Rob Pelinka's wife, salary, son, age, Instagram, Twitter

Rob Pelinka's wife, salary, son, age, Instagram, Twitter

Babu Tendu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:12 PM

Rob Pelinka's wife, Kristin Brett Schwarz Pelinka, born on September 2nd, 1976, is a doctor by profession and a pediatrician. She was born in Corona del Mar, California, in the USA. She married Rob in August 2005, after their engagement in June the same year, in a private wedding attended by family members and close friends.

Rob Pelinka's wife
The very famous Rob Pelinka. Photo by Ethan Miller. (Modified by author).
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With a happy, inseparable and healthy marriage, blossoming children and high income-generating careers, the duo has managed to set their lives on another level. In addition, Todd Jr has also managed to garner a lot of fame in the basketball world which we shall look at.

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Robert Todd Pelinka Jr




December 23, 1969


Chicago, Illinois, United States


52 years (as of September 2022)

Zodiac sign







6 feet 6 inches


91 kg

Hair colour


Eye colour


Marital status



Kristin Schwarz


Durham and Emery


Sports agent, basketball executive lawyer


Vice president, General manager of Lakers team (NBA)


$5 million

Net worth

$25 million

Social media

Instagram, Twitter

Rob Pelinka's wife

She attended Duke University and earned her Bachelor's degree in Biology in 1998. She then earned her Master's degree at UCLA in 2003 and, from 2006, worked as a pediatrician in several clinics and hospitals.

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Her father, Kenneth Schwarz, works as a dentist in Newport Beach Hospital, a place where her mother, Kathleen Schwarz, gave birth to their daughter.

Rob Pelinka's early life

He is the son of former high school basketball coach Robert Todd Pelinka Sr. His father groomed him as a basketball player, such that during his high school years at Lake Forest High School, he managed a lot of fame for good b-ball skills.

He then attended the University of Michigan, where he continued playing basketball and received many awards and listings as a notable player.

Rob Pelinka's career

Despite his numerous basketball achievements, he has also established himself in his executive and sports agent career. Among the many players he has been able to represent as an agent is the Late Kobe Bryant. Alongside other player-agent moments they had together, he became the godfather of Kobe's daughter, Gianna Bryant.

During his service, he formed a sports agency and managed to represent other players such as Derek Fisher, James Harden and Andre Iguodala.

Rob Pelinka's salary
Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka speaks during The Celebration of Life for Kobe & Gianna Bryant at Staples Center on February 24, 2020, in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Kevork Djansezian.
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In 2017, he was appointed the general manager of the Los Angeles Lakers team, replacing Jim Buss. However, allegations followed him afterwards that he had backstabbed a contestant who was also in pursuit of the seat.

On January 10, 2020, he maintained his general manager position while being promoted to vice president of basketball operations.

Rob Pelinka's education

He attended Lake Forest for his high school education, then the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, where he got a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. During his studies in Michigan, he met his wife and developed a link with the school's tax law professor.

This led to his acceptance to Michigan School of Law and hence scaled the ladder of fame as a sports player agent, receiving a graspable amount of athlete awards between 1993 and 1996.

Rob Pelinka's age

Rob, born December 23, 1969, in Chicago, Illinois, United States, is 52 years old (as of September 26, 2022) and will be turning 53 years later this year.

Rob Pelinka's net worth

Working as an executive, sports agent, and basketball executive and having been a former college basketball player, Todd has managed to amass a whopping $25 million in his active career life.

Rob Pelinka's salary

He is currently (as of September 26, 2022) the general manager of the National Basketball Association team, the Los Angeles Lakers, and the vice president of basketball operations. His job defines a four-year contract with a $20 million deal to wrap it up. He earns approximately $5 million annually.

Rob Pelinka's son

He has a son, Durham, with his wife, Kristin. Following closely is their beautiful daughter Emery. His son is likely to follow the same path, and would that not be a fantastic thing for him to continue his family heritage.

Rob Pelinka's Instagram
General manager Rob Pelinka of the Los Angeles Lakers talks with media during a press conference at Staples Center on August 10, 2021, in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy.
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Rob Pelinka's Twitter

Found @robpelinka; his account has been suspended following some violation of Twitter rules. More information will be given on this account later.

Rob Pelinka's Instagram

Found @robpelinka, he has a newly opened account with 106 followers, one post of himself, and follows 51 people back.

Rob Pelinka's house

The father of two sold his Santa Barbara home near Newport Beach at double the price he purchased in 2009. The house, now at $4 million, has an eye-catching exterior made from whitewash stone and wood added with an inviting interior made of limestone, pecan hardwood and ironworks.

Is Rob Lowe, Rob Pelinka?

The NBA general manager is a dead-ringer for actor Rob Lowe, and Jeanie Buss has not seized to make that fact known, as once confirmed by the actor himself, who gets questioned for that most of the time and often called Pelinka.

"That's all a Jeanie Buss thing. It is important to note that on one of the Lakers season ticket holder events, Lowe pretended to be Todd. What a lucky lad."

Rob Pelinka's wife, Kristen, is a loving wife, a caring mother and a successful woman career-wise. As a result, she and her husband form a pretty strong team, an achievement that most people can only dream of.

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