Evan Ross has been acting ever since he was a teenager. He’s appeared in over a dozen films and numerous televisions shows with some of Hollywood’s greatest actors. Growing up Greenwich, CT in a home filled with music and love provided a solid foundation to explore his create talent as a recording artist.
In 2006, Evan launched his film career playing an orphaned teen in the feature film ATL alongside T.I. The roles kept coming. He also starred in the films Pride (2007); Life Support (2008); According to Greta (2009); 96 Minutes (2011); CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story (2013); and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & Part 2 (2014-15).
For Evan’s work in 96 Minutes, he received the SXSW Competition Award for Breakthrough Performance. He also earned an NAACP nomination as Outstanding Actor for his role in Life Support. Even with Evan’s impressive list of movie credits, many fans first came to love him as teen heartthrob Charlie Selby on 90210. Today, Evan can be seen as Angel Rivera which presented the chance to bring music and acting together on the hit Fox drama, Stars.
In 2014, Evan’s life journey presented true love and then he naturally found himself the studio writing and recording music. In 2015, he released his self-penned debut single “How To Live Alone.” The song examines the idea of being in love; a lyric of his expression to his marriage and love for singer and actress Ashlee Simpson. With a sultry and seductive vocal, Evan sings “If it’s not you, it will be no one…” Not long after the release of “How To Live Alone,” the couple welcomed their daughter Jagger Snow.
If Evan Ross is a multi-faceted actor and artist, his talent comes honestly, both creatively and as an explorer of life. Evan is part of one of the most famous and beloved families in the en- tertainment business, his mother is global icon Diana Ross. His father, Arne Naess JR was a successful Norwegian businessman and avid mountaineer.
Adoring fans have watched Evan evolve from a little boy on stage dancing with his mother to teen idol to making movies to launching his own recording career. Yet, Evan remains hum- ble. He says the time he spends at home with his wife and young daughter brings a joy that is unmatched. There’s no stopping this artist whose talent transcends form.
Next up: Evan and his wife Ashlee are collaborating on new music and launching a new uni- sex clothing line. Even with a growing career in entertainment, Evan was raised with the idea that family comes first. He plans to honor that tradition as his daughter Jagger now watches her father take center stage.