Daveed Diggs Net Worth 2023: What Is The Actor Worth?

From Oakland's vibrant streets to Broadway's glittering marquees, Daveed Diggs stands as an embodiment of artistry, activism, and relentless ambition.

BYJake Skudder
2021 Gotham Awards

Daveed Diggs, a name that resonates deeply within the echelons of contemporary performing arts, found his roots in Oakland, California. Born in 1982, Daveed's early life hinted at the multifaceted artist he was to become, with a growing fondness for music, acting, and the spoken word. This predilection for the arts saw him immerse himself in theater and music, honing his skills and readying himself for the grand stages that awaited. From the halls of Brown University to the spotlight of Broadway, Daveed's trajectory was nothing short of meteoric. By 2023, the world didn't just recognize him for his unparalleled talent, but also acknowledged a net worth of $10 million, as documented by Fresherslive.

Career Highlights & Accolades

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12: Daveed Diggs Performs during the ArtsConnection 2017 Benefit Celebration at Battery Park City School on June 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Daveed's groundbreaking performance as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the iconic musical Hamilton catapulted him into the limelight. This dual role showcased his versatility and earned him a Tony Award, solidifying his position in Broadway history. But Daveed was no one-hit wonder. He went on to mesmerize audiences with his roles in projects like Blindspotting and Snowpiercer. Beyond acting, his musical ensemble, Clipping, further showcased his lyrical genius and innovative approach to hip-hop.

Personal Life & Highlights

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 06: Daveed Diggs, and Emmy Raver-Lampman attend the 2022 Film Independent Spirit Awards. On March 06, 2022 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Robert Smith/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Off the stage and screen, Daveed's life is characterized by passion, introspection, and a commitment to social justice. He's never shied away from discussing issues close to his heart, whether education, racial inequality, or artistic freedom. Daveed’s charm, eloquence, and infectious energy have made him a beloved figure among peers and fans. His journey is a testament to perseverance, authenticity, and the power of art as a medium of change. In September 2023, Diggs and actress Emmy Raver-Lampman revealed they were expecting their first child.

Business Ventures & Philanthropy

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 06: Daveed Diggs speaks onstage during the 2022 Film Independent Spirit Awards on March 06, 2022 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

While Daveed's primary canvas has been the arts, he's not limited to just that. Over the years, he's ventured into various collaborations, from music production to fashion. His entrepreneurial spirit is evident in his chosen projects and the causes he supports. Philanthropy, for Daveed, isn't an afterthought. He's been at the forefront of numerous charitable initiatives, especially those focusing on arts education and social justice. His efforts underscore a genuine desire to give back and uplift communities, ensuring his impact is tangible and transformative.

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Jake is the SEO Content Lead for HotNewHipHop. He has more than ten years of experience covering mixed martial arts, pro wrestling, gaming and music across a number of publications, starting at SEScoops in 2012 under the name Jake Jeremy. His work has also been featured on GiveMeSport, Sportskeeda, Pro Sports Extra, Wrestling Headlines, NoobFeed, Wrestlingnewsco and Keen Gamer, again under the name Jake Jeremy. Previously, he worked as the Editor in Chief of 24Wrestling, building the site’s profile with a view to selling the domain, which was accomplished in 2019. As well as his work for HNHH, Jake is also the Editor in Chief for Fight Fans, a combat sports and pro wrestling site that was launched in January 2021 and broke into the millions of pageviews within the first two years. Jake also previously worked for the biggest independent wrestling company in the UK, PROGRESS Wrestling, as PR Head and Head of Media across the company's social channels. Jake's favourite Hip Hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Public Enemy, The Beastie Boys and Body Count.