Greg Mathis Net Worth

Greg Mathis Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Greg Ellis Mathis net worth is
$25 Million

Greg Ellis Mathis salary is
$5 Million

Greg Ellis Mathis Wiki Biography

Greg Ellis Mathis, to give him his full name, was born on April 5, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. Greg Mathis is a former judge who worked in 36th District Court of the State of Michigan, but who rose to prominence as the TV reality show “Judge Mathis” arbiter, which show he has been working on since 1999, a run of 16 seasons for the program so far. In addition to judging in real life and on television, Greg Mathis has published several books.

Greg Mathis Net Worth $25 Million

Under the latest estimations, sources report that the net worth of Greg Mathis is $25 million; he receives $5 million per year salary for working on the syndicated arbitration-based reality court show “Judge Mathis”.

Greg Mathis was raised with three elder brothers by his mother Alice Lee Mathis. As a teenager, Greg got involved in street gangs, and as a result had lots of troubles, often leading to arrest. While he was imprisoned in the Wayne County Jail, his mother told him that she was sick with colon cancer. Because of this diagnosis, Greg received early probation, one condition of which required him to start working, actually at McDonald’s. He subsequently graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration. Mathis was disallowed from practicing law as long as he had an unrequited criminal past, however, after graduating from the University of Detroit Mercy he was elected a district court judge for Michigan’s 36th District and worked there for a five year period.

Greg Mathis is also active in politics. He began his career as an assistant to Clyde Cleveland who worked as a member of a city council. Afterwards, he worked as the head of Jesse Jackson’s Presidential campaign and Coleman Young’s re-election campaign. Later, he ran the east side city hall. Since 1999, Greg Mathis began to judge on the television program “Judge Mathis”, which is very popular up to date through its sixteen seasons, so far, and is the longest-running television court show by far, and in 2004 the show won the NAACP Image Award. Currently, the show has its own website on which people are able to buy tickets to the show, check the schedule, watch it online or even submit their own case.

Another popular website belongs to Greg Mathis himself, on which there is the possibility of submitting questions to the judge, or having a look through legal resources. There is also the facility to read about Mathis’ personality and life history.

In addition, Greg Mathis is an author – he wrote a novel entitled “Street Judge (Zane Presents)” (2008), which is about the life of a judge whose work includes solving murders. The second book, which Greg wrote in , is called “Of Being a Judge to Criminals and Such”.

Greg Mathis has been happily married to Linda Reese since 1985. The family has four children, two daughters and two sons.

Full NameGreg Mathis
Net Worth$25 Million
Salary$5 Million
Date Of BirthApril 5, 1960
Place Of BirthDetroit, MI, USA
ProfessionTelevision show arbiter, show Judge, retired Michigan 36th District Court judge
EducationEastern Michigan University (1982), University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
SpouseLinda Reese (m. 1985)
ChildrenJade Mathis, Amir Mathis, Camara Mathis, Greg Mathis Jr.
ParentsAlice Lee Mathis, Charles Mathis
AwardsNAACP Image Award (2004)
NominationsWinning "Court show a PRISM Commendation" (2002)
MoviesCornerStore, CornerStore, CornerStore
TV ShowsJudge Mathis (since 1999), CornerStore, The Mathis Project (2012-2013)
1Is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
2A former gang member as a teenager. After hearing Jesse Jackson speak, he turned his life around and became a lawyer. In 1995, he was elected to Michigan's 36th District Court. He is the youngest elected judge in Michigan's history.
3He has been a licensed judge since 1995.


CornerStore2011Judge Mathis
Madea Goes to Jail2009Judge Mathis (as Judge Mathis)


Just Keke2014TV Series executive producer
The Mathis Project2013TV Series executive producer - 2013


Judge Jeanine Pirro2009TV Series executive consultant - 1 episode


Access Hollywood Live2016TV SeriesHimself
Judge Mathis1998-2016TV SeriesHimself
The Real2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Judge Mathis
Ice & Coco2015TV SeriesHimself
The 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards2015TV SpecialHimself
2014 Soul Train Awards2014TV MovieHimself
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself
Exhale2014TV SeriesHimself
45th NAACP Image Awards2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Bethenny2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Let's Stay Together2012TV SeriesHimself
43rd NAACP Image Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
19th Annual Trumpet Awards2011TV SpecialHimself (as Judge Greg Mathis)
42nd NAACP Image Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself
78th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2009TV MovieHimself (as Judge Mathis)
Mean Streets: Cities Under Fire2009TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHimself
The 40th NAACP Image Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
Tavis Smiley2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
Baisden After Dark2008TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself - Host of The Judge Mathis Show
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself
2005 Trumpet Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
36th NAACP Image Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
35th NAACP Image Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2004TV SeriesHimself
The Jacksons: America's First Family of Music2003TV Special documentaryHimself
2nd Annual BET Awards2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
1st Annual BET Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
The Steve Harvey Show2001TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2000TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2000TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Chelsea Lately2012-2013TV SeriesHimself - Judge / Himself
Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story2010DocumentaryJudge Mathis

Won Awards

2011Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Legal/Courtroom ProgramJudge Jeanine Pirro (2008)

Nominated Awards

2010Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Legal/Courtroom ProgramJudge Jeanine Pirro (2008)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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