Judith Sheindlin Biography

Judith Susan Sheindlin, better known as Judge Judy, is an American lawyer, judge, television personality, and author. Since 1996, Sheindlin has presided over her own successful Daytime Emmy Award winning reality courtroom series named after her, Judge Judy.

Sheindlin passed the New York bar examination in 1965 and became a prosecutor in the family court system. In 1982 Mayor Ed Koch appointed her as a judge, first in criminal court, then later as Manhattan's supervising family court judge in 1986.

It was reported in mid-2012 that Sheindlin was the highest paid television personality, making $123,000 per episode of Judge Judy, or $45 million annually for the 52 days per year that she tapes her show. In October 2013 it was reported that Sheindlin was still the highest paid TV star, earning $47 million per year for Judge Judy, which translates into just over $900,000 per workday. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Judith Sheindlin
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Lawyer, Judge, Presenter, Author
Ethnicity:
Jewish people
Religion:
Judaism
Date of Birth:
October 21, 1942 (79)
Astrological Sign:
Libra
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