Robert Ellis Silberstein

Inside Biography

Bob Ellis is an American music executive and businessman. He is popular being an ex-husband of American iconic singer and 12-time Grammy nominee Diana Ross. He was Diana's music manager and notable artist in the industry during the 1970s. Silberstein's famous clients include music artist Rufus, singer Michael Lee Aday, R&B star Billy Preston and among others.       

Bio Of Robert Ellis Silberstein 

The notable American businessman Robert Ellis Silberstein was born on 5 January 1946, in Elberon, New Jersey to the wealthy family famed for making Jewish garments. 

Talking about his education, Silberstein graduated from West Virginia University, where he taught for a few years after his graduation.    


After completing his graduation, Robert Ellis Silberstein got a teaching job at the same University but reportedly left the job after an argument with his principal and moved to California. 

He rose to fame after his relationship with American multi-talented star, Diana Ross who was the lead singer for group ‘The Supremes’. during the 70s Silberstein's use started working as a music manager for Diana, Ronnie Wood, Michael Lee Aday. 

He has also managed many musicians including Billy Preston, Diana Ross, Rufus, Meat Loaf, Chaka Khan and Status Quo.   

Robert Ellis Silberstein's Net Worth 

Robert Ellis Silberstein is one of the recognized faces in the music world. Besides, he is also a businessman. According to celebrity net worth, the music executive owns a net worth of $50 million, as of 2020.

Silberstein also has a house in Weston, Connecticut. Though Robert has clandestine the deatils of his property, it is reported that the median price of the house in this area is over $319,000. He is paid around $55,457 a year as a music executive. 

Similarly, his ex-wife Diana Ross; an award-winning evergreen singer has an estimated net worth of $250 million as per the Richest sites. To date as a solo artist, Ross has released 25 studio albums and 91 singles. 17 of her singles have reached the Billboard Top 40, 12 have reached the Top 10, 6 of which reached #1.    

In the year 1981, the renowned artist Diana signed a lucrative contract with RCA Records for $20 million. 

Previously Married To  Diana Ross

Talking about his personal life, Silberstein's first public relationship was with evergreen American singer, actress, record producer and songwriter, Diana Ross

Ross gained international recognition in 1970 when she released her eponymous debut solo album. She is a 12-time Grammy nominee. Silberstein and Ross started their relationship since the last month of 1970 and married on January 20, 1971. However, after being in the relationship for almost 6 years they got divorced in 1977, but they remained friends for the sake of their children.

At the time of the wedding, Daina was two-months pregnant from her relationship with a partner, Berry Gordy. Ross welcomed her first child as a daughter, Rhonda on August 14, 1971. As per the California family law, Silberstein is the legal father of Rhonda who raised her like his own daughter.

CAPTION: Robert Ellis Silberstein with his ex-wife Diana Ross and daughter SOURCE: Pinterest

Together they have two daughters; they welcomed their first child named Tracee Ellis Ross in October 1972 and a second daughter named Chudney Lane in November 1975.

His eldest daughter Tracee Ellis Ross is an American actress, model, comedian, director, and television host, well recognized for her lead role as Joan Clayton in the comedy series Girlfriends.

And his second daughter Chudney Lanen is a producer and production manager best known for Fashion News Live (2004), BET Awards 2007 and Essence Ninth Annual Black Women Hollywood (2016).

Silberstein is also a step-father to another three kids of her ex-wife's two other relationships- Rhonda Ross Kendrick, Evan Ross Næss, and Ross Næss.

As of 2020, Robert Silberstein is not dating anyone. After separating from his wife, there has never been any report about him dating or getting married.  

by rabina, 15 Aug, 2018

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