of March 2021, Walker Nathaniel Diggs is 11 years old. His birth sign is Virgo.

Family Background Of Parents

His father Taye Diggs, 50, was born in Newark, New Jersey (on January 2, 1971) to visual artist father Andrre Young and teacher mother Marcia as the oldest of 5 children. Taye's brothers (Walker's uncles) Gabriel Diggs is a DJ while Michael Diggs is a musician. Diggs' aunts are Christian and Shalom.

From the maternal side, Walker Nathaniel Diggs has an aunt named Cara. Digg's mother Idina Menzel was born in Manhattan, New York City, on May 30, 1971, which makes her age 50 in 2021. His maternal grandparents are Helene Goldberg, a therapist; and Stuart Mentzel, a pajama salesman.

Walker's Parents Divorced Nearly After 11 Years Of Marriage-Custody Battle

Digg's parents Taye and Idina met during the theater production of Rent in 1995; they were co-stars. After that, they began dating & shared the stages in The Wild Party and Wicked. In April 2002, the duo announced their engagement.

On January 11, 2003, Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel married. After 6 years of marriage, in March 2009, they confirmed that they were expecting & welcomed Walker Nathaniel Diggs on September 3 that year.

CAPTION: Parents of Walker Nathaniel Diggs- Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel married in 2003 but divorced after a decade in 2014 SOURCE: US Weekly

But in late 2013, the couple separated & divorced on December 3, 2014, on the condition of joint custody of their son (Walker).

Relationship Status After Divorce

Since Taye and Idina separated legally, they have already moved on. Reportedly, in August 2015, Walker's mother Idina began dating actor Aaron Lohr & got engaged on September 23, 2016. Even more, they bought a home together in Encino, Los Angeles, California. Idina and Aaron married in September 2017.

On the other, Walker's father Taye was in a relationship with his then-girlfriend Amanza Smith, the Selling Sunset cast member. They began dating only after 5 months of Diggs's divorce and were together for nearly 5 years before they broke up in late 2018.

CAPTION: Walker Nathaniel Diggs with his father Taye Diggs, an American actor SOURCE: Just Jared

In October 2019, Taye Diggs, in an interview with The Talk, confirmed that he was dating & his son Walker Nathaniel approved of his relationship with his new girlfriend. But the Chicago actor didn't open much about his relationship.

Net Worth Of Walker Nathaniel Diggs In 2021: Lavish Lifestyle With Millionaire Parents

Besides being famous as the son of celebrity parents, Walker is yet to land career fame of his own, unlike other child actors. But as reported, Diggs who displays a passion for sports wants to carve a different path as an athlete. It's up to the future & Walker himself to tell in the future.

At the moment, it's still not clear how much fortune the star kid holds, but he does enjoy a lavish lifestyle- needless to mention his father & mother are both millionaires.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Walker's father Taye Diggs has a $14 million net worth in 2021. Famous for his prominent acting, Diggs earned a salary of $100,000-an-episode from Private Practice (2007-13) while the payroll in Kevin Hill (2004-05) was $80,000 per episode. Moreover, Taye has worked in a bunch of commercial hit films: Chicago (2002).

On the other, his mother Idina Menzel owns $16 million net worth- thanks to her on-screen venture, notably in Glee (2010-13) and through her music career (album sales & concerts). Menzel has released 6 studio albums including the RIAA: Gold-certified album Holiday Wishes (2014) and famous songs such as Defying Gravity, Let It Go, and Baby, It's Cold Outside.