She rose to fame as the lead vocalist of the Supremes, a vocal group that became Motown’s most successful act in the 1960s. Ross had a string of top-ten hits in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.
Her debut part was as Billie Holiday in the film Lady Sings the Blues (1972), for which she won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award.
Singer Diana Ross has sold over 100 million records worldwide since her solo career began in 1970.
She is the first female performer to have had number one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 as a solo artist, as half of a duet, in a trio, and as a part of an ensemble.
As a member of the Supremes, she was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.
How old is Diana Ross?
Diana Ross was born on March 26, 1944, in New York City. In the year 2022, she turned 78 years old.
Ernestine (1916–1984) and Fred Ross, Sr (1920–2007) had her in the Hutzel Women’s Hospital in Detroit.
She was the second oldest child of Ernestine (1916–1984) and Fred Ross, Sr (1920–2007). Barbara Ross-Lee, an American physician, is her older sister.
Her mother gave her the name Diane, but due to an error on her birth certificate, she was given the name Diana.
On early Supremes records, she was listed as Diane. Her friends and relatives still refer to her as Diane.