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$20 Million Net Worth of Taye Diggs - $2M House in LA and Earnings From Series and Movies

aisha Published On Sun May 03 2020   Modified On Sun May 03 2020
$20 Million Net Worth of Taye Diggs - $2M House in LA and Earnings From Series and Movies

'The Best Man Holiday' actor Taye Diggs as Harper Stewart has earned a whopping net worth of $20 million. He has accumulated his worth from his successful career as an actor, author, and singer.

In 2003, Diggs two movies 'Basic' as Jay Pike and 'Malibu's Most Wanted' as Sean made a profit of $112 million from its worldwide collection. As he got a salary of $30,000 from the movie 'Basic'.

Sold His $2 million House 

In 2010, the 'Rent' actor bought a house in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles for $2 million where he used to live with his ex-wife Idina Menzel and son Walker Diggs. 

The house stands on 4,931 square feet of land that includes five bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, a formal dining room, a kitchen, a terrace, a swimming pool, and an adjacent spa. Later after four years in 2014, Diggs listed the house at $2.99 million while sold it at $2.55 million

A picture of Taye Diggs house.
 Taye Diggs house which he sold at $2.55 million.
Image Source: Los Angeles Times

Highest-grossed movie

Diggs has appeared in thirty-three movies but among those movies, his most grossing movie is 'Chicago' (2002) as Bandleader starring other celebrities like Cliff Saunders, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and RenĂ©e Zellweger. 

The movie won six Oscar Award for different categories and was made on a budget of $45 million while made a profit of $306 million from its worldwide collections.

 Taye Diggs as Bandleader in 'Chicago'.
 Taye Diggs as Bandleader in 'Chicago'.
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Earning As Actor

Brandt from 'Equilibrium' has appeared in almost sixty movies, television series, and short videos from where he has earned his worth. Diggs started his career since 1996 and has been working in the glamorous filed for over two decades. Some of his well-recognized works are 'Brown Sugar' as Andre Romulus, 'The Wood' as Roland, and 'The Way Of The Gun' as Jeffers. 

Earning From Series

'The Haunted On The Hills' actor has also earned his worth through acting in television series. As he has appeared in a series 'Kevin Hill' as Kevin Hill where he got a salary of $80,000 per episode. 

Diggs has appeared in twenty-two episodes for one year from 2004- 2005 where he earned $1.76 million from the series.

 Taye Diggs as Dr. Sam Bennett in 'Private Practice'.
 Taye Diggs as Dr. Sam Bennett in 'Private Practice'.
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Likewise, Diggs has played the character of Dr. Sam Bennett in the series 'Private Practice' where he used to get paid $100,000 per episode. He has appeared in 111 episodes of the series from 2007-2013. Diggs also has appeared in 'Empire' as Angelo Dubois starring other celebrities like Terrence Howard, Alfre Woodard, Jussie Smollett, and others. 

Stage Performance 

Diggs can earn his worth from starring in several Broadway, and stage performance. In 2002, he played the character of Billy Flynn in Broadway Revival of "Chicago", as Benny in "Rent", "Wicked" in 2003, and in the play "The Wild Party" as "Black" where the production ran for 54 performances. Then in 2005, Diggs played a stage performance "A Soldier's Play" as Capt. Richard Davenport. 

On Average a stage performer earns $1,191 per week while a Broadway performer earns$238.69 per day or $2,034.00 per week.

Is The Author Of Four Books

Dr. Sam Bennettin from the series 'Grey's Anatomy' is also an author and has published three books children's books. In 2011, he published 'Chocolate Me!' 'Mixed Me!' in 2015, and 'I Love You More Than... .' in 2018. In 2021, he will be publishing his new book 'My Friend'. 

Cover Picture of Taye Diggs book 'Chocolate Me!'.
Cover Picture of Taye Diggs book 'Chocolate Me!'.
Image Source: Goodreads

Sued by His Ex-manager

In 2015, Authentic Talent and Literary Management (ATLM) sued Diggs after they were fired in July. ATLM sued him because of Diggs unpaid commissions as he hasn't paid them for 'All American', 'Beauty and the Beast', and for the endorsement deals. 

Later, ATLM came into agreement after Diggs agreeing to pay a fee that will be equal to 10 percent of all the income from his career.

Donated $100,000 to AdoptAClassroom.org

Diggs has supported four charities and foundations STOMP Out Bullying, American Cancer Society, Save The Music Foundation, and Elton John AIDS Foundation. In 2019, Diggs donated $100,000 to 'AdoptAClassroom.org' where he went as a guest in New York. The 'Will & Grace' actor said he wouldn't be where he is now if it wasn't the arts and educators that helped to shape him.

A pictire of Taye Diggs who donated $100,000 to 'AdoptAClassroom.org'.
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