Taye Diggs Net Worth

Raquel Davies | November 12, 2013






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 Taye Diggs has an estimated net worth of $22 million

Taye Diggs is an American actor with an estimated net worth of $22 million. He is 5’10″ and weighs 182 pounds. Taye Diggs was born January 2, 1971 in Newark, New Jersey. Diggs grew up as the eldest child of Marcia and Jeffries Diggs in Rochester, New York. Diggs attended the School of the Arts in Rochester where he learned the fundamentals of musical theatre. He went on to Syracuse University where he earned his BFA in musical theatre.

Taye Diggs made his Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning musical Carousel. In 1996, Diggs was cast as the mean landlord  named Benny in the Tony Award and Pulitzer-winning musical Rent. After the fame from Rent, Diggs appeared in the Off-Broadway production of The Wild Party and the Broadway production of Wicked.

The actor made his transition from the stage to television/film in 1998. Diggs earned a role on the soap opera Guiding Light. In the same year, Diggs made his big film debut in How Stella Got Her Groove Back opposite Angela Bassett. The film gave Diggs a lot of mainstream exposure and opened up more opportunities for the actor. 1999 was a big year for Taye Diggs. He starred as a tantric sex expert in the film Go, a groom with cold feet in The Wood,  a troubled groomsman in The Best Man, and starred in the remake of House on Haunted Hill.

Taye Diggs has an enjoyed a successful career in film and television. He has appeared in ten episodes of the hit show All McBeal. Diggs starred as Dr. Sam Bennett from 2007-2013 on the series Private Practice. He has also made guest appearances on New York Undercover, The West Wing, Will & Grace, Grey’s Anatomy, and New Girl. In 2005, Diggs reprised the role of Benny in the film adaptation of Rent. Some of Diggs’ filmography include Brown Sugar (2002), Chicago (2002), Malibu’s Most Wanted (2003), Our Family Wedding (2010), The Fab Five (2011), and Baggage Claim (2013).

On January 11, 2003 Taye Diggs married his Rent co-star Idina Menzel. On September 2, 2009 the couple welcomed their baby boy ,Walker Nathaniel Diggs.

Taye Diggs has enough net worth to buy:

1. 35,087.7 Dorel Home Products Metro Futons ($627 each)

2. 1,375,000 MAC Nail Lacquer ($16 each)

3. 578,947.4 Winsome Wood Genoa  End Tables ($38 each)

Taye Diggs has enough net worth to give everyone in Syria $1. 

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Written by Raquel Davies

Raquel is a staff writer for PlentyofCheddar.com. She received her Bachelor's of Arts in Public Relations from Barry University. Raquel enjoys reading Sci-Fi/ Fantasy novels and watching films of that same genre. Raquel is also enjoys the theater arts and fine dining. She was raised in Maryland but currently resides in Miami. Check her out on !

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