Tracee Joy Silberstein famous as Tracee Ellis was welcomed by couple, renowned Motown singer and actress Diana Ross and Robert Ellis Silberstein, a music manager in Los Angeles, California. She stepped into the world on October 29, 1972. She is also the half-sister of actor and music artist Evan Ross and Rhonda Ross Kendrick. Chudney Lane Silberstein is her real sister.

She studied High School from New Walden Lincoln in Manhattan. Her education was completed at Brown University in 1994 with a BA in theatre arts. She studied there with singer and songwriter Duncan Sheik. She is also an alumni of William Esper Acting Studio.

The versatile American actress and model is also a famous comedian and TV host. After working as an editor of fashion magazines Mirabella and New York, she was also featured on the cover page of magazines Essence and Jet.

She debuted with her acting career in 1996 with Far Harbor. She also acted in Sue in 1997 and A Fare to Remember 1999. In 2000 she acted in Hanging Up and In the Weeds.

She was the host of the Lifetime talk show in 1997, The Dish. She also featured in Kanye West music videos, The New Workout Plan in 2004 and Touch the Sky in 2006.

Tracee considers Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett as her idols. The actress won five NAACP Image Award out of her eleven nominations in the category of Outstanding Actress in Comedy.

In 2005, she won BET Comedy Award for her nomination in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

Her role portrayal of a rational lady Joan Clayton on the TV series Girlfriends was the biggest break for Tracee. The Girlfriends series ended in 2008. She then in the year 2014 was cast as Rainbow Johnson in Black-ish. She also featured in medical TV show Private Practice. She also worked with Lindsay Lohan in TV film Labor Pains in 2011.

She was seen in some episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In October 2011 Tracee appeared in a breast cancer awareness based short film anthology Five on Lifetime. Ross is also a devoted motivational speaker. She got the honour of Volunteer of the Year by Los Angeles Urban League. She also launched her official website in 2012.

Most recently in 2015, Tracee co-hosted award show, Black Girls Rock along with host Regina King.

The actress with 5 feet 7 inch has a net worth of $10 million. Ross has not been reported to be married and she doesn’t have a husband. The first romantic linkup of Ross was with Bu Thiam, Akon’s younger sibling who was also younger than Ross. After their breakup, she had a small association with one year younger Nas. She then also dated Henry Simmons, DeRay Davis, and Chris Webber. After five broken relations, the style diva in now single. The biography of the actress does not contain any information about her children, kids or divorce. She has never fallen prey of any major death hoax.

She is very active on social media Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 6000 followers on Twitter and is regular contact with her fans.

Last Modified: Mar 13, 2020

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