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Who Is Thomas Girardi? Relationship Details With Erika Jayne | Explore His Net Worth

Tom Girardi

Thomas Girardi is a former attorney and co-founder of Girardi & Keese, which is a downtown Los Angeles law firm. He was born in 1939 in Denver, Colorado, United States. He has been married three times.

Thomas is not active on any social media. He is neither active on Facebook nor Instagram.

Who Is Thomas Girardi?

Thomas Girardi is an American attorney known to the public as the husband of dancer and singer Erika Jayne. He is 82 years old, and he studied at Loyola Marymount University in 1961.

Thomas completed his LLM at New York University in 1965 after graduating from Loyola Law School in 1964. He also became the first Californian attorney in 170 to win over one million dollars in a medical malpractice case.

He has worked against countless Pacific Gas & Electric Co and Lockheed Corp companies. A highly acclaimed film Erin Brockovich starring Julia Roberts, was inspired by his case against Pacific Gas & Electric.

Who Are Thomas Parents?

Thomas Girardi was born as Thomas Vincent Tom Girardi, but his parents’ details are currently unavailable.

How Did Thomas And Erika Met? Relationship Details

Thomas Girardi and Erika Jayne first met each other over two decades ago. Tom was a regular guest at the L.A restaurant Chasen’s, where Erika used to work as a waitress.

They have an age difference of 33 years, but they have an amazing connection, and Erika had shared in her book, Pretty Mess, how they both appreciate growth as they both came the hard way.

Their romance began when Thomas asked her out on a date. After being friends for a year, he moved with her after a few months of dating.

Is Thomas Still Married?

The couple got married in a civil ceremony in 1999, but he had requested not to wear his wedding band because he found it uncomfortable. However, the couple lasted for two decades and decided to end their relationship in 2020.

Tom Girardi and Wife

Tom Girardi with his wife, Erika Jayne(©WorthyCelebs)

Erika Jayne is a singer, author, and reality star. She owns a music record label named Pretty Mess Records. She has also written a book with the same name and a song under the same title, Pretty Mess.

But before their separation, the former couple always spoke with love and respect for each other. His wife Erika is a reality star best known for being the cast member of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and during the shows, she was always asked about her life with Thomas.

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She had answered that question sassily, saying, “People always ask that. They’re always what’s going on? Is it 20-year-old f—king all day long? No. Not really. We got bills to pay.”

She also talked about how he welcomed her son with open arms when they got married and said, “I’m very thankful. That’s my guy.”

During an interview in an episode, she also expressed her frustration over people’s questions about her marriage with Mr. Girardi, saying, “I’ve dealt with this forever; the younger woman that married, the wealthier, older man.”

She justified her answer by saying, “Yeah I married a guy that’s 33 years older than me and yeah he’s got a lot of money, but you know what? He’s a f—king good man. And that is the most important thing.”

Why Did Thomas Girardi And Erika Jayne Divorce?

After 21 years of marriage, Tom and Erika called it quits in 2020 and shocked the RHOBH fans and other people because they were considered one of the strongest couples.

After her divorce from Tom, Erika had released a statement and shared that this step was not taken lightly and that she has great love and respect for Tom.

She said, “It is my absolute wish to proceed through this process with respect and with the privacy that both Tom and I deserve. I request others give us that privacy as well.”

Several reports claimed that the former couple lived separately for months before their divorce was announced to the media.

Thomas was also accused of cheating in 2017 with a mystery blonde at the Beverly Hills Hotel, but later, he cleared up the rumors saying that he was drinking with his colleague and a friend.

Does Thomas Girardi Have a Daughter?

Thomas Girardi and Erika Jayne had no children together, but they had their own kids from past relationships.

In an episode, his wife Erika shared how she gets along with her step-daughter, who is the same age. She also said that her step-daughter got really lucky because Tom had really lovely kids.

She confessed that she was their age and said, “We always go to Tm’s daughter’s house for Thanksgiving. It’s wonderful. She’s a chef.”

Tom has a daughter named Jacqueline Lira from his past relationship.

How Much Is Thomas Girardi Worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, his estimated net worth is around $100 Thousand. However, he had an estimated net worth of approximately $264 million in 2015.

Thomas has gone through some tough times regarding his finances, as in Dec 2020, a judge from Chicago seized his assets after he, along with his wife, withheld $20 million in client funds after the 2018 Lion Air Flight 610 crash. So, his law firm was forced into involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy after all the creditors came forward with their remaining money.

However, before all of that scandals and bankruptcy, Thomas Girardi was a well-recognized and respected former attorney who had received the honor of being inducted into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame by the California State Bar. Furthermore, he was also a member of the Board of Directors and former President of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.