Diana Ross Net Worth $300 million
Diana Ross salary $50,000,000
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Diana Ross is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer and her current net worth is $300 million.
Born in Detroit, as the second eldest child of Fred Ross, a former soldier and Ernestine Ross, a schoolteacher, Diana grew up in the same place.
She along with her family lived on Belmont Road in the North End section of Detroit, having as neighbor singer Smokey Robinson.
She attended Cass Technical High School where she took design, millinery, and pattern making classes. Back then she wanted to become a fashion designer.
There she participated in several other extracurricular activities, such as modeling and cosmetology classes. She used to work at Hudson’s Department Store, where she became the first black employee “allowed outside the kitchen”.
To earn extra cash she acted like a hairdresser for her neighbors. A few years later she graduated from Cass Tech.
She became famous as a lead singer of the vocal group The Supremes, which became the most successful act in Motown.
The Supremes remained, to this day, the US’ most successful vocal group, as well as one of the best-selling girl groups of all time.
Thanks to her success as lead singer of the group, she inspired other African-American R&B and soul acts to follow her lead.
The group had a record-setting 12 No.1 hit singles on the US Billboard Hot 100.
After she left the group, she released her first debut solo album, which had hit Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand).
A significant number of albums followed including The Boss, and Touch Me In the Morning.
After leaving her hometown, she got her sixth and final US no.1 pop hit with Endless Love. In collaboration with Lionel Richie she performed it at 54th Academy Awards. There the song nominated for Best Song.
Apart from her success in music, she also has an acting career. In 1972, after she started in Lady Sings the Blues, she received a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award nomination.
According to Billboard magazine, she is the Female Entertainer of the Century. Even Guinness Book of World Records gave her an award, as the most successful female music artist in history.