October 21st is the 78th birthday of Judith Scheindlin, better known as Judge Judy. A former head Manhattan family court judge, Scheindlin began her syndicated show in September, 1996. As of 2013, she became the highest paid TV star. Forbes reported her income in 2017 as $147 million dollars. Judge Judge has announced this 2020/21 season is the last for her current show. She will then move on to preside over Judy Justice.
Enjoy some highlights of the irascible, and always entertaining Judge Judy!