Walker Nathaniel Diggs- Son of Tay and Idina Menzel

Who is Walker Nathaniel Diggs?

Walker Nathaniel Diggs is Tay Diggs’s son with his ex-wife, Idina Menzel. His father, Tay Diggs, is an actor, and his mother, Idina, is a singer and actress.

A decade-long marriage between Walker’s parents ended in divorce in 2014. His parents share joint custody of him. Diggs is one of the cutest stars kids that have ever been in the spotlight. The guy has also been a center of fascination for fans and people worldwide.

In addition to his parents being in the entertainment industry, his uncles are also musicians. Here’s everything you need to know about Walker Nathanial Diggs

Walker Nathaniel Diggs bio, relationships, career and net worth
Biography of Walker Nathaniel Diggs

Quick Facts

Full nameWalker Nathaniel Diggs
NicknameSkywalker, Walkman, Walkathon, and Little Papa
BirthdateSeptember 2, 2009
Age13 years old
Sun signVirgo
TraitsPositive– Helpful, perfectionist, and honest
Negative– Observant, critical, and stubborn
BirthplaceNew York City, NY, USA
Currently residing Los Angeles. California, USA
EducationStill in high school
Parents Taye Diggs (father)
Idina Menzel (mother)
Aaron Lohr (stepfather)
GrandparentsAndre Young (paternal grandfather)
Marcia Berry (paternal grandmother)
Stuart Mentzel (maternal grandfather)
Helene Goldberg (maternal grandmother)
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Net worthUnder review
Social mediaNot Active

Early Life

Walker Nathaniel Diggs was born on September 3, 2009, to Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel.

Walker Nathaniel Diggs childhood photo
Childhood photo of Walker Nathaniel Diggs

Walker is a Virgo. A Virgo male is helpful, a perfectionist, and honest; however, he can be critical and stubborn.

The name Walker means “fuller of cloth.” It is of English origin.

His great-grandfather moved to the USA from Russia. So when he wasn’t even born, Idina Menzel would speak to her kids about Jewish heritage and history. 

Taye Diggs is pleased to see his son doing whatever he feels like and not what generally people presume. In addition to that, Taye also mentioned that his son was into sports.

Moreover, Taye Diggs mentioned it was refreshing to watch what Walker does on the field playing games and then his son watching his parents on the screen.


Taye Diggs (father)

Walker Nathaniel Diggs with his father Taye watching a volleyball game
Walker Nathaniel Diggs with his father Taye watching a volleyball game

Walker Nathanial Diggs’ father, Taye Diggs, was born on January 2, 1971, in Newark, New Jersey.

He is currently 52 years old.

Taye’s father, Andre Young, was a visual artist, and her mother, Marcia, was a teacher. He has four siblings- Gabriel, Michael, Shalom, and Christian Diggs.

Taye Diggs gained popularity from roles in the Broadway musicals Rent and Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the TV series Private Practice and All American, and the films How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Brown Sugar, The Best Man and its sequel, The Best Man Holiday.

He has won several awards for his acting. Taye has won multiple awards. He has played in movies such as All American, Muppets Now, Empire, and more.

Gabriel Diggs is a DJ of the Taye Diggs brothers, while Michael Diggs is a musician. They are currently Walker’s uncle.

Idina Kim Menzel (mother)

Idina Menzel mother of Walker
Idina Menzel mother of Walker

Walker’s mother, Idina Kim Menzel, was born in Manhattan, New York City, on May 30, 1971, to Helena Goldberg and Stuart Mentzel.

Idina came into the limelight because of her Broadway musical “Rent” as Maureen Johnson. The parents of Walker Nathaniel Diggs parents Taye and Idina first met in the theater production of Rent in 1995. They both were co-stars. 

Walker Nathaniel Diggs with Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel
Taye and Idina Menzel are co-parenting Walker Nathaniel Diggs.

They announced their engagement in April 2002 and tied the knot on January 11, 2003.

In March 2009, after six years into their marital relationship, they confirmed that they were expecting a baby. Soon after, they welcomed Walker Nathaniel Diggs to this world on September 3, 2009.

In 2018, the couple filed for divorce. The reason for it was Taye’s less than faithful behavior allegedly. Though for their son’s sake, the pair remained in a mutual understanding over the years.

As agreed by Taye and Idina, the couple tends to care for their although they are separated.

Aaron Lohr (stepfather)

Walker mother Idina Menzel and stepfather Aaron Lohr wedding photo
Idina Menzel and Aaron Lohr wedding photo

In August 2015, Walker’s mother Idina started dating actor Aaron Lohr, who proposed on September 22, 2017. Their marriage became official in September 2017.

Additionally, the newlywed couple bought a home together in Encino, California.

As agreed by Taye and Idina, the couple tends to care for their although they are separated.


Walker Nathaniel Diggs is just a kid, and there is still a long road to walk in his life. We pray that he stays out of unwanted attention and harm’s way.

Walker Nathaniel Diggs Net worth

Being a son of celebrity parents, Walker is yet to pave his career, unlike many other child actors.

Diggs, dedicated and passionate about sports, wants to develop himself on a different path as an athlete. It’s entirely up to Walker to do whatever he sees fit.

It’s still unclear how much fortune the star kid holds, but thanks to his millionaire father and mother, he enjoys a lavish lifestyle.

According to various sourcesWalker’s father, Taye Diggs, had a USD 14 million net worth in 2021. 

On the other hand, Walker’s mother, Idina Menzel, has accumulated an estimated net worth of USD 16 million through her on-screen venture and music career (album sales & concerts). 

Social media

The star child is not active on any social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Diggs is still a kid, and his parents do not want to spoil him with social media at an early age.

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