Ross told Us back in October that his Grammy-winning mother, 69, approves of Simpson, saying, "She loves her! He's been acting on TV and film for about 14 years.Ross landed his first major role as Ant in the 2006 comedy in November."I'm on team Katniss." PHOTOS: Best celebrity engagement rings of all time 3.
Ross began recording his debut album in 2007, and released his first single, "Yes Me," in February 2011. PHOTOS: Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz, the way they were 5.
He knew Simpson was "the one" after about four months of dating.
Ross went public with his romance with Jessica Simpson's younger sister last July. Insider that she was "the one," and marriage was "for sure" in their future.
Like Mother, Like Son: In 2007, Evan began recording his debut album and, in 2011, released his first single, "Yes Me."5.
" Here, Us Weekly uncovers five facts you might not know about Simpson's future husband. He is also the half-brother of actresses Rhonda Ross Kendrick and Tracee Ellis Ross, and singer Leona Naess.
13, Simpson, 29, announced on Twitter that she is engaged to Evan Ross, 25. Ross also tweeted, "The love of my life said YES!!!!!! Ross (real name: Evan Olav Naess) is the son of legendary singer Diana Ross and her second husband, Norwegian businessman Arne Naess, Jr.
" the singer and actress captioned a photo of her engagement ring.
Six months after they began dating, Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross are now preparing to tie the knot."My baby love and I are ENGAGED!!! The three have been spotted shopping at Target, walking hand in hand in hand in Venice, Calif., as well as celebrating the recent holidays together.3.
Last August, Evan took Ashlee to his mother's concert at the Hollywood Bowl and, in November, she was at Bronx's birthday when Ashlee's little one turned 5.2. Evan has gotten to know Ashlee's son (with ex-husband Pete Wentz) very well during the couple's courtship.
But just who is the handsome 25-year-old who will soon be Jessica Simpson's brother-in-law? His Mother Is Diana Ross: Not only is he the son of the legendary singer, but Diana has already spent a fair amount of quality time with the couple.
He's Been Linked in the Past to Other Famous Faces: Among the women Evan is rumored to have previously romanced are Lindsay Lohan, Aubrey O'Day and Hayden Panettiere.4.