Kerri Kasem Biography
Kerri Kasem is an American syndicated Radio and TV Host, activist and speaker born on 12th July 1972 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is the founder of Kasem Cares Foundation which is a non-profit organization which fights for elder abuse and protecting the integrity of the family unit. She is also an ambassador for Youth for Human Rights.
Kerri Kasem Age
Kerri was born on 12th July 1972 in Los Angeles, California, United States (50 years as of 2022)
Kerri Kasem Height
Kasem stands at a height of 5 ffet 6 inches tall.
Kerri Kasem Family
Her parents are Linda Myers Kasem (mother) and Casey Kasem (father). Her parents divorced in 1979 after 5 years of marriage.
Kerri Kasem father, Casy Kasem, was an American American disc jockey, music historian, radio personality, voice actor, and actor, known for being the host of several music radio countdown programs, most notably American Top 40, from 1970 until his retirement in 2009, and for providing the voice of Norville “Shaggy” Rogers in the Scooby-Doo franchise from 1969 to 1997, and again from 2002 until 2009. He died on 15th June 2014 due to sepsis caused by an ulcerated bedsore.
Kerri Kasem Siblings
She has two siblings Julie Kasem and Mike Kasem who is a Singapore-based television presenter, actor and radio DJ. He currently appears weekdays from 6 am to 10 am on Mediacorp Radio’s Gold 905FM ‘Live with Mike & Vernetta’ with co-host Vernetta Lopez.
Kerri Kasem Boyfriend
Since 2012 Kerri Kasem has been in a relationship with Jesse Kove, born on 2nd November 1990, who is an actor. They were speculations that they were engaged after Kerri posted their photo on Instagram on Christmas day of 2016 with Kerri rocking a ring on her engagement finger. After the post they confirmed that they were really engaged.
Kerri Kasem Net worth
Kerri has an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars.
Kerri Kasem Ethnicity
Kasem id of Lebanese Druze ethnicity.
Kerri Kasem Career
In February 2010, Kerri Kasem joined Premiere Radio Networks for the launch of Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx and The Side Show Countdown. In April of 2014, she left Sixx Sense to form the Kasem Cares
Foundation, a non-profit organization which and has successfully passed bills in multiple states to stop elder abuse. Soon after her exit from Sixx Sense, Kasem joined Gurvey’s Law on 790KABC.
In addition to co-hosting Gurvey’s Law, Kasem co-hosts the syndicated Red Carpet Radio for Cumulus Media heard on 300 across the US and The New American Funding Radio Show heard on 70 stations. Kasem also co-hosts Protecting Your Family with attorney Naz Barouti. A motorcycle aficionado, Kasem also writes and produces segments for ALO Magazine as their motor editor.
In the the summer of 2014 Kerri Kasem made her return to TV hosting segments for ABC’s Rising Star. Kasem previously served as co-host of the nationally syndicated Racing Rocks with Riki Rachtman for nearly seven years.
She has produced and hosted shows for MTV Asia, National Lampoon® and Sprint.
Her credits include hosting, MTV USA and Asia, America’s Funniest Home Videos and Coming Attractions on the E! Network, FOX News, SiTV’s The Rub and UFC programs Ultimate Knockouts 3, Ultimate and Ultimate
Knockouts for the UFC and SPIKE as well as a motorcycle travel show for SPRINT called SEE America.
Kerri Kasem has also co-hosted mornings with Alan Stock on KXNT in Las Vegas and The Solomon Free Money Hour on Angels AM-830, she co-hosted Protecting Your Family with attorney Naz Barouti and spent six years on 97.1 FM TALK in Los Angeles and has also been featured in dozens of magazines.
Kerri Kasem Nikki Sixx
In 2010 Kerri joined Nikki Sixx for the launch of “Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx” and “The Side Show Countdown With Nikki Sixx”. In March 2014 she announced she was leaving the programmee.
On 31st March through April 2nd “Sixx Sense” featured an on-air tribute to Kasem with highlights from her four years with the program, and a special goodbye video has been posted on SixxSense.com.
Kasem Cares Foundation
In 2014 Kerri Kasem left Sixx Sense to form the Kasem Cares Foundation, a non-profit organization which and has successfully passed bills in multiple states to stop elder abuse.
Kerri founded the Kasem Cares Foundation to establish and fight for the rights to have visitation and reasonable access to an ailing parent, especially when under the care and control of an uncooperative spouse or sibling. The Kasem Cares “Visitation Bill” has been passed in 11 states so far CA, TX, IA, UT, LA, VA, AL, WI, IL, AR and NE with 9 other states adopting a version of the Kasem Cares bill to make it a total of 20 states.
The organisation is dedicated to fighting elder abuse and protecting the integrity of the family unit through advocacy, and seek to empower and unify individuals and organizations in having a voice to speak up against violence against seniors to help the aging population maintain their independence and dignity.
On 27th April 2014 she was awarded a Certificate of Congressional Recognition for her foundation’s “dedication to fighting elder abuse and protecting the integrity of the family unit through advocacy.”
On 23rd April 2016 at the Kasem Cares Conference on Aging, Assemblyman Mike Gatto gave Kasem Cares the California Assembly Certificate of Recognition.