Who is Judge Juan Merchan? Biography, Age, Career, Wife, Net Worth

Judge Juan Merchan Wiki, Wife, Net Worth: Judge Juan Merchan is currently the acting justice in the New York State Supreme Court. He is going to preside over the former USA president Donald Trump’s arraignment. Mr. Juan is a seasoned judge who has a lot of experience in the legal field both as a lawyer and as a judge. Judge Merchan has already sentenced Allen Weisselberg a close confidant of Donald Trump to prison.

Who Is Judge Juan Merchan

He was born Juan Manuel Merchan in Columbia. Judge Juan had Colombian nationality and his ethnicity is South American. He is known for his tough but compassionate nature. Interestingly, Donald Trump’s case is not his first high-profile case, Judge Juan has previously presided over high-profile cases like Bannon’s Criminal Fraud Case and Soccer Mom Madam Trial. He had also awarded life imprisonment to a Senegalese man who had raped and murdered his girlfriend.

Judge Juan Merchan

Juan Merchan Birthday and Age

He was born in Bogota, Columbia in July 1962. As of 2023, he is 61 years of age. He was born in Columbia but later his family moved to the United States and he acquired United States nationality. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Educational Qualifications

Juan Merchan went to a play school in Columbia before immigrating to the US and enrolling in a private school in New York. After that, he attended Baruch College after finishing high school and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Management.

He later pursued legal studies at the Hofstra University School of Law, where he also earned his Juris Doctor (JD) between 1991 and 1994, according to his LinkedIn. He also served as the Hispanic Law Students Association’s Notes and Comments editor and Hofstra Environmental Law Digest member.

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Judge Juan Merchan Early Career

As an associate district attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office’s trial division, Merchan began his legal career in 1994. Later on, he transferred to the state solicitor general’s office and began working on Long Island issues there.

Merchan was nominated to the Bronx Family Court by Republican New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2006, and in 2009, the same year he started working as an interim judge for the New York Supreme Court, Democratic Governor David Paterson named him to the New York State Court of Claims.

Parents and Family Members

Merchan was raised with his five siblings, including sisters and brothers, and was born to Colombian parents in the city of Bogota. When Juan Merchan was six years old, his family—including his parents and siblings—moved to America.

Is Judge Juan Merchan Married? His Wife and Kids

Juan Merchan is legally married since he married Lauren Merchan, with whom he has children. Juan Merchan and his wife are the parents of their kids. The best education was provided to Juan Merchan’s children, who are currently in the workforce.

Judge Juan Merchan Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $2 million. However, the official figures are yet to be released regarding his earnings and income.

Judge Juan Merchan wife Lauren Merchan

Information Table

Name Juan Manuel Merchan
Nickname Juan
Gender Male
Profession Former Lawyer, Judge
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 175 cm

in meters- 1.75m 

in feet inches-5’7

Weight (approx.) in kilograms– Not Known 

in pounds- Not Known

Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth July 1962
Age (as of 2023) 61 Years
Birth Place Bogota, Columbia
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Nationality American
Hometown Bogota
School Local High School
College/University Baruch College
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Mixed
Caste Not Known
Address United States
Hobbies/Interests Not Known
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends N/A
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Siblings Brother: Not Known

Sister: Not Known

Husband/Wife/Spouse Lauren Merchan
Children Two
Net Worth $2 million

Social Media Accounts

He could not be found on any social media platform.

Some Important Facts about Judge Juan Merchan:

  • He is appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau.
  • He received his law degree from Hofstra University.
  • Juan was born into a large family of six siblings.
  • He dropped out of business school in the middle.

FAQs About Judge Juan Merchan

  1. Who is Judge Juan Merchan?

Juan Merchan is the acting justice of the New York Supreme Court.

     2. How old is Judge Juan Merchan?

He is 61 years of age as of 2023.

    3. What is Judge Juan Merchan’s nationality?

He was born in Bogota, Columbia but later moved to the United States and acquired American nationality.

    4. What is the net worth of Judge Juan Merchan?

He has a net worth of around $2 million.

    5. Who is Judge Juan Merchan’s wife?

Judge Merchan is married to his wife Lauren Merchan.

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