Judge Judy net worth: American lawyer, judge, television personality, and author, Judy Sheindlin, better known as Judge Judy has a net worth of $250 million.
Judge Judy or Judy Sheindlin is a famous intellect who has found prominence in television with the CBS courtroom series named after her, Judge Judy. Judy is a highly regarded Judge and an author who is specially noted for her excellence in family court.
Judy formally started her legal career as a corporate lawyer after passing her bar exams in 1965, and later went on to become prosecutor in the family courts. Judy served as a supervising judge in the family court’s Manhattan division and was reputed as a tough judge, given her no nonsense attitude.
Born Judith Susan Blum on October 21, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, this influential lady went on to find a lot of fame and money after her retirement from legal sector and started he television career. The CBS owned courtroom series, Judge Judy, stars Judy as the judge and the simulated courtroom hears the reallife disputes among families. At the end, Judge Judy rules the decision and the participants need to conform to her decision.
This show started in 1996 and still running with some great promises for the future. Earning a great deal of fans and followers, the show made Judy a millionaire in its initial years and has been adding up the wealth for her. Judy took a salary of $15 million in 2005 and the pay has obviously been increasing as today she earns a whopping $47 million annually which makes her the highest paid television personality for now.
Judy started the show with a primary goal to motivate the public to do the right thing and to show that each individual must take responsibility for his or her actions, and we can say she has pretty much succeeded. This vastly influencing lady has been awarded numerous times and is a Hollywood Walk of Fame starer. Her show has won a Daytime Emmy award in 2013, with the fifteenth nomination.
An established author, Judy has given seven books with really catchy names such as Don’t Pee on My Leg and Tell me It’s Raining, Beauty Fades, Dumb is forever, Win or Lose by How you Choose, etc. Judy is currently married to Jerry Sheindlin whom she married in 1997, after she divorced Ronald Levy in 1976. She has five children and twelve grandchildren.
Popular for her lavishing houses that she owns in several parts of the country, Connecticut, New York, Naples, Florida, Wyoming etc., we can’t let her $10.7 million condo in Beverly Hills, California go unnoticed. This intellectual personality enjoys a net worth of $250 million and bags an annual salary of $47 million as of today.
Quick Facts about Judge Judy
Full Name: Judith Susan Blum (Sheindlin)
Profession: former lawyer and judge, television personality, author
Height: 5ft 1in
Date of Birth: October 21, 1942
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York
Education: New York Law School
Marital status: Married to Jerry Sheindlin
Astrological sign: Libra