Marilyn Milian Biography and Wiki
Marilyn Lucille Milian is an American television personality, lecturer, and retired Florida Circuit Court judge who presides over the American courtroom television series The People’s Court. She is the first Hispanic arbitrator to preside over a court show. She travels to Stamford, Connecticut, bimonthly for three days of the taping of The People’s Court.
In 2001, Milian became the presiding judge on The People’s Court during the current edition’s fourth season replacing Jerry Sheindlin, and has been with the program ever since; she surpassed Joseph Wapner, the original presiding arbitrator, during the 2012–13 season as the longest-serving judge across the entire history of the series.
Marilyn Milian Age and Birthday
She was born on May 1st, 1961 in Astoria, New York City, USA. She is 59 years old as of 2020. Milian celebrates her birthday on May 1st every year and Her birth sign is Taurus.
Marilyn Milian Height
The judge stands at a height of 5 feet and 3 inches(1.6m) tall.
Marilyn Milian Education
Milian attended St. Brendan High School and later joined the University of Miami graduated with a degree in psychology graduating summa cum laude, with a 4.0-grade point average in 1981. She later went to a law school at Georgetown University where she graduated with a distinction in 1984.
She further pursued her studies in law and became a scholar at the Harvard Law School from 1989 until 1990. While here 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 Family
Milian was born in Manhattan to Cuban parents Jorge, a general contractor, and Georgina Milian. The family moved from Astoria, Queens, to Miami when she was eight years old. It’s not known whether she had any siblings, however, this section is currently pending review.
Marilyn Milian Husband
Marilyn is married to John Schlesinger, a former assistant United States attorney, who in 2004 was elected to the 11th Judicial Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, Florida, the same position that Milian held before retiring to The People’s Court. They reside in Coral Gables, Florida.
Marilyn Milian Children
Marilyn and her husband John have three beautiful children; Cristina Schlesinger was born in 1996, Alexandra Schlesinger born in 1998, and Sofia Elena Schlesinger was born in 2001.
Marilyn Milian Net Worth
Marilyn Milian’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million as of 2020. Her main source of income is her career as a judge and a lecturer.
Marilyn Milian Career
Judge Milian was appointed by Janet Rono, then state attorney for the county, as an assistant state attorney for Dade County. Milian was then 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.
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