London, England, UK
Claim to Fame
The Jerry Springer Show
Has Detailed Data (New)
Profile Bio Text
Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer (born February 13, 1944) is a British-born American television presenter, best known as host of the tabloid talk show The Jerry Springer Show since its debut in 1991. He is a former Democratic mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, a former newsreader and a musician. Springer was born in Highgate in London, England. His parents, Margo (a bank clerk) and Richard Springer (owner of a shoe shop), were Jewish refugees who escaped from Landsberg an der Warthe, Germany (now Gorz√≥w Wielkopolski, Poland). In January 1949, Springer emigrated with his parents to the United States, settling in Kew Gardens, Queens, New York.
In 1970, Springer ran for Congress. He failed to unseat incumbent Republican Donald D. Clancy, but garnered an impressive 45% of the vote in a traditionally Republican district. He had previously spearheaded the effort to lower the voting age, including testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of ratification of the 26th Amendment. Springer was elected to the Cincinnati city council in 1971. He resigned in 1974 after admitting to hiring a prostitute.
The Jerry Springer Show debuted on September 30, 1991. It was developed by WLWT-TV to replace its Phil Donahue Show (coincidentally, the style that Springer was in was similar to Phil Donahue, and both were produced by Multimedia Entertainment). It started as a politically-oriented talk show, a longer version of Springer`s commentaries. Guests included Oliver North and Jesse Jackson, and topics included homelessness and gun politics. In early 1994, Springer and his new producer, Richard Dominick, revamped the format of the show in order to garner higher ratings. The show became more and more successful as it became more and more lowbrow, with an emphasis on infidelity.
Couple Profile Source
Forest Hills High School, Forest Hills, NY
BA Political Science, Tulane University, JD, Northwestern University (1968)
Page Display = 2 (Legacy)
Steve Wilkos (former director of security on The Jerry Springer Show)
Full Name at Birth
Gerald Norman Springer
Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer (born February 13, 1944) is a British-American television presenter. He is a former Democratic mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, news anchor, actor, and musician. He has hosted the tabloid talk show The Jerry Springer Show since its debut in 1991 and debuted the Jerry Springer Podcast in 2015.
Has Detailed Data (105)
Has Detailed Data (76)
Music Profile Complete
Talk Show Host, Producer, Actor
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
twitter.com/jerryspringer, www.biography.com/people/jerry-springer-498154, www.nndb.com/people/697/000023628/
Dating Inconsistency Flag
In Current Relationship with Kendra Jade
Dating Profile AutoText
According to our records Jerry Springer is currently single.
He was married to Micki Velton from 1973 to 2007.
He also dated Aphrodite Jones and Venesa Talor.
Posted by Carole whyte 1 day ago
Maxine Sneed introduced me to my first husband Roy Reiss. I would like to g...
Posted by Rudy Carreon 1 day ago
Does anyone know if Lorraine worked as a Ballerina during the 30's? I ran a...
Posted by DOUGLAS J. KIRKHAM 2 days ago
WHO IS MOST SEARCHED PERSON ON YOUR WEBSITES?
Posted by elviisdreamer 3 days ago
earth angel you were stunning and so gorgeous on the jimmy fellon show,and ...