Ricardo Lugo Biography, Wiki, Family, Nationality, Career Choices and Net Worth

Lugo is best known for being the husband of a renowned lawyer, journalist, fashion designer, author, women’s advocate, and talk show co-host, Star Jones.

Profile Summary

Full Name: Ricardo Lugo
Mostly Called: Ricardo Lugo
Birth Place: Wisconsin
Birthday: January 3, 1962
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Net Worth: $5 million
Age: 61 years
Currently, Live In: Chicago
Nationality: American
Religion: Christianity
Marital Status Married
College: Saint Procopius College 

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Profession: Attorney
Social Media Accounts: Instagram: ricardolugochicago

Early Life and Education of Ricardo Lugo

Ricardo Lugo was born on January 3, 1962, in Wisconsin. So he is 61 years old as of 2023. There is no information about his family, as Ricardo has always kept his personal life away from the Internet.

Ricardo Lugo earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Saint Procopius College. Then, he enrolled in the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he pursued his Juris Doctor. He graduated with a Juris Doctorate (J.D) in 1991.

Moving on, he completed his bachelbachelor’ses at Benedictine University. In addition to these certifications, he further obtained his Divorce Mediator Certification from Northwestern Law School.

Ricardo’s Career Path

Ricardo works in Chicago as an Administrative Law Judge. He specialises in domestic and children-related matters. He is also a Family Law Attorney and political activist.

After being admitted to the bar in 1991 and earning his degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Lugo focused on criminal law. To work as an administrative law judge and attorney, he obtained licenses in both Wisconsin and Illinois.

After working as a lawyer for more than two decades, Ricardo established a solo practice in Illinois in 2017. His practice focuses on delinquency, civil litigation, criminal defense, and family law. The Lugo Law Office is the name of Ricardo’s company.

Ricardo serves on the board of the Spanish Action Committee of Chicago, a non-profit organization started by Juan Diaz to draw attention to the wants and needs of the Hispanic population in the area.

Ricardo Lugo Relationships and Wife

Ricardo Lugo prefers to keep his family affairs secret. There is no information about his parents or siblings anywhere online. He never also talked about his childhood.

However, when it comes to his personal life, we know just as much as we should about his marriages. Ricardo has been married once before, although he never disclosed the identity of the ex-wife, we know that they share a son named Jake.

After many years of being a single father, Lugo met popular lawyer, journalist, fashion designer, author, women’s advocate, and talk show co-host, Star Jones on a dating app. Star noted that she didn’t have a profile picture but she posted photos from her life activities.

Ricardo Lugo Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, And Wiki Bio
Ricardo and Wife, Jones

It happened that the two became a match and after 8 weeks of chatting, they decided to go on a date. They went to a French restaurant and that was the first time they met each other. It happened that it was love at first sight as the duo started dating immediately and ended up getting engaged a year after.

On March 25, 2018, Ricardo Lugo married Star Jones on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, with 150 of their closest friends and family as witnesses. The wedding guests included stars from different parts of the USA including RHOA reality star Phaedra Parks and Beyonce’s mother, Tina Knowles-Lawson.

Ricardo Lugo Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, And Wiki Bio
Ricardo and Jones during their wedding

It is worthy of note that Star Jones had been married before to bisexual investment banker Al Reynolds. They had split up in 2008. The marriage did not produce any offspring.

Star Jones has been smiling ever since her marriage to Ricardo. In an interview, she stated that he was a kind and gentle man. They are always seen together in a jolly mood.

She has also been an amazing step mom to Lugo’s Son from his previous marriage, Jake. She often calls herself “bonus mom” as she posts pictures of herself, Jake and Ricardo on Instagram.

Physical Appearance

Ricardo Lugo has a tall and slim build. He stands at 5 ft 8 in, weighing about 85 kg. Despite his slim build, he appears very strong, even though he is over 60. He is half bald in the front region of his head while having dark hair on the back side. Hair is often neatly cut low. He has dark brown eyes and a clean-shaven face. He looked a lot more charming when he was younger.

Ricardo is often seen smiling, not minding the wrinkles. If Ricardo is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family. He is often seen at social events and games with his wife and son, Jake.

Ricardo Lugo Net Worth

Ricardo’s net worth is estimated at $5 million. This may not be an accurate representation of how much the Chicago Chicago-based attorney has. However, still, it is an estimated value of a combination of his annual earnings as an attorney.

A US attorney earns an average of. $93,314 to $116,702 annually. This varies with the state and the job description of the attorney. In the case of Ricardo Lugo, he may be earning higher as he works with different law organizations.


In addition, Lugo belongs to the Puerto Rican Bar and participates in the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Attorney Panel. He serves on the board of Cabrini-Green Legal Aid, which offers free assistance to people dealing with the American legal system.

He had previously held positions in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, the U.S. Probation Office, and the Wisconsin Public Defender’s Office in addition to his current one.

As a political activist, Ricardo was very much against Donald Trump’s second run for office and the Republicans in general. He campaigned against him both on social media and in real life. He has different derogatory illustrations and remarks against the former US president scattered all over his Instagram page.

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