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Biography

Diana Ross performing at the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo

Source: Wikipedia

Diana Ernestine Earle Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American singer, actress, record producer and an occasional songwriter. Born and raised in Detroit, she rose to fame as a founding member and lead singer of the vocal group The Supremes, which, during the 1960s, became Motown's most successful act and is to this day America's most successful vocal group as well as one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. As part of the Supremes, Ross most notably rivaled the career of The Beatles in worldwide popularity, and her success made it possible for future African American R&B and soul acts to find mainstream success. The group set a record scoring twelve number-one hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100 including the hits, "Where Did Our Love Go", "Baby Love", "Come See About Me", "Stop! In the Name of Love", "You Can't Hurry Love", "You Keep Me Hangin' On", "Love Child" and "Someday We'll Be Together".

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  • Born: Diana Ernestine Earle Ross March 26, 1944 (age 71) Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • Occupation: Singer, actress, record producer
  • Years active: 1959–present
  • Net worth: US$250 million (2013)
  • Spouse(s): Robert Silberstein (m. 1971–77) Arne Næss, Jr. (m. 1986–2000)
  • Genres: R&B, soul, disco, jazz, pop, dance
  • Instruments: Vocals
  • Labels: Lu Pine, Motown, RCA, EMI
  • Associated acts: The Primettes, the Supremes, the Temptations, the Jackson 5, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie

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