Judge Juan Merchan Age, Wiki, Net Worth, Wife & Bio

Juan Merchan (born 1963) is an America-based judge and attorney. He currently holds an Acting Justice position for the New York County Supreme Court. To date, he has been actively practicing law for almost three decades. Read the entire article to find the latest information about his age, wiki, net worth, wife, bio, children, family, ethnicity, parents, siblings, nationality, religion, facts, and more.

Juan Merchan Wiki/Biography

Juan Merchan was born in a Colombian family in Bogota, Colombia. As his exact date of birth is unavailable, his zodiac sign is not known as well. His nickname is Juan.

Upon completing high school graduation, he attended Baruch College and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1990. Further, he obtained Juris Doctorate at Hofstra University of Law in 1994.

Real NameJuan Merchan
ProfessionJudge & attorney
Age60 [as of 2022]
Date of Birth1962
BirthplaceBogota, Colombia
HometownNew York City, NY, USA
Zodiac SignNot known
CollegeBaruch College
Hofstra University of Law
Famous ForBeing a Judge

Juan Merchan Wife, Children & Family

Juan Merchan’s marital status is married. His wife’s name is Lauren Merchan. The couple has been happily married for a few decades now.

Though it is known that he is a father and has kids, there couldn’t be many details available about his children. Before getting married, he could’ve been romantically linked with at least one person.

His ethnicity is Colombian but his nationality is American. While his parents’ names are unavailable, his father worked in the Colombian military. His family consisted of eight members wherein he is the youngest children of six kids.

Juan Merchan Age, Height & More

Born in 1962, Juan Merchan’s age is 60. His height is 6 feet 1 inch & his weight is 83 kg approximately. He has brown eyes and greyish hair. While his body stats are unknown, his shoe size is 12 (US).


Juan Merchan began his attorney career after earning a law degree in 1994. His first job was at New York County District Attorney’s Office as an Assistant District Attorney in Trial Division in the same year.

After working in that position for four years, he was promoted to the Investigations Division in 1998 and he continued to work for around a year. Since 1999, he began working at New York State Attorney General till 2006.

When he first joined, he worked as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General in-Charge of Nassau County Region. Over the next seven years, he was eventually promoted to Assistant Attorney General in-Charge of Affirmative Litigation (Nassau and Suffolk County) and Assistant Attorney General in-Charge (Nassau County Region).

Upon getting nominated to the Family Court of Bronx County, he started working as the Judge at Family Court in August 2006. During his almost three-year stay, he mainly presided over Juvenile Delinquency matters, PINS petitions, and designated felonies.

Juan left Bronx Family Court after he was appointed as the Judge of the Court of Claims by Governor David Peterson in April 2009. At the same time, he was appointed as the Acting Justice of the New York County Supreme Court in Criminal Term by Judge Ann Pfau.

While he still serves as the Acting Justice, he is no longer the Judge of the Court of Claims as his term came to an end in 2018. In his career, he has presided over major criminal trials such as Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, etc.

Juan Merchan Net Worth

Juan Merchan possesses an estimated net worth of $5 million. Being a judge of the Supreme Court, he receives a fixed monthly salary from the government. As per our research, his annual salary is in the six figures around $200,000.


  • He can speak two languages i.e., English and Spanish.
  • He immigrated to New York City in the US at the mere age of six.
  • Juan has more than 200 followers on Linkedin.
  • He is very inactive on all social media platforms.
  • He travels to various destinations during his leisure time.
  • Juan currently resides in Manhattan, New York.

FAQs about Juan Merchan

Who is Juan Merchan?

Juan Merchan is a judge and attorney based in New York.

How old is Juan Merchan?

60 years old.

Is Juan Merchan married?

Yes, his wife is Lauren Merchan.

Does Juan Merchan have children?

Yes, but their details are unavailable.

What is Juan Merchan’s net worth?

$5 million (estimated).

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