Jeanine Pirro Age, Bio, Husband, Daughter, Son, Salary

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Jeanine Pirro is a famous American television personality, author, and former judge. She has served as a judge in the New York State Court of Appeals. Pirro has made a significant impact in the legal and political spheres.

Real NameJeanine Ferris Pirro
Also Known AsJeanine
ProfessionAmerican Television Host, Author, New York State Judge, Prosecutor, and Politician
Personal Life
Date of Birth02 June 1951
Age (as of 2023)71 years
BirthplaceElmira, New York, United States
Zodiac SignGemini
EthinicityLebanese White American
SchoolNotre Dame High School in Chemung County
College/UniversityState University of New York at Buffalo, Albany Law School under Union University
Education & DegreeBachelor of Arts, J.D.(Juris Doctor)
Physical Stats
Height (approx.)5' 4" (1.63 m)
Weight (approx.)58kg / 128 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorLight Brown
Relationships & Affairs
Marital statusDivorced
HusbandAlbert Pirro [m. 1975 - 2007]
Love StoryBoth met while studying law at Albany Law School in New York.
Reason of DivorcedFollowing Albert’s financial fraud charges and a federal jail term of 11 months, the duo decided to separate in 2007.
ParentsFather- Nasser Ferris [mobile & modular homes salesman]
Mother- Esther Awad Ferris [departmental store model; died: 2019]
SiblingSister- Lulu
ChildrenDaughter- Christi Pirro [born: 23 June 1985; lawyer]
Son- Alexander Pirro [born: March 23, 1987; studying law]
Net Worth [approx.]$14 million
Social Media

Career and Professional Journey

#Legal Career

  • JD degree obtained, appointed Assistant District Attorney in Westchester County under DA Carl Vergari.
  • Successfully obtained a federal grant for her office.
  • Appointed as Chief of the Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Bureau by DA Carl Vergari.
  • First female judge of Westchester County from 1991 to 1993.
  • Elected as the first female District Attorney of Westchester County, serving three terms from 1993 to 2005.
  • Involved in high-profile cases, including Maria Amaya’s Second-Degree Murder Case, the Murder of Anne Scripps Douglas by her Husband, Scott Douglas, and the Murder of Angela Correa by Jeffrey Deskovic.
  • Held various positions, including President of the New York State District Attorneys Association and Chairwoman of the New York State Commission on Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board.

#Political Career

  • In 1986, she was announced as the running mate for Andrew O’Rourke for Westchester County Executive but withdrew one day before the election, citing the inability to disclose business clients.
  • In 2006, she ran for US Senate in New York as a Republican but withdrew due to pressure from the party headquarters.
  • In 2006, she was the Republican nominee for New York Attorney General but lost to Andrew Cuomo.
  • After Trump’s election in 2016, she held positions in his administration.
  • She ran for Lieutenant Governor and US Senate but withdrew both times before the elections took place.
  • Her withdrawals were due to her inability to disclose clients and pressure from the Republican party.
  • Her most notable political campaign was as the Republican nominee for NY Attorney General in 2006, which she lost.

#Media Career

  • While working as an Assistant DA, she began providing legal analysis on high-profile cases for news/talk shows.
  • She offered expertise and a unique perspective on legal issues as a commentator.
  • In 2008, she became the host of the show “Judge Jeanine Pirro,” which was nominated for 2 Daytime Emmys and won 1 in 2011. It was canceled at the end of 2011.
  • In 2011, she started hosting “Justice with Judge Jeanine” on Fox News, which she hosted until 2022.
  • She provided legal commentary on TV for many years, lending her expertise from working as a prosecutor.
  • Her longest-running hosting role was on Justice with Judge Jeanine from 2011-2022 on Fox News.
  • She currently co-hosts The Five on Fox News after being named permanent co-host in 2022.

#Author Career

Book NamesRelease Year
To Punish and Protect: A DA’s Fight Against a System That Coddles Criminals (Co-Authored)2003
Sly Fox: A Dani Fox Novel2012
Clever Fox: A Dani Fox Novel2013
He Killed Them All2015
Liars, Leakers & Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy2018
Radicals, Resistance & Revenge: The Left’s Plot to Remake America”.2019

Notable Works and Advocacies

  • She supported a woman’s right to an abortion
  • In 2000 she supported the passing of a New York hate crimes law to protect the rights of LGBT.
  • She strongly advocated the ownership of a gun as the constitution allows it.
  • She has also been a vocal advocate for criminal justice reform in the state.

5 Unknown Facts about Jeanine Pirro

  • In 1997, Jeanine Pirro was honored by People magazine as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People.”
  • Jeanine Pirro joined the board of directors of HeavenlyRx, a cannabis company, in 2019.
  • She has three dogs and two pigs.
  • In her early life, she also worked as a telephone operator.
  • She had a dog named Lancelot [a Huskie], who passed away on Sept. 15, 2021.[1]IMDb

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