Diana Ross is a well-known and popular actress and a musician. She has had much success in the United Kingdom as well as in the United States. She is among the few females who have delivered many singles which have hit the music industry with an addition of two stars in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She has always remained focused and hardworking to get to her success. She was formerly known as a lead singer for ‘The Supremes’ but left for her solo career from which she has mentored many singers such as Beyonce Knowles. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Diana Ross in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Diana Ross was born on 26th March 1944 in Detroit, Michigan in the United States. She was born to her father by the name Fred Ross Sr. who was a U.S. Army soldier and her mother by the name Ernestine who was a school teacher. She stayed with her family at Belmont Road in Detroit, but in 1958, they moved to the St. Antoine Street where they lived at Brewster-Douglass housing projects.
She went to school at Cass Technical High School which was a four-year college preparatory magnet school located in downtown Detroit from which she graduated in the year 1962. After graduating from the school, she then began working at the Hudson’s Department Store. Though her family was active in church choir, she learned secular music from her cousin, and at the age of 14, she had given a trial in school musical though she was turned down.
Diana got in love with Motown CEO known as Berry Gordy in 1965 who they had her eldest child known as Rhonda Suzanne Silberstein in August 1971. She then got married in the year 1971 by a music executive is known as Robert Ellis Silberstein with whom they had two daughters. They later separated in 1977. After this, she then married again a Norwegian billionaire known as Arne whom they got two children but later divorced in the year 2000.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Her career got its roots when she was a lead singer in ‘The Supremes’. She was one of the founders of this female band which at first, was known by the name ‘The Primettes’ but later got renamed. With this band, the released a debut album in the year 1962 by a name ‘Meet The Supremes’. The band picked at a very high rate in which it became successful and became the 13th in the United Kingdom Albums Chart.
They then produced their second album known as Where Did Our Love Go which was a success and appeared globally through its hits. Her final album with The Supremes was known as ‘Cream of the Crop’ which was in the year 1969. After this, she then began her solo career and left The Supremes from which she produced her own album known as Diana Ross. This has been followed by many other albums that feature her such as Everything is Everything, Surrender, The Force Behind The Power, Out of Darkness, Take Me Higher, I Love You, Where Did Our Love Go and many more.
In addition to this, she has also appeared in TV shows such as Christmas in Washington, etc. She has won several awards such as Most Promising Newcomer Female in 1973, Best Musical Special by Tony Award in 1977 and Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award in 2012.
Net Worth & Earnings
Diana Ross has an estimated net worth of $270 Million. This has been contributed highly from her career which has been a success all through. She has sold millions of her albums all over the world which has earned her much of her net worth. She additionally, has received many awards which are worth much value and hence making her earnings increase.
Despite being faced with many challenges in her career, Diana Ross remained firm and focused towards her success. She always worked extra hard to ensure that she has success. Being a very successful female singer, she has mentored many singers who are currently among the celebrities.