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(Actor, Politician, Musician, Host, News Presenter)

Politician-artist Jerry Springer is a father of one.

Relationship Facts of Jerry Springer

Jerry Springer is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Prior, Jerry Springer was married to Micki Velton 

Jerry Springer is currently single.

He was married to Micki Velton on June 16, 1973. The duo met for the first time while she was working for ‘Proctor and Gamble’.

The couple has welcomed a child together. But, the couple could not hold the relationship and ended in divorce in 1994. After that, he has not been linked with anyone.

Jerry Springer: Biography in Details

Who is Jerry Springer?

Jerry Springer is an England-born American talk show host, politician, news presenter, actor, musician, and former lawyer.

He was the host of ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ from September 30, 1991, to July 26, 2018. Jerry will be hosting a new courtroom show named ‘Judge Jerry’ in 2009.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family

He was born on February 13, 1944, in Highgate, Middlesex, England and he is currently 75 years old.

His birth name is Gerald Norman Springer. His mother’s name is Margot Springer and his father’s name is Richard Springer.

His father owned a shoe shop in East Finchley and his family shifted there.

His mother also worked there as a bank clerk. Later in 1949, the family shifted to the USA and began living in Queens, New York.

His paternal grandmother, Selma Springer was killed at Theresienstadt concentration camp, and his maternal grandmother, Marie Kallmann was killed in Chelmno’s extermination camp.

Jerry Springer holds dual citizenship, British and American and his ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish.

Education, School/College University

Jerry Springer completed his schooling at Forest Hill High School. And then, he joined Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, and earned BA majoring in political science.

Later, he achieved a Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University in 1968.

Jerry Springer: Professional Life and Career

After the completion of a law degree, he got the opportunity to be in contact with Robert Kennedy, New York Senator, during a social event.

Jerry was signed to do the presidential campaign but Kennedy was assassinated shortly afterward.

He became emotionally traumatized after the assassination of Kennedy and he decided to carry on with Kennedy’s political ideology.

Then, Jerry Springer began working at Frost & Jacobs law firm in Cincinnati, Ohio.

He contested for Congress in Ohio in 1970 and almost defeated the already established Republican politician, Donald Clancy.

But, he got elected to the Cincinnati city council by the following year. Later, he was removed from the post in 1974.

But, after serving five terms with the council, he got elected as the mayor of the Cincinnati in 1971.

Then, in 1982, he fought for the position of the Governor of Ohio but ended with signing as a political reporter and commentator in Cincinnati NBC affiliate, WLWT.

He became the No.1 news anchor in Cincinnati and won ten local Emmy Awards for his nightly commentaries.

His show, ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ was first aired in 1991 and was designed by WLWT and addresses topics like gun politics and homelessness. The show addresses tabloid sensationalized topics after three years of popularization.

Then, Jerry hosted a David Letterman-style talk show named ‘Late Night with Jerry Springer’ from 2000 to 2001 and also hosted the UK version of ‘Greed’ during the same time.

The British version of ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ was launched in 2005 and the show was titled ‘The Springer Show’.

The show gained a lot of popularity and in the same year, he hosted ‘Springer on the Radio’.

Springer also hosted Miss Universe 2008, guest hosted WWE Raw in 2009, and hosted a dating game show, ‘Baggage’ in the same year.

Apart from politics, he is also active in the field of acting. He made his appearance in the films like ‘The X-Files in 1996, ‘Sabrina, The Teenage Witch’ in 1999, ‘Space Ghost Coast to Coast in 1999, ‘Saturday Kitchen’, ‘Jason Ellis Show’, and many more.

Jerry Springer is also a member of the Cincinnati city council and mayor of Cincinnati. He’s one of the famous shows ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ has been running since 1991.

Awards, Nominations

Jerry Springer was awarded the Golden Apple Award in 2001 and Razzie Award in the category Worst New Star for ‘Ringmaster’ in 1999.

Net Worth($60 m), Income, Salary

He has earned a huge sum of money from his career, which is estimated to be around $60 million as of 2022.

Jerry Springer: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Jerry Springer had to leave the Cincinnati City Council in 1974 as he hired a prostitute.

His career was thought to be over by the political analyst but later he recovered his career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Jerry has a height of 6 ft. Also, Jerry has got light brown hair and dark brown eyes. Other information regarding Jerry’s weight, shoe size, biceps, etc. are unknown.

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Jerry Springer has around 283k followers on Instagram, about 90.9k followers on Twitter, he has more than 3.3 million followers on Facebook and 2.41 million subscribers on the Youtube channel.

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