About Casey Kasem
It has been reported that the overall amount of Casey Kasem net worth is 80 million dollars. Casey Kasem was a well known voice actor as well as a DJ on a radio station. These two involvements served as important sources of Casey Kasem net worth, as well. Casey Kasem was mostly known to the public for some of his careers. One of them was being a host of the popular radio show called American Top 40. In addition to it, Casey Kasem was a voice behind the character of Shaggy on the animated TV show called “Scooby-Doo”. These two involvements not only made him more known, but also added up to the total amount of Casey Kasem net worth. As a host of the mentioned radio show, Casey Kasem was working for few decades.
Casey Kasem was born in 1932. His parents were from Lebanon who moved to Michigan and there they were working as grocers. Casey Kasem before began his career was a student at Wayne State University. He began his career in show business in the 1950s. Since that time he has made his name one of the most popular ones in this industry and it also increased the overall amount of Casey Kasem net worth.
In 1970, Casey Kasem began working on his show called American Top 40, which he started with Ron Jacobs and Don Bustany. He was a host of this show in the period of 1970-2004. For ten years, he did not appear on this show, in the period of 1988-1998.
In addition to his work on radio, Casey Kasem was also working as a voice actor and as such he has appeared in numerous TV commercials. In addition, his voice appeared in many other TV shows, such as “Here Comes Peter Cottontail”, “Battle of the Planets”, “Sesame Street”, “Scooby-Doo”, “Super Friends” and “Transformers”. Thus, doing a voice over work on these shows has also increased his financial situation. In addition to those TV shows, Casey Kasem was also working on Jerry Lewis Telethon.
Giving some personal details about the star, Casey Kasem was vegetarian all his life. Furthermore, he was married two times and supported Democrats. Casey Kasem was diagnosed with having Lewy body disease and because of it he could no longer speak. He died in 2014 when his family members made their minds about pulling him out of life support. At that time, Casey Kasem was 82 years old.