Jerry Springer Biography


Jerry Springer

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Birth Name: Jerry Springer
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Birth Country: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Sign: aquarius
Age:   73 Years
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The 56th Mayor of Cincinnati, Jerry Springer full name Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer is a British-American television presenter, actor, musician and politician. He is popular as the host of the talk show “The Jerry Springer Show". He was born in Highgate, London, England to parents Margot and Richard Springer. His parents were Jewish refugee who migrated to New York. He and his sister were raised in New York. He is of white ethnicity.

He is a married man. He has been married to Micki Velton since June 16, 1973. They have one child together. Besides this, there is no any information about his love affairs and married life. He tends to keep his personal life private.

He attended Forest Hill High School after migrated to U.S.A. Then, he went to Tulane University and holds B.A degree majoring in political science in 1965. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University in 1968. After Springer finished his law degree, he came in contact with the New York Senator, Robert Kennedy during a social event. He was signed on by him to do his presidential campaign but all of sudden Robert's assassination, he joined the Cincinnati law firm where he was elected in the city council in 1973 .In the meantime, and he made his start in broadcasting, mainly as a political commentator and news anchor. He is successful personality in both in television world and in politics. He earns massive amount of salary and his net worth is 45 million dollars.

 

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Born in Highgate, London

1944 13th of February

He was born in Highgate, London, England to parents Margot and Richard Springer. His parents were Jewish refugee who migrated to New York. He and his sister were raised in New York. He is of white ethnicity.

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Attended Tulane University

1965

He attended Forest Hill High School after migrated to U.S.A. Then, he went to Tulane University and holds B.A degree majoring in political science in 1965. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University in 1968.

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Married to Micki Velton

1973 16th of June

He is a married man. He has been married to Micki Velton since June 16, 1973. They are still together and their married life going perfectly. They are happy of getting each other as loving spouse. They have one child together.

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Had to Resign from Cincinnati city council

1974

He was elected to Cincinnati city council in 1971. He resigned from this in 1974 and the reason behind it was that he had hired a prostitute. The case was uncovered when police raid on massage parlor. But later, he came clean at press conference. 

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Elected as Mayor

1977

He was chosen as to serve one year as mayor of the Cincinnati by the city council. He was elected as 56th mayor of Cincinnati by receiving the largest plurality in history. He served for only one year due to political arrangement.

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Child Katie

1979

Jerry and his wife Micki Velton was blessed by their first child in 1979. The child was daughter and they named her Katie. Katie was born legally blind, deaf in one ear and without nasal passages. She graduated from Barat College in 2001.

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Debut as a Host

1991

Besides politics, He is popular as the host of the talk show “The Jerry Springer Show". In 1991, he debuted from that talk show as a host from which he got international fame. That show was on aired since 1991.

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Appeared in acting

1998

As talking about his acting career, he appeared in film Ringmaster as portrayed his own talk show host character using the name Jerry Farrelly in the 1998. The X-Files, The Simpsons, Sabrina, The Teenage Witch and many more are some of his series.

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British version of The Jerry Springer Show

2005 30th of September

The tabloid talk show the Jerry Springer Show is very popular show till now. In 2005, the British version was launched with titled ‘The Springer Show’. It became more popular even though it was a subdued version of the original.

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