Who Is Judge Judy Married To? All About The Television Star’s Personal Life

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Judge Judy and Jerry Sheindlin

Is popular television star Judge Judy married? Judge Judy Sheindlin needs no introduction! The woman gained huge fame and success after her show Judge Judy became a massive hit among people. Fans, irrespective of their age, enjoyed the show like no other. It was reported back in 2019 that Judge Judy garners a whopping ten million viewers per day! Not to forget, the iconic show went on for 25 long years! Fans could not get enough of it, leading to a successful run for more than two decades.

Not to forget, Judy Sheindlin was also the highest-paid show host in 2018. Judge Judy Sheindlin has recently expanded her ongoing ventures with Amazon Freevee with a brand new courtroom show. Sheindlin is all set to serve as creator and executive producer on the “Tribunal,” which will reportedly include a panel of three judges collectively adjudicating real cases. Apart from a thriving life as a judge and on television, Judge Judy has a beautiful marriage that had its ups and downs, but the pair emerged all the stronger. Let us take a look at all the details and lesser-known facts about the details of the man with whom Judge Judy is married.

Who Is Judge Judy Married To?

Judge Judy is married to Jerry Sheindlin. They have been married for more than 40 years and have been going strong ever since. They surely are a fun couple, as the television star has given fans some insight into her marriage and what’s it like to be married for more than four decades.

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Judge Judy and Jerry Sheindlin

Judy was earlier married to Ronald Levy back in 1964 when she was in her early 20s. In an interview, Judy explained that while her former husband was a lovely, lovely man yet, he always viewed her job as a hobby, and there came a time when she resented that. Judy has earlier admitted that she felt so crazy about Jerry that she would have married him two days after they met. The two married a year after.

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Why Did Judy And Jerry Divorced For A Brief Period?

Judy is a prosecutor, and Jerry is an attorney. Jerry Sheindlin recalled how they met when he was talking to a reporter when Judy approached. As Jerry explained how she came walking in and put her finger in his face, and said, ‘And who is this?’ Jerry immediately asked her to get her finger out of his face. They have been together ever since.

The couple tied the knot in 1977, and Judy had three more children in her family, namely Gregory, 55, Jonathan, 52, and Nicole, 51. Soon Judy’s career took off as she started grabbing attention as a family court judge in New York City in the 1980s, where her no-nonsense attitude and signature style of allowing the public and the media in her courtroom soon led to a profile in The Los Angeles Times. However, the Sheindlins’ marriage was all flowery and went through a brief rough patch. The pair got divorced in 1990 after 14 long years of marriage!

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Judge Judy Candidly Talks About Her Marriage!

Although the pair came back together, Judy later opened up about it and admitted that men from that generation had some expectations as they expected to be taken care of or catered to. Judy and Jerry soon remarried as Judy admittedly missed Jerry.

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Judge Judy On The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The television star admitted that she likes to have someone to fuss over and to be mated. She added that she learned the hard way that sometimes what you think makes you happy won’t. Every marriage comes with its own set of challenges, and the pair were able to brave through it.

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