Diana Ross, born Diana Ernestine Earle Ross, was born March 26, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan. She had a long-term relationship with Berry Gordy of Motown. The couple conceived a child; however, Ross married Robert Silberstein when she was two months pregnant with Gordy‰Ûªs child. She met Milton Jenkins who asked her to join their music group. Ross and Silberstein ultimately divorced, and she remarried to Arne Naess. She now has a total of five children.
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Ross was attending school in order to become a fashion designer. That all changed when she met Milton Jenkins and joined her singing group. They approached Berry Gordy with their act, but he thought they were too young. The teenagers changed a few things around and changed their name from the Primes to the Supremes. They released 10 hit songs during their tenure together. Ross went solo in 1968 and was successful in releasing 27 top 40 hits. Twelve of those songs were top 10‰Ûªs. She also had a limited acting career in movies such as Mahogany. She has a net worth of approximately $250 million.
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Diana Ross is still making appearances, including at the 2013 Hollywood Bowl. Reports state that she can still hit the high notes, and she looks amazing for her age. She does not continue to tour or record new songs though. Most of the money she earns today comes from her past career that still has enough charm to add a whole new fan-base to her list. She appeared on the Oprah Show several years ago to discuss her autobiography, Lifetime to Get Here.