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Jeanine Pirro nee Ferris was born on the 2nd June 1951, in Elmira, New York State USA, of mixed Lebanese, Antiochian, Greek Orthodox and Catholic descent, and is a judge, prosecutor, legal analyst as well as television personality. She is known for serving as a Chairwoman of the New York State Commission on Domestic Violence Fatalities since 1997. Since 2011, she has been starring in the reality TV legal show “Justice with Judge Jeanine” aired on the Fox News Channel.

How much is the net worth of Jeanine Pirro? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her wealth is as much as $5 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017, earned during a career in law which began in the 1970s.

Judge Jeanine Pirro Net Worth $5 Million

To begin with, Jeanine was raised in Elmira by her parents Esther and Nasser Pirro, and was educated at Notre Dame High School, and afterwards graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Buffalo, as well as a Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School in 1975.

Concerning her legal career, she was appointed as Westchester County Assistant District Attorney in 1975, and became note particularly for establishing one of the first Domestic Violence Units in the US. Among other firsts, she was elected a Westchester County judge in 1990, and then the first female to be elected District Attorney of the County in 1993, subsequently being re-elected several times until her announcement that she would not be seeking re-election in 2005.

In addition, Pirro landed a career in politics – in 1997 starting to worki in the position of the New York State Commission on Domestic Violence Fatalities. In 2006, Jeanine  participated in the elections for the position of Senator of New York, but was defeated by Hillary Clinton.

Furthermore, Jeanine Pirro has made a career on television too. She is known for contributing to the syndicated Fox channel “The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet” (2007 – 2009), and as a legal analyst, she is contributing to many more programs, including “Good Day New York”, “Today” and “Fox News”. As a guest star, Pirro has been invited to host “Geraldo at Large”, “The Joy Behar Show”, “Larry King Live” and other shows, as well as from 2008 to 2011 starring in the arbitration-based reality court show “Judge Jeanine Pirro”, which in 2011 won Jeanine the Daytime Emmy Award for the Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program. However, the same year the show was cancelled as a result of low audience ratings, but in the same year, another reality legal show “Justice with Judge Jeanine” (2011 – present) was started, in which Pirro presents legal insights to the most important news of the week. All these commitments have add consistently to her net worth.

Jeanine is also an author, having released several books, including “To Punish and Protect” (2003) in which she described life in the criminal justice system. She is also co-author of the novel “Sly Fox” (2012) which is also based on facts from her own life.

To conclude, all the above mentioned engagements have added sums to the  size of Jeanine Pirro’s net worth, and popularity.

Finally, in the personal life of Jeanine Pirro, she married Albert Pirro in 1975, and they have two children. Her husband was declared guilty of federal tax evasion and jailed in 2000, which could have harmed the career of Jeanine. In 2007 the two announced their separation, apparently because of Albert’s alleged adultery, but their divorce wasn’t finalized in 2013. Regardless, Jeanine continues with her popular TV career.

Quick Facts

Birth date: June 2, 1951
Birth place: Elmira, New York, USA
Profession:Former Republican Official, Legal analyst, Television personality, TV show host
Education:Albany Law School, Notre Dame High School, University at Buffalo
Spouse:Albert Pirro (m. 1975–2013)
Children:Christi Pirro, Alexander Pirro
Parents:Nasser Ferris, Esther Ferris
Awards:Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program (2011)
Movies:“Geraldo at Large”, “The Joy Behar Show”, “Larry King Live”
TV shows:"Judge Jeanine Pirro" (2008-2011), "The Jinx", "Justice with Judge Jeanine" (2011-), “Geraldo at Large”, “The Joy Behar Show”, “Larry King Live”, "The Tyra Banks Show", “The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet” (2007 – 2009), “Good Day New York”, “Today”, “Fox News”, “Geraldo at Large”, “The Joy Behar Show”, "Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld" (2014)
Books:"To Punish and Protect" (2003), "Sly Fox" (2012)

Interesting Facts

1One of her first jobs was a telephone operator.
2Has a sister named Lulu.
3Release of her book, "To Punish and Protect: A DA's Fight Against a System That Coddles Criminals" by Jeanine with Catherine Whitney. [2003]
4Launch of her syndicated TV show, Judge Jeanine Pirro (2008). [September 2008]
5Her daughter is a lawyer and her son is in law school [July, 2012].
6Has three dogs, a Huskie named Lancelot, and two poodles; and two pigs.
7Officiated at the wedding of Juliet Huddy and Doug Barrett on January 23, 2009.
8Went to school in Buffalo, New York.
9Former judge.
10Daughter, 22, is in law school [March, 2008].
11District Attorney of Westchester County, New York, USA.
12Republican Party candidate for Attorney General of New York (2006).


Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Legal/Courtroom ProgramJudge Jeanine Pirro (2008)· Bo Banks (executive producer)
· Patricia Ciano (co-executive producer)
· Greg Mathis (executive consultant)
· Melissa Porter (supervising producer)
· Tyden Peterson (coordinating producer)
· Dan Barbosa (producer)
· Suzie Munson (producer)
· Kristine Lee (producer)
· Leah Kaplan (producer)
· Carly Davis (producer)
· Dena L. Craig (producer)
· Jacqueline Bender (producer)
· William Richards (producer)
· Christina Carbonara (producer)
· Christal Ransom (producer)
· Danielle Pisano (producer)
· Diana Rivera (producer)
· Jonathan Sebastien (producer)
· Coabi Shap

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Legal/Courtroom ProgramJudge Jeanine Pirro (2008)· Bo Banks (executive producer)
· Patricia Ciano (co-executive producer)
· Jill Olsen (co-executive producer)
· Melissa Porter (supervising producer)
· Ty Peterson (coordinating producer)
· Dan Barbosa (producer)
· Jacqueline Bender (producer)
· Dena L. Craig (producer)
· Leah Kaplan (producer)
· Suzie Munson (producer)
· Diana Rivera (producer)
· Jana K. Spoleti (producer)
· Greg Mathis (executive consultant)
· Kristine Lee (producer)
· Jonathan Sebastien (producer)




Justice w/Judge Jeanine2011-2015TV SeriesHerself - Hostess / Herself / Herself - Host
The Greg Gutfeld Show2015TV SeriesHerself - Hostess, Justice
Good Morning America2010-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Dateline NBC2015TV Series documentaryHerself
Entertainment Tonight2008-2015TV SeriesHerself
Today2010-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Weekend Today2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Stossel2015TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
The View2014TV SeriesHerself
On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren2005-2014TV SeriesHerself
The O'Reilly Factor2005-2013TV SeriesHerself / Herself (segment "The Culture Warriors")
Steve Harvey2013TV SeriesHerself
Fox and Friends2012-2013TV SeriesHerself
Hannity2009-2013TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2012TV SeriesHerself
Huckabee2012TV SeriesHerself
The Early Show2011TV SeriesHerself
Judge Jeanine Pirro2009-2011TV SeriesHerself - Judge / Himself - Judge / Herself
The Tyra Banks Show2011TV SeriesHerself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHerself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet2008-2009TV SeriesHerself / Himself
Larry King Live2006-2009TV SeriesHerself
Geraldo at Large2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue2008TV SeriesHerself
Hannity & Colmes2007TV SeriesHerself

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