| Date of Birth :|| Nov 29th, 1957
| Age :||61 Years old
Petri Hawkins-Byrd is an American actor and Television personality who is best known for his portrayal as bailiff in the court program Judge Judy.
Petri Hawkins-Byrd was born on 29th November, 1957 at Crown Heights, Brooklyn in New York. He is an American by nationality and ethnicity wise, Hawkins Byrd is an African American. Sagittarius is his zodiac sign. Byrd got his early education from Eastern District High School. Then he went to the Hostos Community College in The Bronx.
Early on in his career, Petri Hawkins-Byrd worked at the Brooklyn circuit of the New York City Court System as the court officer. He got transferred in 1986 to the Family Court division in Manhattan. Hawkins Byrd got a degree in criminal justice from John Jay College in 1989. After that he shifted to California to work at the United States Marshals Service.
In 1996, Petri Hawkins-Byrd was offered the role of bailiff by Judith Sheindlin in her TV series. Hawkins-Byrd has been the part of the show ever since. He plays the lead role which is responsible to introduce cases, swearing the litigants and to deliver materials between the litigants and the judge house. He is also responsible to dismiss parties and accompany them out when the case is finished. On various occasions, he is required to play a bigger role by controlling any type of altercations or preventing them.
Apart from his role in the Judge Judy series, Petri Hawkins-Byrd works as a Master of ceremony, charity supporter, and community activist and also as a guest speaker. He is also active in working for social issues involving young black males. He is working as the national chairman of the O.K program which works in this sector.
Petri Hawkins-Byrd is known to be happily married to his wife Felicia. According to sources, the couple was happily married with lovely children but the marriage didn't turn out well and they got separated. His wife lives separately at West coast with his children. Hawkins-Byrd tried to patch up the family so he made efforts and finally they reunited later on. At present, he is living a happy life in his house with his family.
Physical features and Net worth
Standing at six feet and four inches, Petri Hawkins-Byrd is a towering man in height. He weighs around 240 pounds which makes him look really intimidating. He still looks energetic and healthy at the age of sixty nine years. Hawkins-Byrd has black colored hair and his eyes are also black in color.
According to sources, Petri Hawkins-Byrd receives over $ 1 million USD as salary from the show Judy Judge every year. Similarly his net worth is estimated to be around $ 3.5 million USD.
Wiki and facts
Information in detail about Petri Hawkins-Byrd and his bio is available on Wikipedia and other internet websites. He is also active on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. He uses the Twitter handle @ByrdtheBailiff in which he has over 7600 followers.