Jeanine Pirro is a former New York State ‘District Attorney’ and Judge. She began her career as Westchester County ‘Assistant District Attorney (ADA)’ in New York. She made it to the Judge seat at Westchester County. In addition to her Judiciary career, Jeanine has been involved in Politics as well. She became a public figure when she started hosting a show on Fox News. The name of the show is ‘Justice with Judge Jeanine’; it premiered 2011. The estimated net worth of Judge Jeanine Pirro is $5.5 million US dollars.
Jeanine Ferris Pirro famously known as Jeanine Pirro was born on 2 June 1951, in Elmira, New York. She was born to parents Nasser Leo and Esther Ferris. Interestingly, she graduated high school in three years rather than four. She attended Notre Dame High School. She got her Bachelor of Arts degree with the highest honor from the University of Buffalo. Jeanine joined ‘Albany Law School’ of Union University to study Law. She received her Judicial Doctor degree in 1975. She started her professional career in the same year.
Jeanine Pirro married Albert Pirro in 1975. Albert Pirro was a lobbyist. The couple had a son and a daughter together. The couple made the announcement of their separation and 2007 and finally got divorced in 2013.
Jeanine Pirro began her career right after getting her J.D. degree. She was elected ADA in Westchester County DA’s office in 1975. She earned a reputation as a skilled state prosecutor who would not back down from a fight. She became prominent for her struggle against domestic violence and took the cases regarding the same issue.
She became one of the first people to start a Domestic Violence Unit to help domestically abused women and children. In 1990, she was elected as the Judge in the same county. By doing so, she became the first woman to hold that position in Westchester County. Jeanine took the District Attorney office in 1993, and it also made her the first woman to do so. She held the office for twelve long years being re-elected twice.
She left the District Attorney post in 2005. She made two TV appearances during her time at the D.A. office. She also became the first female to President the District Attorneys Association in New York State. She was mentioned in People magazine list as one of the ’50 Most Beautiful People’ in 1997. She also hosts a show under her name at Fox News and is widely known for that.
How much is Jeanine Pirro Net Worth in 2017
Jeanine Pirro started her career at a very powerful position. Her salary as D.A. was huge. She earned a very good amount of wealth from her time at District Attorney office. She is also paid generously by Fox News for hosting the show. All of this has added immensely to her net worth. Jeanine Pirro has an estimated net worth of $5.5 million US dollars as of 2017.
Jeanine Pirro was a bright student from the very start. She graduated with the highest honor and made it big in her field. She has held three of the most powerful positions in her field and was very successful and respected at all of them.