Born name Daveed Daniele Diggs is an American rapper and actor who is known for Daveed Diggs. He is the vocalist of the hip-hop group clipping., and initiated the role of Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in the year 2015 musical Hamilton, for which he won a Grammy Award and a Tony Award in the year 2016. He is wildly in love with an actress and singer Jalene Goodwin for a long time.
Early Life & Education of Daveed Diggs
Born name Daveed Daniele Diggs is better known Daveed Diggs is an American actor and rapper. He is the vocalist of the “Clipping," a hip-hop group. He also is known for playing the role of Thomas Jefferson/Marquis de Lafayette in the 2015 musical Hamilton, for which Diggs won a Tony Award and a Grammy Award in 2016.
The 35-years old Diggs grew up in Oakland, California to Jewish mother Barbara, and his father, Dountes Darnell Diggs an African-American. His birth sign is Aquarius. He holds an American citizenship.
Grammy Award winner Diggs attended Berkeley High School and later, he studied Brown University and graduated in 2004. Originally he was enlisted for his track skills and ultimately gained a degree in theater.
Daveed Diggs Career
Daveed Diggs enrolled himself in various field including acting and music.
Diggs performed in a considerable number of experimentale theater early on, most strikingly when he was on the national tour for Marc Bamuthi Joseph's choreopoem, “Word Becomes Flesh," about a 9-month pregnancy, through the eyes of a young, single father. Beside his trial work, he often performed in regional Shakespeare productions.
Lin-Manuel Miranda later welcomed Daveed to read and hear early forms of Hamilton. He turned out to be a part of the musical and played the parts of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson off-Broadway in 2015, continued with the parts when the show was moved to Broadway later in the year.
For his acting skills, Diggs won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, and in addition a 2016 Grammy Award for the cast album.
Diggs played his character for the last time in the show on 15, July 2016.
Daveed is the writer and vocalist for the rap and experimental hip-hop group clipping. The group was established by Jonathan Snipes and William Hutson in 2009, and Diggs joined in 2010.
The band ultimately self-released their first mixtape album “mid city” in 2013 to fairly positive reviews. They released their CLPPNG album in 2014, which was promoted with their CLPPNG Tour.
Daveed is also a member of True Neutral Crew, along with Margot Padilla, Brian Kinsman and Signor Benedick the Moor. The group has released 2 Eps, #MONSANTO in 2013, and #POPPUNK in 2014, as well as a twenty-minute short movie of a live performance titled Live.
In 2012, Diggs released his first solo album, “Small Things to a Giant.” He is also a member of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail’s freestyle rap group “Freestyle Love Supreme,” or FLS, which performed across the world.
Diggs rapping has also been featured on tracks by George Watsky, Busdriver, Leslie Odom Jr., and Rafael Casal. He also wrote and performedd a rap number for the 2016 animated movie “Zootopia.”
Daveed Diggs Personal Life
The multi-talented American actor and rapper Daveed Diggs is still unmarried but is not single. A writer, musician, and Grammy winner Daveed was wildly in love with an actress and singer, Jalene Goodwin for a long time.
Diggs keeps his personal life very private, so he never reveals his relationship so much. However, the couple has shared a lot of pictures on Instagram in which they look like they are very happy to be with each other. Previously, the adorable couple lived in Washington Heights.
Daveed Diggs Net Worth
The winner of Broadway.com Audience Award, The Grammy Award, and Tony Award, Daveed probably has a huge salary. It is said that he also earns a million dollars from Broadway. His estimated net worth is $9 million.
Daveed Diggs Affairs
First Affair with Jalene Goodwin
A rapper, writer, musician and Grammy winner Daveed Diggs is wildly in love with actress and singer, Jalene Goodwin for a long time. Currently, the lovable couple lives in Washington Height.