Judge Judy Net Worth

How much is Judge Judy Worth?

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Judge Judy net worth:
$420 Million

Judge Judy's Salary

$47 Million

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 Net Worth History:

2009 – $50 million
2010 – $75 million
2011 – $130 million
2012 – $150 million
2013 – $230 million
2014 – $250 million
2015 – $300 million
2016 – $320 million
2017 – $350 million
2018 – $420 million
2019 – $420 million

Judge Judy Sheindlin Salary
How much does Judge Judy make in a year? In a typical year, Judge Judy makes $47 million. There have been some special years where thanks to random windfalls, where she has made nearly $150 million in a single 12-month period. Between June 2018 and June 2019, Judy earned $49 million from her empire.

Judge Judy's Real Estate Portfolio: Judy Sheindlin owns an impressive portfolio of real estate that on its own is likely worth north of $100 million. Her primary residence, for tax purposes, is a $13 million ocean-view home in Naples, Florida. She owns another mansion in Naples that is worth $11 million. Judy and her husband Jerry also own a 9-bedroom mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut that they bought for $13.2 million in 2007. Today this 12.5-acre property is likely worth north of $20 million. They own a 5-bedroom condo in Beverly Hills that set them back $10.7 million in 2013. They own $8.5 million New York City pied-a-terre. In August 2018 Judy and Jerry spent $9 million to acquire a Newport, Rhode Island mansion.

Judge Judy Net Worth

Judith Sheindlin

Net Worth:$420 Million
Salary:$47 Million
Date of Birth:Oct 21, 1942 (77 years old)
Height:5 ft 1 in (1.55 m)
Profession:Lawyer, Judge, Presenter, Author
Nationality:United States of America
Last Updated:2019
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