Nancy Reagan Net Worth
Nancy Reagan Net Worth: Nancy Reagan was an American actress and former first lady who had a net worth of $25 million. Nancy Reagan was probably most famous for being the widow of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. She was most recognized for her "Just Say No" anti-drug campaign. Nancy Reagan was born Anne Frances Robbins on July 6, 1921, in Manhattan, New York. Nancy's parents divorced shortly after her birth and she was raised in Maryland with her aunt and uncle while her mother pursued acting jobs. Following in her mother's footsteps, she became a Hollywood actress in the 1950s, under the stage name Nancy Davis. She soon found success and starred in a handful of movies including "Donovan's Brain" (1953), "Night into Morning" (1951) and "Hellcats of the Navy" (1957). When she married Ronald Reagan, he was the president of the Screen Actors Guild and a successful actor in his own right. It was Nancy's first and Ronald's second marriage. They eventually had two children. After the couple was romantically paired on screen in the World War II submarine drama "Hellcats of the Navy", Nancy gave up her acting career in order to raise a family and to support her husband's political ambitions. She became the First Lady of California when her husband served as Governor from 1967 to 1975. Ronald was elected President in 1980. The Reagans restored a Kennedy-esque glamour to the White House and Nancy earned both admiration and criticism as First Lady. While her interest in high-end fashion and the intent to replace the White House china was widely condemned, Nancy's drug awareness campaign "Just Say No" was highly praised and was considered her major initiative as first lady. Also, she is said to have had a strong influence on her husband, as well as she played a role in a few of his personnel and diplomatic decisions. In 1989, the Reagans retired to their home in Bel Air, Los Angeles. Over the next few years, Nancy she was devoted to caring for her husband, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 1994. After his death in 2004, Nancy Reagan continued to be active within the Reagan Library and politics, particularly in support of embryonic stem cell research. She died on March 6, 2016 at the age of 94.