While Judith was on the set of ABC daytime soap opera One Life to Live, she met love of her life Robert Desiderio. After being in love for several years, they finally got married on 1st of January 1985. They have not welcomed any children together.
Judith received her formal education from St. Mary's Hall-Doane Academy. She was also able to complete her high school graduation from there and she graduated from there in 1966. Later she got enrolled at Carnegie Mellon University and graduated from there in 1971. While she was in Carnegie Mellon University, she majored in drama. She made her stage debut in 1970. She appeared in the stage show, California Shakespeare Festival that year. In 1975, she appeared in the theater show, A Doll's House where she starred the role of Helene. She got her rise in fame after she began starring the role of Karen Wolek in the soap opera show, One Life to Live. Her net worth is said to be around $5 million.