Jerry Springer

TV Show Host

Birthday February 13, 1944

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Highgate, England

DEATH DATE Apr 27, 2023 (79)

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Former mayor of Cincinnati who rose to fame for hosting the outlandish TV show The Jerry Springer Show. Born Gerald Norman Springer, he was an American broadcaster, journalist, actor, producer, lawyer and politician. His TV show became known for its outrageous moments, including onstage fights and scandalous behavior.

Before Fame

He graduated in 1965 with a political science degree from Tulane University.


His nickname is the Sultan of Salaciousness. He went on to become the host of America's Got Talent with David Hasselhoff, Piers Morgan, and Sharon Osbourne, but was replaced by Nick Cannon.

Family Life

Born in England during World War II to refugees escaping the Holocaust, Springer was raised in Queens, New York City. He married Micki Velton on June 16, 1973 and they had one child together.

Associated With

He had a guest role in several episodes of the George Lopez Show.


Jerry Springer Highlights
Jerry Springer Highlights