Maggie Silver, The Mrs. NBA Commissioner

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Maggie Silver is the celebrity wife of Adam Silver, an American lawyer and sports executive who works as the fifth and current Commissioner of the NBA.

He became the Commissioner of the NBA just a few weeks before meeting his wife, Maggie.

Adam and Maggie have been married for almost a decade and have two beautiful children.

Maggie Grise Silver and Adam Silver at the Lincoln Center, April 21, 2015
Maggie Grise Silver and Adam Silver at the Lincoln Center, April 21, 2015 (Source: gettyimages.com)

We are here to discuss this incredible man’s wife, Maggie Silver.

His wife, Maggie, is an interior designer; other than this, we will let you know about her in this article.

Let’s get started with some quick facts.

Quick Facts

Full Name Maggie Grise Silver
Birth Date Not Available
Birth Place Stamford, California
Current Residence New York, United States
Nick Name None
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Education Not Available
Horoscope Not Available
Siblings One Sister (Maureen Grise)
Age Not Available
Height Not Available
Weight Not Available
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Dark Brown
Favorite Color Not Available
Profession Interior Designer
Marital Status Married To Adam Silver
Kids Two daughters
Net Worth Not Available
Last Update May 2024

Early Days & Education

Maggie Silver was born Maggie Grise, and her parents raised her in Stamford, California.

She has not disclosed her birthdate to the public, but from what we can tell, she was born in the late ’60s.

Maggie has not shared information like her parents’ names, education, or any information regarding her family background.

Maggie Silver With Her Husband Adam Silver
Maggie Silver With Her Husband, Adam Silver (Source: hindi Jaankari)

But since she works as an interior designer, she might as well have attended a college for the necessary education.

Maggie’s sister Maureen Grise is the wife of Canadian actor Tom Cavanagh. He is famous for his role as Reverse Flash in the famous superhero series The Flash.

Physical Appearance

Maggie has not revealed her body measurements but judging by her photos, she looks quite tall.

As per some sources, she stands 1.55 meters tall, complementing her husband’s height.

She has blonde hair and dark brown eyes.

Career

Maggie Silver has engaged as a Litigation Associate at Swaine and Moore, a New York law firm.

She also works as an interior designer specializing in the outer appearance of apartments.

Besides this, she takes care of two daughters and attends events with her husband, Adam Silver.

Net Worth

Maggie Silver has an impressive career going for her as a well-established interior designer based in New York.

She has earned a good amount of money from her professional career, but the exact numbers are yet to be revealed.

On the other hand, her husband has made a fortune working in significant positions for the NBA. Also, he is a businessman, film producer, and lawyer.

Adam Silver has an estimated net worth of $40 million with an annual salary of $10 million as of 2024.

About The Couple

Adam and Maggie were first introduced to each other by a mutual friend in 2013. 

In an interview with Today, Adam expressed his love for Maggie and explained what she means to him, “Took my breath away.” Further, they added, “You know, I got lost….Yeah, in a good way.”

They married in May 2015 in a hotel in New York. As both partners value their privacy, there are no wedding photos on the internet.

After a couple of years of marriage, they adopted a baby girl named Louise Burns Silverbay on the 17th of April, 2017.

In May 2020, the couple had their first biological daughter, whose name has not been disclosed yet. Their biological daughter was born under the zodiac sign Taurus.

As of 2024, she is 7.

The couple has been cited in a number of public functions. 

Once during the ALL-star break, they were spotted at a dinner party organized by the owners of the New Orleans Pelicans.

Similarly, the couple attended a state dinner hosted by the former president of the United States for the Canadian Prime Minister.

A Brief Bio About Adam Silver

Adam Silver is an American businessman, lawyer, film producer, and commissioner of the NBA.

He was born into a Jewish-American family on April 25, 1962, to his father, Edward Silver, in Rye, New York. As of 2024, he is 62.

His mother’s information is unavailable at the moment, while his father was a labor law lawyer and a senior partner at Proskauer Rose.

Adam joined Rye High School and graduated in 1980. After that, he went to Duke University and studied political science.

Adam Silver Attending An Event
Adam Silver Attending An Event (Source: CNN)

In 1984, he graduated with Bachelors’s degree in Arts and worked as a legal assistant at Les AuCoin for a few years.

He graduated in 1988 with a J.D. degree from University of Chicago Law School.

Then he served as a clerk for Judge Kimba Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Later, he worked as an associate in Cravath, Swaine & Moor law firm.

He joined the NBA in 1992 and has worked in various positions within the league.

He worked under his predecessor and mentor, David Stern, as a chief operating officer and deputy commissioner in 2006.

Following Stern’s retirement in 2014, he became the new commissioner. 

Silver is known for being the top dawg of the NBA because he promoted the league into a massive global franchise, especially in China.

He has also maintained social justice and equality in the league.

In 2014, Silver was a trending name in the news for forcing Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, to sell the club after he made some racist remarks.

Moreover, Adam banned Sterling from the league for life.

Advancement In Career

Sports Illustrated named him Executive of the Year in 2014.

Silver was named Executive of the Year by Sports Business Journal in 2015, one of Time’s 100 Most Influential people, and one of Fortune’s 50 Greatest Leaders.

He was listed as number 1 by the Sports Business Journal in the 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business in 2016.

As a Duke University’s Board of Trustees, he received the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus from the University of Chicago Law School.

Adam is also on the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research board.

On February 13, 2023, Adam revealed personalized options that would be part of the future game streaming experience.

It included a feature for fans to scan their avatar into a live NBA game via the NBA app and replace an NBA player in the NBA All-Star Tech Summit in Salt Lake City.

As per reports, former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal is eyeing Silver’s position.

Disney CEO, Bob Iger, had a list of unofficial candidates that he would like to replace Silver as the CEO of the multi-billion entertainment company.

As Bob sees him as a viable option for Disney. Shaq might be up for the job of NBA commissioner if Silver decides to leave.

In his podcast, Shaq revealed that he would be more than happy to take up the role.

Social Media Presence

Maggie Silver prefers to keep her personal life as private as possible; it’s no shock that she does not even have a single social media account.

On the other hand, her husband, Adam Silver, often posts on his Instagram.

  • Instagram (@adamsilvernba): 465k followers
  • Facebook (@adamsilver): 98,369k like this page

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Which part of NBA does Adam Silver manage?

Adam Silver handles global sports and media organizations built around five professional sports leagues: NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League, and Basketball Africa League.

Where do Adam and Maggie live?

Adam and Maggie live together in an apartment in Manhattan, New York.

Does Adam Silver have Marfan syndrome?

No, Adam Silver does not have Marfan syndrome. It was Isaiah Austin, a former professional basketball player whose career nearly ended because of Marfan syndrome. After learning about Austin and his condition, Silver decided to show him some support. He invited Austin to the 2014 NBA Draft and was made the ceremonial pick.

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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