Jerry Springer Net Worth 2019, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Jerry Springer Net Worth – Jerry Springer who is renowned as a cultural icon in the talk show arena is no doubt one of the legendary television host. Springer is best known for his talk show The Jerry Springer Show. Besides, he is also a politician, former lawyer, actor, and musician.
How much has Springer earned from his multiple careers? What is his net worth? We have all details regarding his source of income and lifestyle here.
Early Life, Family and Education:
He was born Gerald Norman Springer in London, England, in 1944 into a Jewish family muddled amid the horrors of the Holocaust that rocked Europe during the Second World War. The struggling family tried to escape at the time and finally succeeded in migrating to the United States when Jerry was only 5. Settling in the US, his parents; Richard and Margot Springer, saw that he got an education. He was enrolled at Forest Hills High School in Queens, New York, where his family settled.
Jerry who initially had interest in politics, attained all levels of education including the tertiary when he graduated as a political scientist from Tulane University in 1965. He added a law degree to his credentials after he earned it from Northwestern University in the year 1968.
The 74-year-old personality who started his career from politics as a campaign adviser to Robert Kennedy is at present an established name in the industry. He also became Cincinnati city council in 1971.
Springer’s main source of income is his career as a talk show host. He started his television career as a political commentator and news anchor and till date has been a host on several popular shows including The Jerry Springer Show, America’s Got Talent and Baggage. He was also 2000 Miss World and 2008 Miss Universe presenter.
If we believe some sources, his estimated salary in The Jerry Springer Show is $3,500,000 and was paid $2,800,000 while hosting America’s Got Talent in 2007.
Furthermore, Springer also appeared in Dancing With The Stars in 2006 as a contestant with a dancing pro, Kym Johnson. He earned $3,750,000 from the show.
Springer’s debut movie in 1998 Ringmaster made $9,257,103 at the Box Office. Likewise, he also starred in several other television series like Married with Children, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Since You’ve Been Gone, and The Simpsons among others.
He is also an executive producer of The Steve Wilkos Show. As a musician, he released his album Dr. Talk in 1995, consisting mainly of country song covers. He owns Jerry Springer Podcast.
Springer was listed as TVs best anchor back to back for five years by readers of Cincinnati Magazine. He was awarded seven local Emmy awards for his political commentaries in the 1980s. Springer was also listed as one of the world’s 10 Most Fascinating People by Barbara Walters in 1998.
Jerry Springer’s estimated net worth is $75 million as per The Richest while The Celebrity Net claims his net worth is $45 million.
The credit to Springer’s hefty net worth goes to his career as a television personality, politician, actor, and musician.