Judge Judy (Judy Sheindlin) is the famous judge in the long-running courtroom show, “Judge Judy”. Aside from being one of the the highest paid television personalities, Judge Judy is a bestselling author, a television producer and a prosecution lawyer.Image Credit: Susan Roberts
So what is Judge Judy net worth in 2018? What are Judge Judy’s salary/earnings? Read on…
Judith Susan “Judy” Sheindlin was born on October 21, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York. Sheindlin was a prosecutor in the family court system before becoming a judge. Aside from being the recipient of numerous accolades, Judge Judy earned a spot in the Guinness World Records for being the longest serving judge in a court-room themed show. “Judge Judy” has been airing since September 1996. Today, the show is on its 22nd season and still a strong contender in the ratings game.
Judge Judy appeared in many shows and news programs including Larry King Live, The Tonight Show, Katie, Donny & Marie and Saturday Night Live to name a few. In 2014, Hot Bench, a show conceived by Sheindlin debuted. IWitness, a game show she created this year, debuted and was on television for six weeks. Judge Judy released seven books with two in the New York Times best seller list, Beauty Fades, Dumb Is Forever and Keep It Simple, Stupid: You’re Smarter Than You Look. Judge Judy also has a website called Whatwouldjusysay.com, which was launched in May 2012. Aside from her television endeavors, Judge Judy started Her Honor Mentoring Program to help young women achieve their goals.
In 2012, Judge Judy was reported to be the highest paid television personality with earnings amounting to $45 million for 52 taping days. Judge Judy remained in the same position in 2013, earning $47 million for the year. These massive numbers add up to a shocking amount of earnings for this popular celebrity!
Judge Judy’s multi-million dollar income enabled her to buy homes in New York, Connecticut, Florida and Wyoming. She also owns a $10.7 million condominium in Beverly Hills. With enormous amounts of money coming in from her bestselling books and her huge pay checks, Judge Judy is sitting happily in court.
In all, we estimate Judge Judy net worth in 2018 at $250 million to $280 million.