It was on this date in 1944 that Diana Ross was born. As a singer-songwriter and record producer, she is a well-known actress in the United States. This well-known artist first rose to fame as the lead vocalist of the girl group “The Supremes”.
The girl group immediately rose to prominence as one of the world’s most successful musical acts, and they remain the best-charting girl group in American history to this day.
In the years that followed, the Supremes released a number of chart-topping singles around the world. Baby Love, I Hear a Symphony, Love Child, and Someday We’ll Be Together are only four of their twelve songs that not only became worldwide singles but topped numerous music charts, including the Billboard Hot 100.
Following an extended tenure with the band, Diana Ross decided to go solo in January 1970 after more than a decade with the group. Diana Ross’ debut studio album, “Diana Ross,” was released in June of this year. As the first of 24 highly successful albums, the eponymous album was a huge success.
‘When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes’ was her first song as a member of ‘The Supremes’ in 1963. She sang the song’s lead vocals.
For ‘The Supremes’ song ‘Where Did Our Love Go?’ she provided the lead vocals again the following year. On the music charts, the song climbed to the top spot.
Diana Ross debuted as a solo artist in 1970 with the publication of her self-titled debut album on the Motown label. Her debut solo single, ‘Reach Out and Touch,’ was included on the album.
Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson produced her debut album, ‘The Boss,’ which was released in 1979. There were a lot of people that bought the album, and it was certified platinum.
‘VH1 Divas 2000: A Tribute To Diana Ross’ featured her as one of the key headlines in 2000. The VH1 Save The Music Foundation hosted an honors concert in their honor.
Diana Ross is expected to have a fortune of $250 million by the year 2022.
Born in Detroit, Michigan in March of 1944 to Fred (1920-2007) and Ernestine (née Moten; 1916-1984), Diana Ernestine Earle Ross was an American actress and singer-songwriter. Ross, on the other hand, was raised by his parents, Barbara and Rita, as well as Arthur, Fred Jr., and Wilbert.
After their mother was diagnosed with tuberculosis in 1950, Diana and her siblings were taken to live with their grandparents.
Cass Technical High School, a four-year magnet school in downtown Detroit, served as Ross’ final high school stop before heading off to college. In the beginning, she wanted to be a fashion designer, but she changed her mind.
Robert Bateman, an A&R executive, and songwriter for Motown Records gave Ross an audition when he joined a vocal group called the Primettes.
With Berry Gordy, Ross had a daughter named Rhonda Suzanne Silberstein.
Tracee Joy and Chudney Lane Silberstein were born as a result of her marriage to music executive Robert Ellis Silberstein.
Arne Naess Jr., a Norwegian shipping mogul, was Diana’s second husband. In addition to Ross Arne and Evan Olav, the couple has two other sons. In 2004, Naess was killed in a mountain climbing accident in South Africa.
Since she joined the Supremes in the 1960s, Diana Ross has built a fortune estimated at $250 million. That, combined with her solo efforts, has brought in hundreds of millions of dollars for her. For decades, she’s made money from her music sales and concerts.