Tracee Ellis Ross is set to be the host of the upcoming 2017 American Music Awards. Proving to be a family affair, her mother, Diana Ross, will be given the Lifetime Achievement award and will perform on stage.
Over the years, Tracee Ellis Ross has done her mother proud of her prominent career as an actress, so let’s get ready for the show with a look at her life!
Tracee Ellis Ross Net Worth as of 2019: $10 million dollars.
Tracee Ellis Ross, the daughter of Diana Ross and longtime Hollywood actress, has a reported net worth of approximately $10 million. That’s a whole lot of money!
The Early Years
As mentioned, Tracee Ellis Ross is the daughter of famous Motown singer Diana Ross and music executive Robert Ellis Silberstein and is the half-sister of Evan Ross. After modeling as a teenager, she attended Brown University, graduating in 1994 with a theatre degree, showcasing her passion for acting.
One of her first professional acting roles was the 1996 independent film, Far Harbor. Around that time she also served as the host of the Lifetime series, The Dish. With independent films and television movies under her belt, her first major studio role was the 2000 film, Hanging Up. She also appeared in the MTV series The Lyricist Lounge Show around this time.
One of biggest roles for Ross was the lead in the UPN series, Girlfriends. Her role in the show later granted her a 2007 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series. In 2009, she also won a second Image Award for the part.
Ross later obtained more mainstream success with the ABC sitcom, Black-ish, in 2014, playing the matriarch of the family. For this part, she won two NAACP Image Awards and was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Television Award and a Primetime Emmy Award.
Tracee Ellis Ross is starring in “black-ish” but getting paid less than her co-star Anthony Anderson for her work on the show.
Tracee Ellis Ross will be bringing her golden aura to present the nominations for the 91st Academy Awards with Kumail Nanjiani.