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17 Things You May Not Know About Black-Ish's Tracee Ellis Ross

Fun facts about the coolest new mom on network television in honor of her birthday.

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1. She's Diana Ross' daughter.

2. She studies ratchet rap.

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And like the rest of us, is often left confused. Watch the full video from above here: http://youtu.be/4YhXYdRfDXI

3. She's friends with Kanye West.

4. Although she has none of her own, she's great with kids.

5. She once attended NYFW desguised as a fashion blogger named Caliope Champignon.

Caliope even has a Tumblr http://amushrm.tumblr.com/

Caliope even has a Tumblr http://amushrm.tumblr.com/

6. She loves a good statement piece.

A peek of her closet from her The Coveteur feature.
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A peek of her closet from her The Coveteur feature.

7. She borrows from her mom's closet like the rest of us.

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8. She has an amazing booty.

9. No but really.

10. Her curls have been known to cause hair envy in the natural hair community...

11. ....so she started a 'Hair Love' campaign to get girls to love their own natural hair just as much.

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12. She used to be a runway model.

"I am learning every day to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me."— Tracee Ellis Ross, in an interview for UPTOWN

14. She loves a bold red lip.

15. Her laugh is... well... press play and hear for yourself.

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16. The Simpson's are her in-laws.

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Her baby brother Evan married Ashley Simpson in August.

17. Working out is not her favorite past time.

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...but she does it to look hot like the rest of us.

See more of Tracee on ABC's new sitcom Black-ish Wednesdays at 9:30pm ET!

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