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Betsy DeVos


Facts of Betsy Devos

Full NameBetsy Devos
First NameBetsy
Last NameDevos
ProfessionUnited States Secretary of Education
Birth CityHolland, Michigan
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameEdgar Prince
Father Professionengineer and businessman
Mother NameElisabeth Prince
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseDick DeVos
No Of Children4
EducationCalvin College
Networth$5.4 B
Date of Birth8,1958
Married Date1979

Betsy DeVos is United States Secretary of Education since 2017.


She was born to Elisabeth Prince on January 8th, 1958

Her father, Edgar Prince, was an American engineer and businessman who founded the prince corporation, which is now owned by Johnson's control. 

He was a billionaire industrialist of Dutch ancestry. She was brought up in Holland, Michigan

She has four siblings, among whom she is the eldest one. Her younger brother Erick is the founder of Blackwater USA

It is a private Military company which provides training support to military and law enforcement organization.

She attended Holland Christian High School

She studied Bachelors of Arts in business economics from Calvin College

When she was in college, she actively involved in college politics and even volunteered for Gerald Ford’s Presidential Campaign.

Dating, Affair, And Boyfriend 

Reportedly it has been said she met the love of her life, Dick DeVos around 1976. 

It is not known how the couple met, but since then, nothing has changed between them. 

While she was in Calvin College, Dick DeVos used to come to pick her up in his Mercedes

Dick Devos is an American author, Philanthropist, community activist, entrepreneur, and Businessmen as well. 

He was former CEO of Amway (1993 to 2002). 

The couple used to go out on a date, attends parties together, and go for a long drive like any other normal couple. 

The couple dated for three long years before getting married to each other.

Married, Husband And Children

Finally, in the year 1979, The couple (Betsy DeVos and Dick DeVos) tied the knot to each other. 

When they got married, Betsy was only 21 years old, and Dick was 23 years old

They both were young when they got married

However, the power couple always stood by each other in their thick and thins.

The picture below consists of Betsy DeVos with her husband (Dick DeVos) at the 2006 gubernatorial debate in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Betsy DeVos with her husband, Dick DeVos.
Betsy DeVos with her husband, Dick DeVos. Source:

Being together, the couple had four children, which includes two sons and two daughters. 

Their names are Richard DeVos III, Elisabeth DeVos, Andrea DeVos, and Ryan DeVos. All her children never went to any public school. 

Both sons went to Christian High School in Grand Rapids while her two daughters opted for homeschooling

The couple has eight grandchildren whom they love spending time with. 

The couple has been together for more than forty years, and there are no single rumors heard of their separation. 

The couple is a true inspiration for their fans and Well-wishers.

Her daughter Andrea is also a businesswoman and entrepreneur who owns a company named Wooshbeauty, which is a make-up brand. 

She is married to Michael Abraham. Together they have two sons named Riven Abraham and Tag Abraham

Her daughter, Andrea shared this picture with her sons and husband on Instagram and captioned it as, 

‘Looking Forward ….’

Betsy DeVos's daughter, Andrea with her sons and husband.
Betsy DeVos's daughter, Andrea with her sons and husband. Source: Instagram

Net Worth

YearNet WorthAnnual Income
2020$5.4 BillionNot Known

Betsy DeVos is estimated to have a net worth of $5.4 Billion as of now.  It is a huge amount of wealth to be acquainted. 

She and her husband are one of the wealthiest families in Holland, Michigan, as her husband is also one successful businessman in Michigan, which also adds up to her net worth. 

Her annual income is under review. 

How Did She Earn Money?

Her primary source of income is Businessperson, politician, and Education Secretary

The couple lives in a $4 Million House in Ada, Michigan

She owns a fleet of 12 private jets and Ten Yacht (Own by her family). 

She is living a luxurious and lavish life for sure.


  1. Her current age is sixty-two years old.
  2. She is the former member of the board of the Foundation for Excellence in Education.

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Updated On Fri Feb 19 2021 Published On Tue Aug 04 2020 By paper-boat

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