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Taye Diggs Met His Girlfriend Apryl Jones in the Most Unimaginable Way Possible

By Ethan Young on December 27, 2022
Taye Diggs’s Girlfriend in 2022: Sneak a Peek at the Love Life of Taye and His Girlfriend Apryl Jones

Taye Diggs is dating his new girlfriend, Apryl Jones, in 2022 and the fans are invested in their relationship. Apryl Jones is an American singer-songwriter and television personality. The Rent actor met the 35-year-old actress on TikTok in 2021 at the request of his 12-year-old son, Walker. Additionally, Apryl has yet to become his wife as they have not married for now.

Scott Leo Diggs aka Taye Diggs is one of the well-known faces in Hollywood. With his debut in Jonathan Larson's Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning Rent in 1996, alongside his ex-wife, Idina Menzel, Diggs has made sure to let the audience know his caliber as an actor.

Taye Diggs was born on January 2, 1971, in Newark and comes from an artistic family, as his mother Marcia is an actress and his father Andre Young is a visual artist. Following his role in Rent, Diggs also played Mr. Black opposite Idina Menzel in Andrew Lippa's off-Broadway production of The Wild Party at Manhattan Theatre Club. He appeared as The Bandleader in the 2002 film adaptation of Chicago, a long-running Broadway revival, and as Billy Flynn on Broadway. Likely, he temporarily replaced Norbert Leo Butz as Fiyero, the love interest of Menzel's Elphaba character, in the movie Wicked.

Recently, Taye Diggs is in love and couldn't help but flaunt his relationship on the internet; in a video, he posted on Instagram, by sharing a few proud moments in his adult life. He began by talking about his son and the person he was becoming, how fortunate he was to have a successful career despite coming from nothing, and then he turned his attention to his leading lady. So, who is Taye Diggs's new girlfriend? If you are searching for the same answer, here is everything you need to know about his girlfriend in 2022!

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Taye Diggs Is Currently Dating Love & Hip Hop Star, Apryl Jones!

As of 2022, the All-American star Taye Diggs (@tayediggsinsta) is dating his girlfriend, Apryl Jones, whom he met in the most unimaginable way. The 51-year-old actor met the 35-year-old reality star on TikTok after joining the platform in December 2021 at the request of his 12-year-old son Walker, where his videos quickly went viral.

Later, referring to her appearance on his Tik Tok, which received a lot of likes and attention and sparked dating rumors the actor stated,

She helped me get a million followers.

And before making their relationship public on the red carpet of a movie premiere, the couple began sharing clips on social media. However, Apryl has yet to become his wife.

The Rent actor's new girlfriend, Apryl Jones (@aprylsjones), born on December 15, 1986, is an American singer-songwriter and television personality. The Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood star is also a model, social media influencer, singer, and songwriter. As per the Sagittarian's roots, her mother is Taiwanese, Chinese, and Mongolian, while her father is African-American and Native American.

The TikTok star rose to prominence after being cast in Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood in 2014; the first season of the show chronicled her pregnancy with her ex-partner, Omarion. She left the show after the second season and returned in the fourth. The star sparked outrage among fans when she returned to the show and revealed she was dating musician Lil Fizz, who was also friends with her ex-partner and the father of her children. Later, Apryl appeared on the show in the sixth season, where she documented her custody battle with her baby daddy.

However, Jones did not return after filming the series reunion in 2019 and decided to leave reality TV, launching her acting career with roles in You Hittin' Dat and I Got The Hook Up 2. She also dabbled in fashion, launching her label, Life is to Be Lived, and modeling jumpsuits for women and children. Apryl was also a popular social media figure, with 3 million followers at the time of publication.

Taye Diggs' girlfriend's Instagram is filled with adorable photos of her children and her man, as well as videos of Diggs and her kids hopping on social media trends and a few shots showcasing her love of fashion. Her various revenue streams had netted her a sizable fortune. She reportedly earned $250,000 per year for her appearances on Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood and her net worth is estimated to be $1 million.

Looking back at Taye Diggs's relationship history, he met his ex-wife, Idina Menzel (@idinamenzel) while performing on Broadway in 1995; they married on January 11, 2003, and welcomed their son, Walker, in September.

Menzel revealed that Diggs had always wanted to have children; he never spoke much about marriage but looked forward to the day he would be a father. He was comfortable around children because he grew up with four younger brothers and sisters. Later, they announced their divorce in 2013; Taye Diggs' son was his primary focus, and the actor revealed in 2019 that putting his son first was his secret to an amicable co-parenting relationship with his ex-wife.