Some of the best-paid individuals are those who hold power over others. In particular, being a judge represents not only a significant amount of income but also prospects regarding future earning potentials. Add to this a TV personality and courtroom drama that can be observed by millions and you can expect to make even more money. As popularized by Judge Judy and other daytime arbitration based shows, Judge Alex Ferrer is another courtroom judge who brought his abilities to television. So, how much did Alex Ferrer make while running his reality courtroom show? Lets find out.
Judge Alex Ferrer
Alex Ferrer was born in Havana Cuba in 1960, and immigrated to the United States when he was a year old. Becoming one of the youngest police officers in Florida at the age of 19, Alex Ferrer attended college and law school while on the force, eventually contributing to the Law Review. Practicing law in Miami, Alex Ferrer covered mostly medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other similar financial based court cases. Premiering on Sept. 12, 2005, Alex Ferrer began working as the judge for the show Judge Alex. For more then 9 years, Judge Alex made a name for himself with a sense of humor and personable nature.
The Salary of Alex Ferrer
While working as Judge Alex, Alex Ferrer was reported to make about 2 millions dollars a season. Over the course of 9 years, this came out to roughly 18 million dollars. Alex Ferrer stopped being a circuit court judge during this time, making his carrier on television his sole source of income known about at the time. Whether or not a request for an increase in his salary resulted in a cancelation of the show is unknown.
Future Earning Potential
At 55, Alex Ferrer has a great deal of earning potential ahead of him. An accomplished lawyer as well as circuit court judge, Alex Ferrer has the potential to continue making a steady career from this alone. However, when adding his TV fame and recognizable personality, Alex Ferrer stands to make a great deal on marketing as well as potential future television roles. With 9 seasons and 1,350 episodes recorded, Alex Ferrer has a great deal of experience working on stage, and may be able to continue this to better promote his future career. As it currently stands, Alex Ferrer is believed to have a net worth of 15 million dollars.
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