Judge Joe Brown Biography
Judge Joe Brown whose full name is Joseph Blakeney Brown Jr., is a former American lawyer and television personality. He is a former Shelby County, Tennessee Criminal Court judge and a former arbiter on the reality court show Judge Joe Brown, which is based on arbitration.
Judge Joe Brown Age
Brown is 74 years old as of 2021. He was born on July 5, 1947, in Washington, D.C., United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 5th of July every year.
Judge Joe Brown Height
He stands at a height of height 1.75 m.
Judge Joe Brown Family – Daughter – Son
Brown has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Brown has any siblings.
Judge Joe Brown Wife
Judge Joe Brown is twice divorced and has two sons from his first marriage. He was previously married to Deborah Herron from 2001 to 2017 when the two got divorced.
Judge Joe Brown Net Worth
Brown has an estimated net worth of $10 million which he has earned through his career as an American lawyer and television personality.
Judge Joe Brown Salary
In his show’s final seasons, Joe was said to earn $20 million per year.
Judge Joe Brown Education
Brown graduated from Dorsey High School as valedictorian, then went on to UCLA to get a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1969 and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) in 1973. Brown worked as a substitute teacher while in law school. He is a member of the fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha.
Judge Joe Brown Career
Brown was the city of Memphis’ first African-American prosecutor. He would eventually create his own law firm before serving as a judge on Shelby County’s State Criminal Court.
While presiding over James Earl Ray’s final appeal of his conviction for the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., Brown was catapulted into the national limelight. Former Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney said that Brown assured her and the Congressional Black Caucus unequivocally that the so-called murder rifle was not the weapon that murdered Martin Luther King Jr. Brown was removed from the reopened investigation of King’s death owing to apparent bias. Judge Brown attracted the attention of the Judge Judy producers during this time.
Brown won the Democratic primary for district attorney of Shelby County in March 2014. After making comments regarding her sexuality, he lost the general election to Republican incumbent Amy Weirich by a margin of 65 percent to 35 percent.
Judge Joe Brown Arrested
In March 2014, Brown was arrested in Memphis, Tennessee, and charged with five counts of contempt of court and getting “verbally abusive” during a child support case overseen by Magistrate Harold Horne. Brown, who retains his law license, was reviewing a child support matter as a favor to an acquaintance. According to press accounts, Brown became combative and irate after Horne refused to discuss details of the case that were not on the schedule.
Brown was sentenced to five days in jail but was later released on his own recognizance. Brown surrendered to the Shelby County Sheriff on August 27, 2015, to serve his five-day sentence at the Shelby County Corrections Facility in Memphis. He was released from the Shelby County Corrections Facility the morning of September 1, 2015.
Judge Joe Brown Lizzo
Joe Brown Blasted Lizzo For Being An Overweight Twerking Hippo and Called Cardi B A Street Walking Wh** For Content Being Shared Online.