Diana Ross is known in almost all parts of the world as one of those singers who seem to always have been and always will be. Also a record producer, the Grammy Award-winning singer, Ross has also appeared in numerous films and television shows. However, it is her work as a singer that has caught the eye of the world, but apart from that, she also leads a very interesting personal life.

Diana Ross – Biography

It is as Diana Ernestine Ross the singer was born on March 26, 1944 in the United States, in Detroit, Michigan, where she was raised with her siblings, Ernestine and Fred Ross, Sr. Although the whole world knew her as Diana, her name her mother gave her at birth was Diane, but after a mistake that had the name recorded as Diana, it remained that way even though her family and friends had her always called Diana

When she was at Cass Technical High School, the woman who came to be considered one of the most successful singers of all time had ambitions to become a fashion designer. Nonetheless, it was her music that she started at the age of 15 that presented her to the world as a gift when she became a member of Les Primettes.

The band which consisted of Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson and Diana Ross were later signed to Motown Records and their name changed to Supremes; they would go on to be considered one of America’s most successful vocal groups. The band started in 1959 and lasted until 1977 when they officially disbanded after a farewell concert.

Long before the end of the group, Diana Ross had embarked on a solo career with the release of her first album. Diana Ross in 1970 which was certified Gold in the US and UK and was followed by a second in the same year titled All Is All. Before the 1990s, she had already published no less than 18 albums, including Diane (1980), Le patron (1979), and Bébé c’est moi (1977).

In the 1990s, she released other powerful albums, including The Force Behind the Power (1991), A Very Special Season (1994), Take Me Higher (1995), and Every Day is a New Day (1999) ., and in 2006 she released two more albums, Bleu (2006) and Je t’aime (2006).

With 4 Grammy Awards and many other nominations, she has also won many other awards for her music including the Golden Globe Awards, Soul Train Music Awards, and it was recorded by the Guinness Book of World Records in 1993 in as the most successful singer of all time. Diana Ross was inducted into the Soul Train Hall of Fame (1996), the Songwriters Hall of Fame (1998) and the BET Walk of Fame (1999).

As an actress, Diana has appeared in numerous productions including The Danny Thomas ShowTarzan, Out of Darkness , and Double Platinum in which she acted alongside Brandy.

Husband and family life of the musician

Diana Ross has been married twice. Robert Ellis Silberstein was the first man to marry in 1971. Before getting married, Ross became pregnant by Motown founder Berry Gordy. Robert. He did the honorable thing and took her as his daughter.

Unfortunately, even after having two childrentogether, the marriage finally ended in 1977, when Robert Silberstein divorced the singer. In his grievance, Silberstein said the singer belonged to Motown. Although the divorce was rough on Diana, the two remained very close.

The next man who would become the husband of Diana Ross was Arne Næss, Jr. who was a Norwegian businessman. The two men first met in the Bahamas in 1985. Just a year later, they decided to become husband and wife, making the singer stepmother to Arne’s three children. Their first child together, Ross Arne was born in 1987, while the second, Evan Olav, came in 1988.

Although it was Næss that Diana considered her lifelong love, their marriage ended in 2000 in divorce. Sadly, Norwegian billionaire Arne Naess lost his life in 2004 after falling from a mountain in South Africa where he was a mountaineer.

From her relationship and marriages, Diana Ross has 5 children including Tracee Ellis Ross who is an actress, model, and a comedian, Evan Ross, who is an actor and musician, and Rhonda Ross Kendrick (also a singer and actress). The others are Chudney Ross and Ross Naess.