|Real Name/Full Name||Gerald “Jerry” Sheindlin|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Jerry Sheindlin|
|Birth Place:||New York, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||November 19, 1933|
|Age/How Old:||89 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 63 Kg
In Pounds – 139 lbs
|Eye Color:||Light brown|
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|College:||Long Island University, Brooklyn Law School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Judy Sheindlin (m. 1991), Judy Sheindlin (m. 1977–1990), Suzanne Rosenthal (m. 1965; div. 1978)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Gregory, Jonathan and Nicole (step children: Jamie and Adam Levy|
|Profession:||Attorney, television personality, author and jurist|
|Net Worth:||$550 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Jerry Sheindlin is one man who took advantage of every opportunity life presented to him and hence, was able to stand out among all the other gentlemen in the same career. Although he has many titles as he is known as an attorney, an author, jurist and a TV personality, the work he did in “The People’s” court is what brought him the fame he has today. Although he only lasted in that show for 2 years (from 1999 to 2001), he made sure he maximized his time and left a legacy that lives on to date.
Well, how well do you know about Jerry Sheindlin? If not much, here is what we know about Jerry Sheindlin to date.
Biography and Early Life
Jerry Sheindlin’s official names are Gerald Sheindlin, and he was born on the 13th of November in 1933. This man is so lucky to be among the men who can be said to have aged gracefully. The guy is over 80 years old and he is still very strong and active. There is nothing much known about Gerald Sheindlin’s early life as a child as he has never revealed who his parents are. All what is known is that he lived in the streets of the Bronx as a street boy. Therefore, it is also not clear whether he had siblings or not.
It is also not clear whether he was born in Bronx or he decided to live there as a street boy.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Jerry Sheindlin in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jerry Sheindlin’s age is 89 years old as of today’s date 24th March 2023 having been born on 19 November 1933 Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 139 lbs in Pound and 63 kg in Kilograms.
Not many street boys are given an opportunity to go to school. But as indicated above, Jerry knows how to maximize every opportunity he gets. During the Korean war, he decided to join the army and since the government needed as many people as it could get, nobody cared to ask him of his origin. Being in the army opened doors for him and he was able to go to school. After graduating from high school, he still felt he needed to do more. Therefore, he joined Long Island University and graduated with a B.A. he later enrolled to Brooklyn Law School where he received a J.D in 1959.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
When he became of age, there was nothing stopping him to fall in love. His first wife was named Suzanne Rosenthal whom he married in 1965. The two were blessed with three kids named Grgory, Jonathan, and Nicole. All of his kids are doing well as Gregory and Nicole took the path of their dad and are now great lawyers while Jonathan is a retinal Surgeon.
When he met Judy, he knew she was the right woman for him. The two got married in 1977. A few years later, Judy lost her dad and it really disoriented her due to stress and confusion. This was too much that the two were forced to go their separate ways. They officially divorced in 1990. However, a year later, they realized they didn’t make the right decision, and therefore, they got back together in 1991 to date. Jerry therefore has 3 children, 2 stepchildren Jamie and Adam Levy, and 13 grandchildren.
Is Jerry Sheindlin Gay?
Jerry is now 87 years old but one thing he has never done is to be a gay. With the information we have above of his two marriages, it is enough evidence that he is a straight guy as far as his sexual orientation is concerned.
After graduating from Brooklyn Law School, he became a trial judge. It was at this time when a door was opened to work as a television arbitrator. He was hired as a replacement of ED Koch who is a former Mayor of New York City. The People’s Court had Jerry as the presiding judge in the fall of 1999. At that time, his wife Judy had her own show known as Judge Judy and therefore, the couple were now forced to compete with one another.
He remained in The People’s Court the whole season of 1999-2000 and almost the whole of season 2000-2001. He later left the series and they hired Marilyn Milan as his replacement. As an author, he has written two books namely: Blood Trail and Genetic Fingerprint: The Law and Science of DNA Evidence.
Jerry is not in a very competitive industry. Therefore, he hasn’t received any awards yet. However, this doesn’t mean that he hasn’t achieved anything in life. As a matter of fact, he is one of the most successful judges in America.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jerry Sheindlin in 2023
With his many years of experience and being in this industry for many years, you can be sure that this man is loaded. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated at $550 million. He has earned all of his wealth from his career as a judge.
Jerry Sheindlin is one guy who has gone through so much in life when he was growing up, but he was determined to make it in life. He was never satisfied with just having a meal on his table and a shelter over his head. He knew he deserved more and that is why he fought for it to the place he is today. Looking at his life now, very few people can believe that he was once a street boy.