American businessman and a music executive, Robert Ellis Silberstein graduated from West Virginia University, where he taught for a few year after his graduation. During his career, he managed many musicians such as Billy Preston, Diana Ross, Rufus, Meat Loaf and Status Quo. His ex-wife Diana Ross is a 12-time Grammy nominee, never earning a competitive honor, but later becoming the recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.
Early Life And Career of Robert Ellis Silberstein
Robert Ellis Silberstein was born on 1946 in Elberon, New Jersey, United States to a wealthy family of Jewish garment manufacturers. He graduated from West Virginia University and even tired teaching.
Silberstein is an American music executive and businessman. He has managed many musicians throughout his career including Billy Preston, Diana Ross, Rufus, Meat Loaf and Status Quo. But he rose to fame, after marrying popular singer and actress, Diana Ross.
Robert Ellis Silberstein's Personal Life And Net Worth
Robert Ellis Silberstein has previously married Diana Ross in 1971 and divorced in 1977. The duo shared three children, daughter named Tracee Ellis Ross (born on 29th October 1972), is an actress, model, comedian, producer, and television host. Similarly, second daughter, Rhonda Ross Kendrick (born on 14th August 1971) is also an actress.
Silberstein's third daughter named Chudney Ross was born on 4th November 1975; she is a television producer. His ex-wife is the daughter of Ernestine (1916 – 1984), a schoolteacher, and Fred Ross, Sr. (1920 – 2007), a former Army soldier.
Tracee Ellis and Chudney are their biological children while their eldest child Rhonda Ross is the biological child of Motown founder Berry Gordy.
Robert Ellis Silberstein might earn a good sum of net worth from his musical career. In the USA, the average salary of a music executive is $175,110. So, Silberstein might earn the same amount. His former wife, singer, and actress, Diana Ross has an estimated net worth of $250 million.