Judge Judy
Judge Judy
Real Name/Full Name Judith Susan Scheindlin
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Judge Judy
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 21 October 1942
Age/How Old: 80 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –  155 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 46 Kg
In Pounds – 101.413  lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: James Madison High School
College: New York Law School
Religion: N/A
Nationality: United States of America
Zodiac Sign: N/A
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Jerry Sheindlin (m. 1991), Jerry Sheindlin (m. 1977–1990), Ronald Levy (m. 1964–1976)
Kids/Children Name: Nicole Sheindlin, Jamie Hartwright, Gregory Sheindlin, Jonathan Sheindlin, Adam Levy
Profession: Professional Lawyer/TV Celebrity
Net Worth: $500 million
Last Updated: April 2023

Judge Judy is a prosecution lawyer and was once a Manhattan family court judge now. She is a television personality, producer, and author. She has been acting as Judge Judy for over a decade now, an arbitration best kosher series that airs on daytime. The shows have an average of 10 million views which has gotten her the moniker Court show Queen. Such a viewership is hard to come by, which means that she is quite a famous person. Since the number of views is, in most cases, directly proportional to the income, her net worth is most likely huge as well.

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

Biography and early life

Judge Judy was born as the second-born of a family of four children. She was born on 21st October in 1942 in New York. She went to James Madison high school and then graduated and went to the university to study for a degree in government. That was in New York Law School; then, after completing her studies, she earned a Juris doctor degree, this was 1965.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Judge Judy in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Judge Judy’s age is 80 years old as of today’s date 2nd April 2023 having been born on 21 October 1942. Though, she is 5′ 1″ in feet and inches and 155 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 101.413 lbs in Pound and 46 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Light Brown.


Judge Judy enrolled at James Madison High School in Brooklyn. She, later on, went to New York Law School to further her studies, where she earned her Juris Doctor degree upon graduating.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Judge Judy With Husband Jerry Sheindlin
Judge Judy With Husband Jerry Sheindlin

Judge Judy was once married to Ronald Levy. Her husband works as a prosecutor of a juvenile court and it has been the case for 12 years. They then went on to have two kids before their marriage ended in 1976 after 12 years. She then remarried Jerry Sheindlin, this was in 1977, but the fate was all the same since it also ended in 1990. Then she gave the marriage another chance, and they live together now in Beverly Hills located in Los Angeles.

Is Judge Judy Lesbian?

There has been little information concerning the life of Judge Judy. But for the most that are known, she is straight, married, and has children. She has been married thrice, but the total number of husbands is two since he married one of them twice. In all the three weddings, they were men, namely Ronald Levy and Jerry Sheindlin. That and the fact that there is no rumor that she is a lesbian or bisexual means she is straight.

Professional career

Judge Judy started her career as a corporate lawyer, working for a cosmetic firm. She later quit practicing commercially as a lawyer and started serving as a family court prosecutor. While working with the family court, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Judy used to prosecute domestic violence, related juvenile cases, and child abuse. Because of the attitude she had, she then became a court judge then. Later on, she started supervising the judge in charge of family courts in the Manhattan division.

Her era in the position saw him earn a reputation for being a tough judge. Despite being tough, many people loved her. She then retired in 1996. She then started her career when she got an offer to be the starring in a reality TV series titled Judge Judy show. It was in 1996, and by 2017 the Show started the 22nd season. It pools over 10 million views every day and is the highest-rated TV show on daytime television, no doubt.


Judge Judy has received several awards. Some of these Awards are like being inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame and winning a Daytime Emmy Award. She was also inducted into the broadcasting and cable hall of fame among other recognitions.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Judge Judy in 2023

Judge Judy Net Worth
Judge Judy Net Worth

As of 2023, The net worth of Judge Judy is around $500 million. She is now among the highest-paid stars of Daytime TV. It is reported that she makes over $1 million for every episode. It was reported that in 2017 she was receiving a salary of $59 million. Judge Judy’s net worth has been contributed largely by her television show that has more than 10 million views bringing in around $250 m in revenue.

She does not negotiate with her employer just to show her worthiness. On the contrary, she only states a figure she wants as payment and leaves no room for bargaining about that. It is important to note that her career as an actual judge, working as a lawyer and a prosecutor, also earns her income. The net worth of Judge Judy speaks volumes about how she has become popular.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • One of the amazing things in Judge Judy’s character is knowing her worth and demanding a paid fair for her work.
  • Fortunately, she goes on to deliver something worth what she is being paid making her salary justified.

Judge Judy is one of the most popular and trending judges of all time, and her TV show has been able to air worldwide. She has now become an incredible icon of Justice and became one of the richest judges of all time.

In 1999, Judge Judy published her second autobiography, ‘Beauty Fades, Dumb Is Forever, which became a ‘New York Times bestseller. Books are common, and many people buy them from him, and he makes more money as there is more popularity. The millions of viewers are also part of the customers who buy from her.



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