Robert Ellis Silberstein

Robert Ellis Silberstein is an American businessman and music executive. He is a well-known executive who has managed a number of popular musicians such as Diana Ross, Meat Loaf, Rufus, Billy Preston and Status Quo. He is also known for coming from a wealthy family that manufactures garments.

Well, how well do you know about Robert Ellis Silberstein? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Robert Ellis Silberstein’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 Robert Ellis Silberstein to date.

Biography and Early Life

Robert Ellis Silberstein was born on January 5, 1946 in Elberon, New Jersey. He is from a rich Jewish family that were garment manufactures in Elberon, New Jersey. He has however kept details of his family away from public scrutiny. He has not provided names of his family members and instead shifted his focus to his two loving daughters and also his career.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Robert Ellis Silberstein in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Robert Ellis Silberstein’s age is 75 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 5 January 1946. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 174 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


Robert was taken to the best University that the family could provide which was West Virginia University where he graduated in 1968 and was shortly deployed in the same school for teaching but had differences with the principal there forcing him to quit the job. He immediately ventured into the music industry

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

When Robert and his then-girlfriend met, they only dated for two months Robert committed to marriage with the beautiful Diana Ross. They tied the knot in January 20, 1971. The relationship did not last for long because after six years they finally divorced on March 9, 1977. Diana had a daughter named Rhonda Ross who was from her previous relationship with Berry Gordy Motown founder. Robert raised his adoptive daughter as if she were his own.

Together they became parents to two more beautiful daughters Tracee Ellis who was born in 1972 and is now an actress and Chudney Ellis born in 1975 and is a production manager and producer. Unlike many relationships after divorce Robert and Diana have maintained a healthy relationship with his Ex-wife, and have a very close bond with his daughters. Since his divorce with Diana Ross, he has not been in a relationship with anyone ever since.

Is Robert Ellis Silberstein Gay?

Robert was married to Diana Ross for six years and is a proud father of three daughters. Although we have not heard of him dating ever since we cannot be too sure of his status right now. He has never declared being in any relationship hence the more questions the issue raises.

Professional Career

Robert began his career as a teacher who quit for having differences with the principal of the same school that he was teaching. After quitting Robert moved to Los Angeles to become a music executive.  Being a music producer you became the force that is behind any successful musician you have managed. This became the case for Robert when his popularity increased in the 1970’s when he got an opportunity to make his good friend Diana Ross’s star to shine.

She was a lead artist of the band “The Supremes” and became more prominent under the leadership of Robert which means that his work was starting to become recognized. The friendship then later became love where the two got married in 1971. He went to work with celebrities such Rufus, meatloaf, Rolling Stones’ Ronnie wood, Status Quo and Billy Preston.

Amongst all the accomplishments that he has achieved he became more popular when he discovered the talent of American vocalist Chaka Khan (Yvette Marie Stevens) who came from the funk music band Rufus. Under his management, the group enjoyed their fair share of success to even win a Grammy’s Award.


Although Robert is a successful music executive he has not received any awards for himself. We can however give credit to the many people he has helped to achieve their dreams and even won those awards. To Robert any successful musician who wins an award from his management is an award that is indirectly his win.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Robert Ellis Silberstein in 2021

Robert has had a very stable career as a successful music producer as well as a manager for different celebrities. He has been in this career for a while now which has made him achieve a lot and even earning a fortune from it. Robert has become one of the highest-paid music executives of all time.

Robert also owns residences in California, New York City, and Los Angeles, and also in New York. He also is a business person who has earned lucrative amounts, contributing greatly to his worth. He has been in the industry for more than three decades and has managed to garner a net worth of $60 million as of 2021.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Robert adaptive daughter Rhonda came to learn that Robert is not his biological daughter at the age of 13 years.

Robert came from one of the wealthiest families during his childhood we can say that he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth. His family was involved with garment manufacturing and it would almost be obvious to think that he will get involved in their family business. He instead chose to follow his own fate a decision he cannot regret to date. He has become one of the highest paid music executives of all time. Even though he is 75 years old he is aging like fine wine.


Facts of Robert Ellis Silberstein

  • Gender Male
  • full nameRobert Ellis Silberstein
  • birthplaceElberon, New Jersey
  • Date of Birth January 05, 1946
  • Age 78 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$60 million
  • professionMusic executive and businessman
  • weightIn Kilograms – 75 Kg, In Pounds – 165 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 174 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorGrey
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolN/A

Written by Joel S. Elkins

David Goggins

Ashton Eaton