Marilyn Milian Biography
The Manhattan-born television personality and retired judge, Marilyn Milian, presides over the American courtroom television series ‘The People’s Court’. Milian is also the first Latina arbitrator to preside over a court show and the longest-presiding arbitrator on ‘The People’s Court’.
Marilyn Milian Education
Milian attended St. Brendan High School and later joined the University of Miami where she took an undergraduate degree in psychology graduating summa cum laude, with a 4.0-grade point average in 1981. After earning her bachelor’s degree, Marilyn decided to go to law school at Georgetown University, graduating from there with distinction in 1984. Milian graduated from law school as the only 23 years old. She further pursued her studies in law and became a scholar at the Harvard Law School from 1989 until 1990.
She started her career at Harvard Law School where she served as director of training for the Guatemala Project. Her roles included training the Guatemalan trial judiciary, defense, and prosecution bar in investigatory and trial techniques.
Marilyn Milian Career
Milian was appointed by Janet Rono, then state attorney for the county, as an assistant state attorney for the Dade County. Milian was appointed to the Miami Circuit Court by Jeb Bush then Florida governor. She served there in the Criminal Division until 1999. Previously, she had served five years in the Miami County Court in the Domestic Violence Court, Criminal, and Civil divisions.
She also gives her support to many community and philanthropic organizations. She is also the spokesperson for the FBI’s Safe Online Surfing (FBI-SOS)campaign. Judge Milian is a sought-after speaker, well known for her dedication to the Hispanic community and a strong voice against domestic violence.
She has also served as emcee for a number of charitable causes, including the Latino Commission on AIDS, the Lighthouse for the Blind, the Miami-Dade County Teachers Awards, Hope for Vision, and the South Florida Children’s Home Society.
Marilyn Milian Age
Marilyn was born on 1st May 1961 in Astoria, New York City, NY. Milian celebrates her birthday on the 1st of May every year.
Marilyn Milian Family
She was born to Cuban parents, her father Jorge was a general contractor and mother Georgina Milan. At only eight years old, her family moved from Astoria, Queens to Miami. Milian is bilingual, she speaks both Spanish and English.
Judge Marilyn Milian Husband
Marilyn is hitched to her handsome husband, John Schlesinger. The couple tied their knot in 1993 and together they are blessed with three children namely, Cristina Schlesinger, Alexandra Schlesinger, and Sofia Elena Schlesinger. John Schlesinger is a judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court, Family Division, in Florida. He graduated in 1982 with a B.A. from Boston College and in 1987, John received a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. John is also is a former United States attorney. Judge Milian and her family reside in Coral Gables, Florida.
Together with Schlesinger, they have three daughters; Cristina Schlesinger born in 1996, Alexandra Schlesinger born in 1998 and Sofia Elena Schlesinger born in 2001.
Marily Milian Body Measurements
- Height: 5′ ft 3″ in'(1.6m)
- Weight: 117 lbs
- Shoe Size: Not available
- Body Shape: Not available
- Hair Colour: Dark brown
Judge Marilyn Milian Salary
According to our reliable sources, Marilyn Milian has an annual salary of $8 million. Judge Milian earned just $500 thousand per year in her first year as host of The People’s Court. Her salary was then raised to $1 million. After The People’s Court recorded a tremendous increase in ratings after Milian hosting the show for four years, she got her salary increased to $5 million. As of 2018, her salary had been increased to $8 million annually.
Marilyn Milian Net Worth
The People’s Court judge, Judge Milian, has an estimated net worth of $30 million which she has earned through her successful career as a judge and television personality.
Marilyn Milian The People’s Court
Judge Milian joined The People’s Court as a judge, replacing Jerry Sheindlin in 2001. She became the first Latina arbitrator to preside over a court show. The show is the first arbitration-based reality court show and the second-longest-running court show in history.
Looking at The People’s Court’s previous arbiters, she is considerably more animated in her role. She is assertively loud and clear, Milan also motions and gesticulates wildly in interaction. Judge Milian also regularly even departs from the bench to interact with and excoriate the litigants. She is also known for being levelheaded and logical in her observations and also handling her cases. Although she is engaging, for the most part, she also dishes out a good-natured, lively sass at the litigants. She does not tolerate any disrespect from them too.
Marilyn informally speaks with her audience and also answers their various questions outside of the tapings of The People’s Court. She often quotes phrases from her grandmother from her Cuban heritage when addressing litigants.
During the show, She decides actual small-claims court cases. The plaintiff and defendant agree before the show begins to drop their case. They have it decided by arbitration through the show. Winners of the cases are awarded from the show’s budget, so the losers do not actually “payback” the winners. Losing parties are usually also compensated for their appearances.
She was portrayed by Cecily Strong in a 2017 Saturday Night Live parody of The People’s Court. She presided over a case between President Donald Trump and the three judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Judge Milian House
Judge Milian owns a house worth $3 million which is located in Coral Gables, Florida.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) About Marilyn Milian
Who is Marilyn Milian?
Judge Milian is an American retired Florida Circuit Court judge, television personality and lecturer.
How old is Marilyn Milian?
Judge Milian is 57 years old as of 2018.
How tall is Marilyn Milian?
Judge Milian stands at a height of 5′ ft 3″ in.
Is Marilyn Milian married?
Judge Milian is married to John Schlesinger
How much is Marilyn Milian worth?
She has an estimated net worth of $30 million.
How much does Marilyn Milian make?
Judge Milian’s annual salary is estimated to be between $5 million and $8 million.
Where does Marilyn Milian live?
Milian lives in Coral Gables, Florida.
Is Marilyn Milian dead or alive?
Judge Milian is still alive and in good health.
Where is Marilyn Milian now?
She presides over the American courtroom television series ‘The People’s Court’.
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