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American Businessman Adam Silver's Married Relationship With Wife Mark Tatum and His Past Affairs

Updated On 05 Jan, 2022 Published On 10 Feb, 2019
American Businessman Adam Silver's Married Relationship With Wife Mark Tatum and His Past Affairs

American lawyer and businessman Adam Silver is the commissioner of the National Basketball Association. His private matter popped up in the media after Adam married the first love of his life in 2015.

The commissioner of the NBA lives a blissfully married life for a couple of years now. Let's take a moment to sneak into the marital status of Adam Silver and his wife.

Adam Silver's Married Life

Commissioner of the NBA Adam Silver is a married man since 2014. Silver walked down the aisle with his longtime girlfriend turned wife Maggie Grise on May 30, 2015.

Adam Silver and his wife Maggie Grise.
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The romance between these lovebirds started as soon as they met through a mutual friend. Well, as explained by the duo, it turned out to be love at first sight. After spending some quality time together, both of them turned out their boyfriend-girlfriend relationship into a blissful married status.

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Meanwhile, the couple made time for love and pleasure equally as they do now. The pair welcomed their first child; Louise Burns Silver- a daughter on 20 Apr 2017. As for the name of the other child of Silver, it's kept a secret for privacy concerns.

Adam Silver attends State Dinner at the White House in 2016 with his wife Maggie Grise.

Although his busy schedule, the NBA head often makes time for his family as the lovely family attends various programs and events together. Formerly, the pair were spotted together at the White House attending the state dinner on March 10, 2016, in Washington, DC. 

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Furthermore, Adam's never made a hole in his personal life that may hinder his marital status. As of now, there are no misunderstandings and extra-marital affairs outside the pair's blissful married relationship. We just wish a happy future endeavor to the young couple.

Adam Silver Bans Clipper's Owner For Racist Comments 

Prior to having a married relationship, the American lawyer came to the spotlight after banning real state billionaire Donald Sterling from the NBA. With the racist comments that the Clipper's owner made, Adam banned the billionaire from the show business!

Adam Silver Bans The Billionaire Donald Sterling from NBA.
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Back in April 2014, Adam Silver made an inquiry about real estate billionaire Donald Sterling racist comments, to which he found a leaked audio record which says;

“contrary to the principles of inclusion and respect that form the foundation of our diverse, multicultural and multi-ethnic league”.

Well, after the confirmation, Adam quickly responded to Mr.Sterning's comments.

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In a press conference in New York, Silver admitted;

"We stand together in condemning Mr. Sterling's views. They simply have no place in the NBA,"

Consequently, the billionaire-Donald Sterling paid a fine of $2.5 million. After Silver allegedly charged the Clipper's owner, Sterling unwillingly sold his team which that he owned since 1981.

 NBA Commissioner Adam Silver bans Donald Sterling

Nevertheless, many players praised his courage including owners and many fans. On the other hand, things have not always looked okay for Silver for his decision for the NBA.

Speaking of which, Silver decided to continue the NBA games amid the uprising cases of Omicron, a variant of Covid-19 in December 2021. In his words, Silver told the press, "this virus will not be eradicated, and we're going to have to learn to live with it. I think that's what we're experiencing in the league right now."

Upon the decision, Silver was received with critiques from NBA fans and the audience that the players needed to get rest and how the games needed to be stopped to control the cases.

Adam Silver: Quick Facts

Adam Silver smiles at an event.
SOURCE: Page Six
  • Adam Silver was born on April 25, 1962, in Rye, New York, U.S.
  • He studied at Rye High School and graduated from Duke University in 1984.
  • Between 1984 and 1985, Adam worked as a legislative aide for U.S. Congressman Les AuCoin.
  • Prior to joining the NBA, Silver also served as a litigation associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore.
  • As of 2019, Adam SIlver's estimated net worth is $30 million.

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