Adam Silver Net Worth
Adam Silver net worth and salary: Adam Silver is an American lawyer and the current Commissioner of the National Basketball Association who has a net worth of $35 million. Adam Silver was born in Rye, New York. He attended Rye High School and then then Duke University. He went on to earn his law degree from the University of Chicago, following in the footsteps of his father, who was also a lawyer. He worked as a law clerk and as a litigation associate at Cravath, Swaine, & Moore, a law firm in New York City. In 1992, he began working for the NBA. He began his career with the NBA as Special Assistant to the Commissioner, and then rose through the ranks, becoming NBA Chief of Staff, then Senior Vice President of Entertainment, and finally President of NBA Entertainment. He also produced multiple NBA-related documentaries and specials, including "Michael Jordan to the Max".
Adam was unanimously chosen to succeed retiring NBA Commissioner David Stern, and assumed the post February 1, 2014. In late April, 2014, Adam Silver was put through his first major test as league commissioner when he was forced to deal with racist remarks made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Sterling was caught on tape making extremely racist comments to his girlfriend. Within a few days of the tapes being made public, Silver and the NBA announced that they had decided to ban Sterling from all NBA events for life. Silver and the NBA also announced that they will do whatever they can to force him to sell the team.
Adam Silver salary and contract: Adam's annual salary is $10 million. In June 2018, the NBA extended Adam Silver's contract through the 2023-2024 season. By the end of that contract, he will have earned exactly $100 million in salary alone from the league. He likely also earns bonuses for achieving various milestones and revenue/expansion goals.
|Net Worth:||$35 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Apr 25, 1962 (57 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.9 m)|
|Profession:||Film Producer, Businessperson, Television producer, Lawyer, Commissioner of the NBA|
|Nationality:||United States of America|