Judd Hirsch Net Worth
Judd Hirsch is an American actor known for his roles in film, television and stage productions. Throughout his acting career he has amassed considerable wealth through acting. Best known for his performance on Taxi where he earned two Emmy awards; also appearing in Dear John and Numb3rs series among many others.
Jud Hirsch boasts an impressive net worth of $12 Million, most derived from his successful acting career. Throughout his tenure he has appeared in movies and television shows such as The Meyerowitz Stories, Tower Heist and A Beautiful Mind; additionally, he has participated in numerous stage productions and been honored with multiple awards for his efforts.
Hirsch was born to a Jewish family on March 15, 1935 in The Bronx of New York City. After attending DeWitt Clinton High School until 1952 and graduating, he attended City College of New York to obtain a physics degree, before serving in the U.S. Army while taking acting classes at HB Studio Manhattan.
After graduating college, he took various small roles in film and TV before landing his first major role in Sidney Lumet’s Serpico in 1974. That same year he was cast as Neil Simon’s Chapter Two lead, while continuing to act in theater productions and commercials (such as for Dr Pepper, Listerine, and JC Penney).
Hirsch made his breakthrough as the main character on Taxi during its five-year run from 1977 – 1981, appearing 114 episodes and winning two Emmy awards during that time. Additionally, he went on to star in other popular television series such as Dear John on NBC and Numb3rs before eventually calling it quits from acting altogether in 2023.
Hirsch currently resides in Denning in Ulster County, New York, where he has his home. He is married to fashion designer Bonni Sue Chalkin and has one daughter named Montana; in addition to this relationship there have been multiple others with other women.
Hirsch is widely respected for his charitable efforts and donations to numerous causes over time. Additionally, he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family. Alongside acting and philanthropy efforts, he’s an outspoken supporter of environmental protection through donations made to various animal shelters as well as his position on the board of directors of Wildlife Conservation Society.