Angelica Ross is an American actress, businesswoman, and transgender rights advocate.
She was born on November 28, 1980, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and raised in nearby Racine.
Ross is a trans woman who has said she was perceived as feminine from a young age.
She came out as gay to her mother when she was 17, and her mother did not receive the news well.
Ross is the founder and CEO of TransTech Social Enterprises, a firm that helps employ transgender people in the tech industry.
She is also the President of Miss Ross, Inc.
Ross’s acting breakthrough came in the form of Ryan Murphy’s Award-Winning FX hit, Pose, which follows NYC’s Black and Latino LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming ballroom culture scene in the ’80s and early ’90s.
She played the role of Candy, the brashest member of the ‘House of Abundance’.
Ross was also a series regular on the ninth season of Ryan Murphy’s FX hit American Horror Story: 1984 and returned as a series regular for the show’s tenth season.
In 2020, she became a face of Nicolas Ghesquière’s pre-Fall campaign for Louis Vuitton.
Ross is a leading figure of success and strength in the movement for transgender and racial equality.
She has been vocal about the discrimination and transphobia she has faced in the entertainment industry.
Ross is a self-taught computer programmer who has used her skills to create opportunities for other transgender people.
She founded TransTech Social Enterprises to educate, employmand empower the trans community through the use of technology.
Angelica Ross partner
In March 2020, Ross revealed on Twitter that her boyfriend had a fiancée and a child, which she discovered thanks to the “Twitter FBI”.
The actress had just celebrated her new love on Twitter, sharing photos of her boyfriend, per AmoMama.
Shortly after, she tweeted again with a shocking update, revealing that she had been talking to the mother of her boyfriend’s son and fiancée all morning.
Ross credited social media detectives for helping her discover the truth about her boyfriend, leaving fans surprised by the news and asked Ross for more details.
At the same time, a section of social media users criticized Ross for exposing her boyfriend on social media.
Ross did not shared any additional information about the situation since her initial tweets.