Judy Sheindlin Net worth, Age, House, Spouse, Children, Dead or Alive?

If you love watching courtroom TV shows, the name of Judge Judy is not strange in your ears. Read through the following paragraphs to know much about Judge Judy age. net worth and the houses she may own. You will discover who her current husband is and whether she had any earlier love relationship and know about her children.


Judy Sheindlin’s full name is Judith Susan Blum. Judy is a popular reality TV personality who was born on October 21st, 1942 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. She was born to her father, Murray Blum and mother Ethel Silverman. The judge grew up with three siblings whose names are not documented.

She is famous for her own Courtroom show called, Judge Judy that is aired by CBS Television.

Judy first attended James Madison for her High School education.  After her exemplary performance, she joined American University in Washington DC. She later graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, in 1963. It was amazing to see that she was the only woman graduating amongst a whole class of boys. This is a clear sign of early life excellence and daringness.  She then proceeded to New York Law School where she acquired her Juris Doctor degree in 1965.


Judy Sheindlin began her legal career in a cosmetics making company as a corporate lawyer in 1965. She later quit the job for lack of interest.  In 1972, an opportunity to work in a family court arose and after applying for it, she got picked.

After 10 years of hard work and dedicated service, she got endeared to the then Mayor of New York, Edward Koch. He promoted her to the job of a criminal court judge in the Bronx’s branch within New York, in 1982. This was a family court where she adjudicated family criminal cases.

Image of Judy Sheindlin from Judge Judy show

Judy Sheindlin from Judge Judy show

Four years later in 1986, she was endorsed to be the Head Judge in the Manhattan section of the family court. It is here that she garnered a good name for her no-nonsense approach to cases and her judicial work in general. Judy Sheindlin had made a name in the corridors of justice, and an opportunity came knocking after she had retired.

The producers of CBS Television envisioned a family courtroom show, and their top of mind judge character was Judy Sheindlin. She accepted the offer and started hosting her own TV show, Judge Judy, on September 1996. This show has run on TV since then. Judy has earned a high net worth from the show that is very popular.

Net Worth, House.

Her net worth is mainly derived from salaries earned from her show, Judge Judy. In 2012 she was the highest-paid television personality making $123 000 per episode and a collective annual perk of $45 million.


Image of American Lawyer, Judy Sheindlin net worth is $400 million

American Lawyer, Judy Sheindlin net worth is $400 million

She continued to lead the charts as the highest paid TV personality in 2013 with earnings of about $47 million.

Judy Sheindlin has a net worth of $400 million.


The judge owns an exotic condominium in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills. She is reported to have purchased the house for $10.7 million. This is characteristic of a wealthy person.


Husband and children.

Judy married at the age of 22, in 1964, to her first husband, Ronal Levy. They were blessed with two children, Adam and Jamie. After a blissful marriage, the two lovebirds could not agree on many things and they decided to divorce 12 years later in 1976.

Soon after the divorce, Judy Sheindlin began dating a fellow judge, Jerry Sheindlin. The couple got married in 1977. They also divorced in 1990. The pair remarried in 1991. They have 5 children from both their first marriages and 13 grandchildren.

Image of Judy Sheindlin with her husband Jerry and with their kids

Judy Sheindlin with her husband Jerry and with their kids

Did Judy Sheindlin Die? Or Just a Rumor?

Judge Judy Sheindlin is not dead. Judy had once suffered a stroke while on the show, which aroused a rumor mill that she is dead.

Image of Lawyer, Jerry Sheindlin is still alive and healthy

Lawyer, Jerry Sheindlin is still alive and healthy

Full name Judith Susan Sheindlin
Nickname Judge Judy
Date of birth (age) October 21, 1942 (76 Years)
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Net worth $400 million
Mother Ethel Blum
Father Murray Blum
Ethnicity/Race White
Career Judge, Reality TV Personality
Nationality  American
Marital status Married
Husband Jerry Sheindlin, Ronald Levy
Children 5 (Adam Levy, Gregory Sheindlin, Jamie Hartwright, Jonathan Sheindlin, Nicole Sheindlin)
Height 5′ 1″ (155 cm)
Weight Not known

Quick Q&A.

  1. How old is Judy Sheindlin?

Judy is 76 years old having been born on October 21, 1942.

  1. Is Judge Judy Sheindlin Still Alive?

Yes, she is still alive.

  1. How Tall is She?

She is 5 feet 1 inch tall.

  1. What is Judge Judy Sheindlin’s Net Worth?

The judge has a net worth of $400 million.

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