Evan Ross Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$25 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Aug 26, 1988 (34 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Greenwich|
|Height:||6 ft (1.85 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
What Is Evan Ross' Net Worth?
Evan Ross is an American actor, musician, and producer who has a net worth of $25 million. Evan is the son of music superstar Diana Ross, former lead singer of the Supremes.
Ross has more than 30 acting credits to his name, including the films "ATL" (2006), "The Family Tree" (2011), "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1" (2014), and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2" (2015) and the television series "90210" (2010–2011), "Wicked City" (2015), and "Star" (2017–2019).
He executive produced the 2014 film "Acid Girls" and the 2018 reality series "Ashlee+Evan," which he starred on with his wife, Ashlee Simpson. Ross and Simpson also formed the musical duo Ashlee + Evan and released a self-titled EP in 2018. Evan has released the singles "Yes Me" (2011) and "How To Live Alone" (2015), and he was featured on DJWS & Hero's "They" (2016) and Kronic's "Restricted" (2017).
Evan Ross was born Evan Olav Ross on August 26, 1988, in Greenwich, Connecticut. His parents, Diana Ross and mountaineer/businessman Arne Næss Jr., divorced in 2000, and Næss tragically died in a mountain climbing accident in 2004. Arne was an extremely successful businessman who made a fortune in shipping, real estate, oil, and in the IT world. At the time of his death, his business empire was worth around $600 million. Evan has an older brother named Ross as well as three older half-sisters on his mother's side (Rhonda, Chudney, and "Black-ish" star Tracee Ellis Ross) and five half-siblings on his father's side (Christoffer, Leona, Katinka, Louis, and Nicklas). Ross attended Greenwich High School.
Evan made his acting debut in his mother's 1991 music video for "When You Tell Me That You Love Me," and in 1999, he appeared in the TV movie "Shelly Fisher." In 2005, he appeared in the music video for "Nasty Girl" by The Notorious B.I.G. (featuring P. Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge, and Avery Storm"), and in 2006, he played Anton Swann in the film "ATL" alongside rappers T.I. and Big Boi. That year Ross also began a three-episode stint on the UPN sitcom "All of Us," then he co-starred with Queen Latifah and his half-sister Tracee in the Emmy-nominated HBO movie "Life Support," earning positive reviews for his performance as Amare McCarter. Evan then appeared in the films "Pride" (2007), "Gardens of the Night" (2008), and "Linewatch" (2008), and he guest-starred on Tracee's sitcom "Girlfriends" in 2007. In 2009, he appeared in Lionel Richie's "Just Go" music video as well as the films "Life Is Hot in Cracktown," "According to Greta," and "Black Water Transit." From 2010 to 2011, Evan had a recurring role as Charlie Selby on The CW series "90210," and he starred in 2010's "Case 219" and "Mooz-lum" and 2011's "The Family Tree" and "96 Minutes."
Ross co-starred with Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Susan Sarandon, and Judy Greer in 2012's "Jeff, Who Lives at Home," and in 2013, he appeared in the film "N.Y.C. Underground" and played music producer Dallas Austin in the VH1 movie "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story." Austin produced Evan's first film, "ATL," which was loosely based on Dallas and TLC's Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins' experiences growing up in Atlanta. In 2014, Ross appeared in the films "All the Wilderness," "Just Before I Go," "Squatters," "Supremacy," and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1." Based on the 2010 Suzanne Collins novel "Mockingjay," "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1" grossed $755.4 million at the box office. Evan reprised the role of Messalla in 2015's "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2," which was also a hit, bringing in $658.3 million. In 2015, Ross also starred as Diver Hawkes on the ABC police procedural "Wicked City." From 2017 to 2019, he played Angel Rivera in 23 episodes of the Fox musical drama "Star," and around this time, he appeared in the films "The Curse of Buckout Road" (2017), "Pink Skies Ahead" (2020), and "She Ball" (2020) and Usher's "Don't Waste My Time" music video (2020). In 2021, Ross co-starred with Andra Day, Leslie Jordan, and Natasha Lyonne in "The United States vs. Billie Holiday."
In July 2013, Evan began dating pop singer Ashlee Simpson. After a seven-month engagement, Ross and Simpson married on August 30, 2014, at his mother's Connecticut estate. The couple welcomed daughter Jagger Snow on July 30, 2015, and son Ziggy Blue on October 29, 2020. Evan is also stepfather to Bronx Mowgli, Ashlee's son from her previous marriage to Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz. In late 2014, Ross and Simpson filed paperwork to change their last name to Ross-Næss. In 2018, they starred on the E! reality series "Ashlee+Evan," which ran for six episodes.
Awards and Nominations
At the 2011 SXSW Film Festival, Ross won an award for Breakthrough Performance for "96 Minutes." In 2018, "Buckout Road" earned him a Best Actor nomination at the Nice International Film Festival and a Best Actor in a Feature Film nomination at the World Music and Independent Film Festival. Evan also received an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for "Life Support" in 2008 and a Black Reel Award nomination for Best Actor for "Mooz-Lum" in 2012.
In 2018, Evan and Ashlee let fans into their Los Angeles home through their reality show, "Ashlee+Evan." The house has been described by Simpson as a creative haven where both she and her husband can pursue their artistic interests, and it was reportedly inspired architecturally by the famous Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City. In September 2020, Ross and Simpson paid $4.5 million for a 6,000 square foot mansion in the Encino area of L.A.