years old
  • What is Tracee Ellis Ross relationship status? Single
  • What is her sexual orientation? Straight

Tracee Ellis Ross husband and family


  • Tracee prefers to keep her love life under the wraps. She has never walked down the aisle while the names of her beaus are also kept secret. Her only confirmed boyfriend was music executive Bu Thiam. In 2020, the rumors that the star is romantically linked to Black-Ish creator Kenya Barris appeared.

Tracee Ellis Ross kids

  • Tracee Ellis Ross doesn’t have kids.


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Robert Ellis Silberstein (father)

  • Date of birth: January 5, 1946 (77 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Capricorn
  • Being more famed as Bob Ellis, Robert used to be a music manager who collaborated with Billy Preston, Rufus, Meat Loaf and Status Quo. After he started to use Ellis as his last name, Tracee decided to combine both of her parents’ names and also dropped Silberstein from her stage name.

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Diana Ross (mother)

  • Date of birth: March 26, 1944 (79 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Aries
  • Diana is a music legend who earned 7 American Music Awards and a Grammy. She gained recognition in the 1960s by being a member of The Supremes band. As a solo artist, she presented the eponymous album in 1970 that was followed by 23 more records, including platinum-certified Diana and Why Do Fools Fall in Love. Additionally, Diana tried her hand at acting and played in Lady Sings the Blues, Mahogany and The Wiz movies as well as Out of Darkness and Double Platinum TV films.

    Ross tied knots with Bob in 1971. They called it quits in 1977. In 1986, she got hitched to Norwegian entrepreneur Arne Naess Jr., but their marriage ended in 2000.

    Tracee said that despite building her career, Ross spent every free minute with her and her siblings and never left them for more than a week. Moreover, the musician wanted her kids to stay grounded and taught them to work for the things they wanted.

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Chudney Ross (younger sister)

  • Date of birth: November 4, 1975 (47 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Scorpio
  • Chudney is a production manager who worked on Mesmerized and Fame films. Besides, she authored a book for kids titled Lone Bean and founded Books and Cookies, a mix of a book store and bakery. Chudney shares daughters Callaway and Everlee with her spouse Joshua Faulkner.

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Rhonda Ross Kendrick (maternal half-sister)

  • Date of birth: August 14, 1971 (51 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Leo
  • Rhonda is Diana’s firstborn. Though her biological father is Motown founder Berry Gordy, whom her mom dated in 1965-1970, the girl was adopted by Bob Ellis soon after her birth. She discovered who her real dad was only at 13.

    Following in her mother’s footsteps, Rhonda released 2 music albums and showed her acting skills in Another World, The Temptations and Girlfriends TV series plus Francesca Page, Personals and Crackdown Big City Blues movies. By the way, she often tours with Ross.

    In 1996, Rhonda exchanged the vows with jazz musician Rodney Kendrick. Their son Raif-Henok Emmanuel Kendrick drew his first breath in 2009.

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Ross Arne Naess (maternal half-brother)

  • Date of birth: October 7, 1987 (35 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Ross is an elder son of Diane and Arne. He served as an executive producer of Acid Girls film. Besides, he is a co-founder of Warwick LA nightclub, Like a Gentleman Barbershop and Untapped music festival. In 2017, Ross espoused Kimberly Ryan while his mom officiated the ceremony. The spouses have two kids named Leif and Indigo.

    What’s interesting, along with having maternal half-sisters, Ross has 5 paternal half siblings: Christoffer, Katinka, Leona, Nicklas and Louis.

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Evan Olav Naess (maternal half-brother)

  • Date of birth: August 26, 1988 (34 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Being known as Evan Ross professionally, he is a younger son of Diana and Arne. He is as talented as his relatives. Evan starred in ATL, Pride, According to Greta, Mooz-lum, 96 Minutes, Supremacy plus The Hunger Games: Mockingjay films. What is more, he appeared in 90210, Wicked City and Star television series. In 2011, Naess started his music career by recording Yes Me single.

    In 2014, Evan tied knots with another famed personality, Ashlee Simpson. In 2018, they created the reality show Ashlee+Evan. The spouses have daughter Jagger Snow and son Ziggy Blu. Besides, Evan is a stepfather to Ashley’s eldest son Bronx, whose biological dad is Pete Wentz.


Tracee Ellis Ross’ amazing acting skills brought her a Golden Globe and 7 NAACP Image Awards. She got into the spotlight thanks to starring in Girlfriends series and turned into an international star by portraying Dr. Rainbow Johnson on Black-ish show. Tracee also played in Reed Between the Lines and created the Mixed-ish series. The celebrity’s big screen appearances include I-See-You.Com, Daddy’s Little Girls and The High Note. Moreover, she demonstrated her singing skills by performing soundtracks for the latter.

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