Who is Diana Ross and what is her net worth 2018? Diana Ernestine Earle Ross who is famous as Diana Ross is an American actress, pop singer, and record producer. She is an icon of the Motown era known for her big hair, cool vocals, shimmering, dramatic wardrobe and spider lashes.
Diana Ross was born on 26th of March in the year 1944 in Detroit, Michigan. She began her musical career in 1960 by forming musical trio Supremes. She has worked in the music industry as a pop singer, record producer, and actress. She starred in the films Mahogany and Lady Sings the Blues as well, earning an Oscar nomination for the latter.
Though Diana had many ups and downs still she has a very successful musical career now. In her personal life, Ross has married twice and is the mother of five children. She married her first husband Robert Silberstein in the year 1971 and the couple has three children. Diana married again in the year 1985 to her second husband named as Arne Naess Jr and has two sons with him.
Diana started her musical career in the gospel choir at a Baptist church. Later in 1969, At the age of 15 years, Diana with her friends named as Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson, and Barbara Martin formed a vocal group named as The Primettes. Later in the year 1965, Barbara Martin left the group and then they named the group as The Supremes and inked a deal with Motown Records. The group was no.1 till four years and then in 1970, Diana played her last concert with The Supremes and left the group for her solo career.
She began working with Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson after The Supremes. In February 1976, Florence Ballard died, his death was a big shock for Diana and she took a break from her career. After recovering from his death, Ross got back to her musical career and gave another hit song named as Upside Down. In 1981, she gave a theme song to Endless Love and in the same year she left Motown Records and signed contracts with several companies around the world.
She also formed her own production company. The following year she sang a song Muscles in Silk Electric which was produced and written by Michael Jackson. Other being a very talented singer, Diana has also written a best selling children’s book named as When You Dream. This book also had a CD of four songs which were dedicated to this book. In the year 1999, she again got back to the studio and sung Every Day Is A New Day which reached UK Top 10. Then in February 2016, Diana resumed to her In the Name of Love Tour which she began in the year 2013.
Diana has won many awards in her career and the major among them include a Tony award, a Golden Globe award and many other American Music awards. In the year 1993, Diana was declared by the Guinness Book of World Records as world’s most successful female singer of all time and later after two years, she got Heritage Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Soul Train Awards. She also got Black Entertainment Television’s Lifetime Achievement Award in the year 2007 and Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama in the year 2016.
Net Worth of Diana Ross
Diana has made a huge net worth of $270 million with her several talents. She enjoys a luxurious life in a $39 million electric Middlefield house. This house has a house office, Jacuzzi, Parking Lot, and Sauna. She also drives a very beautiful 300C city car manufactured by Chrysler which is worth $45,000.
Diana Ross is a very talented American actress, pop singer, and record producer. She had many ups and downs in her personal and professional life but her artistic talent has always helped her in getting out of her problems. She has earned a net worth of $270 million all due to her hard work and passion.