Casey Kasem Net Worth

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Casey Kasem Net Worth
Net Worth:
$80 Million
Date of Birth
April 27, 1932
Place of Birth
Detroit
Profession
Voice Actor, Disc jockey, Actor, Radio personality, Music Historian, Film Producer

Casey Kasem net worth: Casey Kasem was an American radio DJ and voice over artist who had a net worth of $80 million. Casey Kasem was probably most well-known for being the host of the radio show, American Top 40 and for voicing the character Shaggy on the Scooby-doo cartoons. He hosted American Top 40 show for several decades. Kasem was born in 1932 to Lebanese immigrants who settled in Detroit, Michigan and worked as grocers. He attended Wayne State University and began his career in the mid 50s. In 1970, he founded the American Top 40 franchise with Don Bustany and Ron Jacobs. Kasem went on to host the show from 1970 to 2004, with a ten-year hiatus from 1988 to 1998. In addition to his radio show, Kasem has been the voice in many commercials, and has also done voice over work for Seasame Street, Here Comes Peter Cottontail, Super Friends, Battle of the Planets, Transformers, and the Scooby-Doo series. He was also very active with the annual Jerry Lewis telethon. Kasem was a vegetarian, has been an active Democrat throughout his career, and has been married twice. With his first wife, Linda Myers, he had three children, Mike, Julie and Kerri, and the couple were together from 1972 to 1979. He married Jean Kasem, an actress, in 1980, and had another child, Liberty. In April 2013, it was reported that Casey was selling his Los Angeles mansion for $42 million, and it was later released that the star was suffering from Lewy body disease, a common cause of dementia which left him no longer able to speak. In May 2014, Casey Kasem, now in his eighties, left a nursing home while being treated for dementia and became a missing person. Kasem's three children from his first marriage have been vocal about their distaste for their stepmother, Jean Kasem, and claim she has been isolating him from their family. The courts granted Kerri Kasem, conservatorship over Jean Kasem and the family is still trying to find Casey, who was last seen on May 14, 2014 in Washington state. Casey Kasem died on June 15, 2014 after his family members decided to pull him off life support. He was 82 years old.

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Casey Kasem

Casey Kasem

Kemal Amin "Casey" Kasem is an American radio personality and voice actor, known for being the host of the nationally syndicated Top 40 countdown show American Top 40 and for voicing the character Shaggy in the Saturday morning cartoon franchise Scooby-Doo. Kasem, Don Bustan...
Profession
Date of Birth
  • April 27, 1932
Nicknames
  • Kemal Amin Kasem
  • Casy Kasem
  • Kasey Kasem
  • Kemal Amin "Casey" Kasem
  • Kasem
Ethnicity
  • Lebanese American
  • Druze
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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