Petri Adonis Petri Hawkins-Byrd, better known as Byrd, is a television personality, actor, voice actor, author, and retired New York State Court Officer from the United States of America. He also goes by the name Petri Hawkins-Byrd.
He is best remembered for his supporting role as Bailiff Byrd, which he played for the entire series run of the top-rated courtroom TV show on Nielsen, Judge Judy, which lasted for 25 seasons. Byrd is the person who holds the record for the longest time spent working as a bailiff on a court show on television.
In April of 2022, it was revealed that Byrd would make a comeback to the court show genre. He will reprise his role as a television bailiff in the forthcoming panel-based courtroom series, The Tribunal.
The show will include a panel of three judges and is being created by Judy Sheindlin’s private production team. Do you want to know who Petri Hawkins Byrd’s wife is?
And their kids together? If you want to know more, please read more.
Petri Hawkins Byrd is Married to his Wife Makita Bond Byrd since 2019
On May 4, 2019, Byrd wed his current wife, Makita Bond Byrd, who had previously served as a crew member alongside him on Judge Judy. Back in 2012, before Bond became a producer for the TV show, the two of them had their first encounter on the lot of Sunset Bronson Studios, which was the location where the “Judge Judy” show was recorded throughout its entire tenure.
Around that time, the two stopped communicating after the first of them took the other on a date to a comedy concert. In 2015, Byrd greeted Makita through text message, and while she did reply, there were no additional conversations between the two.
The soon-to-be couple briefly reconnected in 2015. Petri Hawkins Byrd’s wife was offered a position as a producer on Judge Judy in 2016.
She planned a surprise visit for Byrd on the set of the court show, expecting that he would recognize her thanks to the friend request he had made her on Facebook after Petri Hawkins, Byrd’s wife, was hired for the post. Byrd was the target of her surprise visit.
However, Byrd later acknowledged that she had merely pretended to recognize her when the two of them were reunited and that she had secretly asked another member of the Judge Judy crew who she was. Byrd has remarked that he would not have been able to remember who Makita was if it were not because Bond still had a photograph of the two of them together on the Sunset Bronson Studio lot in 2012.
Makita Bond Byrd’s Biography
Petri Hawkins Byrd is a well-known television personality, and on May 4, 2019, he married his lovely wife, Makita Bond, who is now his wife. Since that time, the charming pair has been deeply in love with one another until today.
Petri Hawkins Byrd’s wife is currently 51 years old. She was born on July 29, 1970, which makes her age 51 at this point
Unfortunately, Makita was discovered with a brain tumor in April 2021, which led to her having to have surgery to remove the tumor. They were able to remove 95 percent of Makita’s tumor thanks to the procedure that was conducted by Dr. Black, which was thankfully a great success.
Petri Hawkins Byrd was Married to his Wife Felicia Hawkins from 1980 to 1989
Byrd is a father to four children, all of whom are the product of his first marriage to Felicia. In 1980, Byrd wed Felicia Hawkins, who would become the parent of his four children.
After some time, in 1989, the couple divorced, and Felicia took the couple’s children and went to the West Coast. Byrd and Felicia got back together following their sessions of couples counseling; however, their relationship did not succeed.
Petri Hawkins Byrd’s Kids
The TV personality has four kids with his ex-wife Felicia. Unfortunately, there is no information about their names or birthdates.
Please be assured that this article will be updated accordingly if new information becomes available.