Ann Scott is the longtime wife of Florida Governor, Rick Scott. The couple has been married for decades and together share two adult children.
Ann’s hubby was born Richard Lynn Scott on December 1, 1952. The Illinois native earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and received a law degree from Southern Methodist University.
Prior to his political career, he made a name for himself in the health industry. From 1987 to 1997, Scott established and led Columbia, which later became Columbia/HCA. After purchasing a controlling interest in America’s Health Network, Scott co-founded Solantic Corporation in 2001, which operates unique and innovative urgent care centers across Florida.
He was sworn in as governor of Florida on January 4, 2011, and was sworn in for his second term on January 6, 2015. However, he couldn’t have done it without the loyal support of his lovely wife, Ann Scott. Read her 7 top facts below.
#1 She is an Alabama native
Ann Scott was born in Mobile, Alabama in 1952 but grew up in Dallas, Texas. Her family lived in Dallas and Columbus, Georgia before they moved to Kansas City during her senior year in high school.
#2 She has been married for over four decades
Ann Scott met her future husband during her senior year of high school and they have been married for 45 years after tying the knot in 1972.
#3 They have two adult daughters
She is the mother of two married daughters, Allison and Jordan. Allison Guimard is a graduate of The George Washington University, with a B.B.A. in Marketing and Statistics, according to her LinkedIn profile.
Allison is married to Pierre Guimard and has four children. They welcomed twins in August 2017.
Jordan Kandah is married to Jeremy Kandadh. They have a son named Sebastian. Jordan has an anthropology degree from the College of William and Mary.
#4 As the first lady of Florida, she is focused on children
The First Lady spends time visiting schools and libraries across Florida, encouraging them to read and write. She is also a big supporter of health and nutrition.
#5 She has a degree
Ann Scott attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas –where she obtained a degree in business administration graduating in 1980. After her graduation she worked for an oil and energy company, but stopped working after their daughters were born.
#6 She enjoys interior design
In her spare time, the political spouse gets creative designing spaces in the couple’s $15 million mansion. During an interview for the Gulfshore Life, she revealed she dreamed of being an interior designer, but that didn’t work because the nearest school was 50 miles away and her family didn’t have money for gas.
#7 She is active on social media