Jerry Sheindlin Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Books, People’s Court, Net Worth

Jerry Sheindlin Bio, Wiki

Jerry Sheindlin whose full name is Gerald “Jerry” Sheindlin is an American author, television personality, jurist, and attorney. He spent many years as a trial judge serving the New York Supreme Court.

Jerry Sheindlin Age

Sheindlin was born on November 19, 1933, in New York City, New York, U.S. He is 88 years old as of 2021. He celebrates his birthday on 19th November every year.

Jerry Sheindlin Height

He stands at a height of 1.73 Meters.

Jerry Sheindlin Family

Sheindlin grew up as a street boy from the Bronx, thus not much information about his family is known to the public.

Jerry Sheindlin Wife -Is Judge Judy Still Married to Jerry Sheindlin

He is happily married to the love of his life Judy Sheindlin, better known as Judge Judy (so named after her court TV series). The two first got married in 1977, and a second marriage for both. They divorced in 1990 but remarried the following year. Sheindlin has 3 children named Gregory, Jonathan, and Nicole and 2 stepchildren, named; Jamie and Adam Levy. He also has 13 grandchildren. Their son Jonathan A. Sheindlin is a retinal surgeon and Greg, Adam, and Nicole are lawyers.

Jerry Sheindlin Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million which he has earned through his career as a judge.

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Jerry Sheindlin Salary

Details of his annual salary are still under review.

Jerry Education

Sheindlin earned a B.A. from Long Island University and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1959 after serving in the Army during the Korean War.

Jerry Sheindlin The People’s Court

Sheindlin began his career as a trial judge before taking over as the presiding judge of The People’s Court in the fall of 1999, replacing former New York City Mayor Ed Koch. This pitted him against his wife, Judith Sheindlin, a fellow former judge who presided over the top-rated court show Judge Judy, which aired for 25 seasons from 1996 to 2021 and will be followed by Judy Justice, a spin-off courtroom streaming series. Jerry presided over The People’s Court during the 1999-2000 season and the majority of the 2000-2001 season before departing and being replaced by Marilyn Milian.


Genetic Fingerprinting: The Law and Science of DNA Evidence and Blood Trail are his two books.

Is Jerry Sheindlin Still Alive

Yes, Jerry is very much alive.

Jerry Sheindlin First Wife

He was previously married to Suzanne Rosenthal from 1965 to 1977.

TV Shows

He has two shows that he has been hosting for years;

  • Hot Bench since 2014
  • The People’s Court Television show since 1981

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