Judge Judy Net Worth
Judge Judy net worth and salary: Judith Sheindlin, or better known as Judge Judy, is an American family court judge and television star who has a net worth of $420 million. Judge Judy was born in Brooklyn, New York. The Judge Judy show has been nominated 14 consecutive times for a Daytime Emmy Award (without ever winning). After completing her college degree in government at American University, Judge Judy began her law degree at Washington College of Law, where she was the only female in her class of 126 students. She subsequently completed her law degree at New York Law School. After passing the bar examination in 1965, she served as a family court prosecutor for 17 years, and then became a judge in the criminal court, and the supervising judge in the family court system in New York. She was known for her no-nonsense attitude and style of judging, and was featured in profiles in the Los Angeles Times and on "60 Minutes". She released the book, "Don't Pee on My Leg and Tell Me It's Raining" in 1996, and retired soon after. In 1996, she began appearing on her own court show, "Judge Judy", and it has remained the most popular court show on television for the last 15 years. Judy is one of the highest paid entertainers on the planet. Her syndicated show earns her $47 million per year which makes her the highest paid person on television. Her salary in 2005 was $15 million per year. She renegotiated that contract in 2010 which resulted in her nearly $50 million annual income. She works roughly 52 days a year which translates to around $900,000 per workday. Between June 2017 and June 2018, Judge Judy made $147 million. The extra $100 million came from a one-time windfall after selling her old episodes back to CBS for syndication. CBS had previously not believed the old episodes were valuable and never negotiated an ownership stake.
Judge Judy Sheindlin Salary
How much does Judge Judy Sheindlin make per year? $47 million