Donald Sterling

Donald Sterling is one of the most amazing businessmen from America. He is well appreciated for his real talents and skills in his enterprises. However, he rose to high fame after his negative criticism on race, which made him lose the Los Angeles Clippers’ ownership, which is a National Basketball Association team.

Well, how well do you know about Donald Sterling? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Donald Sterling’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Donald Sterling to date.

Biography and Early Life

Donald Tokowitz, better known as Donald Sterling, was born on 26th April in 1934 in the beautiful location of Chicago, Illinois. He was born to the mesmerizing couple of Susan (mother) and Mickey (father). His incredible parents are of origin called Ashkenazi Jewish.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Donald Sterling in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Donald Sterling’s age is 87 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 26 April 1934. Though, he is 5’8’’ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 174.1 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.


He completed his early schooling at ” Theodore Roosevelt High School” in Los Angeles. He was extremely hard-working as a student and took participated in multiple curricular activities. He is a well-trained gymnast and was a good participant in the school team. He was responsible and hence was chosen as the school captain. He completed his graduation in 1952 and pursued his further education from California State University and finished it in 1956.

He further chose to study Law at Southwestern University at the School of Law. He accomplished his honors in 1960.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

He tied the holy knot with Rochelle (“Shelly”) Stein in 1955. He had been God gifted with three lovely kids- Scott, Chris, and Joanna. Eric, the former director of basketball administration of “Clipper,” is Joanna’s husband. He left voluntarily, after his father in law sold the team. He was kicked out of his beach house by his wife, and then he moved to Beverly Hills. Sterling filed a divorce with his wife in 2016, as confirmed by Bobby Samini, his attorney, but the differences were resolved after two years, and hence the divorce was dissolved.

Donald Sterling got married at the age of twenty-five to her beautiful wife Shelly Stein and filled a petition to change his surname to Sterling as it was hard for his peers to pronounce his surname- Tokowitz, and this all was done on 9th December 1959.

Is Donald Sterling Gay?

Donald Sterling is happily married to her beautiful wife, Shelly Stein, and the couple has three lovely children- Chris, Joanna, and Scott. Hence, he isn’t gay.

Professional Career

After the completion of his education in law, he desired to pursue the same as his profession. He ventured his career in those days when Jews were not supposed th obtain high-end jobs. However, he started as an independent personal injury and divorce lawyer.

He then stepped into a real estate career where he purchased an apartment of flats situated in Beverly Hills. It comprises 26 units.

His financial capabilities allowed him to invest in sports. In 1979, he traded a National Basketball Association team of San Diego Clippers, who was actually struggling hard in those days. He became an epitome for the corresponding teams as he spent hugely (approximately $50 million) to better the team’s performance and fulfilled bl all its member’s demands.


A businessman earns most of his achievements as profits, investments, and related attributes. As per some preliminary calculations, he owns 162 properties in Los Angeles, and surely he wishes to earn many more in the upcoming years. He has a total net worth of $4 billion. He has made investments of almost US$350 million in different franchises of the NBA. He had also invested in San Diego Clipperz, Oakland Raiders, and Los Angeles Clippers before they were forbidden.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Donald Sterling in 2021

Donald Sterling is a very smart businessman who is well known for his skills in investment and receiving great profits. As of 2021, He is a ruler of $4 billion, and his count of notes is increasing day by day.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He was romantically allied with Alexandra Castro. However, to attain the return of the villa where she was inhabiting, he sued her in 2003 post their relationship ended. The two-some ended the agreement confidentially outside the court.
  • Sterling’s son was found dead due to a narcotic drug overdose while he was 32 on New Year’s Eve.
  • He was detected with initial stages of Alzheimer’s disease in 2014 and prostate cancer in 2012. He was considered incapable of leading financial affairs, hence paving the way for his wife to trade the Los Angeles Clippers despite all protests.

Donald Sterling is well appreciated for his notable works from America. He had also owned the National Basketball Association team and christened it as the Los Angeles Clippers. With his presence of mind and smartness, he has made some highly profitable decisions and is still making, which will earn him some great profits. He is a perfect example of success, joy, and smartness, which surely inspires many.


Facts of Donald Tokowitz Sterling

  • Gender Male
  • full nameDonald Tokowitz Sterling
  • birthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States
  • Date of Birth April 26, 1934
  • Age 90 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionAshkenazi Jewish
  • net worth$4 billion
  • professionAmerican Businessman, Attorney and former owner of LA Basketball Franchise
  • weightIn Kilograms – 70 kg, In Pounds –174.1 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –173 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5’8’’
  • hair colorLight Brown
  • eye colorBrown
  • high schoolTheodore Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles

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