Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs

American actor
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Taye Diggs

Scott Leo "Taye" Diggs (born January 2, 1971) is an American actor and singer. He is known for his roles in the Broadway musicals Rent and Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the TV series Private Practice and All American, the films How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Brown Sugar, The Best Man and its sequel, The Best Man Holiday. Between 2014 and 2016 he starred as Inspector Terry English in Murder in the First.

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Taye Diggs was born on 2 January 1971 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. His full name at birth was Scott L. Diggs. He is best known as an actor. For university, he studied at Bachelor of Fine Arts, Musical Theater, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States. He is 5' 10" (178 cm) tall with an athletic build. He has dark brown eyes and black hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $16,000,000 US dollars. His zodiac star sign is Capricorn.
Full name at birth
Scott L. Diggs
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Claim to fame
Broadway (RENT)
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Date of birth
2 January 1971
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Place of birth
Newark, New Jersey, USA
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Age
51
Occupation
Actor, Singer
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5' 10" (178 cm)
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Bald
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Pets
Sammy Davis Jr. Jr. (dog)
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Net worth
$16,000,000 USD
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Bachelor of Fine Arts, Musical Theater, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States
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Partner: Apryl Jones (Dating)
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All my friends from my past would know me as Scott Diggs.
  • Got a tattoo on his forearm that says "WALK" around his son Walker's first birthday.
  • His son with actress/singer/broadway legend Idina Menzel, Walker Nathaniel Diggs, was born Sept 2, 2009.
  • Won the role of "Winston Shakespeare" in How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), even though the casting directors were searching for a tall black man with dreads.
  • Was called "Scottaye" by friends, then shortened his name to "Taye".
  • Appeared on stage with his wife Idina Menzel in the shows: "Rent," "The Wild Party," and "Wicked.".

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