He is married to Judy Sheindlin, better known as Judge Judy (so named after her court TV series). The two married in 1977, a second marriage for both Judy and Jerry. They were later divorced in 1990 and remarried in 1991. Sheindlin has 3 children (Gregory, Jonathan and Nicole), 2 stepchildren (Jamie and Adam Levy), and 13 grandchildren. Jonathan A. Sheindlin is a retinal surgeon and Greg, Adam and Nicole are lawyers.