Robert Todd Pelinka Jr. (often known as Rob Pelinka) is a former college basketball player and basketball executive. He is presently the General Manager of the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers. He was the agent of Kobe Bryant and the president and CEO of The Landmark Sports Agency, LLC before joining the Los Angeles Lakers.
A previous high school basketball coach who taught Rob Pelinka the principles of the game is his father, Robert Pelinka Sr. His high school education was completed at Lake Forest High School in Lake Forest, Illinois. University of Michigan’s law school awarded him a JD, while Ross School of Business gave him an honorary degree of BBA. It was at Lake Forest High School that he made his varsity basketball debut. In 1993, he was recognized as the best male scholar-athlete in the NCAA, receiving the Walter Byers Award.
In high school, Rob Pelinka began his career in the NBA. He reached three NCAA Tournament Final Fours during his college career at Michigan. This man was part of the Fab Five from 1992 to 1993. In 1996, he became a member of Mayer Brown’s legal team after obtaining his attorney’s license. After that, he became SFX management’s legal counsel. Before becoming an agent, he worked in that role for two years. He worked with athletes who went on to play in the NBA after graduating from high school. Kobe Bryant and Tracy McGrady are just two of his famous clients. Pelinka founded The Landmark Sports Agency, which he still runs. About 25 sportsmen are now under contract with his agency. Morris Peterson and Keyon Dooling are just a couple of the many names on that list. His appointment as the Los Angeles Lakers’ General Manager took place in March 2017.
Rob Pelinka is a husband and father. Kristin Brett Schwarz, his wife, is a pediatrician in Costa Mesa, California. After tying the knot in August of that year, they announced their engagement in June of that year. Rob and Kristin are members of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church’s Christian Group. Durham Pelinka is their son, and Emery Pelinka is their daughter. They are volunteers at The Turtle Camp, a camp for children with life-threatening illnesses, where they work together with their children.
On December 23, 1969, he was born. As of today, February 21, 2022, Rob Pelinka is 52 years old. His height is 1.98 meters, and he weighs 91 kg.
Rob Pelinka’s net worth is predicted to be around $30 million as of February 2022. He made the most of his money as a real estate agent. Because he is the General Manager of the Los Angeles Lakers, his net worth is predicted to skyrocket over the next five years. Rob Pelinka wears several hats, having been a player, an agent, and now a manager. All of this success is the product of a lot of hard work and dedication. We want for him to achieve even greater success and happiness in his life.