Judy Sheindlin is an American lawyer. She has appeared in several television shows. Judy is a television producer and author. She is known for her court show series, “Judge Judy.” Her show won three times Daytime Emmy Award show. Today let’s learn more about the career, biography and net worth of Judy Sheindlin in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Judy Sheindlin was born on October 21, 1942. Her birth took place in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Her real name is Judith Susan Blum. However, she is professionally known as Judge Judy. Her father’s name was Murray Blum and mother’s name was Ethel Blum. She has four siblings.
Judy did her schooling from James Madison High School. She later studied from American University in Washington DC. Sheindlin completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in government. She earned Juris Doctor Degree in 1965 from New York Law School. Judy passed NewYork State bar examination in 1965.
Judy is married thrice in her life. She was married to Ronald Levy in the year 1964. She had two children from her first marriage, Jamie and Adam. However, the couple separated after 12 years of marriage in 1976.
Judy later married Judge Sherry Sheindlin in the year 1977. However, the couple divorced in 1990 due to emotional stress Judy was going through after her father’s death. However, they remarried in the same year. She has three step-children.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Judy began her career as a Manhattan County Court Judge. She spent 24 years working there and was known for her fast decision making and wit. She got national recognition after her appearance in CBS 60 minutes in 1993. She even published her first book in the same year “Don’t Pee on My Leg and Tell Me It’s Raining.” It is an excellent book which guides about taking responsibility for one’s action.
She later started with her own show “Judge Judy.” It is the highest rated show in its genre. Her show has a got wide following throughout the United States. The show is watched by 9-10 million viewers daily. She always stated that her primary goal is to motivate the people to do the right thing and be accountable for their action. Critiques widely appreciated her show. She is in fourth in the list of Highest-Paid Entertainers of Forbes in July 2018.
She has authored several bestselling books. Her books are the best guidance on improving relationships in personal life. She has launched a website for sharing advice. She is even involved in many charity works and community service.
Net Worth & Earnings:
How much wealth will be the net worth of a judge has who is a winner of three times Daytime Emmy Award? Over the course of her career, she has established herself as one of the leading TV personalities in the TV shows. In doing so, she has been successful enough to make a net worth of over $450 million. She is one of the highest paid women television artists in the world. There is a cult following of her show “Judge Judy.”
Judy Sheindlin is a great Judge and TV personality. She used her career experience to make the great show “Judge Judy.” The show has millions of viewers from all over the world.