Alan Silvestri Net Worth 2024, Bio, Age, Height

Alan Silvestri is a popular composer and conductor who is known for his great work in the world of music and film. He lives in the USA with his family, even though he has Italian and Irish roots.

He is one of the most popular American composers and he received a lot of awards for his film scores.

In this article you will get to know something more about the career as well as about the personal life of Alan Silvestri. If you are wondering how much money Alan Silvestri earns per day, per month or per year, we will tell you that as well.

Apart from his net worth, you will have the opportunity to see his biography, personal traits and  many other things.

But, before that you will see something about his early years and about the beginning of his career.

Early Years

When it comes to the early years of Alan Silvestri, we have to say first that he was born on March 26, 1950 in New York City. Actually, his grandparents lived first in Italia and then they moved to the USA.

Alan Silvestri grew up in the American town called Teaneck, where he went also to school. After graduating from the high school, he attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston. It is interesting to say that he was a drummer at the beginning of his career.

After being a drummer, he began also with playing other instruments, such as guitar, clarinet and saxophone.

At that time Silvestri wrote music and he formed a couple of music bands as well.

His film career started later and he became a famous film composer. More about the career of Alan Silvestri you will see below.


When he was 21 years old, he composed the score for the film called The Doberman Gang. It was an action film and its budget was low, but it was an important step for the career of Alan Silvestri.

Later in his career Alan Silvestri composed music for the popular television series called ChiPs.

The cooperation with Robert Zemeckis, a popular film director, was very important for the career of Alan Silvestri. Silvestri was the composer for the most popular movies of Robert Zemeckis.

Some of the most important movies of this film director were Forrest Gump, from the year 1994, Cast Away, from the year 2000, and Flight, that was presented for the first time in 2012. If you have seen any of those movies, then you will recognize the music composed by Alan Silvestri.

Silvestri worked also on the films Predator and Predator 2, which were extremely popular at that time (1987, 1990). His collaboration with the film director Stephen Sommers was also very important for his career and he composed music for many of his films, such as the film The Mummy Returns from the year 2001.

It is also interesting to mention that during his career Silvestri composed music for many television series as well.

During his career, Alan Silvestri was awarded so many times. We will mention the Academy Award nomination that Silvestri received for the film Forrest Gump from the year 1994, actually for the best original score to this film.

Also, he received the Academy Award nomination for his scores to the movie The Polar Express that was shot in the year 2004.

Now when you know something about the career of Alan Silvestri, we will tell you a couple of things about his personal life.

Personal Life

Alan Silvestri is married and he has three children – two sons and a daughter. He married in 1978 and the name of his wife is Sandra. She is an actress and one of the most popular movies in which she acted was the Father of the Bride (Part II) from the year 1995.

When it comes to the personal life of Silvestri, it is also important to say that he and his wife possess the famous Silvestri Vineyards in California.

It is known that Silvestri has big love not only towards music and towards his family, but also towards making wines.

We have also to mention that one of the sons of Silvestri has diabetes and because of that Alan Silvestri and his wife are involved in the organization associated with that illness, which is called Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.


Full name: Alan Anthony Silvestri

Nick name: /

Date of birth: March 26, 1950

Birth-sign: Aries

Birth place: New York City, USA

Residence: Carmel, Northern California

Age: 69

Occupation: Conductor and composer

Education: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts

Personal Life and Family

Nationality: American (Father – Italian, mother – Irish)

Marital status: married

Wife name: Sandra Silvestri

Children: two sons and a daughter

Hobbies: He owns famous vineyards in California.

Personal Look and Measurements

Height: 1.87 m (6’ 1½’’)

Weight: Unknown

Hair Color: Black (now gray)

Net Worth and Salary

Net worth: $6 Million

When it comes to the net worth of Alan Silvestri, it is probably about $6 Million, which makes him one of the most paid composers and conductors in the world. It is believed that his salary per day is $273.97, which means that he earns $11.42 per hour. The salary of Alan Silvestri per month is $8.333 and per year it is about $100.000.

Quick Summary

As you could see in this article, Alan Silvestri is a popular American conductor and composer whose net worth is about $6 Million. He was born in New York City and now he lives with his wife and children in California.

Alan Silvestri worked in collaboration with many important people from the world of music and film and one of them is Robert Zemeckis.

He received a lot of awards for his great work and there are a lot of famous movies, in which you can recognize his music, such as Forrest Gump, Cast away, Predator, Predator 2, Back to the Future etc.

There is no doubt that Alan Silvestri is a very popular film composer in Hollywood. Apart from his career, Alan Silvestri has big love for wine and he owns the famous Silvestri Vineyards.

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