Daveed Diggs is an American rapper, actor, singer-songwriter, screenwriter, and film producer. Daveed Diggs is the lead singer of the famous experimental hip hop group Clipping.
Daveed Diggs was born on January 24, 1982. His full name is Daveed Daniele Diggs. He is from Oakland, California, USA. Currently he is 40 years old and his zodiac sign is Aquarius. His parents are Barbara (mother), a social worker, and Dountes Diggs (father), a bus driver. Also, his mother is Jewish while his father is African American.
He attended Berkeley High School and Brown University, graduating in 2004 with a BA in Theater Arts. He was also recruited by Brown for his track record and, as a sophomore, broke the Brown Bears’ school record in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.21 seconds. He also worked as a substitute teacher after graduating.
working life and career
Diggs joined American experimental hip-hop group clipping in 2010, formed the year before by Jonathan Snipes and William Hutson. He began writing his raps about their compositions, and on February 5, 2013, the group self-released “Midcity,” their debut mixtape, which was well received.
After five months, they signed to Sub Pop and released their debut studio album CLPPNG on June 10, 2014 through the record label. This singer has remained the lead singer and author of the group, which over the years has expanded its discography EPs “dba118” and “Wriggle (EP)”; Album “Glanz & Misery”; remix albums “DREAM REMX” and “REMXNG”; apart from several singles and remixes.
Additionally, while working with Clipping, he collaborated with American writer, recording artist, performance poet, playwright and educator Rafael Casal, releasing a duo album called The BAY BOY Mixtape in 2010.
In 2015, Diggs originated the dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the musical Hamilton. He won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical in 2016. Similarly, Diggs, along with the main cast of Hamilton, won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album that same year.
Since leaving Hamilton, Diggs has had a recurring role on the television series Black-ish and has starred in the films Wonder and Velvet Buzzsaw. He also wrote, produced and starred in the 2018 film Blindspotting. This earned him an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead.
He also served as creator, writer and executive producer of the 2021 spin-off sequel television series of the same name, and reprized his role as a guest. Also in 2020, he began starring in the TNT television adaptation of Snowpiercer.
In 2021, Diggs received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role in a Limited Series or Movie for his performance in the Disney+ live stage taping of Hamilton released in 2020.
This actor is in a relationship with a gorgeous lady, Emmy Raver-Lampman. The two met in 2015 at a joint performance in Hamilton. He could have a good and happy time with his girlfriend. He previously dated an actress, Jalene Goodwin. However, the duo had some issues and broke up for certain reasons. Diggs doesn’t share facts about his personal life because he wants to keep it private.
This singer stands tall at a height from 6 feet. He also weighs around 75 kilos. His chest-waist-biceps measurement is 42-33-16 inches respectively. This personality has curly black hair and dark brown eyes.
Social Media and Wealth
This personality has earned over 1 million followers on his ‘@daveeddiggs’. Instagram Account. His Twitter account @DaveedDiggs has garnered over 600,000 followers. Likewise, his Facebook page has earned over 48,000 followers. And his TikTok account “@daveeddiggs” has amassed more than 223.4K
followers and more than 1.6 million likes.
Diggs has made a name for himself as a rapper and actor. Also, this personality makes money through endorsements and his own business. However, his net worth is $5 million.
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