Marilyn Milian Net Worth

May 3, 2023
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Marilyn Milian was born on 1 May 1961, in Queens, New York City, USA, and is of Cuban descent. Marilyn is a former court judge best known for being a part of the TV series “The People’s Court”. She is the first Latina arbitrator on the show and also the longest active arbitrator in the series. All her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is now.

How rich is Marilyn Milian? As of mid-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $18 million, mostly earned through her success on television. She’s been a part of “The People’s Court” for over twelve seasons now, and she earns an average of $5 million per year. As she continues to work, her wealth is expected to increase further.

Marilyn Milian Net Worth $18 Million

After matriculating from St. Brendan High School, Marilyn attended the University of Miami from which she graduated as summa cum laude with a degree in psychology, and later went to Georgetown University Law Center to earn her Juris Doctor. After studying, she worked at Harvard Law School, focusing on training for the Guatemala Project.

After Harvard, she became an assistant state attorney for Dade County. She worked there for a while until she was assigned to the Miami Circuit Court, working in the Domestic Violence, Civil and Criminal divisions. Two years later she became the judge of “The People’s Court” which is the second longest-running reality court show in the world. Since her debut, she’s become the longest running arbitrator in the show up to its 30th season, with “The People’s Court” continuing to broadcast and their latest season is Milian’s 15th season which aired from September 2015. The show has significantly boosted her popularity and net worth, and part of it is due to the fact that she acts unlike other arbiters before her. According to many, she’s animated and is even known to interact with litigants. Most of the show focuses on small claim court cases, which Judge Milian decides on. The winner of the case is rewarded from the show’s budget.

Milian has also appeared on other shows aside from “The People’s Court”; she appeared in three episodes of the soap opera “As the World Turns” and has also been a guest in “The George Lopez Show”.

Milian has received various awards for her achievements, including “Groundbreaking Latina of the Year” from Catalina Magazine and a National Association of Latina Leaders award.
For her personal life, Marilyn has been married to Judge John Schlesinger for over 20 years, and they have three children. They reside in Coral Gables, Florida but Milian often travels to Stamford, Connecticut for “The People’s Court” taping.

Aside from her appearances, Marilyn is known to participate in philanthropic events such as becoming a spokesperson for the Safe Online Surfing project by the FBI. She’s also seen in events organised by the Hispanic Community and has talked about issues including domestic violence, disabilities, poverty, and many more. She’s also become an emcee for various organizations including the South Florida Children’s Home Society, Latino Commission on AIDS and Hope for Vision.

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