Daveed Diggs Biography

Published On Jan 24, 2018
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Date of Birth: 1982 , January-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
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Daveed Diggs in an American national of Jewish Afro-American ethnicity initially tried his hand at experimental theatre production groups. He participated in plays like Words Become Flesh, Temptation, Two Rooms, Six Degrees of Separation, Troilus and Cressida, A Behanding in Spokane.

His performance as Thomas Jefferson and Marquis de Lafayette In the American musical play Hamilton at the Broadway helped him to win Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical and Grammy Award for the musical play.

A vocalist and writer for Clipping, Diggs along with William Padilla and Jonathan Snipes formed the group which released their debut album, Midcity, received a positive review from critics and fans. He also teamed with several rappers like Chinaka Hodge, Lin Manuel Miranda, Thomas Krail and performed his rap concerts all over the US.

His rap numbers were included in tracks of rappers like Busdriver and George Watsy Diggs. He has also covered his raps for the Blockbuster hit animated movie Zootopia.

Daveed Diggs gave his voice acting in the animated movie like Academy and Global Award-winning, Zootopia and Ferdinand; the same award was awarded to celebrities like Jason Bateman, Ginnifer Goodwin, Bonnie Hunt and John Cena. In Wonder he has worked along with actors like Owen Wilson and Julia Roberts.

He has played in television series like Black-ish, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Mayor, Tour De Pharmacy and is slated to play a significant role in the Snowpiercer.

Looking towards his personal life, he is currently dating his girlfriend, Trinidadian born actress, Jalene Godwin. The couple is yet to get married and it seems they are loyal to each other as are no rumors of their other affairs.

An honorary doctorate degree holder in Fine art from Brown University, versatile personality, David Giggs as of 2018, has an estimated net worth of $7 million although his salary is yet to be confirmed. Presently, he along with his girlfriend resides in Washington Heights, New York City, NewYork.

Popular actor Daveed Diggs has a large fanbase has over 24k followers on his official Facebook page, over 280k on his Twitter and more than 380k fans on his Instagram.

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An american actor and producer Oakland, California, United States

January 24 , 1982

Daveed Digger an American actor, writer, stage artist, and producer was born to a Jewish mother and African American father in Oakland, California. Sources say, he has no siblings.

Theatre Arts Brown University

2004

After completing his high school education, he attended Brown University, where he graduated with the degree in theatre arts. He was the finest athlete in the university,

Hamiltion Tony and Grammy Award

2016

For the performance, he portrayed Thomas Jefferson and Marquis de Lafayette in the musical play Hamilton, he won Tony Award and Grammy Award for Best Featured Actor in a musical play and play respectively.

Doctoral degree in Fine Arts Brown University

2017

He received an honorary doctoral degree in Fine Arts from Brown University for his outstanding contribution and performance given to theatre plays and drama.  

Actor Salary

2018

Daveed Diggs, a famous and versatile television celebrity as of 2018, is reported to have a net worth of around $9 million even though his salary amount is under review.