Tracee Ellis Ross Biography, Relationship and Net Worth.

 Is an American Actress TV host, Singer,  Director and Producer. She is well known for her role in the Girl friend television series of 2000-2008. Also, from 2014 till date she has been on the screen as a lead actress for another series called Blackish. 

She is also a successful business person, she owns a hair line company called Pattern Beauty, the hair line company is known for curly hair. 

Tracee Ellis Ross is a beautiful lady, she's a tall lady with height of about 1.7M (5'6") and has dark brown eyes. 


She was born in October 29 1972 to parents Robert Ellis Silberstein (father) and Diana Ross (Mother). Place of birth was in Los Angeles, California USA. As at the time of writing this article she is aged 49. 

Her nationality is USA and was formerly called Tracee Joy Silberstein.


She has a younger half brother called Evan Ross who is also an Actor and Musician. Actress Kendrick Ross is her half sister and Ross Naess a producer, another of her half brother. Producer Chudney Ross is her younger sister. 

Her Mom Diana Ross is the popular recording artist in Motown and also an actress. 

Education / Career

She had her early education at New York, River Dale Country school and The Dalton School had a young Tracee Ellis Ross gracing their soil. Part of her early education was at Switzerland Institute Ley Rosey.

Higher education was at Rhode Island at Brown University and bagged a degree in theatre in 1994.

She polished her performing skills at William Esper Acting Studio. 


She started her acting career in variety series and independent films. She played host to pop-culture magazine called 'The Dish' on Lifetime. 

From 2000 to 2008 she starred in Girlfriends a UPN/CW comedy series as Joan Clayton in the UPN/series and got awarded NAACP Image Awards twice for "Outstanding Actress" in girlfriends Comedy Series.

 Same 2000, she also featured in the films Hanging Up, and in 2006 I-See-You.Com and Daddy's Little Girls in 2007 before she returned to TV to play Dr. Carla Reed on Between the lines on the BET sitcom Reed in 2011 and got awarded her 3rd NAACP Image Award.

Since 2014, Ross starred as Dr. Rainbow Johnson in Black-ish an ABC comedy series. . This earned her Golden globe awards for best actress category in TV series Music and Comedy and three NAACP Image Awards.

 She got nominated Critics' Choice Television Awards twice and Primetime Emmy Awards five times for comedy series Outstanding Lead Actress role. 

In 2019, she co-created Mixed-ish, a prequel spin-off of Black-ish.

 In 2020, she played a role in High note a musical fee and also recorded the soundtrack album.

Relationship / Love 

Although she was rumored in the past to be in romantic relationship with Blackish series producer Kenya Barris some years back,  the much we know about Tracee Ellis Ross is that she is single despite the many marriage proposals hovering around her. 

There is also no record of Tracee Ellis Ross kids either a son or daughter or even a husband.

Net Worth

As at the time of writing this article in 2022, Tracee Ellis Ross net worth is valued at $16M  with a salary of $200000 per episode. This is quite commendable for a comedian, actress and TV host. Tracee Ellis Ross is the third highest paid artiste on Brackish series with an $80000 per episode salary. 


  1. In 2002 nominated NAACP Image Award for Best Outstanding Actress in a comedy series. 

  2. In 2003 nominated for Prism Award for Best Performance in a comedy series. 

  3. 2003 she was nominated for another NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in Comedy Series. 

  4. In 2004 she was nominated for two awards, BET awards and NAACP awards both for outstanding actress in comedy series. 

  5. In 2005, she got nominated twice for BET and NAACP Image Awards for outstanding actress in Girlfriend comedy series. She won the BET Comedy Award. 

  6. 2006 nominated again for NAACP

  7. 2007 she won NAACP award for outstanding actress in a comedy series. 

  8. 2008 she got nominated for NAACP Image Awards for outstanding actress role in comedy series. 

  9. 2009 she was nominated for NAACP Image Awards for outstanding directing in a comedy series and Outstanding actress role in a comedy series and won in the category of outstanding actress role. 

  10. 2012 She got nominated as an outstanding actress in a TV, mini series, movie called five. She also got nominated as an outstanding actress in Reed between the lines and won. Same year she got nominated for Black Steel award for Five. Also got nominated for NAMIC Vision Award for Reed between the lines. Same year she won NAACP award for outstanding actress in a comedy series. 

  11. Won another NAACP in 2015

  12. 2016 won golden globe award for best actress in TV series, comedy or Musical. 

  13. 2017 won another NAACP Award

  14. 2018 and 2019 won another NAACP award. 

  15. In 2020 won People's Choice Award for Fashion icon in the movie Fashion. 

Latest on Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross appearance at the 94th Annual Academy Awards, many couldn't hold back their words at the way she flaunted the red attire which was the colour of the day for Holy wood's most glamorous women. 

Ross was beamed to the camera when she came out to co-present with Shawn Mendes an award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Her rubby red Carolina Herrera designed gown which had a mermaid hermline and a shawl wrapped over her shoulders in matching colors. 

A lot of person could hold back their eyes on her neckline and chest and many considered she showed too much skin  and this has evoked lots of reactions on twitter and currently Tracee Ellis Ross is seen trending on various platforms. 

See also: Jeff Tiedrich biography 

In conclusion, Tracee Ellis Ross daughter of famous Diana Ross has done so well for herself in the area of acting, comedy and as a TV presenter. Her many awards shows that the world appreciate the efforts she put into her career so far. We hope to see more good things from Tracee Ellis Ross. 

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