Here are 5 Reasons Tracee Ellis Ross Never Got Married


One of Hollywood’s most prominent names is Tracee Ellis Ross. From her famous family to her own work in movies and television, Ross’ name is always popping up in headlines. However, not much is known about her romantic life, or why she’s remained single all these years. 

Ross’ Perspective On Singleness And Relationships

Ross is the daughter Motown star Diana Ross and Robert Ellis Silberstein. Ross learned a lot from his family’s famed upbringing. “sacred”She is a private person.

“I was born into a very public family,” Ross said ABC News. “What is important to me [is] what is sacred in my life.” While keeping some things under wraps is important to the actress, she was quick to say that she’ll never say never. 

“I think there’s no one rule that works for everything,”She explained. “I don’t make a decision like ‘I will never talk about my relationships.’ [But] here are certain things that are sacred to me that are not for public consumption. They are mine and they are meant to stay sacred.”

Ross is very private about her personal life, but she shared her relationship status with us in a 2017 interview. Ross said she was a actress. “single…and loving myself more than I ever thought possible,”This was in addition to the cultural and social expectations of how she should feel “full or whole has not happened, and yet what has happened is so perfect.”

However, the actress revealed that she once fantasized about having children with a husband. “Well, how could you not?” She told Marie Claire. “Our society spoon-feeds it to you. I used to put myself to sleep dreaming of my wedding. And I would still love all of that, but what am I going to do, just sit around waiting? Shut up. I’ve got so many things to do.”

Ross reiterated the sentiment in Interview with ShapeSelf-description “happily single.”She revealed that she was “open” to a relationship, but it wasn’t something she was actively pursuing. 

“In my wonderful and robust experience of being single, I have learned to have a productive relationship with loneliness and an intensely juicy relationship with my joyful solitude,”Ross shared. “I really enjoy my company.”

She is not, Black-ishAnthony Anderson and Co-Star Anthony Anderson have Never Been in a Relationship

Even though Tracee Ellis Ross is very open about her single status, that hasn’t stopped the rumor mill from churning. Many wonder if she has a boyfriend. Black-ish Anthony Anderson and his co-star have been romantically involved since childhood. 

The pair are friends now, but Anderson revealed that wasn’t always the case. “We laugh about this now, but Tracee didn’t like me for maybe 10 years!” The actor said Parade. Anderson and Ross hosted 2005’s Vibe Awards.

“As we were walking onto the stage there was a loud sound over the speaker, and I said, ‘Tracee? Did you fart?’ The audience loved it, but what I did not know is how offended Tracee was by that comment,”Anderson said. 

Anderson was the latest to join the animosity. Reed Between the Lines With the actress. According to him, she didn’t even want to be on the set with him, but Anderson claimed he had no clue it was because she didn’t like him. Anderson thought she was being too respectful and letting him take the set. 

“Looking back on it, she didn’t want to be around me!”He laughed. “She really didn’t start liking me until we were midway through the first season of Black-ish, and so we laugh about it now.”The pair is now close friends. Anderson telling Los Angeles Magazine, “I would do anything for her today and I believe she would do the same for me.” 

She was once with Abou ‘Bu’ Thiam

Ross is quite private when it comes her romantic life. But, one relationship has been confirmed. Ross had a very serious relationship with Abou, a music exec. “Bu”Thiam, brother of Akon. 

While appearing on The Breakfast ClubThiam provided some details about their relationship, and why they ended up splitting. “Yeah, I was in love,” He was able to recall.. “Me and Tracee [were going to] be lovers forever, man. Like, I really do believe that. Me and her have this genuine, unconditional relationship. … And anybody that comes in my life, like, they have to know that and vice versa with her.”

He said that the reason they broke up was because he couldn’t fully devote himself to their relationship. “If I can’t give her all of me, I don’t wanna waste … her time,”Thiam explained. “So why not give her the opportunity to find somebody else that can?”Their relationship was not established in writing, although some reports suggest that it occurred between 2011 and 2013. 

Unfounded Rumors of a Romance with Kenya Barris

In 2020, romance rumors were growing with some people claiming that she and Black-ish creator Kenya Barris were coupled up. Barris filed for divorce in 2019 from his wife. LoveBScottRoss and the showrunner, it was alleged, began a relationship.

According to the site “multiple sources”Although the couple claimed to be together, there was no evidence of a relationship. Ross and Barris never spoke publicly about the relationship rumors. Based on the lack evidence, it is highly unlikely that the two were romantically involved. 

Ross’ dedication to keeping certain things in her life “sacred” means there are very few tales about her dating history, and that the public stays pretty focused on her work—and that’s just how Ross wants it.

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