Daveed Diggs is an American actor, rapper, singer, and songwriter who was born in Oakland, California, the son of Barbara, a social worker, and Dountes Diggs, a bus driver. He rose to prominence in 2015 when he originated the roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the musical ‘Hamilton’. He also won both a Grammy Award and Tony Award, for that. Later, between 2016-2018, he played a steady role in the television series ‘Black-ish’. He also co-starred in the films Wonder, in 2017.
Then his career took up gear and landed him in a many roles likewise, in 2019 he appeared in Velvet Buzzsaw. Then on, the actor Diggs also wrote, produced, and starred in the 2018 film ‘Blindspotting’. Moreover, he also nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead. He stars in the television adaptation of ‘Snowpiercer’, as in 2020. Tune in biography!
Daveed Diggs Height & Weight
How tall is Snowpiercer actor Daveed Diggs? He stands on a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall. He weighs around 57 Kg or 127 lbs. In addition, he is very popular for his curly classy hairstyle among his girl fans which makes him look cuter.
Daveed Diggs Age
How old is Black-ish star Daveed Diggs? At present, he is 38-years old. His birthday falls on January 24, 1982. He was born in Oakland, California, U.S.
Daveed Diggs Girlfriend
Who is rapper Daveed Diggs Dating Now? Currently, he is in romantic relationship with singer and actress Emmy Raver-Lampman. They first met in 2015 on the set of ‘Hamilton’. This lovey-dovey couple started dating each other in late 2019. They often post about each other on their respective social media accounts. As per his previous dating history, he has dated actress Emmy Raver and Jalene Goodwin.
Daveed Diggs Family
He was born and raised in Oakland, California. He belongs to mixed ethnicity. His mother is Jewish, and his father is African-American. He grew up alongside his brother. As of education, he did his graduation in theater degree from Brown University in 2004. After graduating, he worked as a substitute teacher.
Daveed Diggs Career
After finishing up his college, he moved to Oakland and began the experimental hip-hop group clipping., for which he was an emcee. He was also part of the hip hop improve troupe Freestyle Love Supreme with Lin-Manuel Miranda. He appeared alongside Leslie Odom Jr. in the Broadway production of Hamilton. He has had recurring roles on the series The Get Down, Black-ish, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. He aslo served as an executive producer of the ABC series ‘The Mayor’. Moreover, his Hollywood film debut in the Disney animated film Zootopia, for which he wrote and performed the “Parlez Vous Rap”.
Daveed Diggs Net Worth
How much is the worth of Daveed Diggs? His net worth is around $8 million. Acting and singing is his primary source of income. Around 2012, Lin-Manuel Miranda invited Diggs to read and hear early versions of Hamilton. Diggs was impressed by Miranda’s demos and passion for the project, and saw that the concept was a prospective use of the rap-musical medium.
Daveed Diggs Wiki
|Real Name||Daveed Daniele Diggs|
|Age||38 years old|
|Birthday||January 24, 1982|
|Profession||Actor, rapper, singer, songwriter|
|Famous For||Won both a Grammy Award and Tony Award|
|Birthplace||Oakland, California, U.S|
|Current Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Height/ Tall||Feet & Inches: 5'10"
Centimetres: 177 cm
Meters: 1.77 m
|Weight||Kilograms: 57 Kg
Pounds: 127 lbs
|Biceps Size||20 Inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Net Worth||Approx U.S. $8 million|
|Sponsor Earnings||Not Known|
|Parents||Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known
Sister: Not Known
|Ex-Girlfriend||1. Emmy Raver
2. Jalene Goodwin
|University||In theater degree from Brown University|
|School||Local High School|
|Favorite Actor||Brad Pitt|
|Favorite Actress||Emma Watson|
|Favorite Holiday Destination||Peru|
|Hobbies||Riding, Travelling and Photography|
|Social Media Account|
|Social Media Account Links||Instagram, Twitter|
Daveed Diggs Facts
- He is active on social media platforms and has an immense fan following there.
- His Instagram bio reads as, “I write rap songs”.
- Other than an actor and singer, he is also good in sports and he is also the most accomplished track runners, breaking the Rhode Island college’s all-time record at 110-meter hurdles in 14.21 seconds during his sophomore year.
- Hamilton is now available now on Disney+ – from £5.99 a month.
- Snowpiercer is also available on Netflix now.