Jerry Springer Biography

Updated On Feb 04, 2019 Published On Dec 10, 2015
Facts of Jerry Springer
Date of Birth: 1944 , February-14
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet
Name Jerry Springer
Birth Name Gerald Norman Springer
Nick Name Jerry
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Highgate
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Politician
Net Worth 45 million dollars
Weight in KG 79 KG
Married Yes
Married to Micki Velton (m. 1973)
Children Katie Springer
Education Tulane University
Awards Sour Apple 2001
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
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The 56th Mayor of Cincinnati, 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.

Jerry Springer's Early Life and Education

Jerry Springer was born Gerald Norman Springer on February 13, 1944, and is currently 74 years old. He was born in Highgate, London, England to parents; mother Margot and father Richard Springer.

His parents were Jewish refugee who migrated to New York. He and his sister were raised in New York. Jerry is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Jerry attended Forest Hill High School after he migrated to the U.S.A. Then, he went to Tulane University earnings Bachelors in Arts Degree majoring in political science in 1965. He earned Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University in 1968. 

Jerry Springer's Career

After Springer finished his law degree, he came in contact with the New York Senator, Robert Kennedy during a social event. He was then signed for 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.

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In the meantime, he made his start in broadcasting, mainly as a political commentator and news anchor. He is a successful personality in both in the television world and politics.

Jerry Springer's Net Worth

Jerry has been earning a high figure of amount from his political career and being a television personality. As of early 2019, Jerry Springer's net worth is reported to be around $60 million. Back in 2015, his net worth was $45 million.

Jerry Springer's Personal Life

Jerry is a married man. He has been married to Micki Velton since June 16, 1973. For now, it has been around 45 years since the couple tied the knot and is still enjoying a blissful married life with no rumors of divorce and separation issues.

Likewise, there is no information regarding his relationship and affairs. He is the father of a child that he shares with his wife, Micki Velton.

 

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Born in Highgate, London

February 13 , 1944

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.

Married to Micki Velton

June 16 , 1973

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

British version of The Jerry Springer Show

September 30 , 2005

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.

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.

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.

Net Worth

2019

As of early 2019, Jerry Springer's net worth is reported to be around $60 million.

Net Worth

2015

Jerry's net worth was around $45 million.