Judd Hirsch
Judd Hirsch
Celebrated Name: Judd Hirsch
Real Name/Full Name: Judd Seymore Hirsch
Gender: Male
Age: 89 years old
Birth Date: March 15, 1935
Birth Place: The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 9 inches
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Elisa Sadaune (m. 1956; div. 1967), Bonni Sue Chalkin(m. 1992; div. 2005)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (daughter Montana, and two sons, Alex Hirsch Music and London)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Judd Hirsch Gay?: No
Profession: Actor
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $14 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Judd Hirsch is an award-winning American actor who was critically acclaimed for his role as “Alex Rieger” on the TV comedy series “Taxi,” and a few other series that include Dear John and NUMB3RS. He is famous for his remarkable portrayals in movies such as ‘A Beautiful Mind’ and ‘Ordinary People’ and a few plays as ‘Conversations with My Father,’ and ‘I’m Not Rappaport.’

Maybe you know about Judd Hirsch 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 Judd Hirsch’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

Judd Hirsch was born in The Bronx, New York, US. His father, Joseph Sidney Hirsch, was an electrician, and his mother Sally Hirsch was a housewife. Hirsch was raised in the Bronx and Brooklyn with his sibling Roland Hirsch.

He completed his graduation at the ‘DeWitt Clinton High School,’ The Bronx in 1952. Later, he got admitted to the ‘City College of New York’ and secured a degree in physics. Before starting his career in the US entertainment industry, Judd Hirsh served as an engineer in a nuclear power firm named ‘Westinghouse Electric Company.’ He attended HB Studio in New York City to study acting.

Personal Life

Judd Hirsch got married to Elisa Sadaune in 1963. The couple gave birth to Alex Hirsch Music in 1966. Their marriage did not last long, and they got a divorce in 1967. Judd later married a fashion designer named Bonni Sue Chalkin on December 24 with whom he has a son, London, and daughter, Montana. After several years of marriage, they also divorced in 2005.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on March 15 1935, Judd Hirsch is 89 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


Judd began his career in an uncredited movie ‘Jump’ (1971). After two years, he did another movie as ‘Serpico’ (1973). He became popular for his role as defense lawyer ‘Murray Stone’ in the television film ‘The Law’ (1974). In 1975, he reprised the role in television miniseries with the same title as that of the film.

In 1976, Hirsch appeared in the ‘Broadway’ comedy ‘Knock Knock’ and received the ‘Drama Desk Award’ for his ‘Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play.’ In 1976, he appeared in CBS’s television series ‘Delvecchio.’ He received a ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ nomination under the category ‘Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series’ in US sitcom ‘Rhoda’ in the year 1977. He received a ‘Drama Desk Award’ nomination for ‘Outstanding Actor in a Play’ titled ‘Chapter Two’ (1977 to 1978).

With this success, Hirsch planned to make more progress in his career. He started performing in television, movies, and theatre simultaneously. He received a major break after featuring in the lead role in the famous sitcom ‘Taxi.’ The show went for five seasons from 1978 to 1982 and brought his immense fame and fortune.

For his brilliant performance in the 1980-released US drama ‘Ordinary People,’ he received an ‘Academy Award.’ He bagged a nomination for ‘Tony Award’ and a ‘Drama Desk Award’ for his work in the drama ‘Talley’s Folly.’ He became a successful theatre artist from the success he received in the play ‘I’m Not Rappaport.’ From 1988 to 1992, he came up with his next noteworthy television series NBC’s ‘Dear John’.

Awards & Achievements

Judd Hirsh is popularly known for his contribution to movies, TV shows, and theatre. A few of his most successful films are Ordinary People (released in 1980), Running on Empty (released in 1988), Independence Day (released in 1996), and A Beautiful Mind (released in 2001). His performance in the US sitcom ‘Taxi’ earned him two ‘Primetime Emmy Awards.’ He was awarded a ‘Golden Globe Award’ for the portrayal of the character ‘John Lacey’ in the TV series ‘Dear John.

His established stage career earned him ‘Tony Awards’ under the category ‘Best Actor in a Play’ each for ‘Conversations with My Father,’ and ‘I’m Not Rappaport.’ He also received a ‘Drama Desk Award’ for ‘Extraordinary Featured Actor in a Play’ for ‘Knock Knock.’ He was honored with an ‘Academy Award’ nomination for his performance in the play ‘Ordinary People.’

Net Worth & Salary of Judd Hirsch in 2024

Judd Hirsch Net Worth
Judd Hirsch Net Worth

Judd Hirsch is one of the most accomplished actors in the American film industry. He has made an estimated net worth of $14 million as of July 2024. He has acquired a major part of this net worth through his life-long career in classic television series, acting, plays, and films. He received stardom and amassed huge wealth for his role in comedy series “Taxi.” He served for five years in this television series from 1978 to 1983. He has starred in around 114 episodes of it and earned two Emmy Awards for his performance.

He had worked in several big banner movies that include “Ordinary People,” “Without a Trace, “Teachers,” “Running on Empty” Independence Day,” and “A Beautiful Mind.” Some of the best television series of his career was “Numb3ers” and “Dear John.” He has also performed in plays such as Conversations with my Father, and I’m Not Rappaport. From all these successful projects, he as gained massive wealth.

Judd Hirsch has established himself as a distinguished celebrity in areas of movies, TV, and theatre. His spanning decades, and extensive body of work, has earned him recognition as well as accolades. With his phenomenon contribution, he has made a mark on TV, stage, and films.


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