While some cannot easily tolerate being in a relationship with someone way older than them, a good number of young people today seem to love the allure that comes with it. The likes of Rosalind Ross must have suffered a lot of backlash for being in a relationship with someone almost double her age, but despite all that, she still sticks to dating famous actor, Mel Gibson.
Ross was just 24 years old when she met Gibson, the American actor, and filmmaker who at that time was 58 years. Not only is Gibson 34 years older, but he was also married and had eight kids before meeting Ross but despite all the differences, the two remained together, sharing great times together. Here are more facts to know about Mel Gibson’s girlfriend, Rosalind Ross.
Who Exactly is Rosalind Ross?
Rosalind Ross is a famous American actress and screenwriter best known as an accomplished equestrian vaulter champion and for her contribution in the production of the television show, Matador. Ross is also applauded for her role in the production of many short films and TV series but her rise to fame had more to do with her relationship with Hollywood senior actor and filmmaker, Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson than with her career.
Rosalind Ross is a Califonia native with North American ethnicity. She was born on July 5, 1990, in Aptos, California, USA. Ross had her High school education at Palo Alto High School after which she studied and received her BA in creative writing from Emerson College. She also studied at NEO A&M College. Other information about her family, including her parents and siblings, have been hidden from the public but it appears as if she had a very happy childhood. At the young age of nine, she was already an expert in horse riding and even took part in her home state competitions.
Her Career and Net Worth
In 2004, at the age of 28, Ross participated in and won a bronze medal at the World Vaulting Championship, her first known career. This earned her a place as a member of the Mount Eden Vaulting Club team where she worked until 2006 when she joined the FAME team and won a gold medal at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. She also won the gold in the 2008 and 2010 competitions when she participated in the World Equestrian Games.
It was not until 2014 when Rosalind Ross decided to switch to her writing career. She received her first project as a screenwriter for the Amazon Prime show Matador. In the same year, she wrote Homeward, a short film that featured actors like Lea Coco, Jessy Schram, and Travis Farris. As an actress, Rosalind Ross made her debut in a short 2016 movie, A Social Life. Currently, the beautiful TV star works as a mentor for the youth at a charity named AMBITION.
Aside from her fame, Rosalind Ross also enjoys a good reward for her work in salary. The actress and screenwriter enjoys an estimated salary of $72,414 annually but her net worth has not been revealed. She may also have a share from her boyfriend’s net worth of $425 million as well as his numerous businesses and investments.
Is He Dating or Married to Mel Gibson?
Rosalind Ross apparently met the Lethal Weapon star, Mel Gibson in 2014, when she was signed to work for his production company Icon, and their relationship began shortly after. A peep into Mel Gibson’s biography shows that he is a New York native born on January 3, 1956, as the second son and sixth of eleven children born to his parents, Hutton Gibson, a writer, and Irish-born Anne Patricia. Gibson holds a dual American and Irish citizenship. Among his appearances in cinemas include, Waiting for Godot, Oedipus the King, and Death of a Salesman, to mention just a few.
Ross and the one time Sexiest Man Alive, started loving each other when Ross took to visiting the actor in his over 500-acre Costa Rica ranch. The two defended their relationship from media criticism and after about two years of keeping their love secret, they went public in 2016. They not only confirmed that they were dating, but they also attended public events together. The couple was seen together for the first time at the Golden Globes. Rosalind Ross and Mel Gibson aren’t married but they are living together happily as a couple.
She has a son with Mel Gibson
As proof of their love together, Ross and Gibson welcomed their first child together, a son, Lars Gerard Gibson born on January 22, 2017. While Lars is Ross’ first child, he is Gibson’s ninth child and seventh son. Gibson’s other children – Hannah, Edward, Christian, William, Louis, Milo, and Thomas – are a product of his past marriage with Robyn Denise Moore, his first wife. He also has a daughter named Lucia, with his then-girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva who he dated for a while before Rosalind Ross.