Diana Ross @ 68 – A Diva With Style

By | March 27, 2012 at 1:45 am | One comment | Celeb Buzz, Latest News | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

We dig the 70′s styles on birthday lady Diana Ross!

Diana Ross was born March 26, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan. She was born to a U.S. Army soldier father and a schoolteacher mother and raised in the projects, on the north side of Detroit. Ross, as a member of Motown’s The Supremes, had her first big hit in 1964 with “Where Did Our Love Go?” She’s since had a long career as a solo act and as an Oscar-nominated actress.
Throughout her career, this diva has been lauded for her unique personal style. According to biographies, Ross wanted to be a fashion designer and studied design and pattern making at Cass Technical High School in Detroit as a young woman. Instead, she became an iconic singer and took her passion for fashion with her.

Born Diana Ernestine Earle Ross, the former Supreme puts the “D” in diva, defining R&B’s legendary Motown Sound and keeping her look supremely stylish along the way. Ross’ look, alongside her singing chops, is what’s said to have propelled her to the Supreme’s most coveted spot. From there she’s graciously carried off a four-decade-long run, which included acting and modeling and birthing five children in between.

With a solo career punctuated by roles in films like “Mahogany” and “Lady Sings The Blues,” Ross’ post-Supremes career is just as memorable (and fabulous) as her early work. And at 68 she’s undoubtedly passing the torch of iconic style. From Mary J. Blige to her daughter, actress Tracee Ellis Ross, a stylish legacy can’t help but carry on.

Happy birthday, the Divine Ms. Diana Ross!

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One Comment

  1. graham (2 years ago)

    miss diana ross,supreme star,legend and i mean real legend not some five second wonder with a couple of hits under there belt,diva extraordinaire,icon to generations,trailblazer,this lady did it all and she did it without hype or the power of mtv,she is the empress of pop and empresses are bigger than queens,she and her legacy are eternal,thank you miss ross for your unique talent,voice,style and grace.


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