Jerry Sheindlin
Jerry Sheindlin
Celebrated Name: Jerry Sheindlin
Real Name/Full Name: Gerald Sheindlin
Gender: Male
Age: 90 years old
Birth Date: November 13, 1933
Birth Place: New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.73m
Weight: 63 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Judy Sheindlin (m. 1991), Judy Sheindlin (m. 1977–1990)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Nicole Sheindlin, Gregory Sheindlin, Jonathan Sheindlin
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jerry Sheindlin Gay?: No
Profession: Author, Television personality, Jurist, Attorney
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $550 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Gerald Sheindlin is an American author, TV personality, jurist, and attorney. Mostly known for his short-lived role as a judge on the television program, The People’s Court from 1990 to 2000. Jerry has got a life-story worth a look.s

Maybe you know about Jerry Sheindlin very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Jerry Sheindlin’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

There is not much to share concerning Jerry Sheindlin’s early life, but it is worth noting that Jerry grew up as a street boy from the Bronx. He joined the army in 1951, during the Korean War. He later got to attend Long Island University receiving a B.A. He is also known for as an actor for Erroneous Convictions (2012), Entertainment Tonight (1981), and The People’s Court (1997).

Personal Life

He has been married twice to the same person. He married Judy Sheindlin (mostly known as Judge Judy) for the first time in 1977. The marriage lasted up to 1991 when the couple partially divorced. The divorce was s a result of the stress and struggles that Judy endured after her father’s death. The couple later remarried after a year in 1992. The couple met in a bar when he was a defense attorney. The couple bought a home worth $9 million in Newport, Rhode Island n 2018. The house is a 9700-square-foot property on 3.67 acres of land.

Sheindlin has three kids from his first marriage with Suzanne Sheindlin; Gregory, Jonathan, and Nicole. Jonathan is a retinal surgeon, while Greg and Nicole are lawyers. He also a stepfather to two children from Judy’s first marriage; Adam and Jamie. Just as Greg and Nicole, Adam is also a lawyer.

In 2016, there were rumors that Jerry had an affair with a lady who is more than two decades younger than him. It is said that Judge Judy learned about it and was so angry at her husband. However, eventually, nothing came of the reports, and the couple has remained happily married.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on November 13, 1933, Jerry Sheindlin is 90 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. His height is 1.73m tall, and his weight is 63 kg.


When it comes to career, Jerry is one of the greatest lawyers known in history. The man was once a partner in the law firm Alderberg and Sheindlin for 22 years as a defense attorney and mostly handled criminal cases. He became a Criminal Court Judge in the City of New York after an appointment by then-mayor Ed Koch. Koch was an ex-jurist of ‘The People’s Court.

The appointment took place in 1983 and later got promoted to the New York State Supreme Court in 1986, Up until 1999 when he retired, he held that same post. During his judicial career, he was the author of more than 64 published judicial opinions and wrote several legal articles and two books, including Blood trail and Genetic Fingerprinting.

He joined the TV program, The People’s Court as the presiding judge in September 1999 in its third season and brought with him 40 years of experience. The show is an American arbitration-based reality court show and ranks as the second-longest-running courtroom series.

Coming to his other TV appearances, Jerry Sheindlin had been featured in Entertainment Tonight, a syndicated entertainment newsmagazine, launched in 1981. He had also appeared in Biography, a documentary television series, in 1987.

Awards & Achievements

You can all agree with me, having grown up as a street boy and rising into a re-known billionaire, Jerry Sheindlin has achieved a lot in life. Not so many billionaires can trace their childhood in the streets; most of them are typically brought up in able families.

Net Worth & Salary of Jerry Sheindlin in 2024

Jerry Sheindlin Net Worth
Jerry Sheindlin Net Worth

Having worked as an attorney, author, and TV personality, there is no doubt Sheindlin earns a good salary. However, his exact annual salary is not yet revealed. With his wife Judge Judy, the couple owns several multimillion properties. With all these, Sheindlin is expected to have a significant net worth and right to this, his net worth is estimated to be $550 million as of May 2024.

What matters most is the end of the story, not the beginning. This is the lesson that we all get from Sheindlin’s account. Having grown up in the streets, no one would have ever thought that he could see the far he is right now. He never let this be the reason for his failure. Instead, Jerry took it as a challenge to success. Most of us bring our backgrounds as the excuses behind our failures, and by this, we keep on stagnating in poverty while others rise into greatness. Sheindlin is both a mentor to the rich and the poor. His footsteps are worth following. #No more excuses for failure.


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