Tracee Ellis Ross

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Full Name Tracee Ellis Ross
Age 47 Years Old
Nick Name Tracee
Gender Female
Famous As Actress
Birth Date September 29th, 1972
Birth Place Los Angeles, California

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About Tracee Ellis Ross

An American actress and singer, Tracee Joy Silberstein is professionally known as Tracee Ellis Ross. She is a television host too. She is best known for her appearance in the comedy series, "Girlfriends" as a role of Joan Clayton, and as Dr. Rainbow Johnson in the comedy-drama series, "Black-ish" and went on to star in the show's prequel spin-off called "Mixed-ish", which chronicles her early years. She debuted on her first film, "far Harbor" as Kiki in 1996 and was first seen in TV show, MTV sketch comedy series "The Lyricist Lounge Show" in the various roles in 2000. She has also won various awards including BET Comedy Awards, NAACP Image Award, and many others. Recently, she has fought against doing 'lady chores' on Black-ish.

Famous For

  • Being an American actress, television host, and singer.
  • For her appearance in the comedy series, "Girlfriends", and "Black-ish".

Tracee Ellis Ross, a famous actress

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Early Life of Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross was born on 29th October 1972 in Los Angeles, California, the U.S. Her birth name is "Tracee Joy Silberstein". She belongs to American nationality and mixed ethnicity. Similarly, her religion is Christianity, and the zodiac sign is Scorpio. Her race is Multiracial. She celebrates her birthday on 29th October of every year and she had celebrated her 47th birthday as of 2019. She is the daughter of Motown singer/actress Diana Ross (mother) and music business manager Robert Ellis Silberstein (father). She has a half brother named Evan Ross. Her father is Jewish whereas her mother is African-American and a Baptist. She has two sisters named Rhonda Ross Kendrick and Chudney Lane Silberstein. She gained three step-siblings: Katinka, Christoffer, and folk singer Leona Naess when her mother married Arne Naess in 1985, and she remains on close terms with all of them. She is educated from Riverdale Country School and graduated from Brown University in 1994. Later, she worked in the fashion industry, as a model and contributing fashion editor to "Mirabella" and "New York magazines". 

Career of Tracee Ellis Ross

  • Tracee Ellis Ross kicks off her career by appearing in the independent feature film "Far Harbor" in 1996 and also in "The Dish" in the following year. 
  • She also appeared in the NBC made-for-TV movie "Race Against Fear: A Moment of Truth" in 1998, and her next role was an independent feature film titled "Sue".
  • She also starred her first major studio role in Diane Keaton's Hanging UP in 2000 and broke into comedy as a regular performer in the MTV series "The Lyricist Lounge Show" in the same year.
  • Furthermore, she starred in Kanye West's "Touch The Sky" MTV music video in February 2006.
  • She landed the lead role in the hit UPN/CW series "Girlfriends".
  • She appeared in the HBO movie "Life Support" in 2007 and also starred "Daddy's Little Girls" in the same year.
  • In 2009, she starred in the film "Labor Pains".
  • She appeared in an episode of "Private Practice" as a pregnant doctor in 2010 and appeared in four episodes of "CSI" as the estranged wife of Laurence Fishburne's character.
  • In October 2011, she appeared in the sitcom "Reed Between the Lines" with Malcolm-Jamal Warner.
  • She appeared in the Lifetime film "Five" directed by Alicia Keys in 2011 and starred in the NBC drama pilot "Bad Girls" in 2012.
  • Similarly, she was cast in the ABC comedy series "Black-ish" in 2014 and emerged victorious with performances of Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass" and Pat Benatar's "Love Is a Battlefield" in the following year.
  • She produces a line of "Juicy and Joyful" beauty hair care products made with safe ingredients for curls in 2018, as CEO of Pattern Beauty, LLC of El Segundo, California.
  • She also appeared in the fourth episode of "A Little Late with Lilly Singh", an "NBCUniversal" daily late-night TV talk show format series discussing popular culture.
  • She created, alongside Kenya Barris, a prequel spin-off of "Black-ish" called "Mixed-ish" in 2019.

Tracee Ellis Ross in the series Blackish

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  • Furthermore, she voices the title character, Jodie, in the adult animated comedy "Jodie", the first in a series of spin-offs based on MTV's "Daria" franchise.
  • In the musical comedy-drama film "The High Note", she played the leading role as Grace Davis, the legendary superstar singer in 2020 which was going to launch on 8th May 2020 but the theatrical release was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, later moved its release date to 29th May 2020, through video on demand.
  • As a piece of fresh news, Ross fought against doing 'lady chores' on Black-ish.
  • She had made it clear from the start that she didn't want to be doing "lady chores" all the time on 'Black-ish'.
  • She told the Los Angeles Times "Can't Stop Watching" podcast: "What I did speak up about from the beginning was, 'Why am I carrying laundry?' 'Why am I the person in the kitchen cooking right now, when this has nothing to do with the scene?'. "Even sometimes when it does have something to do with the scene. I started coining them as 'lady chores.' 'Why am I doing the lady chores?' 'Can't Anthony [Anderson] do the lady chore?'. 
  • She had also added, "I don't believe they're 'lady chores.' I believe they're house chores. And I don't believe that we should assume. "I believe every relationship is a negotiation between two people about what each of them feels comfortable doing, and I think the more that we portray that on television, the more that that becomes the reality out in the world, or matches the reality that the world actually is."

Awards and Achievements of Tracee Ellis Ross

  • BET Comedy Awards (2005)
  • NAACP Image Award (2007), (2009), (2012), (2015), (2016), (2018)
  • Golden Globe Award (2017)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award

Personal Life of Tracee Ellis Ross

Reflecting on her personal life, she is not a married woman. But she has been in a relationship with many people. She has dated Henry Simmons, Chris Webber, DeRay Davis, Nas, Kanye West, and Bu Thiam. But at present, she is living a single life as information from social media. Furthermore, regarding her sexual orientation, she is straight. She is enjoying her life happily. She is also targeting to her victorious career from her hard work.

Tracee Ellis Ross and Kanye West

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Net Worth of Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross is one of the famous actresses, singers, or television personalities of America. Moving towards her net worth, Tracee is a successful woman in America. her net worth is around $16 million dollars as of 2020. She has also a handsome amount of salary, which is around $2,00,000 per episode. Her main source of income is from the actress, singer, and television host career. She has earned a considerable amount of money from her career and she is satisfied with it. She is enjoying her life and living standardly.

Body Measurement of Tracee Ellis Ross

Talking about Tracee Ellis Ross's body measurement, she has a slim body with a pretty smile. Beautiful television personality Ross stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm and her body weight is around 55 kg or 121 lbs. She has dark brown hair which is curly and her eyes are also dark brown. She has a mole on the side of the left eye. Her body build type is average and her body measurement is 34-27-35 inches or 86-68.5-89 cm. She has kept her body maintained as a television personality.