Ross Naess Biography
A native of Greenwich, Connecticut, Ross Naess born Evan Olav Naess is an American actor and musician. Ross made his debut in the comedy-drama film ATL (2006).
He has since starred in the films Pride (2007), According to Greta(2009), Mooz-lum (2010), 96 Minutes (2011), Supremacy (2014), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1 (2014), and Part 2 (2015). Naess had a recurring role as Charlie Selby in season 3 of The CW’s teen drama series 90210 and a regular role as Angel Rivera in season 2 of Fox’s musical drama series Star.
Evan Ross also starred on ABC’s procedural drama series Wicked City as Diver Hawkes. As a musician, Ross released his first single ” Yes Me” in February 2011, and his second single “How To Live Alone” in May 2015.
Ross Naess Age and Birthday
American actor, Evan Olav Naess, was born on August 26th, 1988. Ross is 32 years old as of 2020. He celebrates his birthday on August 26th every year.
Ross Naess Height and Weight
American actor, Ross, measures a standing height of 6 feet 2 inches. He also weighs 78 kilograms. He has black hair and dark brown eyes. His other body measurements are currently under review. This information will soon be updated.
Ross Naess Family, Parents, and Siblings
Ross is the loving son of Arne Naess Jr., his father, and Diana Ross, his mother. His father was a mountaineer while his mother it the Supremes lead singer. His paternal great-uncle was Norwegian philosopher Arne Næss. Evan has one older full brother, Ross Næss. His parents divorced in 2000. Ross has three older maternal half-sisters, Rhonda, whose biological father is Berry Gordy, and Tracee and Chudney from his mother’s marriage to Robert Ellis Silberstein.
He also has three older paternal half-siblings from his father’s first marriage, Christoffer, Katinka, and Leona, and two younger paternal half-brothers from his father’s third marriage, Nicklas and Louis. In January 2004, Ross’s father was killed at age 66 in a mountain climbing accident near Cape Town.
Ross Naess Dating, Wife and Children
Since 2014, Ross has been married to singer-songwriter Ashlee Simpson, with whom he has two children. The couple got engaged in January 2014 and got married on August 30th, 2014, at Ross’s mother’s estate in Connecticut. In December 2014, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child together.
Their daughter was born on July 30th, 2015. Ross also has a stepson who is the son of Simpson. Peter Wentz who is the son of Ashlee was given birth to in her previous marriage. In December 2014, Ross and his wife both filed requests to change their surname to Ross-Næss. In April 2020, Ross and Simpson announced they were expecting their second child together, a boy. Their son was born on October 29, 2020. The same day as his older sister, Tracee Ellis Ross.
Ross Naess Education and Career
Ross began his career as an actor while he was a student at Greenwich High School. His first major role was in the film, ATL, released in March 2006, in which he co-starred with rappers T.I. and Big Boi. Ross received rave reviews for his role as troubled teenager Amare McCarter in the HBO television film Life Support, starring Queen Latifah and his real-life half-sister Tracee Ellis Ross, who portrayed his elder sister in the film.
Ross later co-starred in the biographical film Pride, in which he portrayed a good-natured teen with a speech impediment. He also appeared (uncredited) in an episode of Girlfriends. The episode, titled “What’s Black-A-Lackin’?”, also guest-starred Chrisette Michele, and was directed by his half-sister Tracee.
Ross Naess Net Worth and Salary
Naess has an estimated net worth of $800 thousand. He has accumulated majority of his net worth from his acting career. His annual salary is currently under review and will soon be updated.
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