Judge Mathis is a retired American judge from Michigan’s 36th District court.
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Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Judge Mathis was born in Detroit, Michigan, on April 5, 1960. Gregory Ellis Mathis is his birth name, and he is 61 years old. Charles Mathis is his father’s name, and Alice Lee Mathis is his mother’s name.
His father was a native Detroiter, while his mother was a Seventh-day Adventist, nurse’s assistant, and housekeeper. He was the fourth of his parents’ four sons.
Greg’s parents divorced when he was a child, and his mother took him to Detroit alone during the stormy 1960s and 1970s.
He went to Herman Garnes in 1964 and resided there until 1970 when he relocated out from the housing complex to avoid escalating drug usage and violent crime rates.
He was a gang member as a teenager, but his life changed after hearing Jesse Jackson’s speech. He afterwards became a lawyer. Greg is an American citizen, yet he is of African-American descent.
He attended Eastern Michigan University with the support of a close family friend, where he discovered his passion for politics and soon became a college activist and worked for the Democratic Party.
He earned his Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from the Ypsilanti Campus before enrolling in the University of Detroit School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1987.
Judge Mathis’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Judge Mathis has black hair and eyes. He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 82 kilograms.
Judge Mathis’s Profession & Career
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree, Judge Mathis sought employment in Detroit’s City Hall and later joined the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.
He was the state’s youngest judge, and he was rated at the top of all judges during his five-year tenure.
Greg began his political career with an unpaid internship for Clyde Cleveland. He was also a member of the city council.
He was elected as a district court judge for Michigan’s 36th district after graduating from the University of Detroit School of Law.
He was appointed as the director of Jesse Jackson’s presidential campaign in Michigan in 1988, and afterwards became the director of Mayor Coleman Young’s re-election campaign.
The Obama administration encouraged him to participate in ‘My Brothers Keeper,’ a White House initiative to inspire boys and men of colour.
Then he began his acting career in the television drama Judge Mathis, which lasted 16 seasons. He also wrote the books “Street Judge” and “Of Being a Judge to Criminals and Such.”
It appears that he has not been recognized or acknowledged for his efforts in his field until now. The 23rd season of Judge Mathis premiered on September 6, 2021.
Judge Mathis’s Salary and Net Worth
According to 2022 data, Judge Mathis has an estimated net worth of roughly $20 million and a salary of $5 million.
Rumours, Controversy/Scandal, and Judge Mathis
At the age of 17, he was caught and jailed for a minor offence, and his mother was diagnosed with cancer at the same time. He was then given early probation and required to begin working.
Judge Mathis’s Social Media(Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
Judge Mathis has approximately 862k Instagram followers, approximately 105k Twitter followers, and approximately 2.5M Facebook followers.
|Judge Greg Mathis
|Retired District Court judge, Actor, Writer, Presenter
|62 years old
|5 April 1960
|Detroit, Michigan, United States
|Linda Reese (m. 1985)
Greg Mathis Jr.
|Alice Lee Mathis
|Eastern Michigan University, University of Detroit Mercy
|Inner City Miracle, Street Judge, The Family, Kilns, and Stoneware of KIRKPATRICK
|Judge Mathis Court show No. of seasons
|No. of episodes
|Arbitration-based reality court show
|Distributor of Judge Mathis Court show
|Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
|September 13, 1999 –
|Country of origin