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Jerry Springer Wiki, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Daughter, Height

Jerry Springer Wiki, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Daughter, Height

Facts of Jerry Springer

Full Name:Jerry Springer
Birth Date:February 13, 1944
Age:80 years
Profession:TV presenter
Height: 6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)
DivorceMicki Velton (1973–1994)
Net Worth$60 million
Salary$8 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorLight Brown
Birth PlaceHighgate, Middlesex
EthnicityAshkenazi Jew
EducationNorthwestern University
FatherRichard Springer
MotherMargot Springer
KidsKatie Springer
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Jerry Springer is a former English-American Democratic mayor of Cincinnati, news anchor, musician, and known for his talk show “The Jerry Springer Show.”

Early Life

Jerry Springer was born on February 13, 1944, in Highgate, Middlesex, England. Currently, he is 75 years old with the birth sign Aquarius. His birth name is Gerald Norman Springer. He is the son of  Margot Springer and Richard Springer.

Family and Educational Background

Jerry’s father owned a shoe store in East Finchley and his family moved there. His mother also worked there as a bank employee. Later in 1949, the family moved to the US and began living in Queens, New York.

Jerry holds dual citizenship British and American and belongs to the Ashkenazi Jew ethnicity. His paternal grandmother, Selma Springer, was killed in Theresienstadt concentration camp, and his maternal grandmother, Marie Kallmann, in the Chelmno extermination camp.

He completed his education at Forest Hill High School. He then studied at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and earned a BA in Political Science. Later, he received his doctorate in 1968 at Northwestern University.

Is Jerry Springer Married? Daughter

Jerry never revealed his family or private life. For him, the family is and should be personal. However, the curious eyes of the media can understand that the media personality married Micki Velton. He met Velton when she worked as an employee of Proctor and Gamble. Things grew from a platonic friendship to a romantic experience and the two made the knot for life.

Jerry Springer
Caption: Jerry Springer

After their marriage, the couple was blessed with a child. The pair named their daughter Katie Springer. However, the couple found some difficulties to stay together. So that they decided to separate. Therefore, in 1994, the couple divorced.

How much is Jerry Springer’s Net Worth and Salary?

Springer owes his fortune to his career as a television personality, politician, actor, and musician. Jerry Springer’s estimated net assets are $60 million as of 2022. His salary was evaluated at $8 million dollars. Springer the main source of income is his career as a talk show host. According to the sources, he earned $2,800,000 for America’s Got Talent 2007.

In addition, Springer appeared in 2006 in Dancing With The Stars as a candidate with a dance professional, Kym Johnson. He earned $ 3,750,000 on the show. Springmaster’s debut film in 1998 made Ringmaster $ 9,257,103 at the box office.” He owns the Jerry Springer podcast.

What is the Height of Jerry Springer?

Jerry has an appealing body figure. He stands at a height of 6 feet tall and weight ‎79 kg. Jerry has light brown hair and dark brown eyes.


  • After completing law school, he had the opportunity to get in touch with New York’s Senator Robert Kennedy during a social event.
  • Jerry contracted for the presidential campaign, but Kennedy was murdered shortly thereafter.
  • After the assassination of Kennedy, he was emotionally traumatized and decided to continue Kennedy’s political ideology.
  • He then worked at the law firm Frost & Jacobs in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • In 1970, he fought in Ohio for the Congress and almost defeated the already established Republican politician Donald Clancy.
Jerry Springer on his show
Caption: Jerry Springer on his show
  • But he was elected to the Cincinnati City Council the following year. Later he was removed from office in 1974.
  • After spending five terms in the council, he was elected mayor of Cincinnati in 1971.
  • In 1982, he fought for the position of Governor of Ohio but ended up signing as a political reporter and commentator in Cincinnati NBC Affiliate, WLWT.
  • He became the No.1 Newscaster of Cincinnati and won ten local Emmy Awards for his nocturnal comments.
  • Jerry’s show “The Jerry Springer Show” first aired in 1991. It was designed by WLWT and covers issues such as weapons policy and homelessness.
  • The show, after three years, deals with sensational tabloid topics to make them known.
  • From 2000 to 2001, Jerry then hosted a David Letterman-style talk show titled “Late Night with Jerry Springer,” while also hosting the British version of “Greed.” The British version of “The Jerry Springer Show” was renamed “The Springer Show” in the year 2005.
  • The show gained popularity and in the same year he hosted “Springer on the Radio”.