Diana Ross and Arne Naess Jr.

Diana Ross and Arne Naess Jr.

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(23 October 1985 - 12 February 2000) (divorced) 2 children

Ross met her second husband, Norwegian billionaire shipping magnate Arne Næss, Jr. in 1985 and married him the following year, later having boys Ross Arne and Evan Olav. Even though they divorced in 2000, she still considers him the love of her life, attending his funeral and discussing with Oprah, the depth of their relationship. Næss was killed in a mountain climbing accident in 2004; Ross attended his funeral.

With her second 16-year marriage to Norwegian shipping millionaire Arne Naess Jr, she has sons Ross Naess (b. 7 October 1987) and Evan Ross (b. 26 August 1988).

Commenced Dating
October 1984
23 October 1985
12 February 2000
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Ross Arne Naess  Male

Evan Ross  Male

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Arne Naess Jr. was married to Diana Ross. They started dating in October, 1984. They were married on 23rd October, 1985. After 14 years of marriage they divorced on 12th February, 2000. They had 2 children: Ross Arne Naess, their eldest son, is 28 years old; and Evan Ross, their youngest son, is 27 years old.

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