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Tracee Ellis Ross

Actress & Youth Volunteer. Star of "Black-ish"

 Tracee Ellis Ross Biography

Charming, classy, versatile, and beautiful are just a few of the characteristics that define Tracee Ellis Ross and make her one of the hottest chameleons in the entertainment industry today. She is described as a “trend setter with signature style,” a woman “gracefully redefining the rules for success.”

Tracee Ellis Ross is the star of the new hit ABC comedy series Black-ish, which airs Wednesday nights after Modern Family. Ross is best known as the star of the hit sitcom, Girlfriends, which aired for eight seasons on the CW and can be seen in syndication throughout the US and the world. Her portrayal of “Joan Clayton,” has earned her seven NAACP Image Award nominations, including one win in 2007 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, one BET Comedy Award win, and two nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, a Women's Image Network (WIN) Award nomination for Best Comedy Series and two PRISM Award nominations for Outstanding Performance in a Comedy series. She also starred in and produced the BET series Reed Between the Lines, which won her a third NAACP Image Award.

Ross was also seen in the short film series FIVE, a collection of 5 short films which aired on Lifetime in October 2011. She appeared in Lili, directed by Alicia Keys and produced by Jennifer Aniston and Paula Wagner, among others. Other credits include turns in Love, Loss, and What I Wore on stage in New York and LA; guest starring roles on ABC's Private Practice, CBS' hit crime drama CSI, and HBO's LIFE Support with Queen Latifah; and feature films Hanging Up with Jennifer Connelly and Marcia Gay Harden, and Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls. In the fall of 2013, Ross returned to the BET Network to co-host the popular award show, Black Girls Rock, with Regina King for the third televised installment.

Ross is a dedicated and passionate motivational speaker. She created and teaches “Taping Into Your Creative Well,” a workshop that encourages participants to discover and utilize their inner joy to keep their lives on course. She is also works closely with teenage girls by volunteering with Aviva Family and Children Services in Los Angeles and The Big Brother Big Sister Program where she has held self-esteem workshops nationwide. Ross was honored by The Los Angeles Urban League as “Volunteer of the Year” in 2004, and was the 2009 recipient of the Impact Award from the Aviva Organization.

Ross began her television career as the host of her own television show, Lifetime's The Dish, for which she was named a “Face to Watch” by The Los Angeles Times. She has written, produced, and performed in segments for cable shows, appeared as a series regular on MTV's sketch comedy The Lyricist Lounge Show, and guest starred or co-hosted in various other television programs, including cameos in the Kanye West videos “The New Workout Plan” and “Touch the Sky.”

As a model, Ross worked with highly regarded photographers in the fashion industry, including Herb Ritts, Peter Lindberg, Francesco Scavullo and Mario Testino. She has graced the pages of top fashion and consumer magazines, including Harper's Bazaar, Essence, Mirabella, and Life, to name a few. She has also appeared in advertising campaigns for The Gap, Donna Karan Collection, DKNY and Paul Mitchell. In 2012, the fashion influencer expanded her vast digital influence by launching her official website Traceeellisross.com. The lifestyle site utilizes Ross' unique cross-cultural and joyful point of view to inspire the soul, body and mind of her followers.

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Tracee Ellis Ross

Actress & Youth Volunteer. Star of "Black-ish"

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 Tracee Ellis Ross Biography

Charming, classy, versatile, and beautiful are just a few of the characteristics that define Tracee Ellis Ross and make her one of the hottest chameleons in the entertainment industry today. She is described as a “trend setter with signature style,” a woman “gracefully redefining the rules for success.”

Tracee Ellis Ross is the star of the new hit ABC comedy series Black-ish, which airs Wednesday nights after Modern Family. Ross is best known as the star of the hit sitcom, Girlfriends, which aired for eight seasons on the CW and can be seen in syndication throughout the US and the world. Her portrayal of “Joan Clayton,” has earned her seven NAACP Image Award nominations, including one win in 2007 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, one BET Comedy Award win, and two nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, a Women's Image Network (WIN) Award nomination for Best Comedy Series and two PRISM Award nominations for Outstanding Performance in a Comedy series. She also starred in and produced the BET series Reed Between the Lines, which won her a third NAACP Image Award.

Ross was also seen in the short film series FIVE, a collection of 5 short films which aired on Lifetime in October 2011. She appeared in Lili, directed by Alicia Keys and produced by Jennifer Aniston and Paula Wagner, among others. Other credits include turns in Love, Loss, and What I Wore on stage in New York and LA; guest starring roles on ABC's Private Practice, CBS' hit crime drama CSI, and HBO's LIFE Support with Queen Latifah; and feature films Hanging Up with Jennifer Connelly and Marcia Gay Harden, and Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls. In the fall of 2013, Ross returned to the BET Network to co-host the popular award show, Black Girls Rock, with Regina King for the third televised installment.

Ross is a dedicated and passionate motivational speaker. She created and teaches “Taping Into Your Creative Well,” a workshop that encourages participants to discover and utilize their inner joy to keep their lives on course. She is also works closely with teenage girls by volunteering with Aviva Family and Children Services in Los Angeles and The Big Brother Big Sister Program where she has held self-esteem workshops nationwide. Ross was honored by The Los Angeles Urban League as “Volunteer of the Year” in 2004, and was the 2009 recipient of the Impact Award from the Aviva Organization.

Ross began her television career as the host of her own television show, Lifetime's The Dish, for which she was named a “Face to Watch” by The Los Angeles Times. She has written, produced, and performed in segments for cable shows, appeared as a series regular on MTV's sketch comedy The Lyricist Lounge Show, and guest starred or co-hosted in various other television programs, including cameos in the Kanye West videos “The New Workout Plan” and “Touch the Sky.”

As a model, Ross worked with highly regarded photographers in the fashion industry, including Herb Ritts, Peter Lindberg, Francesco Scavullo and Mario Testino. She has graced the pages of top fashion and consumer magazines, including Harper's Bazaar, Essence, Mirabella, and Life, to name a few. She has also appeared in advertising campaigns for The Gap, Donna Karan Collection, DKNY and Paul Mitchell. In 2012, the fashion influencer expanded her vast digital influence by launching her official website Traceeellisross.com. The lifestyle site utilizes Ross' unique cross-cultural and joyful point of view to inspire the soul, body and mind of her followers.

  • A Woman Gracefully Defining the Rules for Success

  • Growing Up Jewish

  • The Me I Know

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ALL AMERICAN ADVANTAGE »
Booking Agency-related Disclaimer

Fee Information: Booking Fees to hire speakers and celebrities are determined based on a number factors and often change without notice. Fee Ranges listed on this website are intended to serve only as a guideline. For the most current celebrity fees or to check availability, please contact a booking agent.

Please Note: All American Speakers Bureau acts only as an entertainment broker/producer for corporate functions, private engagements and special events. All American Speakers Bureau does not claim or represent itself as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Tracee Ellis Ross or any artists or celebrities on this website.

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials and endorsements.

Profiles listed on this website are provided as a resource to our clients, which are meeting and event planners and other buyers of talent in order to provide them with the widest variety and selection of available talent. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read about the All American Speakers Bureau Advantage.

Due to the volume of emails and calls we receive, we can no longer respond to inquiries related to any of the following:

  • Schedules of upcoming public appearances
  • Contact info for artists or requests to forward messages.
  • Artist's TV, stage or film projects or representation
  • Media requests for print, radio or TV interviews.
  • Any inquiry not related to hiring talent for paid engagements

Related Tags: Find top-rated keynote speakers, corporate entertainers and famous personalities like Tracee Ellis Ross. Find information on booking Tracee Ellis Ross for appearances, speaking engagements and endorsements. Your source for booking agency and speaker bureau contact info, as well as how to contact a celebrity talent booking agent that can book Tracee Ellis Ross, list of similar top-rated speakers for hire, what is the cost to book a top 10 motivational speaker, musician, comedian or famous athlete like Tracee Ellis Ross.

This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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