Petri Hawkins-Byrd has come to the spotlight following reports that he won’t be on Judy Sheindlin’s new show, Judy Justice.

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, the Judge Judy bailiff “said he was left out of discussions” about the spin-off show.

“My assumption is if you were going on to do something else, that you were at least going to ask me if I wanted to have the opportunity to audition for the role,” he told the publication.

Amid the report, attention turned on Petri’s net worth and salary.

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Who is Petri Hawkins-Byrd?

Petri Hawkins-Byrd is an American television personality and actor.

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He was born in Brooklyn, New York and studied at Hostos Community College before obtaining a degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College.

Petri first started working as a bailiff in the Brooklyn court system but later moved to the Family Court in Manhattan, which was the time when he earned his degree.

He has served as bailiff in the court TV show Judge Judy for 25 years, having first joined the program back in 1996.

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Petri’s net worth and salary explored

Petri’s estimated net worth is $3.5 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. In recent years, he reportedly earned an annual salary of $1 million.

The Judge Judy star has amassed his fortune thanks to his work on the court TV show and his career as a bailiff.

Moreover, he has made several cameo appearances in other television series which have contributed to his wealth.

Petri appeared in Doctors in 2018 and 2019 and performed the nuptials for a couple in the CBS soap series The Bold and the Beautiful.

Meet Petri on Instagram

Petri has an Instagram profile with 30,000 followers.

On his bio, he describes himself as an activist and philanthropist and adds that he is a three-time Emmy Awards winner.

You can find him under the handle @byrdthebailiff.

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