Jerry Sheindlin Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family

Jerry Sheindlin


Jerry Sheindlin worked as a lawyer and judge in the past. He became well-known for his gentleness and sense of humor. He began his career in television after retiring as a judge. He has worked as a television personality for a number of well-known shows, including The People’s Court, Entertainment Tonight, and Biography. His marriage to Judge Judy Sheindlin, one of the highest-paid TV personalities, catapulted him into a celebrity.

Early Years

Jerry Sheindlin was born in New York City, New York, United States of America, on November 19, 1933. He is of White American ancestry and has American nationality.

Sheindlin and his family grew up in New York City. In 1951, he joined the Navy during the Korean War. He did, however, enroll at Long Island University afterward. Despite his poor high school marks, he was a diligent and talented University student. He finished his studies in two and a half years and received an A.

Sheindlin went on to Brooklyn Law School after graduating and received his J.D. in 1959.

Wiki And Professional Career

Jerry Sheindlin began his legal career at Adlerberg & Sheindlin, where he worked for over two decades, primarily on criminal cases. He was appointed as a United States Administrative Law Judge in 1980 and served for a few years before becoming a New York Criminal Court Judge.

Sheindlin was appointed to the New York State Supreme Court in 1986. He had written more than 64 published opinions during his early judicial career. He also wrote a 46-page decision on the admissibility of DNA forensic evidence in a murder prosecution at the time. Jerry is also the author of Blood Trail and Genetic Fingerprinting, two publications.

Sheindlin briefly served as a judge on the TV show The People’s Court after his retirement in 1999. He was a part of the program until 2001 when he was replaced by Judge Marilyn Milian.

Salary, Earnings, and Net Worth

As a judge, author, television personality, and attorney, Jerry Sheindlin has amassed a sizable fortune. His exact net worth, however, has yet to be published. However, as of 2019, the New York State Supreme Court judge’s compensation was estimated to be $208,000.

Judy Sheindlin, his wife, has a net worth of $420 million.

His wife Judy Sheindlin, on the other hand, has a net worth of $420 million in 2019. She earned a whopping $147 million in 2018.

Judy, a seasoned TV personality, was paid $47 million in June 2019 for her role as Judge Judy on the television show Judge Judy. She began working on the show in 1996, earning a salary of $25 million at the time.

Judy made a tidy $100 million in November 2018 after selling Judith Sheindlin’s Judge Judy rights to CBS. She got $200 million in August 2017 from the sale of the Judge Judy Library to CBS TV Distribution.

The pair owns a five-bedroom condo in Beverly Hills’ The Montage. It is valued at $10.7 million. They also had a penthouse in Naples, Florida, where they now live. The house has four bedrooms and is surrounded by a lagoon. It is currently worth $11 million.

Sheindlin paid $8.5 million for a duplex in the Sutton Place district of the Upper East Side in October 2017. There are four bedrooms in the house.

His Loving Wife Judy Sheindlin’s Married Life

Jerry Sheindlin has had two marriages. He’s never mentioned his first wife. Despite their long-term relationship’s twists and turns, his second marriage to Judy Sheindlin is still going strong. While he was a defense attorney and his wife was a prosecutor, the two met for the first time in a pub.

In 1977, they tied the knot. Gregory Sheindlin, their first child, was born to them in 1964. They also had two more children, Jonathan Sheindlin, born in 1967, and Nicole Sheindlin, born in 1968. Judy, his wife, is an American prosecutor, former Manhattan family court judge, and author.

After 14 years of marriage, the couple divorced briefly in 1990. Judy subsequently stated that after her father died, she did not feel supported by her husband Jerry. A year later, the couple rekindled their romance and married again. In an interview with Closer Weekly, she said, I enjoy being fussed over by someone. I enjoy being mated. It comes naturally to me. I learned the hard way that what you think will make you happy isn’t always the case.

Facts of Jerry Sheindlin
Date of Birth:1933November-19
Age:88 years old
Birth Nation:United States of America
NameJerry Sheindlin
Birth NameGerald “Jerry” Sheindlin
Birth Place/CityNew York City
ProfessionTV Personality And Judge
Net Worth
Affair withJudge Judy Sheindlin
GirlfriendJudge Judy Sheindlin
Married toJudge Judy Sheindlin