Ross Naess | Biography
Ross Naess | Biography

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  • Full Name Ross Naess
  • Occupation Producer, Actor
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace USA
  • Birth Date Oct 07, 1987
  • Age 34 Years, 11 Months
Executive Producer of the 2014 Film 'Acid Girls'

Ross Naess | Biography

Son of American singer Diana Ross and late shipping tycoon Arne Naess Jr

Naess got married to his wife Kimberly Ryan on 10 June 2017 after dating for over a decade. They have two kids: a daughter, born in 2016, and a son, born in 2017. They got married when they were expecting their second child; when Kim was 8 months pregnant. 


Ross Naess is an American producer best known for the 2014 film Acid Girls. He is also the son of the well-celebrated singer Diana Ross and late Shipping Tycoon Arne Naess Jr. 

Short Bio

Born in the United States, on 7 October 1987, Ross Naess is an actor and a producer. Naess is best known as the executive producer of Acid Girls (2004), a horror and thriller movie which follows the story of a man who welcomes home three cam girls he met at a bar. 

As an actor, Naess is known for his appearance in his mother, Diana Ross’s music video: When you Tell Me That You Love Me (1991). He has also appeared in notable TV shows like Celebrity Family Feud (2008) and The Oprah Winfrey Show (2011). 

Other than that, Naess is an entrepreneur. He co-founded the bar and restaurant in Los Angeles named Warwick LA. In addition, he also owns co-founded the Like a Gentleman Barbershop and the Untapped Series music and food festival. 

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Mother

Ross Naess is the son of the musical sensation Diana Ross and the late Arne Naess Jr. His mother, Diana Ross is a Grammy-winning and Oscar-nominated singer, songwriter, and actress. Diana was the lead singer of the popular singing group The Supremes. The group continues to be the best-charting female group in history, with twelve number-one hit songs on the US Billboard Hot 100.

She also has a successful solo music career as well as in film and TV. 

Father

His father was Arne Naess Jr, who had made a fortune in the shipping industry was also the former husband of Diana Ross. His network was estimated to be approximately $600 million.

Diana and Arne got married in 1985 and got divorced in 1999. The couple share two kids: Ross Naess and Evan Ross. Arne Naess had a total of seven children. 

Arne Naess Jr was an experienced mountain climber but he, unfortunately, fell to his death while climbing the mountains near Cape Town when he was 66. He slipped and fell about 320 feet and wasn’t wearing much protective gear. 

Siblings

Naess has a younger brother, Evan Olav Naess from his parents Diana Ross and Arne Naess. Evan is also an actor and a producer who is best known for his role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1 and Part 2. 

Naess has three elder maternal half-sisters, Rhonda Tracee and Chudney (from his mother's side). He also has three elder paternal half-siblings, Christoffer, Katinka, and Leona, from his father's first marriage, and two younger paternal half-brothers, Nicklas and Louis, from his father's third marriage.

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Ross Naess with his Family on Christmas (Photo: Instagram)

Wedding

Naess got married to his wife Kimberly Ryan on 10 June 2017 after dating for over a decade. They have two kids: a daughter, born in 2016, and a son, born in 2017. They got married when they were expecting their second child; when Kim was 8 months pregnant. 

The reception was held in a whitewashed barn with the bride wearing a long-sleeved off-the-shoulder dress and the groom wearing a tux paired with a hat. The attending women all wore flowy white dresses and flower crowns. The little girls were dressed like fairy princesses, who wore outfits of gold sequins and gold tutus. 

According to Essence, it is rumored that Diana Ross took the stage at Ross’s wedding and serenaded the newlyweds. Later on her 2021 birthday, Naess posted a wedding picture with his mom where he thanked her for holding his hand throughout his life. 

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