Robert Ellis Silberstein Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Sep, 2018
Facts of Robert Ellis Silberstein
Date of Birth: 1946 , January-5
Age: 72 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Robert Ellis Silberstien
Birth Name Robert Ellis Silberstien
Nick Name Bob Ellis
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Elberon, New Jersey
Profession Music executive and businessman
Net Worth N/A
Children Tracee Ellis Ross, Chudney Ross, Rhonda Ross Kendrick
Divorce Diana Ross
Education West Virginia University
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Robert Ellis Silberstein known as 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 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 was born on 5 January 1946 in Elberon, New Jersey to the wealthy family famed for making Jewish garment. 

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

Robert Ellis Silberstein's Career

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

In the 1970s he 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's net worth is still under review but it is expected that his net worth is in millions considering his works in the entertainment industry.

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.    

Robert Ellis Silberstein's Personal Life 

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

Ross gained an international recognition in 1970 when she released her eponymous debut solo album. She is a 12-time Grammy nominee. Silberstein and Ross started dating in 1970 and the couple married in 1971.  

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

After being in the relationship for almost 6 years they got divorced in 1977, but they remained friends for the sake of their children. 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 2018, Robert Silberstein is not dating anyone. After separating from his wife, there has never been any report about him dating or getting married.  

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