Tracee Ellis Ross
October 29, 1972
49 years old
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm tall
34-27-35 in | 86-68.5-89 cm
55 kg | 121 lbs
8.5 US | 39 EU
Tracee Ellis Ross was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on October 29, 1972, is an American actress.
Young Tracee Ellis Ross first started her career as a model, also worked as a fashion editor for Mirabella and New York Magazine.
She made her big screen debut in drama film Far Harbor (1987) in role as Kiki.
She got her television debut in drama movie Broken Silence: A Moment of Truth Movie (1998) in role as Kaycee King.
Her breakthrough performance came as Joan Clayton in UPN/CW sitcom Girlfriends (2000-2008).
Sue (1997) drama opposite Anna Thomson, Matthew Powers and Tahnee Welch
Hanging Up (2000) comedy drama with Diane Keaton, Meg Ryan and Lisa Kudrow
I-See-You.Com (2006) comedy opposite Beau Bridges and Rosanna Arquette
Daddy's Little Girls (2009) romantic comedy drama with Gabrielle Union and Idris Elba
Labor Pains (2009) romantic comedy opposite Lindsay Lohan, Luke Kirby and Bridgit Mendler
Little (2019) fantasy comedy with Regina Hall, Issa Rae and Marsai Martin
The High Note (2020) comedy drama in role as Grace Davis, opposite Dakota Johnson and Kelvin Harrison Jr.
She won two NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Joan Clayton in UPN/CW sitcom Girlfriends (2000-2008).
She won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Dr. Carla Reed in BET family sitcom Reed Between the Lines (2011).
She won three NAACP Image Awards and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for her role as Dr. Rainbow "Bow" Johnson in ABC comedy series Black-ish (2014- ) also was nominated for two Critics' Choice Television Awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
She was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for her role as Alyssa in comedy drama anthology television film Five (2011) in segment "Lili".
She had recurring role as Gloria Parkes in CBS procedural forensics crime drama television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2011).
Mixed-ish (2019- ) ABC single-camera sitcom in role as Dr. Rainbow "Bow" Johnson / Narrator, also co-creator and executive producer
Attended the Riverdale Country School and The Dalton School in New York.
Studied at the Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland.
Graduated from Brown University in Rhode Island (1994), with a degree in theater.
Studied at William Esper Acting Studio.
Has two sisters, Rhonda Ross Kendrick and Chudney Lane Silberstein.
Has Ashkenazi Jewish and African-American ancestry.
She is a daughter of singer and actress Diana Ross and music manager Robert Ellis Silberstein.
She hosted The Fashion Awards in 2019.
She made her singing debut with a soundtrack album, The High Note (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) in 2020.
Featured in music videos for:
Kanye West "The New Workout Plan" (2004) and "Touch the Sky" (2005)
Drake "Nice for What" (2018)
Tyler, the Creator "Earfquake" (2019)
She dated Bu Thiam (2011-2013) and Chris Webber (2007).