Actor Taye Diggs Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Taye Diggs
Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs Biography

Taye Diggs was born on January 2, 1971, in Newark, New Jersey, US. He is an American actor and singer. Similarly, he is best known for his role in TV series Private Practice, s spin-off of Grey’s Anatomy which aired from 2007 to 2013 and his lead role as Inspector Terry English in drama TV series Murder in the First from 2014 to 2016. He is also known for his role in Broadway musicals such as Rent and Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

Likewise, he has appeared in films including, How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), The Best Man (1999), The Way of the Gun (2000), New Best Friend (2002), Brown Sugar (2002), Slow Burn (2007), Days of Wrath (2010), Between Us (2012), The Best Man Holiday (2013), and Baggage Claim (2013).

Regarding his family, his father’s name is Andre Young whereas his mother’s name is Marcia Berry.


Diggs attended Allendale Columbia School in Rochester and he later transferred to the School of the Arts. He also graduated with a BFA in musical theatre from Syracuse University.

Body Measurements

Diggs stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 83 Kg. Likewise, he has a well-maintained physique with 44 inches of the chest, 34 inches of waist and 16 inches of hair. Additionally, he has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Taye Diggs
Taye Diggs


Diggs was previously in a long marital affair with actress Idina Menze. The couple tied the knot on January 11, 2003, and also welcomed their son, Walker Nathaniel Diggs on September 2, 2009. However, they separated in 2013 with their divorce being finalized in December 2014.

He is currently in an affair with model Amanza Smith-Brown since 2014.

Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $ 10 million.


  • Full Name: Taye Diggs
  • Age: 48
  • Birth Date: January 2, 1971
  • Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, US
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actor
  • Father’s Name: Andre Young
  • Mother’s Name: Marcia Berry
  • Height: 5 feet 10 inches
  • Weight: 83 Kg
  • Chest Size: 44 Inches
  • Waist Size: 34 Inches
  • Biceps: 16 Inches
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Net Worth: $10 million
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