Judge Judy

Judge Judy, whose real name is Judith Susan Sheindlin Blum, was born on October 21, 1942. Blum initially gained notoriety in the entertainment industry when she was featured on a program for C.B.S.’s “60 Minutes,” which she had already attracted considerable attention due to her reputation as a severe, “no-nonsense” judge. 

She swiftly agreed to play a part in the reality-based courtroom series “Judge Judy.” Her place among the elite of reality television was reinforced by the success of the program, which lasted for 25 seasons. Throughout her career, Blum has received invitations to appear on a number of talk shows, including “Entertainment Tonight,” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” and “Larry King Live.”

Full Name: Judith Susan Sheindlin Blum

Nickname: Judge Judy

Birth date: October 21, 1942

Age: 79

Zodiac Sign: Libra

Height: 5′ 1″

Relationship Status: Married

Net Worth: $440 million

Career Timeline:


Blum gets a promotion and becomes a supervisory judge in family court after passing the New York Bar Exam some years previously and receiving praise for her legal work.


Blum is the subject of a piece in the “Los Angeles Times,” which results in a segment on “60 Minutes” on C.B.S.


The reality television program “Judge Judy” stars Blum.


She is included in VH1’s list of the “200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons.”


She makes it to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Blum stars in “Judy Justice,” a spin-off of the original.