How Judge Judy built a multi-million dollar fortune

Judge Judy with a painting of herself. Photo credit: Susan Roberts/CC 2.0, via Flickr

Judge Judy has been on TV for two decades, resolving real-life small claim disputes. She makes nearly $50 million a year for it. Jazmine Hughes profiled her for New York Times Magazine.


Jazmine Hughes - associate editor for The New York Times Magazine

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