Casey DeSantis Net Worth 2022 – Salary, Income, Husband

Casey DeSantis Net Worth

Casey DeSantis has an estimated net worth of $10 million. She is an American former news anchor and television show host who is now the first lady of Florida. Her husband is the 46th governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis. Casey earned most of her income from her career as a television host. 

She is an Emmy Award winning television host. She had been the host of First Coast Living, a magazine-style talk show, and a co-executive producer of The Chat, a live talk show featuring three to four other women from the community.

Before joining First Coast News, Casey worked for the PGA TOUR hosting and producing two shows: On The Tee, a live broadcast preceding Golf Channel coverage, and PGA Tour Today, a daily recap of tournament play.

To calculate the net worth of Casey DeSantis Ellis, subtract all her liabilities from her total assets. Investments, savings, cash deposits, and any equity she has in a house, car, or other similar asset are included in the total assets. All debts, such as personal loans and mortgages, are included in total liabilities.

Here’s the breakdown of her net worth:


Casey DeSantis Ellis

Net Worth: $10 Million
Monthly Salary: $100 Thousand
Annual Income: $3 Million
Source of Wealth: Television Host, First Lady of Florida

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Early Life 

In Troy, Ohio, Casey DeSantis was born on June 26, 1980. However, Casey has not disclosed any information about her parents or siblings for privacy concerns. 

DeSantis attended the College of Charleston in South Carolina, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and was a member of the International Economics Honors Society. There, she was a member of the equestrian team and placed second at the Division I NCAA National Championships. She is also a three-time national champion in out-of-school riding.

Television Career

After graduating from college, First Lady DeSantis worked as a producer and host for the PGA Tour. She also worked for two television stations in Jacksonville, Florida, where she held a variety of positions including general assignment reporter, police reporter, weekend anchor, and morning anchor. 

She has had the opportunity to cover a variety of military reports, including assignments on the USS John F. Kennedy, the last conventionally powered aircraft carrier, and the USS Florida, a cruise missile submarine. 

First Lady DeSantis received an Emmy Award for her talent as an anchor and two Emmy nominations for her work in television, one for an investigative series titled Real Life CSI and one for a documentary titled Champion, The JT Townsend Story.

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First Lady of Florida

Casey DeSantis has emerged as a champion of cancer research and treatment in Florida, helping to ensure that $100 million in recurring funding for cancer research and treatment is included in the fiscal year 2022-2023 budget. 

Doctors declared Casey cancer-free in February 2022, and she travels the state visiting patients to raise awareness about the importance of early detection and provide support and hope to families affected by cancer. 

The Florida Legislature recently renamed the Florida Consortium of National Institute Centers Program the Casey DeSantis Cancer Research Program in honor of her work in this area.

Since Governor DeSantis’ election, First Lady DeSantis has launched four major initiatives.

Hope Florida – A Pathway to Prosperity, Economic Self-Sufficiency, and Hope

Single parents, Floridians receiving government assistance, mothers struggling with substance abuse disorders, and children aging out of the foster care system are among those who will benefit from this initiative.

In March 2022, First Lady DeSantis announced that the Hope Florida initiative had reached a major milestone: More than 25,000 Floridians will receive family-centered support to help them become economically self-sufficient. 

Resiliency Florida initiative

To combat the stigma surrounding mental health, First Lady DeSantis has partnered with professional sports teams and athletes such as Tom Brady, David Beckham, Peyton Manning, etc in February 2021. These teams and athletes lend their voices and personal stories of resilience and hope to encourage Florida students to persevere in the face of adversity.

In addition, as part of the Resiliency Florida initiative, First Lady DeSantis has worked with the Department of Education to develop character education standards to be taught in Florida’s K-12 schools. 

“The Facts. Your Future.” campaign

In December 2019, Florida’s First Lady DeSantis launched “The Facts. Your Future.”, a collaboration between the Attorney General’s Office, the Florida Department of Health, and the Florida Department of Education. This initiative educates students about substance abuse and its impact on their lives. 

Hope for Healing Florida initiative

In May 2019, First Lady DeSantis made her first major announcement, the Hope for Healing Florida initiative, which brought together stakeholders from across the state to discuss new community-based solutions to combat mental illness and substance abuse, with a focus on resources for children, veterans, and first responders. 

Personal life & Husband

She met Ron DeSantis on a golf course at Naval Station Mayport, where he was then a naval officer. In September 2010, they were married. They have two daughters, Madison and Mamie, and a son, Mason.

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