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Idina Menzel’s Husband: Everything To Know About Aaron Lohr & Her Marriage To Taye Diggs

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Idina Menzel obtained her large break when she performed Elphaba, the youthful model of the Depraved Witch of the West, within the unique Broadway forged for the hit musical Wicked in 2003. Since then, she has gone on to change into a world star, most not too long ago being praised for her function of Elsa in Disney’s Frozen and Frozen II. Regardless of having what would appear like the right profession to many, Idina has had her personal share of private struggles, like her divorce. Learn on to find out about Idina’s first husband, Taye Diggs, and second husband, Aaron Lohr.

Taye Diggs

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Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs pose on the nineteenth Annual Display screen Actors Guild Awards in 2013 (Picture: Shutterstock)

Taye and Idina met whereas working collectively in 1995 on the Broadway musical Lease. They struck up a romance after which walked down the aisle in 2003. The couple continued engaged on Broadway and off-Broadway in movie and tv roles, together with the 2005 movie adaptation of Lease, by which they reprised their roles of Maureen and Benny. The facility duo welcomed their first and solely youngster into the world in 2008: son Walker Nathaniel Diggs.

Sadly, their love light and so they announced their separation in Dec. 2012. “Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have collectively determined to separate at the moment,” the couple’s representatives revealed to Individuals journal on the time. “Their main focus and concern is for his or her son. We ask that you just respect their privateness throughout this time.”

Just some months earlier, the Glee actress opened up about how a lot effort it took to maintain her marriage going sturdy. “We work at it,” she mentioned in April of that 12 months. “I’m not going to glamorize it or glorify it – we undergo powerful instances like everyone else, however we love one another very a lot. We strive to not be away from one another for greater than two weeks at a time, and we attempt to discover new methods to speak.”

The pair finalized their divorce by the beginning of the brand new 12 months. In April of 2014, Taye commented on the truth that the divorce caught followers off-guard. “I’d be mendacity if I mentioned there weren’t instances after I thought, ‘Oh, man, persons are going to journey out [if we split],’” he admitted to Redbook journal. “Possibly they thought it was cute that we met in Lease. There weren’t quite a lot of {couples} like us within the theater group—and I do know there aren’t quite a lot of performers as gifted as she is… after which you’ve gotten the entire blended [race] factor. It was straightforward for individuals to root for us. Proper now, we’re nonetheless making an attempt to determine quite a lot of stuff as a result of we’re on completely different coasts and our son is getting older.”

Idina commented on the truth that she and Taye have been bi-coastal and residing 3,000 miles aside in a 2013 interview, and he or she admitted it was no straightforward feat. “It’s onerous making an attempt to make the choice to maintain [Walker] in LA so he can go to high school together with his associates. He can be with a babysitter or should journey to me to New York the place I’m rehearsing all day — however at the very least he’s with Mommy. It’s these form of selections that torture me on a regular basis,” she divulged to People.

Idina has after all moved on to Aaron, whereas Taye dated Promoting Sundown star Amanza Smith proper after his separation from Idina. The connection solely lasted 5 months. He seems to be single as of this writing. Taye has gone on to behave in a handful of TV collection resembling Homicide within the First, Empire, and All American. He has additionally appeared in movies together with 2017’s Til Dying Do Us Half, 2018’s River Runs Crimson, and 2020’s Incarnation, amongst others. He additionally notably appeared on The Celebrity Dating Game in 2021.

Aaron Lohr

Idina Menzel Husband Aaron Lohr
Aaron Lohr and Idina Menzel smile on the 92nd annual Academy Awards in 2020 (Picture: Shutterstock)

Aaron is an entertainer like Idina, and so they met whereas engaged on 2005’s Lease film adaptation. Additionally they coincidentally co-starred within the 2005 off-Broadway musical, See What I Wanna See. In fact, their relationship was merely platonic and enterprise.

Nonetheless, that every one modified after they reconnected and commenced relationship shortly after Idina and Taye’s separation. Much like Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson, Aaron and Idina made their red-carpet debut on the White Home Correspondents’ Affiliation Dinner in Washington, D.C., in April 2015. In Sept. 2016, Idina introduced that Aaron popped the question for her hand in marriage. “As if this week couldn’t get any higher I’ve fantastic information… my man and I are engaged! We’re so joyful. It’s a phenomenal time,” she tweeted.

A 12 months later in Sept. 2017, Idina stunned followers by saying that she and Aaron had tied the knot. “Needed to let you understand… Married the love of my life #aaronlohr this weekend @ our dwelling. Dad & son walked me down the aisle. It was magical,” she tweeted.

And in an interview simply weeks after her marriage ceremony, Idina opened up about what it’s prefer to be married to Aaron. “He’s my man,” she gushed to People on the Disney/Pixar premiere of Coco. “Household, to me, means with the ability to be your self, sit again on the sofa and chill out, and watch a film with the folks that know you higher than anybody else on the planet.” She then defined that her son Walker and Aaron have a candy bond and have been in all probability dwelling having a great deal of enjoyable with out her. “They’re very shut,” she famous. “They’re in all probability watching a movie, or they run round play dodgeball with a sock, they make a ball out of socks and so they hit one another.”

Lohr has a handful of tasks underneath his belt, and he’s finest identified for voicing Max Goof in 1995’s A Goofy Film and as Dean Portman within the Mighty Geese movies. He additionally performed Mush in Disney’s 1992 movie adaptation of Newsies. He has slowed his roll on the appearing entrance, although, and is now the medical director at Avalon Malibu, a psychological well being and habit heart in Los Angeles.

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