Why did Michael Jackson like Diana Ross?

Michael Jackson idolized Diana Ross and thought her the perfect woman. He had a strong connection with Motown singer Diana Ross, to the point where he left his children to her in his will

Diana Ross is an American iconic entertainer, songwriter, producer, film, and television actress who rose to fame as the lead singer of the vocal group The Supremes.

Diana Ross was born on March 26, 1944, in Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. Ross’s eponymous debut solo album featured the U.S. number-one hit “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and the music anthem “Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand)”.

Diana Ross’s hits as a Supreme and a solo artist combined put her among the Top 5 artists on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart from 1955 to 2018.

Diana Ross was the recipient of a Special Tony Award in 1976, the Kennedy Center Honors in 2007, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 and 2023 (the latter as a member of The Supremes), and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.