Golden Globe


Tracee Ellis Ross is an American actress, model, comedian, producer, and TV Host. She was born on October 29, 1972 in Los Angeles, California, to a Jewish American father and an African American mother. She is the daughter of singer/actress, Diana Ross.

She made her big screen debut in 1996, in the film ‘Far Harbor’. She has since then starred in a lot of feature films and TV series including, Sue Lost in Manhattan, A Fare To Remember, Daddy’s Little Girls, Labor Pains, Girlfriends, CSI:Crime Scene Investigation, Bad Girls, Black-ish, Broad City, Five, etc. She has also been nominated and won quite a number of awards including, Golden Globe Award, NAACP image Award, BET Comedy Awards, Prism Award, BET Awards, etc.

On January 8, 2017, Tracee Ellis Ross, who is a passionate advocate for freedom and equality, won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a comedy series; thus making her the first black woman to pick up the award since 1982. In her acceptance speech, she said,

”This is for all the women, women of color and colorful people whose stories, ideas, thoughts, are not always considered worthy or valid and important. But I want you to know that I see you, we see you.”