After career transition from politics & journalism, Jerry Springer got breakthrough as TV host of The Jerry Springer Show from 1991 to 2018.
Currently, the English actor, talk show host & former lawyer, hosts Judge Jerry, a reality courtroom show since September 2019. Indeed, his fierce personality & prominence of over many decades in the TV shows helped him grabbed him a massive payroll & aided his fortune build-up.
Considered one of the richest talk show hosts, Springer makes $8 million salary per year & owns $60 million net worth as of October 2019.
TV Breakthrough With 'The Jerry Springer Show'
With already in the highlights as a Mayor, the England-born personality grabbed fame with ease while transiting to a TV career.
Ever since he began hosting The Jerry Springer Show, Springer got showers of fortune & fame. Since the show's premiere on 30th September 1991, Jerry hosted the TV talk show till 2018.
The Jerry Springer Show with raging views & TRP earned him a salary of $8 million per year.
As reported, it had gathered 6.7 million viewers, totaling 3,891+ episodes in 27 seasons, also leaving behind the likes of Oprah Winfrey's The Oprah Winfrey Show.
The primary focus of the show was on dealing with topics like homelessness, gun politics and later embraced other social problems like homosexuality, adultery, prostitution, and other controversial situations.
Judge & Presenter On 'Judge Jerry'
Amid of the people on-going demand for the re-run of The Jerry Show, after it's abrupt cancellation, the English has come up with a new concept, a TV show named Judge Jerry.
The show premiered on September 9, 2019, & is distributed through NBCUniversal Television Distribution.
Surely, the show may gain huge attraction & viewers' demand in the upcoming day as well.
How Much Jerry Springer Earned From Other TV Ventures?
For his appearance in the reality show Dancing With The Stars in 2006, Springer received a salary of $3.75 million.
Jerry was the host of America's Got Talent for two seasons (2007-2008), whereupon he was paid $2,800,000, for each.
Furthermore, he appeared in Kissing a Fool starring David Schwimmer and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me alongside Mike Myers.
Prior to his prominence in TV, Jerry, the Northwestern University alumni (graduated in 1968) had brief political instinct & was a political campaign adviser to the Late Robert F. Kennedy.
Following the unfortunate assassination of Kennedy, he later joined Frost Brown Todd (then Frost & Jacobs), a law firm.
Moreover, Springer was elected for the Cincinnati City Council in 1971 & served as its mayor until his prostitute-hiring incident.
Springer then ran for the office of the Governor of Ohio but lost after failing to win the confidence of his party members. The American host had plans for running for the United States Senate in 2000 and 2004 but eventually backed out.
Lives A Low-Key Lifestyle
He resides in Sarasota, Florida in Bird Key island. Springer bought the 6,019 sq feet home in August 2002 for $375,000.
The value of the home now exceeds over $2 million. Without a doubt, the American TV host lives a lavish lifestyle.