|Real Name/Full Name
|Richard Lynn Scott
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Bloomington, Illinois, USA
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|1 December 1952
|71 years old
|In Centimetres – 182.88 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′
|In Kilograms – 72 Kg
In Pounds – 158.73 lbs
|Father– Gordon William Myers/Orba George Scott Jr(Stepfather)
Mother – Esther J. Scott
|5 siblings in total – names aren’t available
|North Kansas City High School, North Kansas City
|University of Missouri, Kansas City
|Ann Holland – M. 1972
|Allison Scott and Jordan Scott
|Politician – US Senator
Rick Scott is an American politician and a member of the Republican Party. He is known by his designation of the 45th Governor of the state of Florida, and he took the oath to his office in 2010. He has served two terms and is now the US Senator from Florida.
Well, how well do you know about Rick Scott? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Rick Scott’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Rick Scott to date.
Biography and Early Life
US Senator – Florida, Rick Scott, was born on the 1st of December, in the year 1952, to parents Gordon Myers and Esther Fry. He had never met his biological father as his parents separated when he was an infant. His mother, Esther, used to work as a clerk at the J.C. Penny.
1954 was the year in which his mother married Orba G. Scott Jr., and that’s when his last name was changed from ‘Myers’ to ‘Scott’. His stepfather was a truck driver, which naturally meant that the family of 5 went through financial instability for quite some time. The names of his step-siblings, unfortunately, are not available anywhere.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Rick Scott in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Rick Scott’s age is 71 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024 having been born on 1 December 1952. Though, he is 6′ 00″ in feet and inches and 182.88 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 158.73 lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms.
While Rick Scott and his family were financially unstable, he graduated in 1970 from the North Kansas City High School. Also, while attending community college; he got himself enlisted in the US Navy in the same year. He served as a Radar Technician for 29 months, to be precise.
He graduated with a BSc in Business Administration from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, on the GI Bill. He also worked his way through the Southern Methodist University where he earned a Juris Doctor degree, which led him to pass and be licensed by the Texas Bar to practise law in November 1978.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
We know that Rick Scott’s family had financial issues. In the year 1972, he was 19 at the time; he married his high school girlfriend, Ann Holland, who is a year older than him. They are a happy and blessed family with two daughters, Jordan and Allison, and six grandsons. Ann and Rick have been married since 48 years and are the proud founding members of the Naples Community Church. They have always been selfless and have served their community well. Of course, it stands without saying that Rick Scott’s wife stands as the First Lady of Florida.
Is Rick Scott Gay?
Rick Scott is straight, and we know this as he is married to his high-school love, Ann Holland, for the last 48 years, who is also the First Lady of the state of Florida. Photographs and interviews are proof enough for the same.
After Rick graduated from Law School, he started his work life as a lawyer at Johnson and Swanson law firm, which was based in Texas. He served for 29 months in the United States Navy as a Radar Technician. Once he was bumped up as a Law Firm Partner, he co-founded and invested in the Columbia Hospital Corporation. It has, over the years, become the largest private health care company in the US.
In the year 2010, Scott ran for the Governor of Florida, where he righteously defeated Bill McCollum. He served for two terms in this office and then was asked not to run for the third term. This was when he decided to run for the US Senate from Florida, where he defeated the Democratic Party member, Bill Nelson. There was a recount done, and Rick Scott left the office of the Governor of Florida in January 2019.
Scott knows the tough times a family goes through when the breadwinners don’t have a well-paying job. This led him to take up the Governor’s job back then, to help the people of his state, even though he didn’t have any political background or influence. He has successfully made such changes in regulations and tax laws, that businesses ended up creating almost 1.7 million new jobs. When he was in charge of the state as the Governor, the unemployment rate declined from 11% to about nearly 3-4%.
He was awarded a Silver Award for CEO of the Year, in 1995, in the magazine ‘Financial World’.
In the year 1995, the Columbia University School of Nursing awarded Senator Scott with the Second Century Award for Excellence in Health Care.
Senator Scott was listed under America’s 25 Most Influential People, in the Times Magazine, in the year 1996.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Rick Scott in 2024
His estimated net worth is $260 million as of 2024, which is not much of change, but with ups and downs in 10 years, consistency is well-deserved. For a United States Senate Member, the default salary on an average that they receive is valued at almost $174,000 annually.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
Sen. Rick Scott has six grandsons, namely, Auguste, Quinton, Sebastian, Eli, Louie and Jude, and one granddaughter, Zelda Ann.
Rick and his wife, Ann, fund a scholarship for low-income students.
He was the co-partner of the American Baseball Team with George W. Bush, named ‘Texas Rangers’
At the time of studying in law school, he worked at a local-vicinity grocery store for extra pocket money.
When he was the CEO of the Columbia/HCA, the Company had to pay $1.7 million as fine during a federal check.
No matter how much of a tough time a family sees, the children also make sure to outdo themselves and do well to survive. Such was the case with Senator Rick Scott. He rose from financial instability and now is the United States Senator from Florida, representing his state and doing so much for them. He is trying to make sure that no family in Florida goes through the pain and struggle he did, because he’s been there and done that. Kudos to his effort and hard work to make it all a better place.