Diana Ross born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Ross rose to fame as the lead singer of the vocal group the Supremes. This act quickly rose to prominence as perhaps the most successful Motown act. Diana Ross and the Supremes are the best-charting female group in US history, and released a record-setting twelve number one hit singles on the US Billboard Hot 100, including "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".
After leaving the Supremes in 1970, Ross released debut solo album, featuring the No. 1 Pop hit "Ain't No Mountain High Enough". Her final single with Motown during her initial run with the company achieved her sixth and final US number one Pop hit, the duet "Endless Love" featuring Lionel Richie, whose solo career was launched with its success.
Ross is also an actor, who earned a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award nomination for her performance in the film Lady Sings the Blues. Ross recorded the film soundtrack, which also became a number one hit. Ross went on to star in two other feature films, Mahogany and The Wiz, and later acted in the television films Out of Darkness, for which she also was nominated for another Golden Globe Award.
IIn 1988, Ross was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Supremes, alongside Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard. She was the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors in 2007, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016. Ross is also one of the few recording artists to have two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame—one as a solo artist and the other as a member of the Supremes.
Diana Ross is a legendary American pop singer and actress who has a net worth of $250 million dollars. Ross is so successful that in 1993, the Guinness Book of World Records declared her the most successful female music artists in history, due to her success in the United States and the United Kingdom. Ross has had more hits than any female artist in the charts, with a career total of 70 hit singles with her work with the Supremes and as a solo artist. She is the only female artist to have number one singles as a solo artist; as the other half of a duet; as a member of a trio; and as an ensemble member.