Taye Diggs is an American actor and singer, best known for starring in the Broadway musicals Rent and Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the TV series Private Practice, Kevin Hill, Ally McBeal and Murder in the First, the films How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Brown Sugar, Baggage Claim, Chicago, The Best Man and its sequel, The Best Man Holiday. His other notable works include, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, Between Us, ‘Til Death Do Us Part, Set It Up, The Good Wife, Rosewood, Empire, and All American. Born Scott Leo Berry on January 2, 1971 in Newark, New Jersey, to parents Marcia, a teacher and actress, and Andre Young, a visual artist, he was raised in Rochester, New York. He has two younger brothers and two younger sisters. Diggs graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in musical theater. His first television appearance was in a 1996 episode of New York Undercover. He married Broadway actress and singer Idina Menzel in 2003, and the couple had a son named Walker in 2009 before getting divorced in 2014.
Taye Diggs Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 2 January 1971
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, USA
Birth Name: Scott Leo Berry
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Occupation: Actor, Singer
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Taye Diggs Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 183 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 83 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 10″
Height in Meters: 1.78 m
Chest: 44 in (112 cm)
Biceps: 16 in (41 cm)
Waist: 34 in (86 cm)
Shoe Size: N/A
Taye Diggs Family Details:
Father: Andre Young (Visual Artist)
Mother: Marcia Berry (Teacher)
Spouse/Wife: Idina Menzel (m. 2003–2014)
Children: Walker Nathaniel Diggs (Son) (b. September 3, 2009)
Siblings: Gabriel Diggs (Younger Brother), Shalom Diggs (Younger Sister), Michael Diggs (Younger Brother), Christian Diggs (Younger Sister)
Others: Jeffries Diggs (Stepfather)
Taye Diggs Education:
Allendale Columbia School
School of Arts, Rochester
Taye Diggs Facts:
*He was born on January 2, 1971 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
*He began his career as a performer at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA.
*He earned a BFA degree in musical theater from Syracuse University.
*He attended Syracuse University with Tom Everett Scott and Vera Farmiga.
*He used to work at Tokyo Disneyland as a dancer.
*He is friends with Taraji P. Henson, and Omar Epps.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.