Glenda Hatchett Married, Husband, Son, Net Worth, Cancer

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 22 Dec, 2019
Glenda Hatchett Married, Husband, Son, Net Worth, Cancer

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1951-05-31
Nationality American
Profession Judge, TV Personality
Marital Status Single
Divorced/Engaged Yes (Once)
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity African-American
Net Worth $5 Million Dollars
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Children/Kids Charles & Christopher (Sons)
Height N/A
Education Emory University
Siblings No
Parents N/A

Glenda Hatchett is an American former judge and TV personality best known for her appearance in the TV shows, Judge Hatchett from 2001 to 2008, New Day in 2017, and The Verdict with Judge Hatchett from 2016 to 2019.

She is also the founder of The Hatchett Firm, P.C., a national law firm focusing on Medical Malpractice, Catastrophic Personal Injury, and Class Action lawsuits. 

Glenda Hatchett’s Bio: Age & Family

Glenda Hatchett was born on 31st May 1951 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Her family has ancestry descending from the Yoruba and Hausa people of Nigeria. Her father passed away in 1994. She has also mentioned her mother, Clemmie Hatchett frequently on social media. 

In one of her posts, she shared that her mother had served her church, Providence Baptist, for nine years. 

Glenda Hatchett with her mother, Clemmie Hatchett on 14 December 2019 (Photo: Glenda Hatchett's Twitter)

As of her education, she attended Mount Holyoke College and graduated with a B.A. degree in political science in 1973. Then she went to Emory University School of Law and graduated with a law degree in 1977.

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Later, Mount Holyoke College also recognized her as a distinguished alumnus and awarded an honorary degree in 2000. 

Soon after graduating, Glenda completed a federal clerkship in the United States District Court in the Northern District of Georgia.

After that, she served Delta Air Lines for nearly a decade as a senior attorney and public relations manager. While working there, she was the airline’s highest-ranking woman of color worldwide. 

In 1990, she went to serve as Chief Presiding Judge of the Fulton County, Georgia Juvenile Court. Holding the post, she became Georgia's first African-American Chief Presiding Judge of a state court. 

In 2000, she began appearing in the nationally syndicated show, Judge Hatchett. From then onwards, she has appeared on several TV shows. 

Married To Husband, Divorce & Son Details

Glenda Hatchett is currently divorced. She has not shared any details of her husband and married life until today. 

However, it is well known that she is blessed with two sons: Charles S. Johnson IV and Christopher. 

Her son, Charles was married to Kira Johnson. However, she died in April 2016 after giving birth to her second son, Langston. The incident happened at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles one hour after giving birth to their child. The first child of the couple is named Charles IV. 

Glenda Hatchett with her son, Charles S. Johnson IV, and grandsons (Photo: Glenda Hatchett's Instagram)

After the tragic incident, Glenda and her son continued to speak and advocate for reforms regarding the protection of mothers and their unborn babies everywhere to honor Kira’s memory

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Additionally, Glenda also speaks about cancer awareness. Previously, in October 2014, she was involved in raising awareness about breast cancer. 

Net Worth 

Glenda Hatchett has a net worth of $5 million