Ira Peskowitz, Bhad Bhabie father; His relationship with his daughter

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Ira Peskowitz is a deputy from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. He is known chiefly for his estranged relationship with his daughter Danielle Bregoli. His daughter first rose to the province for her phrase on Dr. Phil, “Cash me ousside, how bout dah?” Now, she is a known female rapper with the stage name Bhad Bhabie.

The police officer is believed to be an absent dad/husband when Bhabie needed him most. Not only that but, did you know, Ira even bad-mouthed his own daughter? Are the claims true?

Find out all the true facts in the below-written article. It also includes Ira Peskowitz’s age, current relationship, career, net worth, and many more.

Details On Ira Peskowitz Age, Education, & Family Background

Ira Peskowitz was born on February 6, 1968, in New York, USA. He is 54 years old as of 2023. Ira is an American by nationality and belongs to an Ashkenazi Jewish ethnical background. However, the details regarding his early life, parents, and siblings are still missing.

Ira Peskowitz getting an award from his police department
Ira in his police uniform.

Besides, talking about his education, he went to enroll at NYPD Police Academy in 1994. There he grabbed the course of police office, law enforcement criminal justice. Then in 1998, he went to study at Indian River State College. Later, he went to Palm Beach Atlantic University, and he received a Bachelor’s certificate in organizational leadership.

Ira Peskowitz Is Working In Law Enforcement

Ira Peskowitz started working in law enforcement in Feb 1994. At the same time, he also maintained several others jobs. In fact, he is also a tennis coach, and advocate. It has been 29 years since. He currently trains tennis rookies at USTA.

Ira Peskowitz Has Married Twice

As mentioned above, Ira and his ex-wife Barbara Bregoli had a rough relationship. As per reports, the exes hardly dated for a year. Eventually, Ira left his former partner as soon as she became pregnant with his now 19-year-old daughter Bhad Bhabie.

Ira Peskowwitz and his second wife Stephanie
Ira shares two kids with his current wife

As of 2023, the police officer is married to his second wife Stephanie Peskowitz. They are also parents to two kids, and both of them are sons. The details related to their wedding, and dating, are still unknown. But, it is safe to say that they are still together and are leading a blissful marital relationship.

Was Ira Peskowitz Really An Absent Dad?

According to Ira’s ex-wife Barbara, he has failed to be a father. Barbara, 55, said she knew from the beginning that she was going to do it alone. Similarly, on Father’s day, the mother of one also mentioned raising a child only by herself. She came up with an Instagram post, and captioned it,

“Happy Father’s Day to me as I have always and will always be the ONLY parent in my daughters life – I have been there through every up and down, good and bad, happy and sad. Through every milestone of waking, talking, first tooth, first everything- I was 35 when I had her and knew from the beginning I was going to do it alone and I was just fine with that and still am. Sometimes it’s better to not have a parent around that never wanted you then to force them to be around. Danielle and I still face challenges BUT we will always be there to support one another as we are a TEAM ALWAYS & FOREVER “Barbara & Danielle Est. 3/26/2003” @bhadbhabie

In addition to this, some of the online tabloids have also mentioned Ira as an absent figure as a dad/husband. When he wasn’t there in his daughter’s life, did you know, she had lots of legal issues? As Bhabie was living with her mother only, she started doing criminal activities and even stole her mother’s car to visit Miami.

Ira Peskowitz's daughter Bhad Bhabie
Isa’s daughter Danielle Bregoli at the LA Premiere Of Entertainment Studios, at Regency Village Theatre on August 13, 2019, in Westwood, California. Source: Getty Image

When Barbara couldn’t handle her daughter’s behavior, she took the help of Dr. Phil so that, her daughter would come to her sense. After the mother-daughter duo appeared in Dr. Phil‘s show, Danielle became known throughout the globe for her phrase.

She was trying to say  “Catch me outside, how about that?” But because of her accent, it sounded like “Cash me ousside, how bow dah?”

Ira Peskowitz’s Daughter Was Sent To Rehab Facility

After the show with Dr. Phil, his daughter Bhabie was sent to the Turn-About Ranch, a facility for “troubled teens”, in Escalante, Utah. Nevertheless, her condition got even worse and in July 2017, she was sentenced to five years of probation. Luckily, she got out earlier in March 2018, after she hired a new lawyer.

Furthermore, in 2021, Danielle revealed that she was treated badly at the Turn-About Ranch. Dr. Phil denied the allegation in an interview with NewsNation and said he wasn’t aware of the rehab center’s action, and he didn’t get any updates from them.

Ira’s daughter has replied to his denial by posting a video on her YouTube account. Take a quick look at the below-mentioned video.

Ira Peskowitz Claims His Daughter Was ‘Groomed’ To Make Money On OnlyFans

Ira Peskowitz has claimed that his daughter Bhabie is now an adult star. He also said that she made $50 million in just a year after opening her OnlyFans account. The rapper has kept her account private with the bio, “19🦋 It just got crazier, DM me. I am on here every night responding.”

Furthermore, her father says that her outfit and behavior are all related to sex kinds of stuff. In an interview with The Sun, Ira said,

“Was she groomed? Absolutely. With the way she dressed and the way she acted, everything was sex-related and encouraged by people around her. Who in their right mind thinks ‘Ah she’s just turned 18 so now it’s time to make money on OnlyFans’, you don’t think of that in a few days there must have been some preparation when she was under 18.”

For Ira, it wasn’t a normal thing, and it’s abnormal to pay just to see a barely legal girl explicitly. He thinks that the sad thing is people had treated his daughter like a product.

Ira Peskowitz wants to be a part of his daughter life once again
Ira claims that the family court system is failing kids

He further stated that,

“Everyone around here just wants her to make money. She doesn’t rap anymore, she doesn’t sing, and she doesn’t go on tour. She sits in her house and does her OnlyFans. I don’t know how many hours a day they are telling her to do it but to make that kind of money must be time-consuming. I know there’s a leaked video of her with a bunch of girls doing sexual things.”

Ira Peskowitz Reveals Why He Had To Give Up On Parental Rights

As we have mentioned above, Ira wasn’t by his daughter’s side, when she was a child. Well, the police officers claim the exact opposite. As per the reports, he reportedly started a failed Go Fund Me to raise money to fight a custody battle to get his daughter back in his life.

As per TheSun, Ira has said that his daughter was being raised wrong, after seeing his daughter on a Dr. Phil episode. Ira thought that he would have resolved to get his daughter the help she needed. Likewise, Peskowitz’s goal was always to get his daughter what she truly wanted.

Ira Peskowitz wish to reconcile with his daughter
Ira with his then 3-week-old daughter Bhad Bhabie

He told,

“I wanted to get Danielle the proper health care and help that she needed in regards to her hardships in life, from her problems at school, her behaviour with others, her drug abuse, all that stuff. I wanted to be able to help Danielle in a nurturing and normal atmosphere that a child would go through, not through this nonsense.”

Unfortunately, after several months of legal battles, he felt that he had no choice rather than to give up on his family. He claimed that there wasn’t any positive outcome after going into the courtroom. Even the judge out there shut him down when he wanted to talk.

Ira Peskowitz Showed Some Evidence To the Sun Online To Prove Himself Right

After getting lots of negative comments, he came up with evidence and provided it to The Sun. The provided data states that he was being blocked by the rapper’s mom. He also said that Barbara waged a campaign against him, attacking him through online sources.

Ira also provided a voicemail sent by his ex-wife. Sun Online heard the message, and it clearly said,

“You’re not in her life, you’ll never be in her life… you want her now because she’s making money ain’t gonna happen Ira… she’s mine.”

In 2017, he even filed a restraining order against Barbara. He claimed that Barbara ‘continually’ beats their daughter. But, in 2020, his daughter revealed that it was a fake report and she filed for a restraining order against him. Then, in a current deleted Instagram post, Bhabie also clearly mentioned that her dad cheated on her mom and then walked out of their lives.

Is Ira Peskowitz Active On Social Media Handles?

We can find Ira Peskowitz on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Ira often features his family through his Facebook account and mostly shares posts related to his work.

How Much Fortune Does Ira Peskowitz Hold?

As we all know Danielle’s dad has multiple professions including a coach, police officer, and advocate. Well, looking at his career, he probably has a net worth that is estimated to be $250,000 as of 2023.

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