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Susan Silver

Dahila Published On Wed Feb 10 2021   Modified On Wed Feb 10 2021
Susan Silver

Facts of Susan Silver

Birth NameSusan Jean Silver
ProfessionMusic manager and entrepreneur
Birth CitySeattle, Washington
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameSamuel Silver
Mother NameEmmogene Jean Silver
Gender IdentityFemale
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseChris Cornell ​ ​(1990 - 2004)
No Of Children1
EducationUniversity of Washington
Height170 cm
Networth$5 M
Date of BirthJuly 17,1958
Age64 years


    Body and Relation Status of Susan Silver

    What is Susan Silver marital status ?Divorced
    How many children does Susan Silver have ?1
    Who is Susan Silver married with?Chris Cornell ​ ​(1990 - 2004)
    What is the height of Susan Silver?170 cm
    What is the weight of Susan Silver?kg

    Susan Jean Silver is an American music manager. She is prominent for managing Seattle Rock bands, notably Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, and Screaming Trees.

    Short Biography: Age, Height, Parents, & Siblings

    Silver is 62 years old. She was born on July 17, 1958, in Seattle, Washington, USA, to Samuel Silver and Emmogene Jean Silver. Her height is 5 ft and 7 in (1.7 m) tall.

    The oldest of three children, Susan grew up in Seattle and graduated from the University of Washington with a major in Chinese.

    Susan Silver Net Worth 2021

    Susan's net worth is estimated at $5 million as of 2021. She started her career as a music manager in the early 1980s. The U-Men and First Thought were her first clients. 

    In 1985, Silver met the band Soundgarden whose vocalist was her then-boyfriend Chris Cornell. A year later, the 62-year-old became the manager of the band. At this time, she was also managing the rock band called Screaming Trees.

    Along with music manager Kelly Curtis, Susan started managing Alice In Chains in 1988. When Curtis went on to manage the band Pearl Jam, the 62-year-old  became the sole manager of Alice in Chains.

    In 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic thanked her during his speech for "introducing them to the music industry properly". Silver had introduced Nirvana to music business attorney Alan Mintz who helped them to secure a deal with major labels. 

    The 62-year-old retired from the music business and closed her longtime company, Susan Silver Management in 1998. Silver launched Seattle-based management and consulting company called Atmosphere Artist Management with Deborah Semer in 2005. Their first client was Children of the Revolution. She has also been co-managing Alice in Chains since 2009. Meanwhile, her ex-husband, Chris Cornell, had a net worth of $40 million at the time of his death.

    Susan Silver & Chris Cornell: Their Marriage & Children 

    Cornell and Silver first met in 1985. After dating for five years, the two tied the knot in an intimate ceremony on September 22, 1990.

    They kept their family life private, with their marriage seldom discussed in public compared to their professional life. 

    Susan Silver & Chris Cornell were married for over a decade before separating in 2004. Source: Pinterest

    Following her retirement, Cornell and Silver welcomed their first child, a daughter, Lillian Jean Cornell-Silver on June 28, 2000. Both ended their marriage in 2004.

    Some Interesting Facts of Susan Silver 

    1. Who manages Alice in Chains?

    Susan Silver manages Alice in Chains.

    2. How old is Lily Cornell?

    Silver and Cornell's daughter Lily Cornell is 20 years old now; she was born on June 28, 2000.

    3. Who is Susan Silver married to?

    Silver was married to Soundgarden lead vocalist Chris Cornell from 1990 to 2004.

    4. What is Susan Silver's net worth?

    Silver has a net worth of $5 million.