Judge Mathis in a circle of Justice, has taken from the big leap from "jail" to "judge" in the court. Judge Greg Mathis, simply known as Judge Mathis' life story from the nights spent at the jail to the steps he followed to be a judge is an inspiration to all.
Mathis is retired Michigan’s 36th District Court judge and is famous for his reality show, Judge Mathis.
How Much Is Mathis's Net Worth?
Judge Mathis has garnered a massive net worth of $20 million. He worked as a Superior Court Judge of Michigan and summons a good sum of salary from his reality show.
Judge Mathis is a show based on Mathis’s journey of life. As it is a great source of inspiration to the youths, it has become an award-winning television court show. In the show, Mathis is the judge who goes for tough cases and passes judgment; his judgments are legally binding. The show is a good mixture of social commentary, humor, and humanity. The noteworthy thing about the show is that it is different and unique from many television series. Maybe this is the reason why it has been able to captivate the audience and has completed the 19th season by 2017.
Apart from judge and television life, he is also a national board member of the NAACP and the Morehouse School of Medicine. He has opened a community center in his hometown Detroit. He has also assisted thousands of youth from a non-profit agency Youth Adults Asserting Themselves (Y.A.A.T). He has been mentioned for his philanthropic actions by many newspapers, magazines and TV networks. He is well respected in his hometown one of which includes The City of Detroit named one of the streets after his name as Mathis Avenue.
Getting Into The Private Life of Mathis: Gang Member, Wife, Children
As a teenager, Mathis was a gang member and sent to jail at the age of 17 for committing a petty crime. He says that the wisdom and faith of a kind judge, Jesse Jackson, changed his life. He was already the talk of the town as a gang member to attend the law school, and his dramatic life story soon caught the attention of Hollywood producers.
After all the hurdles and struggle, Mathis got married to Linda Resse in 1985. The couple is blessed with four grown-up children.
Mathis’s daughter, Camara’s wedding, was one of the lavish and breathtaking weddings. The surrounding was like a white wonderland, and the bride wore a mesmerizing wedding dress. If there has to be a perfect wedding list, this one would be somewhere on the top.
Mathis with his wife and daughter Camara on her wedding day (Photo: essence.com)
Mathis often posts pictures in his social media account as a proud father. He mentions each of his children and cherishes the times spent with them.
Greg Mathis was born in 1960 and marks his birthday on 5th of April. The native Detroit judge attended the Univesity of Michigan, as per wiki.