Jerry Springer Net Worth: Jerry Springer is an English-born American television presenter who has a net worth of $45 million dollars. The 56th Mayor of Cincinnati, Jerry Springer is most widely recognized as the host of the talk show, "The Jerry Springer Show", which began as a political commentary program, but shifted its focus to tabloid news in the mid-90′s to gain better ratings.
Born Gerald Norman Springer on February 13, 1944, in Highgate, London, England, he is best recognized as a host of the tabloid talk show The Jerry Springer Show. The London native Springer, was raised in Queens, New York, where his family migrated after the World War II. Once he took a degree from Tulane University and Northwest University in 1965 and 1968, respectively, Springer started a career in politics. He spent a while serving as a campaign adviser to Robert Kennedy, and following the latter's assassination, he continued to practice law in Cincinnati where he was elected in the city council in 1973. In the meantime, he made his start in broadcasting, mainly as a political commentator and news anchor. It was in 1991 that he started to host the tabloid talk show the Jerry Springer Show that fetched him international fame. But it wasn't until 1994 that Jerry and his producer renovate the show into its current, more popular format. By the late 1990s, it even passed the Oprah Winfrey Show in terms of popularity, reaching more than 6.7 million viewers. Thus, Jerry Springer became a prominent figure in the American pop culture, with references and cameos in many projects, from the Simpsons to Austin Powers.