The multi-talented personality, Jeanine Ferris Pirro popular as Jeanine Pirro is a television personality, legal analyst, and author and has also worked as a prosecutor, judge, and Republican politician from New York. Additionally, Pirro was the first female to be appointed as a Judge of the Westchester County Court. She rose to prominence after being appointed as the District Attorney of Westchester County.
Jeanine Pirro was born with the zodiac sign Gemini in the year 1951, Elmira, New York, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on 2nd June. As of 2018, she is 67 years old; likewise, she belongs to the mixed ethnicity and holds American nationality.
Similarly, she is the daughter of father, Nasser Ferris and mother Esther Ferris. She grew up with her siblings, a sister Lulu. Moreover, she completed her schooling at Notre Dame High School. Likewise, she has a bachelor’s degree in arts from the University of Buffalo. In addition to that, she was awarded the J.D. degree by the Albany Law School, Union University, New York in the year 1975.
Jeanine Pirro was a married woman; she was married to businessman Albert Pirro in 1975. The couple met while in law school; they share two children; a daughter Christi, and a son Alexander; both their children are in the law profession. They moved to Harrison, New York, following their marriage, where she started working as an assistant district attorney and her husband started working as a lobbyist.
Likewise, her husband was indicted by the office of United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York on February 23, 1999, on one count of conspiracy, four counts of tax evasion, and 28 counts of filing a false tax return for hiding over $1 million in personal income as business expenses between 1988 and 1997.
Finally, the jury found Pirro’s husband guilty on June 23, 2000, with the trial beginning on May 15, 2000, and closing arguments given on June 19, 2000. And, her husband was sentenced to 29 months in a minimum security federal prison in November 2000 but received some leniency in exchange for waiving his right to appeal.
The couple separated in 2007 and their divorce was finalized in 2013. Additionally, she revealed that she was diagnosed with cancer 2012 in her 2018 book, Liars, Leakersm and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy.
Jeanine Pirro’s net worth is $12 million at present. From her career as a television host, as well as Judge, she has earned a decent amount. She earned an annual salary of $3 million from her career. She has bought $5 million mansions which is made on 8,000-square-foot in Westchester County.
She started her professional life as an editor for law review. In 1975, she joined the Westchester County Court as Assistant District Attorney. Again, in 1990, she was promoted as the Judge. Jeanine created a cell for crimes against women and children and she was elected as the District Attorney.
Liberals stay up at night worrying about the library provisions in the Patriot Act, … I stay up at night worried about whether we are going to have the ability to fight the war on terrorism with the same tools … that I have had as a prosecutor to fight organized crime.
Moreover, Pirro held the post of District Attorney till 2005 and was announced as the first female President of the New York State District Attorneys Association. Apart from being the Judge, she is a television star who has worked as a legal analyst for Fox News. Also, she works as the host for ‘Justice with Judge Jeanine’ on Fox News Channel. Additionally, Ferris has authored 3-4 books in her life.
Moreover, she has worked as Chair of the New York State Commission on Domestic Violence Fatalities. Also, she became Assistant District Attorney in Westchester County in 1978.