Judith Light- Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Judith Light

Judith Light is a well-known American actress, producer, and activist who rose to prominence after appearing in the 1970s soap opera ‘One Life To Live.’ She was nominated for several awards, including Emmys, for her portrayal of Karen Wolek. She also appeared on ABC’s long-running show ‘Who’s The Boss?’ for eight years. After a lengthy hiatus, she returned to Broadway in 2011 for the production Lombardi. She is also an HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ activist.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Judith Light
Real Name/Full Name: Judith Ellen Light
Gender: Female
Age: 73 years old
Birth Date: 9 February 1949
Birth Place: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 56 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Robert Desiderio (m. 1985)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Judith Light Lesbian?: No
Profession: Actress, producer, and activist
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2022: $10 million

Judith Light Biography

Judith Light was born on February 9, 1949, to a Jewish family in Trenton, New Jersey. Her parents were Pearl Sue, a well-known model at the time, and Sidney Light, an accountant. She graduated from St. Mary’s Hall Doane Academy in 1966 and later enrolled at Carnegie Mellon University in New Jersey. She graduated with a degree in drama from the same institution. During her college years, she performed in a play called Richard III at the California Shakespeare Festival.

Judith Light Age, Height, Weight

Judith Light was born on February 9, 1949, and is 73 years old as of 2022. Her height is 1.7 meters and her weight is 56 kilograms.

Judith Light
Judith Light


Judith’s professional career began in 1975 when she appeared in the Broadway production ‘A Doll House.’ She then landed a role in another play called Herzi. After the audience praised her excellent acting abilities, she was hired for plays by companies such as the Milwaukee Repertory Theater and the Seattle Repertory Theatre. She was out of roles and unable to find work in the late 1970s. She was about to abandon her acting career because she couldn’t contribute to the theaters.

Judith was back in the business in 1977, when her agent recalled her to work in the Broadway production ‘One Life to Live,’ which was her career’s breakthrough. Broadway drew the attention of the audience, and Light rose to fame and popularity. She received several awards for her work in the same and drew the attention of critics. J later appeared in the sitcom “Who’s The Boss?” She is currently working as an LGBTQ activist, encouraging people to get vaccinated against flu and pollution.

Judith Light Achievements And Awards

Judith Light is a well-known television actor who has appeared in a number of sitcoms and broadcasts. Throughout her career, she received several awards and nominations, some of which are listed below:

  • Won the Soapy Awards for Best Actress (1979)
  • Won the Daytime Emmy Award for Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series (1980)
  • Vision Award winner at the GLAAD Media Awards (1988)
  • Prism Awards for Best Comedy Series Performance (2007)
  • Tony Award winner for Best Featured Actress in a Play (2013)
  • Won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play (2016)

Judith Light’s Net Worth In 2022

After more than three decades of service to the television industry, Judith Light has amassed a net worth of $10 million as of November 2022. She also appeared in a few endorsement advertisements for which she was compensated handsomely. Judith is currently employed as an activist as a secondary source of income.

Judith Light is one of the most well-known names in the Broadway industry, having worked in it for over three decades. She rose to prominence after appearing in ‘One Life to Live’ and then ‘Who’s The Boss?’ She has received numerous awards and nominations for her outstanding acting abilities throughout her career. She is currently working in America as an LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS activist.

Judith Light Husband, Marriage

Personal Life Light is married to popular television actor Robert Desiderio. They married in 1985 after dating for several years prior. They are currently in a long-distance relationship, with Judith in New York City and her husband in South California. Judith enjoys yoga and strives to stay in shape at all times. She has mastered Kundalini yoga, which she has practiced for several years.