Dijon Talton | Biography

Quick Wiki

  • Full Name Dijon Hendra Talton
  • Nickname Dijon Talton
  • Birth Date Sep 17, 1989
  • Age 34 Years, 8 Months
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Zodiac Sign Virgo
  • Occupation Actor, Director and Producer
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Wife Lea (Information Not Disclosed)
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed
Actor on series 'Glee'

Dijon Talton | Biography

Producer of 'A La Carte'

Dijon Talton is a Los Angeles native actor. His fans primarily know him for portraying Matt Rutherford in 'Glee' from 2009 to 2014.

Who is Dijon Talton?

Dijon Hendra Talton is an American singer and actor. He is primarily famous as the character Matt Rutherford from his breakout TV series Glee on the Fox TV network. It was a musical drama show that began airing on Fox in May 2009.

In Glee, Talton got the opportunity to share the screen with renowned actors like Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison, Chris Colfer, Riker Lynch, and many more. The series aired a total of 121 episodes in six seasons through 2015. Thus, from 2009 to 2015, Talton appeared in 20 episodes of the show.

Short Bio and Parents

Talton was born in Los Angeles, California, the USA, on 17 September 1989. His parents' names and other early life information are currently scarce on verified web pages. However, on 10 May 2021, he posted several pictures of his mother on his Instagram handle @dijontalton

Besides the photos, he wrote a long emotional message for his mother, a part of which read, "Mom, Thank you for always being my number one supporter. The way you loved us, championed us, poured into us and exemplified excellence for us, is why we are who we are today. Strong, Fearless, Talented, Bold, Beautiful and Unwaveringly Supportive/Loving beyond measure."

Dijon Talton With His Mother
Dijon Talton With His Mother. (Photo: Instagram)

He further thanked his father and their parental relationship for raising them well. "Thank you and Dad for modeling parenthood and partnership for us so effortlessly," he continued. 

Further, he is the cousin of the Harlem TV series actress Meagan Good.

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His Acting Career

The LA native actor, Talton, got his start in the Hollywood industry at the age of seven. His first on-screen appearance was in 1996 as part of the short video of Disney-Sing-Along Songs. After that, in 1998, he landed a child role in the romantic comedy movie L.A. Without a Map.

However, Talton's first notable role was in the 2010 movie I Will Follow, where he portrayed the character named Raven. It marked his entry into the Hollywood TV and film industry as a prominent actor. Furthermore, his other noticeable works include Chastity Bites (2013 Movie), Underground (2017 TV series), Brand New Old Love (2018 Movie), How to Get Away with Murder (2019 TV series), etc.

Besides acting, Talton is also deeply interested in working as a producer. He made his producing debut in the 2020 movie Take Out Girl. Then, recently in 2022, he was the executive producer of the TV series A La Carte.

Is Dijon Talton Married?

The 32-year-old actor, Talton, has married his wife Lea and has a son with her. Talton and Lea became parents to their son Graylen Blu on 28 April 2016. As of now, Gray is six years old.

However, he has denied every information about his love life, wedding date, and married life to the public. He has also not shared any detail about Lea with the media.

His 2022 Net Worth

Talton's biography makes it clear that he primarily makes his living working as a full-time actor and producer. However, he is yet to give out his acting fees details and salary to the media. Thus, no authentic websites have yet got their hands on Talton's net worth information.

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