Facts of Taye Diggs
|Age:||50 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||January 02, 1971|
|Full Name:||Taye Diggs|
|Birth Place:||Newark, New Jersey, USA|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Father's Name:||Andre Young|
|Mother's Name:||Marcia Berry|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
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I've always been attracted to women who are assertive and have confidence - qualities older women possess. They've been on the Earth a little longer. They're more seasoned. They don't play games. They know what they want, and they're not afraid to tell you.
I would love for film to go back to those days where you had to be able to do everything just to get by.
I'm going through a stage where the dumbest things make me bawl. I feel like I need to see a shrink.
The large ensemble cast and the fact that it was being shot in New York, combined with a lot of strong positive images as far as African Americans are concerned, really turned me on to The Best Man.
Relationship Statistics of Taye Diggs
|What is Taye Diggs marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||In Relation|
|How many children does Taye Diggs have ? (name):||One (Walker Nathaniel Diggs)|
|Is Taye Diggs having any relationship affair ?:||Yes|
|Is Taye Diggs gay ?:||No|
More about the relationship
Taye Diggs started dating with actress Idina Menzel after having first met her while working in an original production of the Broadway musical Rent in 1996. In 2003, they got married. In 2009, they welcomed a son, Walker. However, about 4 years later, they were at the end of their marriage. The split was amicable and they decided to raise their son together.
Taye started going out with model Amanza Smith Brown. Their first public sighting came in April in a swanky restaurant in West Hollywood. They made their relationship public by walking the red carpet together at the BET Awards in June.
- 1 Who is Taye Diggs?
- 2 Taye Diggs: Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity
- 3 Taye Diggs: Education, School/ College University
- 4 Taye Diggs: Professional Life, Career
- 5 Taye Diggs: Awards, Nomination
- 6 Taye Diggs: Net Worth, Income, Salary
- 7 Taye Diggs: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal
- 8 Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 9 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Who is Taye Diggs?
Taye Diggs is an American actor and singer. Likely, he is known for his role in the 1999 American romantic comedy-drama ‘The Best Man’, where he played the lead role of Harper Stewart, and for his role in the American TV series ‘Murder in the First’, where he played the role of Inspector Terry.
Taye Diggs: Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity
Taye Diggs was born in Newark, New Jersey, the United States on January 2, 1971. His birth name is Scott Leo Berry and he is currently 48 years old. His father’s name is Andre Young (visual artist) and his mother’s name is Marcia Berry (teacher and actress). Whereas when he was a child, his mother married Jeffries Diggs, whose surname Taye took.
He has four siblings namely, Gabriel Diggs, Shalom Diggs, Christian Diggs, Michael Diggs. Taye holds American citizenship and mixed (African-American) ethnicity. His birth sign is Capricorn.
Taye Diggs: Education, School/ College University
Talking about Taye’s education history, he attended the Allendale Columbia School, and later School of Arts, both in Rochester, New York. He completed his graduation from Syracuse University, with a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts).
Taye Diggs: Professional Life, Career
Talking about his profession, during 1996, Taye appeared in the musical ‘Rent’ playing the role of a cruel and opportunistic landlord. After having performed several successful roles on stage, he moved to TV in 1998 and started appearing in the soap opera ‘Guiding Light,’ a show which holds a Guinness World record for being the longest-running television show in the history of American television.
In the same year, he also made his film debut in the comedy movie ‘How Stella Got Her Groove Back’. The film was adapted from a best-selling novel by Terry McMillan. He appeared in a lead role in the 1999 American romantic comedy-drama ‘The Best Man’,. In the same year, he also appeared in an American horror film ‘House on Haunted Hill’.
Then, he played the lead role in a legal drama TV show ‘Kevin Hill’ which started airing in 2004. Appearing as a lawyer named Kevin Hill. Meanwhile, he appeared in films such as ‘The Way of the Gun’ (2000), ‘New Best Friend’ (2002), and ‘Brown Sugar’ (2002). Likewise, he appeared in the 2005 movie ‘Rent’ which was an adaptation of the musical of the same name in which he had acted.
In the following years, he continued to appear in several movies such as ‘Slow Burn’ (2007), ‘Days of Wrath’ (2010), ‘Between Us’ (2012), ‘The Best Man Holiday (2013), and ‘Baggage Claim’ (2013).
Taye Diggs: Awards, Nomination
He won Best Ensemble Cast for The Best Man Holiday (2013) at Hollywood Award in 2014, he won Favorite Supporting Actor – Horror for House on Haunted Hill (1999) at Blockbuster Entertainment Award in 2000. Similarly, he won Best Acting Ensemble for Chicago (2002) at Critics Choice Award in 2003. He also won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Private Practice (2007), Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for Kevin Hill (2004) at Image Award.
Taye Diggs: Net Worth, Income, Salary
Taye Diggs has an estimated net worth of around $14 million and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career. Likewise, he has starred in TV adverts for Propel Fitness Water, Kellogg’s.
Taye Diggs: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal
Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding Taye’s personal and professional life. He is far from rumors and controversies.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Taye has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and he weighs is 83Kg. Additionally, his chest, waist, biceps sizes are 44-34-16 inches. Taye’s hair color is black and his eyes color is dark brown.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Taye Diggs is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, he has 3.14M followers on his Facebook. Around 648K followers on his Twitter, he has around 754K followers on his Instagram.