Star of the old tv series, girlfriend, and recent smash tv series, black-ish, Tracee Ellis Ross, is the perfect choice for  Essence Magazine's annual Black Women in Hollywood issue.

The actress stuns in  a Byron Lars Beauty Mark dress and Sophia Webster pumps for the first cover, and wows in a Jay Godfrey frock and her own shoes for the second image.

She talks about her role in the tv series, her desire to have a family,childhood experiences with famous mum,DianaRoss, comedic influences and so on.

The March edition is available in newsstands now.