American lawyer, judge, television personality, and author Judy Sheindlin also known as Judge Judy, has an estimated net worth of $250 million as of 2015, according to Forbes. Born in October 1942 in Brooklyn, New York. She is widely known as Judge Judy on her Judge Judy legal show, which almost enters its 20th season and has 10 million viewers daily. Sheindlin earned her degree from the American University where she was the only one female student in her law school class of 126. She later became a prosecutor in the family court system after passing the 1965 New York bar examination. In 1982 she was appointed as a judge by Mayor Ed Koch and was then in charge of supervising judge in the family court’s Manhattan divisions. She also appeared in a segment on CBS’s 60 Minutes, which even brought her to greater fame. Following her hearing more than 20, 000 cases, Sheindlin decided to call time on his family court judge career. So far she has won many awards including Hollywood Walk of Fame, Gracie Allen Tribute Award, and Daytime Emmy Award. She was also ranked #49 on the 2015 America’s Self-Made Women List by Forbes. Sheindlin was married to Ronald Levy; her current husband is Jerry Sheindlin and she has five children from both marriages.