Judge Joe Brown
Judge Joe Brown
Celebrated Name: Judge Joe Brown
Real Name/Full Name: Joseph Blakeney Brown, Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 72 years old
Birth Date: 5 July 1947
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 82 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Deborah Herron (m. 2001–2017)
Children: Yes (2 children)
Profession: Lawyer and television personality
Net Worth in 2020: $14 million
Last Updated: April 2020

Judge Joe Brown is a well known American lawyer who formerly practised as a Criminal Court Judge. He is best known as the arbiter of the legal TV series called ‘Judge Joe Brown.’

Maybe you know about Judge Joe Brown very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Judge Joe Brown’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

Judge Joe Brown aka Joseph Brown was born on July 5th, 1947 at Washington DC, US but he was raised in Los Angeles at Crenshaw District. He was a brilliant student in school, and at the age of 22, he earned the degree of bachelor in Political Science and a Juris Doctor Degree at the University of California. He started working as a substitute teacher during his college days and later became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

Brown was passionate about court proceedings and had studied law meticulously, which helped him in becoming the first Afro-American prosecutor in Memphis city. He became famous in popular media after his name was associated with Martin Luther King assassination case. However, Ray was removed from the proceedings, but it made him famous enough that he caught the eyes of the Judge Jury producers.

Later, Joe Brown became the first Afro American to preside in a court-based television show called Judge Joe Brown which premiered on September 14, 1998. The show received favourable reviews and was ranked high in popularity charts.

Judge Joe Brown has married and divorced two women, and from the first marriage, he has two children.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 5 July 1947, Judge Joe Brown is 72 years old as of today’s date 3rd April 2020. His height is 1.75 m tall, and weight is 82 kg.


Judge Joe Brown is a very famous name in the American household, and he rose to fame because of the show, Judge Joe Brown, but before working in the show, he actually worked as a prosecutor at Memphis and has studied political science in his college. He has also worked as a judge of Division 9 in the criminal court of Shelby County, Tennessee in 1990. He was then noticed by the TV producer John Terenzio who showed interest in making a reality-based courtroom TV show and contacted Joe Brown for the same. The show Judge Joe Brown began its run from 1998 and had become very successful.

Awards & Achievements

Judge Joe Brown was nominated for Daytime Emmy Award in 2012 for outstanding Legal Courtroom drama. He has been a part of several other smaller TV shows as well but he never really won an actual award. He, however, enjoys quite a reputation among American viewers for his courtroom show, Judge Joe Brown.

Net Worth & Salary of Judge Joe Brown in 2020

Judge Joe Brown Net Worth 2019As of April 2020, Judge Joe Brown has an estimated net worth of over $14 million. The TV show is immensely popular, and his major portion of income is derived from the TV Show.

Judge Joe Brown is an eminent TV personality, but he has spent a major portion of his life in real courts and has studied law in his college. He has become a common household name in America and with his courtroom based show Judge Joe Brown. Being a Judge, he obviously had political interests, and his name flung high in the air and when he was associated with the famous murder case of Martin Luther King Jr. He has openly shown his support for Democrats.

It’s ironic perhaps that being in the profession of sending people to Jails, he himself was arrested in Memphis with a charge of 5 counts of contempt as he got verbally abusive during the case. He went to jail for five days and was released on September 1, 2015.


  1. I love Judge Joe Brown. He’s my hero. I watch his show every morning on bounce. They are reruns but i don’t care. I’d love to get to meet Judge Joe Brown some day. I just love his show so much. I also think he is very handsome. He is certainly unique.


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