Ron DeSantis : Family, Education, Wealth & Politics

Ronald Dion DeSantis, popularly known as Ron DeSantis, is an American politician, attorney, and former military officer, currently serving as the 46th governor of Florida since 2019.

Recently Ron has been very much in discussion particularly among Americans as he is considering to run for the presidency as a Republican Party candidate in 2024 elections.

Belonging to Republican Party, Ron DeSantis was Born on September 14, 1978 at Jacksonville, Florida. So he is 44 years old now.

Being an influential member of the Republican Party, DeSantis represented Florida’s 6th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2013 to 2018 prior to his current political status.

Ron has recently come into the field of Republican Party Presidential nominee hopefuls as he is the person best positioned to challenge Donald Trump for the party nomination in 2024.

Ron DeSantis Family :

Now let us talk about Ron DeSantis family life. Ron is married to Jill Casey (Casey DeSantis) since September 26, 2009. Jill met Ron DeSantis, then a naval officer at Naval Station Mayport, on a golf course.

They have three children together : two daughters (Madison DeSantis & Mamie DeSantis) and a son (Mason DeSantis).

She is an American former news and television show host and the current first lady of Florida, as the wife of Governor Ron DeSantis. On October 4, 2021, Ron DeSantis announced that her wife had been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Ron DeSantis with His Family
Ron DeSantis with his wife Jill Casey and three children.

Ron DeSantis Education :

Ron DeSantis attended Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School and Dunedin High School, graduating in 1997.

After high school, DeSantis studied history at Yale University. He was captain of Yale’s varsity baseball team and joined the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He was an outfielder on the Yale baseball team; as a senior in 2001, he had the team’s best batting average at .336. While attending Yale he worked a variety of jobs, including as an electrician’s assistant and a coach at a baseball camp. DeSantis graduated from Yale in 2001 with a B.A. magna cum laude.

After Yale, he taught history and coached for a year at Darlington School in Georgia. He subsequently attended Harvard Law School, graduating in 2005 with a Juris Doctor cum laude.

Ron DeSantis Net Worth :

As the next presidential election debate is heating up gradually in the USA, so there has been wide discussion about the wealth of Ron DeSantis. At least when it comes to personal finances, Ron DeSantis has more in common with Barack Obama than his  potential Republican rival–Donald Trump.

As per Forbes, DeSantis, who currently serves as Florida’s governor, has limited private sector business experience and a personal balance sheet to match. At the end of last year of 2022, he was worth about $320,000 and still owed roughly $20,000 in student loans, according to a financial disclosure report he filed in June, 2022.

Ron DeSantis Approval Rating :

According to a report by, Now Donald Trump leads most early primary polling, but DeSantis is currently in the best position to challenge the former president for the GOP nomination. Even though DeSantis has not yet entered the race, he is widely expected to. About 44 percent have a favorable view of DeSantis, and 36 percent have an unfavorable view. That means more people are familiar with him than Haley, but despite that, his net favorability rating of +8 is better. If you’re DeSantis’s nascent campaign operation, that figure could be evidence for potential donors and supporters that the Florida governor is in a better position to win a general election than the more un-popular Trump.

Ron DeSantis with Donald Trump and Melania
Ron DeSantis and his wife with Donald Trump and Melania.

Important PAAs (People Also Ask) Regarding Ron DeSantis & Beyond :

What ethnicity is DeSantis?

DeSantis was born on September 14, 1978, in Jacksonville, the son of Karen DeSantis (her family name was originally Ruggiero before her father, Philip Ernest Rogers/Ruggiero, the son of parents who immigrated from Italy to the U.S., changed it) and Ronald Daniel DeSantis. He is Italian American.

What is Ron DeSantis nationality?

Ron is an American, for sure!

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What did Casey DeSantis do?

Casey DeSantis (42) hosted the daily local talk show First Coast Living as well as the weekly The American Dream program about entrepreneurs. DeSantis wrote and produced the television documentary Champion, The JT Townsend Story about high school football player J.T. Townsend. She also won a regional Suncoast Emmy Award.

Madison DeSantis :

Madison DeSantis is the elder daughter of Ron DeSantis. Born in 2016, Madison enjoys swimming, jumping on the trampoline, and eating ice cream. She is also very good at golf and t-ball.

Another daughter of Ron DeSantis is Mason DeSantis who was born in 2018. She likes swimming, t-ball, and golf and has a pretty nice swing. The couple’s only son Mamie, born in 2020, loves her siblings and is fond of Bingo from Bluey.

How old is Ron De Santis?

DeSantis is 44 years old now (born on September 14, 1978).

Ron DeSantis Height :

Yahoo! News in 2013, described Ron DeSantis as “5-foot-11 first-term House member from Florida. That means he is 5ft 11 (180.3 cm). 

Was Ron DeSantis a navy seal?

He graduated from Yale University and Harvard Law School. DeSantis joined the United States Navy in 2004 and was promoted to lieutenant before serving as a legal advisor to SEAL Team One. He was stationed at Joint Task Force Guantanamo in 2006, and was deployed to Iraq in 2007.

Who has the executive power in Florida?

Governor (Ron DeSantis, Governor) has the executive power in the state.

How long is the Governor of Florida’s term?

The term of Florida’s Governor is Four years, renewable once consecutively.

Are all governors’ (in USA) terms 4 years?

The governors hold the office for four years and can choose to run for re-election. The Governor is not eligible to serve more than eight years in any twelve-year period.

What is the capital in Florida?

Tallahassee is the capital of Florida State since 1824 primarily because it was the midway point between the two principal cities.

Is Florida rich or poor?

In terms of total Gross Domestic Product, Florida is the bottom third of the wealthiest states. However, in terms of net worth per capita or median household income, Florida is between those categories.

Who Founded Florida?

Written records about life in Florida began with the arrival of the Spanish explorer and adventurer Juan Ponce de León in 1513.

What is richest state in USA?

New York is the richest state in the US, with a GDP per capita at $96,5k. This means that New York is responsible for around 9% of America’s entire economic output, the highest percentage amongst the 50 states.

What is the poorest state in the US?

Mississippi is the poorest state in the US, with a poverty rate of 18.7%, followed by Louisiana as the second poorest state, with a poverty rate of 17.8%, and New Mexico, as the third poorest state in the US, at a poverty rate of 16.8%.



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