Who is Taye Diggs?

TAYE Diggs is well known as a Broadway sensation, as well as a successful TV actor.

The now-single star appeared on Celebrity Dating Game, and made quite the impression on fans. Here's more about Taye…

Who is Taye Diggs?

Taye Diggs, born Scott Leo Diggs, is an American actor and singer. 

He was born in Newark, New Jersey, on January 2, 1971.

Diggs shot to fame for his role as Benny in Jonathan Larson’s Broadway musical Rent. 

He has also appeared in the Broadway productions Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

Taye has appeared in several TV shows and movies.

He is now co-artistic director of a dance company Dre.dance, with fellow former Broadway star Andrew Palermo.

Is he married and does he have kids?

Taye is now single, but was previously married to Frozen star Idina Menzel.

The pair met when starring in Rent together, and married in 2003 in Jamaica.

The two were married for 10 years before splitting, and finalized their divorce in 2014.

The pair have a son together, Walker Nathaniel Diggs, who was born on September 2, 2009.

Their divorce was amicable and Taye told People following the split: “We were friends to start out with, but especially when you have a kid in the mix, there’s no time for any negativity,” 

Taye Diggs began a relationship with Selling Sunset's Amanza Smith.

The couple dated for five months.

After their split in 2014, Amanza said: "He'd only been divorced like five months. I was the first person he'd been with after her." 

"If you're the first relationship someone has fresh out of a divorce, it's probably never going to work. We're better friends,"

What's his net worth?

Taye is estimated to have a net worth of $14 million.

His income is an accumulation of his work as a Broadway performer, actor and choreographer.

What TV and movies has he starred in?

Taye has had roles in several TV series.

He starred as inspector Terry English in Murder in the First from 2014 to 2016.

You may also recognize him from Ally McBeal as Jackson Duper.

He has also had roles in Private Practice and All American.

He has also appeared in movies How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Brown Sugar, The Best Man and its sequel, The Best Man Holiday.

What are his social media handles?

You can follow Taye on Instagram at @tayediggsinsta.

He shares hilarious videos and memes.

His Twitter handle is also @TayeDiggs.

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