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Sun Apr 30 2023
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Walker Nathaniel Diggs gained popularity because of his famous parents. He is the son of Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs. His mother, Idina is an actress and a singer, mainly known for singing Let It Go from Frozen. His father, Taye, is a stage performer and has worked on several TV series like All American, Muppets Now, and Elena of Avalor.

Unfortunately for Walker, his parents Idina and Taye, are no longer together as they are divorced. They officially ended their marriage in January 2015. Both Idina and Taye have moved on and have a new partner in their life.

Taye Diggs And Idina Menzel Are No Longer Together

Walker Nathaniel Diggs's parents, Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel's happy marriage ended in January 2015. Even though they officially divorced in 2015, they had already ended things between them in 2013. It seems like their marriage didn't end on bad terms, as the two still only have good things to say about each other.

Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel are touching their cheeks as they are smiling at the camera.
Walker Nathaniel Diggs's parents, Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel (Source: People)

Taye and Idina had walked down the aisle on January 11, 2003. Their love for Broadway made them cross paths for the first time as they met on the sets of Chris Columbus's movie, Rent. Taye played the role of Benjamin Coffin III and she played the role of Maureen Johnson

Walker's Ethnicity

Idina Menzel's son, Walker, comes from multiple backgrounds, meaning he is of mixed ethnicity. He has African-American and Jewish blood inside of him. 

Walker got his African genes from his father, Taye, and his Jewish genes from his mother, Idina. The Let It Go, singer was born in the US but her grandparents had originally migrated from Haisyn, a city in Ukraine. 

Taye Diggs Got Into Writing Books After The Birth Of Walker

Equilibrium actor, Taye Diggs, besides acting, is also into writing children's books, and Walker Nathaniel Diggs may have a bit of a hand in that. He got into writing books for children around the birth of his son and realized he wants to do it.

The book has a person with his red curly hair covering the book.
Walker Nathaniel Diggs's father, Taye Diggs's book, Mixed Me! (Source: Amazon)

House of Haunted Hill actor, Taye has written Chocolate Me!, Mixed Me!, I Love You More Than..., My Friend!, and Why? A Conversation About Race. His book Mixed Me! is about the story of people whose family is of mixed race and was inspired by his son, Walker.

Net Worth Of Walker's Parents, Idina, And Taye

Walker Nathaniel Diggs is only thirteen years old at the time of this writing, which is a young age to be working and making money. So, we will focus on his parent's wealth instead. His father, Taye Diggs, has an estimated net worth of $7 Million, and his mother, Idina Menzel, has an estimated net worth of $16 Million

Walker's father, Taye's source of income, is acting. He makes money performing on both Broadway and in front of the cameras. According to his IMDb page, he made $100,000 per episode in the show Private Practice. He played a total of 111 episodes in the show as Dr. Sam Bennett.

Walker's mother, Idina, also makes money through acting. Some of her highly successful movies have been Frozen, Enchanted, and Rent, and also shows like Glee have been huge commercial successes. According to Rotten Tomatoes, of all the things she has worked on, Frozen II (the film that also featured Rachel Matthews) has made the most money at $477.4 Million.

Taye Loves To Tattoo His Son, Walker's Art

Taye loves to tattoo his body and has even tattooed the art his son, Walker, has made for him. He loves his son and has turned his kid's art into a tattoo. 

Taye Diggs is smiling showing his tattoo that says I Love Daddy.
Walker Nathaniel Diggs's father, Taye Diggs tattoo (Source: Taye Diggs Twitter @TayeDiggs)

One of the tattoos read I Love Daddy which People in their article mentions that Walker had made when he was only five years old. He has gotten it tattooed on his left forearm.

Walker Helps His Mother, Idina, To Stay Happy

One of the Glee actresses, Idina Menzel's biggest issue has been dealing with age. The actress is in her early 50s at the time of this writing, and getting old made her feel a bit insecure about herself. Walker has come to the rescue by letting her know he loves her no matter what.

Idina revealed this while speaking to Glamour magazine. Walker has told her mother that she doesn't need to be conscious about her looks. He has told her not to look in the mirror and be bothered about her look as she is gorgeous. His comments have made Idina feel good about herself.

Walker Parent's Have Moved On From Their Marriage

Walker's mom, Idina, and father, Taye, have moved on from their marriage as they both have someone else in their life now. The father, Taye, is in a relationship with a woman, Apryl Jones. And Idina is in a relationship with a man, Aaron Lohr.

Walker Nathaniel Diggs, Idina Menzel, Aaron Lohr, and pet dog are all relaxing on the couch and Walker's face is covered with heart emoji.
Walker Nathaniel Diggs, with his mother, Idina Menzel, and stepfather, Aaron Lohr, and pet dog (Source: Idina Menzel Instagram @idinamenzel)

Taye and Apryl have been in a relationship for some time now. They love each other a lot and often post about each other on their Instagram. These two were even rumored to have split at one point. But, it turned out to be a fake rumor as Walker's father and Apryl are still going strong.

On the other hand, Walker's mother, Idina, and her partner, Aaron, are a married couple. They exchanged their wedding vows on September 22, 2017. Aaron had also worked with Walker's parents in the film, Rent. Idina met her now husband in 2005. Their marriage has been going strong.

Both Taye And Idina Have Made Controversial Statements

Walker Nathaniel Diggs's parents, Taye and Idina, are known as some of the nicest people in Hollywood as they stay away from all the drama. But, even they couldn't avoid being criticized by people for some things they have said in the past.

Taye was attacked for a thing he had said about his son, Walker. He once commented that everyone should call his son biracial instead of black. The actor didn't want his son to grow up identifying as a black man as his biological mother is white. His comments didn't sit well with some people.

Idina, on the other hand, faced backlash for the careless comment she made regarding suicide. During the promotion of her TV Movie Beaches, she was asked about the songs she cried to. She mentioned Meshell Ndegeocello's album Bitter, which made her want to cut her wrist. Her comments were considered insensitive toward people battling mental health.

Walker Nathaniel Diggs Is Not A Fan Of Frozen

Bagging the role in Disney's Frozen may have made Idina famous, but her son, Walker, couldn't care less. Idina has revealed that her son is not a massive fan of her iconic role of Elsa and doesn't like listening to her super popular song, Let It Go

Idina also shared a story of Walker from Kindergarten, where he used being a son of her's to his advantage. He once, while wanting to get some crayons from a girl, bragged about being a son of Idina and also told her that he could get that girl an autograph of his mother.


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