Robert Ellis Silberstein is a music executive as well as a businessman. Likewise, he is popular as the ex-husband of American iconic singer Diana Ross.

Robert Ellis Silberstein, American music executive
Caption: Robert Ellis Silberstein, American music executive

What is Robert Ellis Silberstein Net Worth?

Robert Ellis Silberstein has an estimated net worth of $50 million as per reports. He collected this amount of money through his career as a music executive and businessman. On the other hand his ex-wife Diana Ross is an American singer, actress, and record producer who has an estimated net worth of $250 million.

To date as a solo artist, she has released 25 studio albums and 91 singles. 17 of her singles have reached the Billboard Top 40 and 12 have reached the Top 10 as well as 6 reached #1.

Robert Ellis Silberstein Ethnicity

Robert Ellis Silberstein was born in Elberon, New Jersey, the United States on January 5, 1946. His birth sign is Capricorn. He was born into a wealthy Jewish family. His family known for their garment-manufacturing business. Having American nationality, Robert is of mixed (Ashkenazi Jewish-African-American) ethnicity.

Regarding his education, he attended ‘West Virginia University,’ where he completed his graduation. After that, he began teaching at the university. After a few years of working there, he left the job following an argument with his boss. Then he relocated to California. Robert has a grey hair color with dark brown eyes color.


Robert Ellis Silberstein boasts an effective profession both in business and in media outlets. Likewise, he also holds a record as one of Hollywood’s veterans who had a rough association with their life partners and inevitably petitioned for separation. He managed Diana Ross, the Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood, Billy Preston, and Chaka Khan during the 1970s. There he found while overseeing Rufus.

Robert Ellis Silberstein, American music executive
Caption: Robert Ellis Silberstein, American music executive

He also worked inevitably ventured into the universe of amusement as a music official. Later he quit his showing work after a fight with his unrivaled. In the same year in the 1970s, he functioned as a music chief of a few identities of the simulation world.

At the time, he was a bustling music director. Also, he dealt with the American funk band ‘Rufus’ and the English boogie musical crew ‘Business as usual.’ Soon, he spotted American artist, vocalist, and musician Chaka Khan who turned into his music supervisor, as well.

Is Robert Ellis Silberstein Still Married?

Robert Ellis Silberstein is not married after a divorce from his wife. Previously, he was married to his wife Diana Ross. Silberstein's former wife Ross, an evergreen American singer, actress, record producer, and songwriter. Likewise, she gained international recognition in 1970 after she released her eponymous debut solo album.

Robert Ellis Silberstein with his ex-wife then and now
Caption: Robert Ellis Silberstein with his ex-wife then and now

The couple started dating in 1970 and they married in 1971. After being in the relationship for almost 6 years they got divorced in the year 1977. However, they remained friends for the sake of their children. 

Together the couple has two daughters named Tracee Ellis Ross who is an American actress, model, comedian, director, and television host, and second named Chudney Lane who is a producer and production manager best known for Fashion News Live (2004), BET Awards 2007 and Essence Ninth Annual Black Women Hollywood (2016)

Their first daughter was born in October 1972 and their second daughter was born in November 1975. Besides this, he is also a step-father to another three kids from his ex-wife named Rhonda Ross Kendrick, Evan Ross Næss, and Ross Næss

Who is Robert Ellis Silberstein's Ex-wife?

Diana Ross is a Golden Globe-winning actress who is a success as a musician both in the United States and the United Kingdom. She has earned a respectable and admirable position in the music industry as well. Also, Ross has stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She began her musical career as a lead singer for the group, ‘The Supremes’.

But then after an ambitious Ross left the group and she peruses her career as a solo artist. She also made appearances in many films and television shows. Further, she has inspired a generation of musicians and singers including, Beyoncé Knowles.

Is Robert Ellis Silberstein Alive?

Robert Ellis Silberstein is still alive. He didn't share any health issues. Therefore, Robert followed a healthy lifestyle as well.