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Judith Sheindlin

Judge, Reality TV Personality
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Net worth 2018: $300 Million
Residence: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 21 October 1942
Sigh: Scorpio
Height: 1.55 m
Education: 1965 - New York Law School, 1963 - American University, James Madison High School, Washington College of Law

Judith Sheindlin was bornon 21 October 1942 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, American, is Judge, Reality TV Personality. Judith Sheindlin is a famous American prosecution lawyer, family court judge, and reality television star. She is most popular for her television courtroom series, ‘Judge Judy’. Judith Sheindlin started her journey as a lawyer in a family court and became well-known for her straightforward nature, interactive attitude, and positive personality. She earned a reputation as one of New York’s most efficient judges for handling cases dealing with extreme abuse and violence with sensitive judgment. She is known as a pioneer of ‘open court policy’ that allows common people and media to witness and understand the family court process. With regular appearances in reality shows, Judith has become a popular icon in the legal world. Her powerful onscreen presence has made her shows highly successful. Besides being a famous judge and television star, she is also the author of many books about decision making, parent-child interaction, moral values, etc. She has been the subject of many interviews in prominent journals like ‘USA Today’, ‘New York Times’, ‘Wall Street Journal’ and many more. Judge Judy was also profiled on shows like ‘Good Morning America’, ’Archive of American Television’, ‘Today’, ‘Larry King Live’, ‘Dateline NBC’, ‘Entertainment Tonight’, ‘The View’, ‘The Tonight Show’, ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ and ‘Ellen’.


$300 Million


Sheindlin has extended her contract to continue with the series through its 22nd season which commenced in September 2017


’ Reader’s Digest named her in its list of ‘100 Most Trusted Americans’ according to a survey in 2013


In the 2010s, she published books named ‘What Would Judy Say: A Grown-Up Guide To Living Together With Benefits’ and ‘What Would Judy Say: Be The Hero Of Your Own Story’


In 2007, Forbes enlisted her in ‘Celebrity 100 List’


In 2006, she and her stepdaughter, Nicole Sheindlin founded ‘Her Honor Mentoring’ to charge up young women’s world with wisdom and positive thoughts


In 2003, Judith was named one of the ‘200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons’ by VH1 and in 2004 she became the International Spokesperson for North Shore Animal League America to make people aware about pet adoption throughout the World


In 2000, she released another book on solving everyday family disagreements, named ‘Keep It Simple, Stupid: You’re Smarter Than You Look’ which was also a New York Times best seller


1 for syndicated shows in February 1999 and garnered an average 7 million viewers per week


Owing to her public popularity, she was invited to host her own reality TV show, ‘Judge Judy’ which aired in national syndication from September 1996


In February 1993, a ‘Los Angeles Times’ article profiled Judge Judith, hailing her as a legal super heroine


In 1986, she was designated the Supervising Judge in the Manhattan branch of the family court


After a few years, New York Mayor Edward Koch designated her as a criminal court judge in the Bronx branch of the family court in 1982


She restarted her law career in 1972 in a family court


In 1965, Judith Sheindlin joined a cosmetic firm as a corporate lawyer and started practicing

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