Jeanine Pirro Biography

Published On Aug 09, 2016
Facts of Jeanine Pirro
Date of Birth: 1951 , June-2
Birth Nation: United States
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She got married to Albert Pirro and that was in 1975. He is a lobbyist. They have a son and a daughter together. After spending more than 38 years together, they called off their marriage and announced they were separating in 2007 and their divorce was finalized in 2013.

She attended Notre Dame High School and completed her graduation from there.  She then graduated with a B.A.magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University at Buffalo. She earned her J.D degree at Albany Law School and that was in 1975. She has also been involved in politics and even ran for the Senate in 2006 from New York. She is currently holding the post of legal analyst for Fox News. She has been a guest host to a bunch of different TV shows, like Geraldo at Large, Larry King Live and many more. She earns massive amount of salary and her net worth is 5 million dollars.

Jeanine Pirro

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Born in Elmira, New York, United States

January 2 , 1951

She was born on June 2, 1951 in Elmira, New York, United States. Her father, Nasser Ferris was a mobile-home salesman and her mother, Esther Ferris was a department-store model. She is American and is of Lebanese descent.

Married to Albert Pirro

1975

She got married to Albert Pirro and that was in 1975. He is a lobbyist. They have a son and a daughter together. Before marriage they had love relationship for several years. They were very happy with each other.

Divorced with Albert Pirro

2013

After spending more than 38 years together, they called off their marriage and announced that they were separating in 2007 and their divorce was finalized in 2013. Her husband was found guilty of federal tax evasion and conspiracy over 1 million. This hugely impacted their personal life and reason for their divorce.

Earned JD degree

1975

She attended Notre Dame High School and completed her graduation from there.  She then graduated with a B.A.magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University at Buffalo. She earned her J.D degree at Albany Law School and that was in 1975.

Elected as District Attorney

1993

She was elected to District Attorney and that was in year 1993. She set the record of being first female to hold the position of District Attorney of Westchester County. She was again elected for two times again and that was in year 1997 and 2001. 

Appointed by then Governor George Pataki

1997

She was appointed by George Pataki, who was the governor at that time, to chair the New York State Commission on Domestic Violence Fatalities and that was in year 1997 to enhanced protections of, and safeguards for, the victims of domestic abuse.

Released her book To Punish and Protect

2003

She released her book entitled "To Punish and Protect" and that was in year 2003. This book comes under the nonfiction genre and describes the life within a criminal justice system. She also narrated her own life with the help of an author, Pete Earley about her own real life experience as a District Attorney.