Evan Ross Biography

Evan Ross

Quick Facts Of Evan Ross

Celebrated Name Evan Ross
Age 31 Years
Nick Name Evan Ross
Birth Name Evan Olav Næss
Birth Date 1988-08-26
Gender Male
Profession Actor

Evan Ross is an American actor and musician who is well known for his role in his debut film, "ATL"(2006) and "Pride"(2007). Ross has established himself as a competent actor with his several role sin films including "Life Support", "According to Greta", "Mooz-lum", "96 Minutes", "Supremacy". Ross also had recurring roles in hit TV shows including "90210" and "Wicked City". He made his music debut with his first single, "Yes Me" in 2011.

Ross is also known as the son of the Supremes lead singer, Diana Ross, and popular mountaineer, Arne Næss Jr. Besides, Ross is quite popular in social media sites with over 333k followers on his Instagram: @realevanross.

What is Evan Ross Famous for?

  • Famous for his role as Anton Swann in comedy-drama film, "ATL". 
  • Known as the son of Diana Ross and Arne Næss Jr.

Evan Ross parents

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Where was Evan Ross Born?

Evan Ross was born on August 26, 1988, in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States. His birth name is Evan Olav Næss. His nationality is American. Ross belongs to mixed(African-American-German-Norwegian) ethnicity while Virgo is his zodiac sign. 

Evan Olav Næss was born in a popular well-to-do family to Diana Ross(mother) and her second husband, Arne Næss Jr.(father). Her mother, Diana is a popular American singer and actress who is widely known as the lead singer of the 1960s vocal group, "The Supremes" while his father, Arne was a Norwegian business and mountaineer who died in a climbing accident near Cape Town on January 13, 2004, at the age of 66. However, his parents divorced 11 years after his birth, in 2000.

Evan has altogether 9 siblings from his parents' several marriages including his full older brother, Ross Næss. He has three older half-sisters – singer and songwriter, Rhonda Suzanne Silberstein, actress ad television host, Tracee Joy Silberstein and Chudney Lane Silberstein from his mother's previous relationships, and 3 half-brother Christoffer, Nicklas and Louis, and two half-sisters, Katinka and folk singer, Leona Naess, from his father's marriage.

Belonging to a family with a background of the entertainment industry including several of his siblings in it and his mother herself, Eva undoubtedly developed an interest in acting and music at a young age. He attended Greenwich High School, during which he started his career as an actor and later, he left the school and moved to learn more about music and even joined several music classes. 

Also, his paternal great-uncle was Norwegian philosopher Arne Næss.

Evan Ross mother

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Evan Ross's Career Highlights

  • Evan Ross got his first breakthrough with his first debut role as Anton Swann in comedy-drama film, "ATL" alongside rappers T.I. and Big Boi. in 2006.
  • Ross then portrayed the role of Amare McCarter in the HBO television film, "Life Support" in 2007. He starred alongside Queen Latifah and his half-sister, Tracee Ellis Ross.
  • He then got another breakthrough after he appeared as Reggie Jones in the biopic drama feature film, "Pride" in 2007.
  • Ross has appeared in several other films, including the thriller, "Line watch"(2008), the drama "Gardens of the Night"(2008), and the crime drama film, "Life Is Hot in Cracktown"(2009).
  • He then starred as Julie in the 2009 comedy-drama film, "According to Greta".
  • In 2010, Ross appeared as Charlie Selby in The CW's teen drama series, "90210" in its third season. The same year, he starred in the American drama film, "Case 219" and in the independent film, "Mooz-Ium" in 2011.
  • For his role as Dre in crime thriller film, "96 Minutes", he even won the Breakout Acting Award at SXSW.
  • Ross also appeared in several series and films including "The Family Tree", "Jeff, Who Lives at Home", "All the Wilderness", "Just Before I Go", "Squattersand", "Supremacy", "Buckout Road".
  • In 2013, he portrayed music producer Dallas Austin in the VH1 biopic, "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story".
  • In 2014, Ross portrayed the role of Messalla in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay" – Part 1, also in Part 2 in 2015.
  • He joined the cast of ABC's crime drama series, "Wicked City", where he portrayed the role of Diver Hawkes in July 2015.
  • Ross played the major role of Angel Rivera in the second and third seasons of Fox's drama series, "Star" in 2017 till 2019.
  • In 2018, he appeared in a reality show related to his own life titled "Ashlee+Evan". 
  • His upcoming movies are "Head Shop", "The United States Vs. Billie Holiday". 

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Who is Evan Ross Married to?

Evan Ross is married to the popular singer and actress, Ashlee Simpson. Simpson is an American celebrity and younger sister of popular actress and singer, Jessica Simpson. Evan and Ashlee began dating since 2013 after Ashlee's break up with actor, Vincent Piazza. Evan and Ashlee shortly after dating got engaged in January 2014 and eventually got married on August 30, 2014, at Ross' mother's estate in Connecticut.

Just 4 months after their marriage, they announced that they were expecting their first child together, a daughter named Jagger Snow Ross whom they welcomed on July 30, 2015. Ross also has a stepson named Bronx Wentz(b. Nov 20, 2008) from Simpson's previous marriage to musician Pete Wentz. On Apri l30, 2020, the couple announced that they were expecting their second child together whose gender is revealed to be a boy.

In December 2014, both of them filed requests to legally change their surname to Ross-Næss.

Evan Ross Kids

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How Tall is Evan Ross?

Evan Ross is a handsome guy in his 30s. With his masculine body physique and bald hair, he has won several hearts all over the world. He stands tall with a height of 6ft. 1inch.(1.85m) while his body weighs around 72kg. 

What is the Net Worth of Evan Ross?

Evan Ross has quite good earnings from his professional career as an actor. Working in this field for over a decade, he has managed to amass a healthy fortune from his several movies and TV series.

He also makes money from endorsements deals and by sponsoring social platforms. His annual income is around $2.4 million and his current estimated net worth is around $30 million.