Daveed Diggs is a California-born African-American actor, singer, rapper and composer. He represents the hip-hop group called Clipping as a singer and became popular when he played the roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the musical ‘Hamilton’.

Fast facts

Real name/Full name Daveed Daniel Diggs
Nickname/Famous Name: Daveed Diggs
Birthplace: Oakland, California, USA
Date of birth/birthday: 24 January 1982
Age/How old: 39 years old
Height/How tall: In centimeters – 177.8 cm
In feet and inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In kilograms – 58 kg
In pounds – 127.9 lbs
Parents’ names: Father – Countess Diggs
Mother – Barbara Diggs
Siblings: REACH
Nationality: American
Marital status: In a relationship
Girlfriend: Emmy Raver-Lampman
Name of wife/spouse: REACH
Child/children’s name: REACH
Profession: Actor, rapper, singer, songwriter, screenwriter and film producer
Net worth: $5 million

Daveed Diggs Biography

Daveed Diggs (born January 24, 1982) was born to his parents in Oakland, California as Daveed Daniele Diggs. His father’s name is Dauntes Diggs and his mother’s name is Barbara. At the time, his father was a bus driver and his mother was a social worker. Barbara was Jewish and Dauntes was African American. He was the only child of his parents. Diggs now lives in Los Angeles, California.

Daveed completed his high school studies at Berkeley High School. Brown University awarded him a degree in theater.

Daveed Diggs Height, Weight

Daveed Diggs has a height of 5 feet 10 inches. He weighs about 57 kg. He is well-liked by his female followers because of his attractive looks and appealing curly hair.


Daveed Diggs traveled to Oakland after graduation to join the hip-hop group Clipping. He was just experimenting at the time and had no idea that his career would take a dramatic turn after joining the group.

The group’s debut mixtape, titled ‘Mid City’, was released in 2013. They released EPs and LPs in the following years. One of their tracks, ‘the deep’, was also nominated for an award. Daveed continued to work with other artists and record several well-known rap tracks.

His popularity increased when he appeared in the musical ‘Hamilton’ as the Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson. For his outstanding performance in the show, he received two honors. In addition, his rap song appears in the film Zootopia.

He has also appeared in a number of television programs. ‘Black-ish’ and ‘Unbreakable’ are two of the shows where he has recurring parts. He has also featured in various moments from ‘The Get Down’. Daveed has also appeared in various television commercials.

Daveed Diggs net worth in 2022

Daveed has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million. Diggs’ professional acting and singing jobs provide the majority of his income. He may have accumulated considerable wealth as a result of his roles in several films and television shows. He is also well rewarded for his work as a rapper and vocalist.

Daveed Diggs girlfriend, dating

Daveed Diggs is in a long-term relationship with Emmy Raver-Lampman. Emmy is an American actress and singer best known for her role as Allison Hargreeves in the television series The Umbrella Academy. The two originally met on the set of Hamilton, a musical, in 2015. Due to Daveed’s romantic situation at the time, Emmy became a close friend of his while he was playing Hamilton on Broadway.

Luckily, the friendship only lasted two or three years until the couple started dating in 2019. The couple was first spotted together on February 23, 2019 at the Film Independent Spirit Awards with their good friend Janina Gavankar.

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