Judd Hirsch
Judd Hirsch
Real Name/Full Name Judd Seymore Hirsch
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Judd Hirsch
Birth Place: The Bronx, New York, U. S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 15 March 1935
Age/How Old: 88 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 161 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176.4 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Joseph Sydney Hirsch
Mother – Sally Hirsch
Siblings: Roland Hirsch
School: DeWitt Clinton High School, The Bronx
College: City College of New York
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Bonni Chalkin (m. 1992–2005), Elissa Hirsch (m. 1963–1967)
Kids/Children Name: Montana Hirsch, Alex Hirsch Music,  London Hirsch
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $15 million
Last Updated: April 2023

 Judd Hirsch is a very renowned and successful actor in Hollywood, hailing from The Bronx in New York. Hirsch is very popular for portraying the role of Alex Rieger in the top-rated series called Taxi. He has also starred in several other popular shows and movies like Dear John, NUMB3RS, A Beautiful Mind, Ordinary People, etc. Apart from movies, he has also worked in theater and has performed in renowned plays like Conversations with my Father; I’m Not Rappaport, etc.

Well, how well do you know about Judd Hirsch? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Judd Hirsch’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Judd Hirsch to date.

Biography and Early Life

Judd Hirsch was born and brought up in The Bronx, New York, to father Joseph Sydney Hirsch, who worked as an electrician, and mother Sally Hirsch, who used to be a housewife. Hirsch grew up with a brother named Roland Hirsch; other than this, there is not much information available about his childhood.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Judd Hirsch in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Judd Hirsch’s age is 88 years old as of today’s date 1st April 2023 having been born on 15 March 1935. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 161 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176.4 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


Judd Hirsch completed his high school at the DeWitt Clinton High School in The Bronx, where he developed a love for acting. However, he joined the City College of New York after graduation to pursue a degree in physics, following which he was hired by a nuclear power company called Westinghouse Electric Company. But he decided to pursue his dream of becoming an actor and went on to learn acting from the HB studio in New York City.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Judd Hirsch used to be married to Elisa Sadaune since 1963, and the couple also has a son named Alex Hirsch Music; however, the couple decided to call it quits in the year 1967. Following this, Hirsch got married to Bonnie Sue Chalkin, who used to be a fashion designer. The couple has been blessed with two children named Montana Hirsch and London Hirsch. Hirsch’s second marriage also ended in a divorce in the year 2005.

Is Judd Hirsch Gay?

Judd Hirsch is not gay; he has been married twice and has three kids from his marriages. All these pieces of evidence lead to the fact that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Judd Hirsch started his career as an actor in the year 1971 in a movie called Jump, following which he starred in the movie Serpico however he was finally recognized for his talent from the movie The Law, in which he portrayed the character of a lawyer and the movie was also adapted into a series which also featured Hirsch in the same role.

Hirsch went on to star in the comedy TV series called Knock Knock, for which he received a Drama Desk Award. Hirsch starred in movies and shows like Delvecchio, Rhoda, Chapter Two, etc., for which he received prestigious awards like the Emmy Award and the Drama Desk Award. He finally got cast as the protagonist Alex Rieger in a comedy series called Taxi, which garnered him immense popularity and a lot of appreciation, and he even received the Primetime Emmy Award twice for this show.

He has put forward impeccable performances in plays and shows like Ordinary People, Talley’s Folly, Dear John, I’m not a Rappaport, etc. He also received several awards and critical acclaim.


  • Judd Hirsch has received the Primetime Emmy Award twice for his performance on the comedy show Taxi.
  • He has also received a Golden Globe Award for his portrayal of the character of John Lacey, the protagonist of the show Dear John.
  • He has received the Best Actor in Play award at the Tony Awards twice for his performance in Conversations with My Father, and I’m Not Rappaport

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Judd Hirsch in 2023

Judd Hirsch Net Worth
Judd Hirsch Net Worth

As of 2023, Judd Hirsch currently has a net worth of a whopping $15 million. He has acquired all his wealth by starring in several popular and most loved movies like A Beautiful Mind, Ordinary People, Without A Trace, Teachers, Independence Day, Running on Empty, and shows like Taxi Dear John, NUMB3RS, etc.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • For his performance in the movie Ordinary People, Judd Hirsch was nominated for the prestigious Academy Award.
  • Judd Hirsch used to work at a nuclear power company called Westinghouse Electric Company before getting into the field of acting.
  • He also worked in an Amazon Prime Video show was called “”
  • In the popular comedy sitcom called The Big Bang Theory, he appeared as the father of one of the lead characters of the show, Leonard.

Judd Hirsch is a very talented and hard-working actor who has devoted his entire life to his passion for acting. He has starred in several popular movies, plays, and shows for which he has received several prestigious awards, including the Emmy, The Golden Globe, The Tony awards, and an Oscar nomination.


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