Tracee Ellis Ross is a comedian, actress and model and a television host. She has been active since 1996 and has recorded significant success. She is popularly known for her participation in the series, Girlfriends. Girlfriends is a comedy series that features Tracee as Joan Clayton and the lead role of the series. Here is all the relevant information about Tracee Ellis Ross’ net worth in 2018 as well as her life.
Tracee Ellis Ross Early Life
Tracee born as Tracee Joy Silberstein was welcomed to the world in 1972 on 29th October. Her birthplace was Los Angeles in California, US. Ellis was born to Diana Ross, a former actress and recording artist and Robert Ellis Silberstein. She has a half-brother and half-sister, Evan Ross and Rhonda Ross Kendrick, respectively.
She first attended school in Manhattan, The Dalton School. Later she joined the Institut Le Rosey. This education institute is in Switzerland. Ross then made her way to Brown University where she graduated in 1994 having a theatre degree. While in the school, she was active in acting and modeling. No details have been made public concerning any romantic relationship of Tracee Ellis Ross. She has never spoken about her intimate life publicly.
Tracee Ellis Ross career, Awards & Achievements
Her interest in modeling and film began when she was still a student. She participated in plays and modeling when she was still a teenager. Ross has also worked as a model and fashion editor for the Mirabella and New York magazine. In 1996, she made her way to the screen where she acted an African/Jewish American lady in the film, Far Harbor. Later she became the host of The Dish, a magazine TV series.
What followed in 1998, was a big film which starred the life of a high school student. 2000 was great for Tracee since she got a chance to appear in Hanging Up, a major movie. In the same year, she ventured into comedy and became a performer in The Lyricist Lounge Show. Ross landed in a hit series, Girlfriends where she starred as Joan Carol Clayton, the lead role. The series focused on four African American women and their male friends.
Ellis has also appeared in films such as Life Support, Daddy’s Little Girls, Labor Pains, Private Practice, CSI, Rear Between the Lines, Five and Bad Girls. For the past five years dating back to 2014 to date, Ellis has made considerable progress in filming. She has also starred in Black-ish, Broad City, The Gong Show and Grown-ish. All these films have significantly improved her celebrity life and have taken her to the next level. Brown University awarded Tracee a doctorate of fine art in 2015.
Awards & Achievements
Tracee Ellis Ross has been nominated for various awards and has won several awards. Some of these awards include 1 BET Comedy Awards, 5 NAACP Image Awards and 1 Global Globe Awards. Her different characters in the various films have earned her the honors.
Net worth of Tracee Ellis Ross
Tracee Ellis Ross has an estimated net worth of $12 million. That has been through her active participation in hosting, modeling, and filming. This superstar has also won various awards that have contributed to her net worth.
Tracee Ellis Ross is a public figure who has ventured into fields of fashion, filming, and comedy. This TV personality kicked off her career while she was very young. She has made sure that despite her small beginning she has made her way to the top. This celebrity is a mentor and source of motivation for many young people.