46 years old (Born on January 02, 1971)
American, Actor; He is famous from Broadway (RENT).Was a cast member at Tokyo Disneyland before he got the job in "Rent". Appeared on stage with his wife Idina Menzel in the shows: "Rent," "The Wild Party," and "Wicked.". Graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in musical theater. Has two younger brothers and two younger sisters. Won the role of "Winston Shakespeare" in How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), even though the casting directors were searching for a tall black man with dreads.
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Fun Facts About Taye Diggs
His son with actress/singer/broadway legend Idina Menzel, Walker Nathaniel Diggs, was born Sept 2, 2009. (wikipedia.com)
Was called "Scottaye" by friends, then shortened his name to "Taye".
Got a tattoo on his forearm that says "WALK" around his son Walker's first birthday. (tayediggs.com)
Portrayed Benny, the evil landlord in the Tony Award winning stage production of "Rent"
Married Idina Menzel at the same Jamacian resort where How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998) was filmed.
Shares a birthday with Brandon DeShazer, Cuba Gooding Jr., Kate Bosworth, and Dax Shepard.
As of April, 2002 Taye is engaged to Broadway actress and singer Idina Menzel.