Jerry Sheindlin Biography
Jerry Sheindlin is an American retired judge and television personality. In addition to his work in law and television, Sheindlin has also written several books, including “Blood Trail” and “The Law According to Judge Dredd.”
He grew up as a street boy from the Bronx. Sheindlin joined the Navy in 1951 during the Korean War. He got to eventually attend Long Island University receiving a B.A. Jerry is also known as an actor for Erroneous Convictions (2012), Entertainment Tonight (1981) and The People’s Court (1997).
Jerry Sheindlin Age | Sheindlin Date Of Birth
Gerald Sheindlin was born on November 19, 1933 in New York City, New York, U.S. He is 90 years old.
Judge Jerry Sheindlin
Sheindlin served as a judge in the New York State Supreme Court and later in the New York City Criminal Court. In 1983, he was appointed to the New York State Supreme Court by Governor Mario Cuomo.
After retiring from the bench in 1999, Sheindlin became a television personality, serving as the star of “The People’s Court” from 1999 to 2001 and then as the bailiff on “Judge Judy” from 1996 to 2000. In 2006, he returned to television with his own show, “Judge Jerry.”
Judge Judy Husband Jerry Sheindlin | Judge Judy and Jerry Sheindlin
Sheindlin is a retired judge who served as a Justice of the Supreme Court of New York from 1987 to 1995. He is also a former television judge, having presided over the show “The People’s Court” from 1999 to 2001.
Jerry has been a frequent guest on his wife’s show “Judge Judy,” and the two often engage in playful banter on-screen. Despite their public personas as no-nonsense judges, the couple has been known to display a more lighthearted and affectionate side of their relationship in interviews and appearances.
Jerry Sheindlin First Wife
Sheindlin has not disclosed any information regarding his first wife though his children from that marriage are known.
Jerry Sheindlin People’s Court
Sheindlin first appeared on “The People’s Court” in 1999, taking over for Judge Ed Koch. He remained with the show until 2001, when he retired from the bench. During his tenure on the show, Sheindlin gained a reputation for his quick wit and no-nonsense approach to judging.
In addition to his work on “The People’s Court,” Sheindlin has also made appearances on other television shows, including “Law & Order” and “Seinfeld.” He has also authored several books on law and politics, including “The Law According to Jerry” and “Marriage and Family: The Quest for Intimacy.”
Jerry Sheindlin Children
Sheindlin, a former judge and television personality, has four children from his two marriages.
From his first marriage to Suzanne Rozdeba, Jerry has three children:
- Gregory Sheindlin
- Jonathan Sheindlin
- Victoria Sheindlin
From his second marriage to Judge Judy, Jerry has one step-child:
- Nicole Sheindlin (Judge Judy’s daughter from her first marriage, whom she legally adopted)
Jerry Sheindlin Books
Sheindlin has authored two books: Genetic Fingerprinting: The Law and Science of DNA Evidence, and Blood Trail. He also authored 64 published opinions, including a 46-page opinion on the admission of DNA forensic evidence in a murder case during his time on the bench.
Jerry Sheindlin Affair
In 2016, there had been rumors that Jerry had an affair with a lady more than two decades younger than him. it was also rumored that Judge Judy came to know about it and was enraged at her husband. Eventually nothing came of the reports and the couple has remained happily married.
Judge Jerry Sheindlin Net Worth | Jerry Sheindlin Salary
With his wife Judge Judy, Jerry own several multi-million properties, he has an estimated net worth of $15 million. He is also believed to receive a good amount as his annual salary but the exact amount is not disclosed.