She’s not just your average actress and she’s been making waves in the entertainment industry ever since her feature on the show Girlfriends. Yes, you guessed it – we’re talking about the talented Tracee Ellis Ross.
The award-winning American actress is a woman of many talents, having bagged roles as a producer, host and model. Her ability to entertain and be absolutely magnetic comes as no shock as she happens to be the daughter of music legend, Diana Ross. However, Ellis-Ross has made her way through the world of showbiz on her own – with an admirable career that spans over more than 20 years.
Tracee made her mark on the industry, taking on diverse roles and at this point her career boasts a plethora of accolades. Her consistency and growth over the years, as an actress and artist, has transformed her into a much-loved Hollywood celebrity.
We’re taking the time to celebrate this charismatic entertainer and her most-admired career as a captivating female star…
Tracee was born in Los Angeles, in the United States, and has four sisters and two brothers, namely Evan Ross, Rhonda Ross Kendrick, Chudney Ross, Ross Naess, Hazel Gordy and Sherry Gordy.
At the beginning of 2017, Tracee was named the first African-American to win a Golden Globe, for Best Actress in a TV Comedy, in over thirty years. As she accepted the honorary award and created a milestone in history, she passionately dedicated her award to all women of color – such an inspiration!
She is a woman of very strong moral beliefs, creating an Instagram bio in which she states that she is an ‘Actively compassionate advocate for freedom, equality and joy’, as well as a ‘culture of beauty disrupter.’
Ellis-Ross has been deemed a true style icon due to her natural, healthy head of curly locks, attention to detail and eclectic yet retro personal style choices.
Tracee was recently honoured by Women in Film, in Los Angeles, at the 2017 Crystal + Lucy Awards for outstanding excellence in the television genre.
She also supports a few charity organisations and causes, such as bullying prevention organisations, Planned Parenthood and Design A Cure.