Judge Jeanine Pirro's tax evasion controversy. What's her Net worth

HitBerryPublished on   04 Jul, 2016Updated on   27 Apr, 2021

Jeanine Pirro’s husband Alberto was convicted for tax evasion in the year 2000. But it was not him who was the main focus, his wrong doings affected his D.A wife who was also suspected to be involved in the case. Alberto was sentenced, both of them are divorced, happy ending, right?

In the midst of 2000 Republican businessman Alberto was suspected for 24 instances of tax evasion. It also hampered Jeanine’s career in a sense that she was not favored for the nomination of United States Senate because of his criminal husband.

Alberto has transferred around $1.2 million of his personal expense as business write-offs resulting in a decrease in around $413,000 tax, the accumulated crime was much more than that.

The fact that Jeanine was Alberto’s wife further put her job at risk. The pressure was such that she even decided to resign her post as a DA. Alberto was sentenced to 29 months in federal jail prison.

Alberto Pirro and Jeanine Pirror leaving court in 2010                                                     Source: greenwichtime.com

On a different note, Jeanine even suspected her husband in 2006 to be involved in adultery. This resulted in her in the illegal act of recording her husband’s conversation. Alberto was involved in an extra-marital affair and fathered an illegitimate child. According to the information, Jeanine had hired Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik for the job. After all the commotions the couple decided to separate. After all the paperwork, the divorce got finalized and now both of them live separately. They had married in 1975.


Despite much criticism, Jeanine was widely famous and respected by everyone. She had the charisma and the natural talent of the leader as well.

Jeanine’s talent began to show up right after she got graduated with Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest honor in liberal arts and also magna cum laude. Similarly, she also attained J.D degree from Albany Law School.

In 1978 Jeanine was appointed as Westchester Country’s Assistant District Attorney. She was appointed to NY State Commission on Domestic Violence fatalities in 1998. Also a TV personality Jeanine also hosts the TV show Justice with Judge Jeanine in Fox News channel. Having formerly worked as a judge, prosecutor as a legal analyst all of these adds significantly to boost up her net worth.

Judge with Judge Jeanine                                                                                                                 Source: getoffthebs.com

Jeanine is also a rather beautiful woman having been listed by People as One of the 50 most beautiful people in the world in 1997.

According to celebritynetworth.com her net worth of Judge Jeanine Pirro is estimated to be around a figure of $5 million. This includes all her wealth, her 8,000 square feet home and all her investment. After her divorce to Alberto, she has not been involved in other relationship and is currently single.