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Tracee Ellis Ross is unrecognizable in throwback photo fans can't believe

The Black-ish actress is the daughter of singer Diana Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross smiles in candid selfie
Hannah Hargrave
Hannah HargraveUS Deputy Editor
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Tracee Ellis Ross shared the most adorable childhood photo of herself on Friday and fans can't stop talking about it. 

The stunning actress posted an image of herself as a young girl with a flower in her hair and an adorable expression on her face. She captioned it: "Little me."

 Tracee's Instagram photo sent her followers into a tailspin as they commented: "OMG the image I never knew I needed! so stinking cute," and, "This is how our little girls should look! natural hair with a flower," while a third added: "She looks like her mom."

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Tracee has earned a successful career in acting and modeling and while she doesn't have any children of her own, she adores being an aunt

She spoke with Marie Claire in 2021 when she opened up about the pressures of feeling like you have to have children and get married.

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 When asked if she ever thought about having a big family she admitted: "Well, how could you not? Our society spoon-feeds it to you. I used to put myself to sleep dreaming of my wedding," she said.

"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."

Tracee is Diana Ross' second eldest child, and she had her while married to music executive Robert Ellis Silberstein. 

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Diana and Robert divorced in 1977.Diana is also the mother to daughters Rhonda Suzanna Silberstein, from a relationship with Motown CEO Berry Gordy and Chudney Lane Silberstein, also from her marriage with Robert.

The Ain't No Mountain High Enough singer has two sons, Ross Arne and Evan Olav, from her marriage to Norwegian shipping magnate Arne Naess Jr.

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