American Judge Jerry Sheindlin is one of the popular American attorneys with a pretty amazing fan base. He also had a short-lived judge on the TV show, The People's Court.
Jerry Sheindlin was Married Twice
Jerry Sheindlin has a quite interesting personal life. Jerry and his wife have acquired lots of fan during their career. Well, let's go ahead and find more about their married life.
The togetherness of four-decade
In 1997, Judge Jerry Sheindlin tied the knot with his wife, Judy Sheindlin, who also happens to be a judge by her profession. The duo faced a lot of adversities in their relationship, but it is their unconditional love that bonded them for more than 4 decades.
The Judge met his wife for the first time in a bar. In an interview with the LA Times, Jerry revealed how he met his wife,
"Judy came walking in and put her finger in my face and said, ‘And who is this?’ I said, ‘Lady, get your finger out of my face."
In addition, Jerry also said, "Although the first encounter was accidental but afterward whatever happened, they all had specific purposes."
Jerry Sheindlin and his Wife were Actually Divorced
The power couple isn't always happy as it looks, they went through some rough patches in their conjugal life. Judy said that her husband was not that much supportive of her after her father died.
So their relationship didn't seem to work out and in 1990, the duo took a drastic step in their relationship and filed for a divorce.
“I just had to come to terms with the fact that men of that generation are different,” Judy explained. “They expect, even if they have no right, they expect to be taken care of or catered to.”
The couples were together for 14 years and yet they got divorced.
Jerry and Judy Re-married After Some Time
Both the law personnel were divorced as mentioned already, but only after one year of their divorce, the lovebirds forgot everything and re-married. According to an interview taken by Closer Weekly, Judy told that she missed Jerry and further maintained that in life whatever you believe will make you happy may not necessarily make you happy.
Besides, Mrs. and Ms. Sheindlins currently lives in Florida. Despite the ups and downs that they had faced, the duo is living happily, more than they were before. It is a matter of fact that these guys could be the inspiration to any couples that are having misunderstandings in their relationships. Truly, they are the cutest couples ever.
The lovebirds happy family was completed by their two sons; their eldest son Gregory born in 1964 and Jonathan, born in 1967, and one daughter, Nicole, born in 1968.
Jerry's Wife Past Marriage
Yes!, it is true that Jerry never involved himself in any other relationship except with Judy. But, his wife, Judy was divorced once before they met.
Then-then 22 years old judge married her first husband, Ronald Levy, who also happens to be an attorney (at that time) by profession. The former couple exchanged the wedding rings in 1964.
The married couple soon gave birth to their descendant, Jamie (53) and Adam (51). Soon after that, Judy wanted to return to her work, her court-room. However, Ronald didn't take her seriously and finally, Judy called off her relationship in 1976.
Judy revealed about her previous relationship in an interview saying, “My first husband is a lovely, lovely man but he always viewed my job as a hobby and there came a time where I resented that.”
Jerry Sheindlin Net Worth; How Much Does This Jurist Earn?
Jerry Sheindlin earns a decent amount of money from his career. As of 2019, his net worth is in millions of dollars. Further, he also acted as a judge in New York State Supreme Court. Well, what is his exact net worth? Scroll below for further details!
Jerry Sheindlin Current Net Worth
Jerry Sheindlin has a massive net worth of nearly $100 million. However, this figure is estimated and the exact net worth of this judge is yet to be discovered. Apart from that, his annual salary as a Judge of New York State Supreme Court was $208,000, which was reported in 2018.
Besides, Jerry also owns a 5-bedroom condo located at The Montage in Beverly Hills. According to a report published in 2018, the condo, worth of $10.7 million. Likewise, the couple also has a penthouse, worth of $11 million in Florida, where the duo currently resides.
On the other hand, Jerry's wife, Judy has a jaw-dropping net worth of $500 million as of 2019. Besides, in 2018, she was paid $147 million from the television show The People's Court and was also ranked the highest-paid television host.
Five Interesting Facts About Jerry Sheindlin
- Jerry Sheindlin was born and raised in New York City.
- He acted as a judge in the show; The People's Court, but he made less appearance in the 2001 season as he was replaced by Judge Marilyn Milian.
- Sheindlin also served in the Army during the Korean War
- Jerry is also the author of two books, Genetic Fingerprinting: "The Law and Science of DNA Evidence" and "Blood Trial".