Diana Ross is a singer, songwriter and actress from America. She began her music career with “The Supremes” with whom she released several albums that ranked on top charts. Diana Ross has earned many awards throughout her career for her huge performance and contribution to the music industry. Let’s find out how much is Diana Ross’s net worth in 2018.
Diana Ross Early Life
Diana Ernestine Earle Ross was born on March 26, 1944, in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Her father, Fred Ross, Sr. died in 2007, and her mother Ernestine Moten died in 1984. Diana Ross studied at the Cass Technical High School. She took courses and classes for clothes designing, tailoring and modelling.
Diana Ross was married and divorced two times. Her first marriage was in 1971 to the music executive and businessman Robert Ellis Silberstein, and they got divorced in 1977. Diana and Robert gave birth to 2 daughters, actress-model and TV host Tracee Ellis Ross, and Chudney Ross. Robert also gave birth and raised Diana’s daughter from her previous relationship with the songwriter and record producer Berry Gordy, and her name is Rhonda Ross Kendrick.
Diana Ross’s second marriage was in 1985 to the businessman Arne Næss Jr., and they got divorced in 2000. Diana and Arne gave birth to 2 sons, Ross Naess and actor and musician Evan Ross.
Diana Ross Career
Diana Ross is considered to be one of the founders of “The Supremes” female band or group. The band was first named The Primettes, and then it got renamed. Their debut album “Meet The Supremes” was released in 1962, and it was commercially successful as it peaked at 13 on the United Kingdom Albums Chart. “Where Did Our Love Go” is their second album and it debuted at one on many charts including the Canadian RPM Top 40 chart, the United States Billboard Hot 100 chart, the United States Cash Box Top 100 chart and the Cash Box R&B chart. Diana Rosse’s last studio album with The Supremes was released in 1969 titled “Cream of the Crop”.
Diana Ross started her solo career soon after The Supremes. Her debut self-titled album “Diana Ross” debuted at one on the United States Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Diana Ross’s latest two albums are titled “Blue” and “I Love You”.
As an actress, Diana Ross has 13 credited TV movies and series acting roles. In 1972, she starred in a biographical drama music movie titled “Lady Sings the Blues”. Diana Ross’s latest movies are the musical drama “Double Platinum”, and a drama movie titled “Out of Darkness”. She has credited soundtracks for more than 120 TV series, movies and video games.
Awards & Achievements
Diana Ross has earned more than 100 award nominations and winnings. For “Lady Sings the Blues” biography, she won the American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Album, Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress, and other awards.
Diana Ross has received a total of 12 Grammy Award nominations, and she received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. Diana Ross’s latest awards and honours including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the 2017 American Music Lifetime Achievement Award.
Net Worth of Diana Ross
The estimated net worth of Diana Ross has reached up to $260 million. She made her hundreds of millions from the albums she released and performed with “The Supremes” band and solo. Most of Diana Ross’s studio and live albums and singles ranked on top charts which tells that they got sold for hundreds of thousands or even millions of copies.
Diana Ross is a great singer and songwriter, who has received many awards and honours for her great work. She started her career with “The Supremes” band and then she went on a solo career. Diana Ross looked very happy while receiving the 2017 American Music Lifetime Achievement Award for her outstanding contribution and performance in the music industry.