Robert Ellis Silberstein is an American music executive and businessman. He has managed many musicians during his career lifetime, namely Billy Preston, Diana Ross, Rufus, The Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood, Meat Loaf well, as Status Quo. He holds American nationality.
In 1970, he managed Diana Ross, The Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood, and Billy Preston along with Chakka Khan. He discovered Chaka Khan while he was managing Rufus. He has a nickname too, Bob Ellis.
Robert was born in Elberon, New Jersey. He was born into a wealthy family. His family used to work in Jewish Garment manufacturing in New Jersey. Robert finished his graduation from West Virginia University. He studied BA in English. Later, he tried to get into the teaching field.
In the year 1971, he got married to Diana Ross. The couple has two children together, namely Tracee Ellis Ross and Chudney Ross. Earlier, Ross was married to Berry Gordy, and they had a daughter named Rhonda Ross Kendrick. Robert is also emotionally attached to Rhonda.
After Robert graduated, he tried to teach in the same school where he had completed his graduation from. But, he left the job due to some issues with the principal there. He then entered the music industry afterward and moved to Los Angeles. He began his musical career in 1970 with Diana Ross. However, Robert is best identified for discovering Chaka Khan.
The net worth of Robert
The estimated net worth of Robert Ellis Silberstein is around $50 Million. He belongs to a wealthy family and has been raised in a business-oriented surrounding. He stepped into the teaching World after graduation but then switched towards what he was already passionate about: Music. Robert has managed various music artists during his career span. Robert has stood on the backside always and never showed up. Even after not showing himself up, he is still in people’s hearts and receives much love. On the other hand, her wife, Chudney Ross’ net worth is estimated at around $1 Million.