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Diana Ross Has Five Children and She Is So Proud of Them

Monica Otayza
Sep 13, 2021
06:40 A.M.
Diana Ross is an accomplished singer, but of all her achievements in the world, her family remains the greatest. She is a proud mom to five children and is the matriarch of a growing family.
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Diana Ross is one of the most successful singers of the rock and roll era. She's received several accolades, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Barack Obama in 2016.

Besides that, the lead singer of the Supremes is a proud mother to Rhonda, Tracee Ellis, Chudney, Ross, and Evan. Born from different relationships she's had through the years, Diana is equally proud of all of them.

Ashlee Simpson, Evan Ross, Diana Ross and Tracee Ellis Ross at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live | Source: Getty Images

Ashlee Simpson, Evan Ross, Diana Ross and Tracee Ellis Ross at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live | Source: Getty Images

A PROUD MOM

The "When You Tell That You Love Me" singer once took to Instagram to state: "I have so much to be proud of, and my best examples are my children." Diana has a lot to be proud of, especially with her children being accomplished in their own right.

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Her first child, Rhonda Ross Kendrick, followed in her footsteps by becoming an actress, singer, songwriter, and public speaker. For Diana's "In The Name of Love" tour in 2013, Rhonda was the opening act. She's shared the stage with her mom numerous times since then.

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HER DAUGHTER TRACEE

Her daughter Tracee Ellis Ross was born in 1972. She was born Tracee Joy Silberstein and went on to become a model and actress.

Tracee studied theater at Brown University, and since then, has dominated the industry. She is best known for her role as Rainbow Johnson on "Black-ish," but she made her big-screen debut back in 1996 with "Far Harbor."

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CHUDNEY ROSS SILBERSTEIN

Chudney Ross Silberstein chose to stay behind the camera instead of in front of it. She works as a producer and production manager, working on movies like "Mesmerized" and "Fame."

After graduating from Georgetown University, she worked in the entertainment industry and has several businesses. She has two children named Callaway and Everlee.

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ROSS NAESS

In 1977, Diana gave birth to Ross Arne Naess. He is an actor and producer but also a dedicated husband and father. He married Kimberly Ryan, his longtime girlfriend, in 2017.

Diana officiated the wedding and sang during the ceremony. The lovely couple share two children, Leif and Indigo.

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EVAN ROSS

The youngest of Diana's children is Evan, who is married to singer Ashlee Simpson. He's been in the entertainment business for years, making his acting debut in 2006 with the film "ATL." He's worked on several features since then, including "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & 2."

Evan and his wife share two kids together, Jagger Snow and Ziggy Blue. He is also a stepfather to Simpson's son, Bronx.

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HER CHILDREN'S FATHERS

Diana shared Ross and Evan with the late Arne Naess, while she shares Rhonda, Tracee, and Chudney with Robert Ellis Silberstein. The singer was married to both men at different points in her life.

Diana and Arne were married from 1986 to 2000, while the singer was married to Robert from 1971 to 1977. Meanwhile, Robert isn't Rhonda's biological father.

Rhonda Ross Kendrick presents the award to 2017 Inductee Berry Gordy onstage at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame 48th Annual Induction and Awards at New York Marriott Marquis Hotel | Source: Getty Images

Rhonda Ross Kendrick presents the award to 2017 Inductee Berry Gordy onstage at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame 48th Annual Induction and Awards at New York Marriott Marquis Hotel | Source: Getty Images

Rhonda's biological father is Motown mogul Berry Gordy, whom Diana dated for several years before marrying Robert.

Despite raising Rhonda as his daughter, Robert reportedly felt resentment against her biological father. The music executive is said to have blamed Berry for the failure of his marriage to Diana.

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