Marilyn Milian Bio, Wiki
Marilyn Milian is an American television personality, lecturer, and retired Florida Circuit Court judge who is best known for presiding over the American courtroom television series The People’s Court. Milian is the first Hispanic arbitrator to preside over a court show. At the end of the show’s 28th season (2012–13), she had completed twelve-and-a-half seasons presiding over The People’s Court, making her the longest-presiding arbitrator on the show.
Marilyn Milian Age
Milian is 61 years old as of 2022, she was born on May 1, 1961, in Manhattan, New York City, United States.
Marilyn Milian Height
Milian stands at the height of 5 feet t 3 inches tall.
Marilyn Milian Education
Milian graduated from St. Brendan High School, later on, she enrolled at the University of Miami where she earned her undergraduate degree in psychology. She then went to Georgetown University Law Center, earning her J.D. Milian then spent a year at Harvard Law School, working as director of training for the Guatemala Project. Milian was responsible for training the Guatemalan trial judiciary, defense, and prosecution bar in investigatory and trial techniques.
Marilyn Milian Career
Milian serves as presiding judge in the second life of the courtroom show The People’s Court. The first arbitration-based reality court show, and the second-longest-running court show in history. Additionally, she has presided over the program since the spring of 2001. Which was late in The People’s Court’s 17th season. The People’s Court has featured a few arbitrators, with Judge Marilyn currently holding the title of the longest-presiding arbitrator over the series. By the completion of the show’s 28th season (2012–13), Marilyn had completed twelve and a half seasons presiding over the program, officially making her the longest-running judge on The People’s Court.
Differently from The People’s Court’s previous arbiters, Marilyn is considerably more animated in her role, with an assertively loud voice and a tendency to talk with her hands (gesticulate). But she’s also known for being levelheaded and reasonable in her observations and handling of the cases. Although engaging, for the most part, Judge Marilyn also dishes out a good-natured. Lively sass at the litigants and does not tolerate any disrespect from them.
Moreover, She describes Americans’ fascination with the court show genre: “We are a fast-food nation. People love to see resolution, they want to watch someone who has done wrong confronted and see justice prevail … all in an hour.” In a 2017 Saturday Night Live parody of The People’s Court, Milian was portrayed by Cecily Strong. Where she presided over a case between President Donald Trump. And three judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Marilyn Milian Dade County State Attorney’s Office
Prior to that, Marilyn worked as an assistant state attorney for the Dade County State Attorney’s Office. Janet Reno, who was then the state attorney for the county appointed her to the position. Additionally, she was appointed to the Miami Circuit Court by Florida Governor Jeb Bushin in 1999. Where she served in the Criminal Division.
Before that, Judge Marilyn spent five years in the Miami County Court in the Domestic Violence Court, Criminal, and Civil divisions. Moreover, she replaced Jerry Sheindlin In 2001 as judge of The People’s Court and became the first Hispanic judge on any English-language television court show. She is listed as an adjunct faculty member of the University of Miami School of Law, teaching litigation skills.
Marilyn Milian’s Net Worth
In Milian’s career as a television personality, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $30 Million.
Marilyn Milian Salary
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Marilyn Milian Parents and Siblings
Milian is the daughter of Jorge, a general contractor, and Georgina Milian who are both Cuban. She manages to keep information regarding her parents and whether or not she has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of her family information will be done when available.
Marilyn Milian Husband
Milian is married to John Schlesinger since 1993. Her husband is 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 Judge Marilyn held before retiring to The People’s Court. The couple resides in Coral Gables, Florida
Marilyn Milian Kids
Milian is a mother of three children Cristina Schlesinger (born in 1996), Alexandra Schlesinger (born in 1998), and Sofia Elena Schlesinger (born in 2001.)
Marilyn Milian Tv Shows
- 2001–present: The People’s Court – playing a role as Herself
- 2002: As the World Turns – playing a Role as Judge
- 2007: George Lopez – playing a role as Judge Alvarez
Marilyn Milian Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 10k followers, around 19k followers on her Facebook page, and about 15k followers on her Instagram account.+