Jerry Springer: Net Worth and Cause of Death Revealed!
TV host Jerry Springer, 79, passes away from pancreatic cancer on April 27, surrounded by his loved ones.
Springer was renowned for his ability to connect with people across various roles, including politics and broadcasting.
Family spokesperson Jene Galvin asks people to honor Springer's spirit through acts of kindness or donations to those in need or advocacy organizations.
Springer leaves behind his daughter, Katie, and wife, Micki Velton, whom he married in 1973.
Steve Wilkos, former director of security on The Jerry Springer Show, pays a heartfelt tribute to the late host.
Wilkos acknowledges Springer's significant influence on his life and career, describing him as the smartest, most generous, and kindest person he's known.
Springer's TV career includes hosting The Jerry Springer Show from 1991-2018 and Judge Jerry from 2019-2022.
Springer's most recent appearance was on The Masked Singer season 8 as the Beetle in 2022, playfully noting the show could be a career ender.
Jerry Springer leaves behind an estimated fortune of $90M-$113M.
His wealth was amassed through his long and diverse career, spanning politics, broadcasting, and television hosting.
Springer served on Cincinnati's City Council and was elected mayor in 1977.
He transitioned into media, becoming a news anchor and commentator at WLWT in Ohio City.
Springer is best known for hosting The Jerry Springer Show from 1991-2018.
He also hosted Judge Jerry, Springer on the Radio Show, Baggage, and a '60s folk music radio show.