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Jerry Springer

Talk Show Host, Former Politician, Former News Anchor
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Net worth 2018: $75 Million
Industry: TV Presenters
Residence: Highgate
Country: United States
BirthDay: 13 February 1944
Sigh: Pisces
Height: 1.83 m
Education: Forest Hills High School, Forest Hills, NY (1961), BA Political Science, Tulane University (1965), JD, Northwestern University (1968),

Jerry Springer was bornon 13 February 1944 in Highgate, American, is Talk Show Host, Former Politician, Former News Anchor. Gerald Norman ‘Jerry’ Springer is an England born American talk show host of America’s most famous tabloid talk show, ‘The Jerry Springer Show’. This show came to him with a lot of hard work and political expertise that he inculcated in his substantial career in politics of Ohio. Springer started his career at a law firm after finishing his law degree from the Northwestern University. He was then lucky enough to come in contact with Senator Robert Kennedy, who asked him to work on his presidential campaign but as soon as Springer got down to it, Kennedy was killed and left him feeling utterly shattered. He then decided to join politics and served five terms at a position in the Cincinnati city council and two terms as the mayor of Cincinnati city. Although he aspired to be the governor of Ohio but it did not materialize and instead he became a political reporter and commentator. In the early 90s, he was given ‘The Jerry Springer Show’, which took him to the heights of his career as a television host and anchor.


$75 Million


Springer, with his image as a witty host, hosted Miss Universe 2008 and also guest hosted for WWE Raw at Wells Fargo Arena in Iowa, in the following years


In 2005, a British version of ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ was launched, titled ‘The Springer Show’


From 2000-2001, he hosted a David Letterman style talk show in the UK for Channel 5, titled ‘Late Night with Jerry Springer


Springer had a bit of an acting career with cameos in film and television series like: ‘Ringmaster (1998)’, ‘The X-Files (1996)’, ‘The Simpsons (1998)’, ‘Sabrina, The Teenage Witch (1999)’, ‘The Defender (2007)’, ‘Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me’, ‘Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1999)’, ‘Married…with Children’, ‘Days of our Lives’, Late Night with Conan O’Brien’, ‘The Paul O’Grady Show’, ‘Saturday Kitchen’, ‘Jason Ellis Show’, ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’Springer was a contestant on the show ‘Dancing with the Stars’ in 2006


Apart from his political career as a member of Cincinnati city council and mayor of Cincinnati, Springer’s most famous work of his lifetime is his ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ which has been running since 1991 until present date


He contested for the position of the Governor of Ohio in 1982, but he unfortunately did not win that one and instead signed on with Cincinnati NBC affiliate, WLWT, as a political reporter and commentator


Springer had to resign from Cincinnati city council in 1974 on the grounds that he had hired a prostitute


He married Micki Velton on June 16, 1973 and they had one child together


In 1971, he was elected as the mayor of the Cincinnati, after serving five terms with the Cincinnati city council


In 1970, he contested for Congress in Ohio and almost defeated the already established Republican politician, Donald Clancy


Later in 1968, Springer got a Juris Doctor degree from the Northwestern University


In 1949, the Springer family immigrated to States and started living in Queens, New York


This concluded in his Senate Judiciary Committee authentication supporting sanction of the 26th Amendment

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