Jeanine Pirro

Jeanine Pirro is known as an American media personality, former judge, and elected official. She is most famous for her TV show, Justice with Judge Jeanine.

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Background and Age

Jeanine Ferris Pirro was born on June 2, 1951. Pirro completed her bachelor's degree at the University of Buffalo. She was awarded a magna cum laude honor. She received her Juris Doctor Law degree at Albany Law School.

Marriage, Husband, and Kids

Jeanine married Albert Pirro, a political lobbyist, in 1975. Together, they have two children. In 2000, her husband was convicted of conspiracy and evasion of federal tax. This put a negative mark on her political and legal career. The whole incident was so damaging for her that she seriously considered resigning from her position as a state D.A. and taking up a more lucrative post in the private sector.

In the middle of her 2006 campaign for State Attorney General, she revealed that she had to go through a legal investigation to clarify whether she had illegally recorded her husband’s discussions to catch him committing adultery. Seven years later, the couple officially announced that they were splitting up and finalized their divorce in 2013. In the end, it was too much for Jeanine to try to protect the criminal activities of her ex-husband.

Career and Net Worth

Jeanine Pirro’s prime-time weekend show was a smooth transition from being a real-life judge to a TV judge. On Justice with Judge Jeanine, she expresses her legal perspective about news throughout the week, the latest high profile cases, and recent happenings in the sphere of justice and crime.

Jeanine joined the Fox News Channel in 2006 where she was the host of a television court program called Judge Jeanine Pirro which later became known simply as Judge Pirro. She was also hosting a court show on weekdays which was produced by Warner Brothers. She won an Emmy award for her TV work. Her distinguished legal career spanned 30 years.

Aside from her television career, Jeanine was the District Attorney for Westchester for several years and has achieved success in her legal career. In 1975, she became an assistant district attorney in the County of Westchester in New York. She was the go-to attorney that was put on trial murder cases in that region. In 1978, Jeanine started the first unit for domestic violence in a prosecutor’s office. In 1993, Jeanine was elected to become the first female district attorney of Westchester County. She proved so worthy of her duty that she was re-elected in 1997 and 2001.

Quick Facts
Date of Birth: 02-06-1951
Birth Place: Elmira, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Children: Christi Pirro, Alexander Pirro
Alma Mater: University at Buffalo
Ethnicity: White
Profession: Prosecutor
Net Worth: $ 5 million
Marital Status: Married
Ex. Husband: Albert Pirro
Marriage Date: 1975
Divorced Date: 2013
T.V. Show(s): Judge Jeanine Pirro and The Real Story
Employer: host of Fox News Channel's political commentary
Birth Sign: Gemini
Salary: $416666,67 per month
Height: N/A
Birth Date: 2 Jun, 1951
Age: 68 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Elmira
Education: University at Buffalo
Albany Law School
Gender: Female
Description: Fox News Channel television show host
Twitter Id: JudgeJeanine
Spouse: Albert Pirro[1975-2013]
Net Worth 2020: 12 million
Net Worth 2021: 14 million
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Last Modified: Jun 26 2020
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