|Adam Silver Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||April 25, 1962|
|Spouse||Maggie Grise |
Adam Silver is an American lawyer and sports executive who assumed the post of the fifth commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA) on February 1, 2014.
Rye, Westchester County, New York, United States
Adam graduated from Rye High School in 1980. Upon graduating from high school, he enrolled at Duke University graduating from there with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 1984.
Then, he enrolled at the University of Chicago Law School, graduating with a J.D. degree in 1988.
Lawyer, Sports Executive
- Father – Edward Silver (1921–2004) (Lawyer)
- Mother – Melba Silver
- Siblings – Erik Silver (Brother), Emily Geier (Sister), Owen Silver (Sister), Ann Silver (Sister)
Adam Silver’s net worth was ‘$40,000,000 ‘ according to ‘Celebrity Net Worth’.
6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm
90 kg or 198.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Adam has dated –
- Maggie Grise (2015-Present) - Adam tied the knot with interior designer Maggie Grise in 2015. Together, the couple has two children named Louise Burns Silver (b. April 2017) and a second daughter born in May 2020.
Race / Ethnicity
As a result of his age, his once light brown has turned gray in color.
- His towering physical appearance
- Snub nose
Adam Silver Facts
- He was raised in a Jewish-American family in Rye, New York.
- His father specialized in labor law and was a senior partner at the law firm Proskauer Rose.
- After completing his graduation in 1984, he worked as a legislative aide to Les AuCoin until 1985, who at the time had been a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
- He had served as the president and COO of NBA Entertainment.
- After completing law school, Adam went on to work as a law clerk for Judge Kimba Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York for a year. Later, he joined the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore as an associate.
- Adam began his career with the NBA in 1992 and went on to hold various positions within the league, including becoming chief operating officer and deputy commissioner under his predecessor and mentor David Stern in 2006.
- After David Stern announced his retirement Adam preceded him by assuming his post as the 5th commissioner of the NBA on February 1, 2014.
- He was ranked No. 1 on its list of the “50 Most Influential People in Sports Business” by Sports Business Journal in 2016. Silver has also been named Time‘s “100 Most Influential People” and one of Fortune‘s “50 Greatest Leaders”.
- In 2023, Adam was announced as part of the Board of Trustees of NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital. On the other hand, he is also on the board of the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research.
- Adam is part of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
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