Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs (né Scott Leo Diggs) is an American actor. Before his breakout role in the 1998 film How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Diggs appeared in the Tony-winning Broadway revival of Carousel in 1994. Diggs has also appeared in other notable Broadway musicals, including Chicago, RentWicked and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Since 2018, Diggs has portrayed Billy Baker on The CW's All American. He is also known for his roles in The Best Man (1999), Brown Sugar (2002) and The Best Man Holiday (2013).
Taye Diggs
Full Name
Scott Leo Diggs
Newark, NJ
Notable Projects


Who was Taye Diggs' wife?

Taye Diggs was married to actress Idina Menzel from 2003 to 2014. In September 2009, they welcomed their son, Walker Nathaniel.

Who was Taye Diggs in 'How Stella Got Her Groove Back?'

Taye Diggs played the role of Winston Shakespeare in 'How Stella Got Her Groove Back.' Winston is a 20-year-old native islander who falls in love with an older woman vacationing in Jamaica.

How does Taye Diggs know Arielle Caputo on 'Celebrity Dating Game?'

Arielle Caputo, an office manager for Scooter Braun, correctly guessed who Taye Diggs was on the 'Celebrity Dating Game.' When asked how they knew each other, Diggs replied, "It's a long story." Caputo may have recognized Diggs' voice because Braun is the manager of Diggs' ex-wife Idina Menzel.

Most Recent

Taye Diggs and Apryl Jones Show Off Their Bond in Matching Floral Looks: 'Twinsies!'
Diggs, 51, and Jones, 35, had fun on Instagram modeling two of her outfits from CVS
Ozark and The Crown Lead Critics Choice Awards TV Nominations — See the Full List
Hosted by Taye Diggs, the 26th annual Critics Choice Awards will air March 7 on The CW
Taye Diggs Hopes That His Latest Children's Book Will Inspire Others to Be More Accepting
The actor teamed up with Baskin-Robbins for the release of his latest children's book, The Festival of Creatures
Taye Diggs Says It Was 'Pretty Stressful' to Have His Son Walker Meet His New Girlfriend
The actor said on The Talk that his 10-year-old son has come around to the idea of his dad dating
Taye Diggs Reveals His Son, 9½, with Ex Idina Menzel Still Doesn't Want Him to Date
Taye Diggs tells PEOPLE that his 9½-year-old son with ex-wife Idina Menzel, Walker, is "No. 1 in my life right now"

More Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs Has 'Always Been Very Supportive' of Jussie Smollett
Diggs, who starred on 'Empire' alongside Smollett, weighs in on the drama surrounding his former co-star
Taye Diggs On His Role in All American: 'It's the Perfect Time for Me'
PLUS: from 'Hedwig' to 'New Girl', Taye Diggs takes a look back on some of his iconic roles on stage and screen
Set It Up 2? Taye Diggs Teases a Sequel to Hit Netflix Romantic Comedy: 'I'm All for Doing More'

"I'm looking forward to working more with the creators of Set It Up and with Netflix," actor Taye Diggs tells PEOPLE