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Jerry Springer Biography

Birth Name:
Gerald Norman Springer
Birth Place:
London, England
TV host

Fast Facts

  • Parents fled Nazi Germany in 1939, moving to London
  • First job out of law school was as a campaign aide to Sen
  • Robert F
  • Kennedy in 1968
  • Elected mayor of Cincinnati in 1977 by the largest plurality in the 20th century of that city's history
  • Won seven local Emmys for his commentaries on Cincinnati's WLWT-TV
  • Recorded a country album in 1995 called Dr
  • Talk
  • Popular on the speaking circuit, the Northwestern Law School grad was the controversial choice as the law school's 2008 commencement speaker


  • Katie Springer -- Daughter
  • Micki Velton -- Ex-wife
  • Richard Springer -- Father
  • Margot Springer -- Mother
  • Evelyn Springer -- Sister