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Greg Mathis Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Activism, and District Judge

Greg Mathis Biography

A native of  Detroit, Michigan, United States, Greg Mathis known professionally as Judge Mathis, is a famous and popular television producer, author, former Michigan 36th District Court judge, Black interests motivational speaker/activist, and television court show, arbitrator.

Greg Mathis Age

Mathis is 62 years old as of 2022. He was born on 5 April 1960 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 5 April every year.

Greg Mathis Height

Mathis stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall and weighs 82kg(180 lbs).

Greg Mathis Education

After attending Herman Gardens Elementary School, Peterson Seventh Day Adventist School, and Wayne Memorial High School, Mathis earned his GED through Operation PUSH while on juvenile probation in 1977.

He acquired his B.S. degree in public administration from Eastern Michigan University in 1982 and his J.D. degree from the University of Detroit Law School in 1987. Mathis led Free South Africa and voter registration campaigns at Eastern Michigan University.

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Greg Mathis Family

Mathis was born in Detroit, Michigan, the fourth of four boys born to Charles Mathis, a Detroit native, and his wife Alice Lee Mathis, a devoted Seventh-day Adventist, housekeeper, and nurse’s aide. Alice raised Mathis alone in Detroit during the turbulent 1960s and 1970s. Mathis moved to Herman Gardens in 1964 and lived there with the family until roughly 1970. They moved away from the housing complex to avoid rising drug use and rates of violent crime.

Greg Mathis Wife

Mathis met his wife, Linda, a fellow EMU student, shortly after his mother’s death. They were blessed with four kids: a daughter Jade, born May 1985, daughter Camara, born October 1987, son Greg Jr. born January 1989, and son Amir, born July 1990.

Greg Mathis Net Worth

Mathis has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars.

Greg Mathis Activism

Following Mathis’s time spent in the Herman Gardens mixed-income housing, he stayed dedicated to helping families in the area. In 2003, he lobbied city officials on the behalf of former Herman Gardens residents, beseeching lawmakers to let these people a first chance to move into new flats built where Herman Gardens once stood.

Greg Mathis Movies and Tv Shows

  • Cornerstone 2011
  • Judge Mathis Since 1999
  • The Mathis Project Since 2012
  • 83rd Annual Bud Billiken Back-to-School Parade Since 2012
  • The 19th Annual Trumpet Awards Show Since 2011
  • 82nd Annual Bud Billiken Back-to-School Parade Since 2011
  • The 81st Annual Bud Billiken Back-to-School Parade Since 2010
  • The 20th Annual Trumpet Awards Show Since 2011
  • Judge Mathis: Larremore Vs Harris
  • Mathis Family Matters Since 2022

Greg Mathis District Judge

Mathis was denied a license to practice law for several years after graduating from law school. This was because of his past criminal record. He acquired his Ph.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy in 1987. In 1995, he was elected district court judge for the 36th District of Michigan, earning him the youngest person in the state to hold the office.

During the five years, he was in court, he was named among the top five judges of District 36; there are about thirty judges every year. After that, he was selected as head of Jesse Jackson’s presidential campaign in the state of Michigan in 1988. As a result of good work, he became head of Mayor Coleman Young’s re-election campaign. After winning he was appointed to lead the eastern part of the city. Side Town Hall.

Mathis has continued in politics after advancing to the national amusement spotlight through his TV show. Urban politics and African American movements have been his focus. Most lately, he was invited by the Obama administration to be part of “My Brothers Keeper,” a White House initiative to empower boys and men of color.

On June 4, 2011, drivers in the Detroit area lined up for blocks as Mathis offered up to $92 in free gasoline to the first 92 drivers who arrived at a Mobil station in northwest Detroit. It was a gift to the people who elected him to District Court despite his youthful criminal record, he told the Detroit Free Press. “I was not elected judge by the people of Los Angeles,” he said. “I was not elected judge by the people of Chicago.” Residents of Detroit trusted me on this.

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