American politician Ronald DeSantis served the country in various roles before rising to become the governor of Florida.
As an ally of Donald Trump, DeSantis has often courted controversy, but there’s no doubt that the majority of his constituents love the work he’s doing.
Wikipedia & Biography
DeSantis was born in Jacksonville, Florida, to parents who are of Italian descent. He played football in college before joining the United States Navy in 2004.
His impressive work saw him rise to the position of lieutenant and an advisor to SEAL Team One. He was also deployed to Iraq during his time in the Navy.
DeSantis was later appointed as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in Florida and he ventured into active politics when he left the role in 2010. Two years later, he defeated Heather Beaven to be elected to Congress and, in 2019, he became the 46th governor of Florida.
Age and birthday
The American politician was born on September 14, 1978, and is currently 43 years old.
Height and weight
DeSantis is 1.8 meters tall and weighs 75 kilograms.
Nationality & ethnicity
He is American but of Italian descent.
DeSantis is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School.
Political party and views
He is a member of the Republican Party and is of the view that funds should be raised through curtailing spending rather than through taxes.
He also believes education policy should be localised, and therefore opposes federal education programs like No Child Left Behind Act and Race to the Top.
DeSantis, however, has controversial views on the environment, insisting he does not want to be referred to as a climate change believer.
Parents and siblings
His parents are Karen Rogers)and Ronald Daniel DeSantis. But not much is known about his siblings.
Wife and children
He is married to Casey DeSantis and they are blessed with three children.
Salary and net worth
DeSantis is said to take home a salary of $180,273 per year. He is also estimated to be worth just over $500,000.
Social media: Instagram & Twitter
He has 1.4 million followers on Instagram and 2.7 million followers on Twitter.