Taye Diggs net worth: Taye Diggs is an American theatre, film and television actor who has a net worth of $16 million dollars. Born Scott Leo Diggs on January 2, 1971 in Newark, New Jersey, he is best known for his roles in such productions as the Broadway musical hit Rent, the motion picture How Stella Got Her Groove Back, the television series Private Practice and a starring role in the motion picture The Best Man. The nickname "Taye' was derived from the playful pronunciation of Scotty pronounced "Scottay". His 1996 portrayal in Rent, which also starred his future wife Idina Menzel, captured the attention of the industry in this Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play. In 1998, he moved to the small screen in a role in the soap opera The Guiding Light. That same year he made his film debut in How Stella Got Her Groove Back, which garnered Diggs much acclaim and more exposure. In 2003, Diggs was 'punked' by Ashton Kutcher (on the show 'Punk'd') while getting a checkup at a staged doctor's office. He also appeared on the final season of Will & Grace as character Will Truman's love interest, James. He landed a role opposite Kate Walsh on the television series Private Practice (a spin-off of Grey's Anatomy) in 2007. Diggs married his 'Rent' co-star Idina Menzel on January 11, 2003. Their son Walker Nathaniel Diggs was born on September 2, 2009. The couple separated in late 2013.
Taye Diggs Net Worth
Date of Birth
Jan 2, 1971 (46 years old)
Actor, Singer, Television producer
United States of America
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Taye Diggs Earnings
- Private Practice$100,000/episode
- Kevin Hill$80,000/episode
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