Michelle Odinet Biography

Michelle Odinet is a judge in Louisiana. She has been asked for “forgiveness and understanding” after a video surfaced capturing her while saying racial words for a family who was performing burglary at their home. A black man was reportedly arrested in connection with the burglary over the past weekend. The video has captured the voice of the judge and her immediate family joking over the video of burglary using the N-word while they watched the security footage.

Michelle Odinet Wiki

A native of Lafayette, Los Angeles, Michelle was born in 1969 and she is 25 years old at the moment. As far as her education is concerned, she went to Newcomb College of Tulane University. She accumulated graduation and later enrolled at Law School of Tulane University and finished graduation in 1993. Judge Michelle Odinet was selected for her seat in November 2020. Since then she has been maintaining her position as a judge. But the way she could be heard behaving in the video that is aggressively said to belong to her is already catching negative views of people.

Michelle Odinet Video

Michelle Odinet has four children. She confirmed the same to a local news site “The Current”. The voice covered the footage of her home. It is unclear who shot the footage and who is exactly using the language but it has gone viral on social media. The video covers the disturbing and explicit language joking and laughing over the people seen in the security footage. At one point, a voice could be heard saying, “And mom’s yelling n****r, n****r,” to which a woman’s voice answered: “We have a n****r. It’s a n****r, like a roach.” While she was reached by the news site “The Current”, Odinet said that she could not sleep the whole night because of that particular incident.

This is because she had taken sedatives at the time of the video and did not clearly remember what happened the same day. She said that they (Odinet herself and her children) are the victims of the burglary that happened outside her house. The police were called and the assailant was arrested. She said that the incident shook her from inside and has affected her mental state as she has become fragile after that incident. Odinet also said that she was a wreck and could not sleep. She was given a sedative at the time of the video. Furthermore, she possesses zero recollection of the video and knows nothing about the disturn=bing language used during the incident.

Michelle Odinet Biography

Real Name Michelle Odinet
Birth Date 1969
Age (as of 2021) 52 Years
Birth Place Lafayette, Los Angeles, USA
Nationality American
Profession Judge
Religion Christianity
Sun sign

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 65 kg  –  in Pounds –  143 lbs
Shoe Size 7.5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Average




College Tulane University School of Law

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Kenneth Odinet Jr.
Children Four

Michelle Odinet Net Worth

Based on the average salary of a judge, she earns about $218600 per year from her occupation. From these numbers, we can estimate that her net worth would be around $1 million, including her personal investments and other incentives.

Her Statement

Odinet said that anyone who knows her and her husband knows that this exists is opposite to the way she lives in her life. She asked for forgiveness for what happened the day of the incident and asked people to understand her family. She said that she was dealing with the emotional aftermath because of this armed burglary. Despite Odinet’s claims, the police have confirmed that no weapon was found with the man who was arrested in the incident of burglary. On the other hand, the footage of judge Michelle Odinet has gone viral on the internet and people are now asking for her resignation. Many of the negative comments have come from the local officials and community members.

In one of the lengthy statements published by KATC3, Lafayette City Marshall Reggie Thomas said that the judge should be held accountable. He further said that people of color will find it impossible to trust. They will be treated equally when they will stand for the judgment before Judge Odinet. He said that this type of language would not be accepted or tolerated especially for those who are serving the city. State Sen. Gerald Boudreaux said that the case should be investigated and it should be overlooked as the comments are replenishable.

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