Marilyn Milian Biography, Age, Family, Husband, Children, Net Worth

Marilyn Milian Biography

Marilyn Milian is an American well known television personality, lecturer, and retired Florida Circuit Court judge. Additionally, she has presided over the American courtroom television series The People’s Court since March 12, 2001. Besides, she is the first Hispanic arbitrator to preside over a court show.

Marilyn Milian Age| Birthday

Milian is 61 years old as of 2022. In addition, she was born on 1st May 1961 in Astoria, New York City, NY. Therefore, she celebrates her birthday on 1st May of every year. Furthermore, she is fluent in Spanish and English.

Marilyn Milian Height |weight

Milian has an average height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.6 meters) tall. Additionally, she weighs 117 lb / (53 kilograms).

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Marilyn Milian Family

Milian was born to Cuban family Jorge (father) and Georgina Milian (mother). In addition, her father was a general contractor. At 8 years, her family shifted from Astoria, Queens to Miami. However, she has not revealed details about her siblings in the public.

Marilyn Milian Husband

Milian is married to John Schlesinger from 1993. Additionally, her husband works as a judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court, Family Division, in Florida. Furthermore, he graduated with a B.A. from Boston College in 1982 and earned a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 1987. Besides, he is a former United States attorney.

Additionally, the are blessed with three daughters. Their first child Cristina Schlesinger who was born in 1996, Alexandra Schlesinger who was born in 1998 and Sofia Elena Schlesinger the last born who was born in 2001.

Marilyn Milian Career

Milian started her career at Harvard Law School where she worked as director of training for the Guatemala Project. Additionally, her roles included training the Guatemalan trial judiciary, defense, and prosecution bar in investigatory and trial techniques.

Moreover, she was then appointed by Janet Rono, then state attorney for the county, as an assistant state attorney for Dade County. In addition, she worked for five years in the Miami County Court in the Domestic Violence Court, Criminal, and Civil divisions. Later, she was appointed by Jeb Bush who was the then Florida governor, to the Miami Circuit Court. Besides, she served there in the Criminal Division in 1999.

Throughout her time at Harvard, she served as the director of training for the Guatemalan project. This role included her training in Guatemalan judges and lawyers. Additionally, she lends her support to many community and philanthropic organizations. Besides, she is  spokesperson for the FBI’s Safe Online Surfing (FBI-SOS)campaign.

Furthermore, she has served as emcee for a number of charitable causes, such as the Latino Commission on AIDS, the Miami-Dade County Teachers Awards, the Lighthouse for the Blind, the South Florida Children’s Home Society, and Hope for Vision.

Marilyn Milian The People’s Court

Milian joined The People’s Court as a judge, replacing Jerry Sheindlin in 2001. Moreover, she was the first Latina arbitrator to preside over a court show. Additionally, the show is the first arbitration-based reality court show and the second-longest-running court show in history.

Consequently to the People’s Court’s previous arbiters, she is considerably more animated in her role. Besides, she is assertively loud and clear, Milan as well as motions and gesticulates wildly in interaction. She as well departs from the bench to interact with and excoriate the litigants. Furthermore, she is known for being levelheaded and logical in her observations and also handling her cases.

Moreover, she informally speaks with her audience and also answers their many questions outside of the tapings of The People’s Court. Often, she quotes phrases from her grandmother from her Cuban heritage when addressing litigants.  Throughout the show, She decides actual small-claims court cases.  In addition, the plaintiff and defendant agree prior to the show begins to drop their case.

However she was portrayed by Cecily Strong in a 2017 Saturday Night Live parody of The People’s Court. Additionally, she presided over a case between President Donald Trump and the three judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Since 1997, The show has been presented by Harvey Levin.

Marilyn Milian Tv Shows

  • 2001–present: The People’s Court
  • 2002: As the World Turns
  • 2007: George Lopez

Marilyn Milian Education

Milian attended her high school education at St. Brendan High School. Later in 1981, she joined the University of Miami for her college education where she took an undergraduate degree in psychology graduating summa cum la ude, with a 4.0-grade point average. Besides, she attended law school at Georgetown University, graduating from there with distinction in 1984. Furthermore she graduated from law school when she was 23 years.

Marilyn Milian Net worth| Salary

Milian has an approximated net worth of around $30 million. In addition, she initially earned t $500 thousand per year in her first year. Later it was raised to $1 million. Additionally, she got her salary increased to $5 million. Later in 2018, it was increased to $8 million annually.

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