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Jeanine Pirro Net Worth

Jeanine Pirro is an American conservative TV show host and former New York State Judge. She served as a host of Fox News “Justice with Judge Jeanine” until 2022 and then started co-hosting Fox News’ panel talk show “The Five”. As of 2023, Jeanine Pirro net worth is estimated to be around $14 million.

Full Name Jeanine Ferris Pirro
Date of Birth June 2, 1951
Place of Birth Elmira, New York
Occupation TV show host
Ex-husband Albert Pirro
Net Worth $14 million

Career Highlights

  • Pirro is known for hosting the show “Justice with Judge Jeanine” on Fox News.
  • In 1990, she was elected as a judge in the Westchester County Court. With that, she became the first female judge to work in that County.
  • Jeanine has now been working as the permanent co-host of the show “The Five”.

Early life

Jeanine Pirro was born on the 2nd of June, 1951 in Elmira, New York. Her mom has served as a department-store model, and her dad was a mobile-home salesman. Jeanine knew from a small age that she would become an attorney. She studied at Notre Dame High School for three years and then interned at the Chemung County District Attorney’s office.

Jeanine later received a graduate degree from the University at Buffalo. In 1975, she attended the Albany Law School and earned her J. D. degree.

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In 1975, Pirro was appointed as the Assistant District Attorney of Westchester County by the District Attorney, Carl Vergari. There, she was responsible for handling minor cases and writing appeals. In 1978, Carl Vergari appointed her as the first chief of the Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Bureau.

Pirro was praised for her passion as Domestic Violence Bureau Chief and was known to be an aggressive chief. In the late 1980s, her relationship with Carl Vergari disintegrated. After that, she took sole responsibility for establishing the Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Bureau. In 1999, Vergari critiqued her as bright and capable but very self-centered in everything she does.

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Jeanine was elected as a judge of the Westchester County Court in November 1990. On January 1, 1991, she was sworn in as Westchester County’s first female judge. She served as a Judge for two years, and she was elected as a Westchester County District Attorney in November 1993.

Likewise, she became the first female to serve as the president of the New York State District Attorneys Association. She was later appointed to chair the New York State Commission on Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board by then-Governor, George Pataki.

In May 1986, she was announced as the running mate of Westchester County Executive, Andrew O’Rourke. Pirro withdrew her name from the race on May 28 just one day before the scheduled vote for the lieutenant gubernatorial nomination.

In August 2005, Pirro announced that she would be seeking the Republican nomination challenging first-term incumbent, Hillary Clinton. She dropped out of the Senate race in December 2005 due to continuing pressure from party chiefs.

Pirro began hosting Fox News’ “Justice with Judge Jeanine” in January 2011. The TV show focuses on big legal stories and was aired on weekends. In March 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, she hosted the show from her home. After the end of her show, Justice, she was announced as the permanent co-host of The Five on January 12, 2022.

Personal Life

Jeanine Pirro was married to Albert J. Pirro, Jr. From 1975 to 2013. From her married life, she has two kids; a daughter, Christine, and a son, Alexander. In November 2017, she pleaded guilty to speeding over in Upstate New York for driving 119 miles per hour and was ordered to pay a fine of $300.

Jeanine Pirro Net Worth

Jeanine Pirro’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $14 million as of 2023. She is reportedly earning $3 million from working at Fox News. Besides her media and political career, she has authored six books. Her sixth book “Don’t Lie to Me: and Stop Trying to Steal Our Freedom” was published on September 23, 2020.

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