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Taye Diggs is an American actor and singer. He is in a relationship.

Relationship Facts of Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Taye Diggs in a relationship?

Taye Diggs started dating 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 Amanda 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.

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.

How old is Taye Diggs?

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 52 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.

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Caption: Taye Diggs with his son (Source: Just Jared)

Taye Diggs has four siblings namely, Gabriel Diggs, Shalom Diggs, Christian Diggs, and 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 the School of Arts, both in Rochester, New York.

Taye Diggs completed his graduation from Syracuse University, with a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts).

Taye Diggs: Professional Life, Career

Talking about his profession, in 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.

Taye Diggs 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, Taye Diggs 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, and 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), and 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 $20 million as of 2023, and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career.

Likewise, Taye Diggs has starred in TV adverts for Propel Fitness Water, and 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.

How tall is Taye Diggs?

Taye Diggs has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and he weighs is 83Kg. Additionally, his chest, waist, and 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, and he has around 754K followers on his Instagram.

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