Facts of Diana Ross
|Full Name:||Diana Ross|
|Age:||75 years 2 months|
|Birth Date:||March 26, 1944|
|Birth Place:||Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Father's Name:||Fred Ross, Sr.|
|Education:||Cass Technical High School|
|Profession:||singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress|
|Height:||5 feet 4 inches (1.64m)|
|Net Worth:||$250 million|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Waist Size:||25 inch|
|Bra Size:||34 inch|
|Hip Size:||35 inch|
A reporter once asked me if I ever cried. I wonder if people think I'm just as hard as a rock and have no emotions at all.
People don't know about the human part of me that really cares about the world. For instance, I don't know what I feel about wearing my furs anymore. I worked so hard to have a fur coat and I don't want to wear it anymore because I'm so wrapped up in the animals. I have real deep thoughts about it because I care about the world and nature.
Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.
You can't just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You've got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.
In my life I want to keep moving forward, but sometimes reflection is a good thing.
Relationship Statistics of Diana Ross
|What is Diana Ross marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Single|
|How many children does Diana Ross have ? (name):||Five(Tracee Ellis Ross, Evan Ross, Rhonda Ross Kendrick, Ross Naess, Chudney Ross)|
|Is Diana Ross having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Diana Ross lesbian ?:||No|
More about the relationship
Diana Ross previously had a relationship with Warren Beatty. She has also dated the founder and CEO of Motown Records, Berry Gordy from 1965 to 1970. The pair has a daughter Rhonda Ross Kendrick from this relationship who was born in August 1971. Ross also had a fling with actor Richard Gere in 1966. In January 1971, Diana married the music executive Robert Ellis Silberstein. The pair has two children from this marriage, Tracee Joy, and Chudney Lane Silberstein. They divorced in 1977.
Ross also dated acclaimed photographer Francesco Scavullo. She also had a very close relationship with pop legend Michael Jackson. In 1979, she was in a relationship with actor Ryan O’Neal. From 1980 to 1983, she dated singer and guitarist, Gene Simmons. She married the shipping magnate Arne Næss, Jr. in 1986. They began dating in October 1985. She gave birth to their first son together – Ross Arne. She also gave birth to Evan Olav in 1988. From 2005 to 2006, Ross dated actor Jon Voight. At present, she is believed to be single.
Who is Diana Ross?
Diana Ross is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. She rose to fame as the lead singer of the vocal group the Supremes. Additionally, after her departure from the Supremes in 1970, she had a successful solo career.
Diana Ross’ Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Ross was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 26, 1944, to parents Ernestine and Fred Ross, Sr. Additionally, her older sister is American physician Barbara Ross-Lee. She became interested in the world of music since her childhood years and she began singing in the group the Primettes with friends as a teenager. She is of American nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to the African-American ethnic background.
Talking about her education, Ross attended Cass Technical High School. Additionally, she also took modeling and cosmetology classes at the school.
Diana Ross’ Career, Salary, Net Worth
Ross initially worked at Hudson’s Department Store. At the age of fifteen, she joined the Primettes which is a sister group of a male vocal group called the Primes. After she became part of the Supremes, they signed to Motown Records. Additionally, in 1961 the Supremes scored their first No. 1 hit with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’. Soon, the group became the first U.S. group ever to have five songs in a row to reach No 1. Furthermore, the group became the American vocal group with the most Billboard chart-toppers in history.
After leaving the Supremes, Ross started her solo career. She has had numerous hit songs including ‘Touch Me in the Morning’, ‘Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To)’, and ‘Love Hangover’ among others. Apart from her musical career, Ross is also a recognized actress. She starred in the Billie Holiday biopic ‘Lady Sings the Blues’. Furthermore, she has also appeared in movies and television series including ‘Double Platinum’, ‘Out of Darkness’, ‘The Wiz’, ‘Mahogany’, ‘Lady Sings the Blues’, ‘Make Room for Granddaddy’, and ‘Tarzan’. Additionally, she also has 8 credits as a producer. Her studio albums include ‘Diana Ross’, ‘Everything Is Everything’, ‘Surrender’, ‘Last Time I Saw Him’, ‘Baby It’s Me’, ‘The Force Behind the Power’, and ‘Every Day Is a New Day’ among others.
Ross garnered the Academy Award nomination in 1973 for her performance in ‘Lady Sings the Blues’. Additionally, she won the Golden Globe Award in 1973. Furthermore, she has also garnered the BAFTA Film Award nomination. All an all, she has 8 wins and 7 nominations to her name to date.
Ross has not revealed her current salary. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $ 250 million at present.
Diana Ross’ Rumors, Controversy
Ross became part of a controversy after she was arrested for DUI on December 30, 2002, in Tucson. Additionally, she served a two-day sentence near her Connecticut estate. Furthermore, she was also surrounded by controversies after it was revealed that she was tackling an addiction to alcohol and prescription painkillers. At present, there are no rumors concerning Diana and her career.
Diana Ross’ Body Measurement
Talking about her body measurement, Ross has a height of 5 feet 4½ inches or 164 cm. Additionally, she weighs around 56 kg or 123.5 lbs. She has a measurement of 34-25-35 inches. Furthermore, her hair color is black and her eye color is dark brown.
Diana Ross’ Social Media
Ross is active over the social media. She has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 73k followers on Twitter. In addition, she has over 200k followers on Instagram. Similarly, her Facebook page has more than 1.7M followers.
References: (healthyceleb.com, ethnicelebs.com, allmusic.com)