Jerry Springer's Net Worth - All You Need To Know!

What Is Jerry Springer’s Net Worth?

Jerry Springer is an American television presenter who was born in England and has a net worth of $60 million. Without a question, Jerry Springer is best known as the host of “The Jerry Springer Show,” a tabloid talk show that began as a political commentary show in 1991 but changed to tabloid news in the mid-’90s to boost ratings.

Early Life and Career

On February 13, 1944, in Highgate, London, England, he was born Gerald Norman Springer. During World War II, he was born in the Highgate Underground station in London, where Londoners were fleeing German bombing. His parents were Germans who managed to flee the Nazis during the Second World War. Unfortunately, several members of Jerry’s family, including his maternal grandmother, perished in extermination camps. In January 1949, his family relocated to Queens, New York. Forest Hills High School was Jerry’s alma mater. In 1965 and 1968, he received his bachelor’s degree from Tulane University and his law degree from Northwestern University. Springer worked as a broadcaster for WTUL New Orleans FM, a student radio station, during his undergraduate years at Tulane University.

Jerry Springer's Net Worth - All You Need To Know!

Robert F. Kennedy resigned as Attorney General, and Jerry Springer resigned as well. He resigned from his government job, but he never resigned from politics. He began his career as a member of the city council. Later in life, he was elected mayor of Cincinnati twice.

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He also attempted to run for Governor of Ohio, but he was not nominated by the Democratic Party. He chose to leave politics for term after consulting with his family and friends, and he considered a variety of ways to make money. He felt that television was the best option because he already has a well-known media face. Many of you are unaware that he began his career as a TV host while serving as mayor of Cincinnati.

The Jerry Springer Show” premiered on September 30, 1991. “The Phil Donahue Show” was used as inspiration for the show. Jesse Jackson and Oliver North were among the first guests on the show, which began as a political chat show. The show’s format was then adjusted to more scandalous tabloid issues in 1994 by Springer and his new producer in search of higher ratings. A spouse or family member would frequently face guests with a confession to make, which resulted in planned violence and shouting on stage. By 1998, “The Jerry Springer Show” had beaten “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in a number of cities, proving that the strategy worked.

Springer also reported for ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” during the 2016 presidential election in the United States.

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Personal Life

Springer married Micki Velton in 1973 and they have a daughter named Katie (born 1976). In 1994, they divorced. Springer is a man who prefers to keep his personal life to himself.

He is a New York Yankees enthusiast who attends home games on occasion.

Jerry Springer lives on Bird Key, Florida, near Sarasota, in a four-bedroom, five-bathroom home. The house is worth a little more than $2 million.

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