In spite of being from a modest family, Albert Pirro was ambitious enough to achieve greater heights in the legal field. When he became Westchester's eminent lawyer, he was guiding Donald Trump and Home Depot through his political connections.
However, the irony of his life is that he will always be known as the controversial ex-husband of a former judge, Jeanine Pirro despite being a self-made man. Even 44th President Of the United States, M.r. Donald Trump has called him an incredibly intelligent and capable person.
These days he is no longer in the news as compared to when he was married to Jeanine Pirro, a famous Republican politician.
Albert Pirro's Bio / Job
Albert J. Pirro Jr. also known as Albert Pirro is an attorney from White Plains, New York. After being a certified lawyer, he could turn out to be one of the significant names in the New York law scene.
Albert established numerous firms and soon achieved great success which expanded to the supervision of around 32 various businesses. He had opened his law firm with the partner called “Pirro Buley and Associates,” becoming one of the Westchester's top real estate lawyer in a short time.
By 1990, Albert also became an influential activist, a Republican donor, and a close associate of Donald Trump.
Married, Children, Divorce
Albert Pirro is a divorced man. He is the former husband of Fox News host and former judge, Jeanine Pirro, who was working as Assistant District Attorney at the Westchester Country Court. The duo who started dating after they met in the Albany Law School got married in 1975.
Albert Pirro with his wife Jeanine Pirro in the olden days (Photo: chron.com)
Jeanine and Albert were happily married with two children named Cristine and Alexander who were born in 1985 and 1989 respectively. The duo got divorced after Jeanine got the knowledge that Albert was fathering a child from his mistress.
Apparently, Albert had cheated on Jeanine around the 1980s and ended up having a daughter named Jaclyn Marciano with his mistress, Jessica Hutchison. Jessica revealed how she thought that Albert had separated from Jeanine at that time which is why they were together for nine months while Jessica was living in Florida.
Jessica also revealed how Albert had encouraged her to get an abortion at the beginning however, Jessica was determined to raise the baby growing inside her with or without Albert's support.
Tax Fraud, Conviction & Jailtime
In 2000, Mr.Pirro was convicted on 34 counts of conspiracy, tax evasion and filing false returns. Along with him his brother Anthony, an accountant was also sentenced.
The court sentenced him 11 months in federal prison and he had to pay high fines. Despite all of the controversies, his then-wife Jeanine remained beside him during and after the scandal escalated. She served Westchester Country Court till 2005 and started her political career as Republican.
While Jeanine was running in the Senate race in 2006, Albert once again humiliated her; then, it was revealed that he had fathered a child outside of their marriage. He even had called out Jeanine publicly for not giving him enough time due to her career.
Albert Pirro Net Worth, Today
Albert was once a top lawyer and lobbyist in the Westchester area. His career came to a halt when he was convicted in 2000 in a tax fraud case for using the money from his lobbying company to pay expenses for his personal matters such as purchasing expensive cars (one Ferrari cost him more than $120,000) and vacation packages.
At the time, his wife, Jeanine Pirro was the district attorney and she earned around $137,700 a year salary for her service. As it is reported by several outlets, Jeanine's income at the time of court hearings of Albert's tax fraud case was insufficient for the couple to sustain their lavish lifestyle since the authorities had frozen Albert's assets.
According to the New York Times, Albert's law license was reinstated in the year 2007. As of now, his experience as a business lawyer has spanned more than 35 years.
He currently runs the Pirro Group as a lawyer and consultant. His areas of expertise are commercial litigation, environmental litigation, labor relations, appeals, construction litigations, and real estate litigations.
Although there have been no official records showing his net worth and salary, it would be safe to state that he once earned in millions, both from law practices and faking taxes. There are even reports that state that he once ran more than 32 businesses.
Morris Black Death Case & Jeanine Pirro
Robert Dust's murder trial was one of the controversial projects of Justice With Judge Jeanine star, Jeanine Pirro's entire career as a district attorney. She is said to have allegedly romanced a detective named Cody Cazalas during the time when she was writing her book 'He Killed Them All' in 2015.
According to reports, Cody is the same detective, who was assigned to investigate the murder of Morris Black in 2001 by Galveston's County Sheriff Office while Jeanine was the district attorney.
According to writer DePaulo, Jeanine and Cody came closer working on the case of Morris Black. They were both married when they first met.
As of now, American real estate heir Rober Dust has been facing a murder trial for shooting and killing his old friend Susan Berman.