Judith Light
Judith Light
Real Name/Full Name Judith Ellen Light
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Judith Light
Birth Place: Trenton, New Jersey, U.S
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 February 1949
Age/How Old: 75 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 56 Kg
In Pounds – 123 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dyed Blonde
Parents Name: Father– Sidney Licht
Mother – Pearl Sue
Siblings: N/A
School: St. Mary’s Hall–Doane Academy
College:  Carnegie Mellon University
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Robert Desiderio (m. after 1985)
Kids/Children Name: None
Profession: Actress, Producer
Net Worth: $20 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Judith Ellen Light  is an American based well knwon Actress and a producer. Light began her career at a young age. She was only 21 when she got to play a small role in  A Doll’s House. She received her first significant role in 1977 in  One Life to Live which aired until 1983.

She portrayed Karen Wolek on screen which became very popular. That role was a hit and hence she won numerous awards for that particular role. Light became significantally successful on TV and hence she was being offered various roles to play.

She then appeared in Who’s the boss and worked in that sitcom for almost 8 long years. She was ruling the television in the 80s and 90s. She was a perfect actress and played every role with so much precision that she was everyone’s favorite.

Well, how well do you know about Judith Light? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Judith Light’s net worth in 2024, 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 Judith Light to date.

Biography and Early Life –

Light was born to Pearl Sue and Sidney Light on February 9, 1949   in Trenton, New Jersey. She was born raised by a Jewish family. Her father was a renowned Accountant and her mother was a model. Her parents recognized her passion towards acting and how badly she wanted to become an actress.

They always encouraged her and hence sent her to Drama schools to learn how to act. After her graduation, she moved to Hollywood to become an actress. Initially she was not getting any work but she recived her first significant role when she was 21. That was a game changer for her and hence brought an ocean of oppurtunities for her.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Judith Light in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Judith Light’s age is 75 years old as of today’s date 24th April 2024 having been born on 9 February 1949. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 123 lbs in Pound and 56 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Dyed Blonde.

Education –

Light was a brilliant kid at school. She was popular as she was every teacher’s favorite. She was punctual and took studies seriously. Light grew up in New Jersey where she attended St. Mary’s Hall–Doane Academy.

After she completed her school and wanted to pursue a degree in drama she was enrolled in Carnegie Mellon University. She has always appreciated her University and whatever she learnt there. When she was graduated from the University, she decided to perform on stages and then eventually start acting in films.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Judith Light With Husband Robert Desiderio
Judith Light With Husband Robert Desiderio

Light does not like to talk about his personal life a lot. She does not like to get her privacy invaded. Light is married to  Robert Desiderio. The couple has been married for than three decades. They do not have a child. They don’t even live together. Robert lives in South Carolina whereas Light lives in the New York City.

Light is very religious and in fact she is also superstitious. Before getting married, they both dated for a couple of years. They love each other but there has been some arguements between them and hence they have mutually decided to live separately.

Is Judith Light Lesbian? –

There has been so many false rumors spread all over the internet about Light being a lesbian. She lives in her apartment in the New York City. She has not revealed the reasons of her being living separately and many rumors are spread that she is a lesbian and hence to maintain her relationship with women of her age she has decided to live separately. This is a false rumor, and it is completely baseless, and she had a few failed relationships with other men before eventually getting married to Robert in 1985.

Professional Career –

She began her career at a very Young age. She used to perform on stage before doing films. She got her first significant work in 1970. She has appeared in several sitcoms for almost a couple of decades.

She received a huge success for her roleplays and hence she played the lead role in  Who’s the Boss? From 1984 to 1998. After that she was offered Wit where she portrayed a college professor who was suffering from cancer.

That show was a superhit. Years after years she was getting offers from several directors and producers to work with them. But she was already working in various other films and shows and hence she could sign most of the deals due to that.

Awards –

Light won her first ever award in 1979. She won the Daytime Emmy Awards in 1980 and later the next year in 1981. Later on, she was honored with GLAAD Media Awards in the year 1998. She was getting nominated for several awards over the years, and she won the Prism Awards  in 2007. In 2012, she won the Drama Desk Awards and Tony Awards in the same year for her excellent work. Again in the next year she was named for both of the awards consecutively for two years.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Judith Light in 2024

Judith Light Net Worth
Judith Light Net Worth

Light is a popular Hollywood actress. She has been working as an actress from a very young age. As of 2024, She has an estimated net worth of $20 million. She has ruled the televsion for so many years. She was one of the biggest television stars in the 80s and 90s.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know –

Some Interesting facts about Judith Light are as follows –

She received her first significant work at the age of 21.

She has won the  Drama Desk Awards and Tony Awards for two consecutive years which is the most by any actress.

She has appeared in 33 films and 33 television series throughout her career.

She is the most talked about stars of 80s and 90s together.

Light grew up by her Jewish parents. Her parents were financially stable and independent and hence always supported her to pursue her dream to be an actress. She did her graduation in drama. She was a fantastic actress and hence she started working at a young age. Light was a popular television star and her television shows brought an ocean of opportunities. She started getting offers to do films as well.


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