Who is Judge Judy?
Judge Judy is an American lawyer, television producer, and author. She was nominated for the Daytime Emmy award a total of 14 times without ever winning it. Her real name is Judith Sheindlin but her professional name is Judge Judy and before switching to becoming a television producer, she was a prosecutor and Manhattan family court judge.
In this article, I would be writing about Judge Judy biography, husband, age, family, children, show, salary, net worth, and other facts about her. First, let’s take a look at her profile below.
|Date of birth
|October 21, 1942
Judge Judy Biography
Judge Judy was born on October 21. 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Her birth name is Judith Susan Blum and she was born to German-Jewish and Russian-Jewish Parents. She attended James Madison High school located in Brooklyn and she proceeded to American University, Washington DC where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Government.
She attended the New York Law School and she graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in 1965. After graduating, she was hired by a cosmetics firm to be their corporate lawyer.
Judge Judy Husband
Judge Judy is married to Jerry Sheindlin, a former judge of the Supreme Court of New York. She was previously married to Ronald Levy, they were married for 12 years and had two children before their divorce. Judge and Jerry got married in 1977 and they divorced in 1990 however, they remarried in 1991.
Judge Judy Career, Show
Judge Judy left her job as a corporate lawyer in the cosmetics firm that hired her right after her graduation. She served as a family prosecutor for a period of 17 years then she became a judge and a supervising judge in the family court. On September 16, 1996, Judge started appearing in a reality courtroom show and the show attracted a lot of viewers. She earned a spot in the Guinness World Record for being the longest-serving judge in a courtroom-themed television program and she revealed that a new program titled Judy Justice which was set to air in 2022 was in progress.
Judge Judy Net worth
Judy has made a lot of money as a celebrity judge and she earns nothing less than $47million yearly. She has an estimated net worth of $47million with most of her earnings coming from the show.