Quick Facts of

  • First NameGerardo Casanova
  • Net Worth$ 5 million
  • CareerBusinessman

Ever since Gerardo Casanova joined ESPN in November 2005 as its first-ever General manager in the Latin America North, he became a frequent phenomenon of the media spotlight. Moreover, the Mexico-based entrepreneur also serves as the Vice President at Disney Media Networks.

Apart from his career, Casanova gained fame aid as the husband of Mexican actress Silvia Navarro.

How Much Is Gerardo Casanova’s Net Worth?

The Massachusetts Institute Of Technology graduate Gerardo currently owns a net worth of $5 million as of January 2020. Without a doubt, Casanova’s career as Vice President in ESPN and The Walt Disney Company Media Networks grabbed him such a notable fortune.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Casanova’s Mexican actress wife Silvia Navarro owns $10 million.

Even though the entrepreneur is yet to open up about his payroll, he surely earns in the 6-digit figure.

As per Glassdoor, the salary for Vice President at Walt Disney ranges from $172,059 – $304,619 while the average salary is $236,164. Moreover, the average salary for ESPN’s Vice President is $241,063.

Professional Career: Current Vice President At Disney & ESPN

After graduating with an MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gerardo began working as Director-General for Secretaria de Economia Mexico (Mexico’s Ministry of Economics) for 2 years from January 2000 to January 2002.

There, he worked on several positions including Chief Advisor to the Undersecretary of Economics.

In May 2002, Gerardo served as Executive Director for International Business for Grupo Televisa for 3 years (2002- 2005). 

Thereafter, he became Vice President of ESPN in November 2005 & its first-ever general manager in Mexico and is associated with ESPN ever since.

Gerardo is serving as Vice President of ESPN & Disney Media Networks in Latin North America since late 2000s
Gerardo is serving as Vice President of ESPN & Disney Media Networks in Latin North America since the late 2000s   Source: Produ

Moreover, Gerardo Casanova began working for The Walt Disney Media Networks in 2008 & is serving as its Vice-President since June 2010 (accounts 9 years & 8 months as of January 2020).

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He is responsible for ESPN’s business in North Latin America including Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panamá, Venezuela and Mexico.

Father Of One With Actress Girlfriend: Where Does Casanova Live?

Gerardo Casanova is yet to be married but shares a son with his girlfriend Silvia Navarro, a Mexican actress. The duo made their relationship official in 2012 and announced Silvia’s pregnancy on February 17, 2015.

They became parents to a son named Léon on September 7, 2015. Together for over 7 years, Gerardo and Silvia are yet to announce plans for their wedding.

Gerardo Casanova and his wife Silvia Navarro
Gerardo Casanova and his wife Silvia Navarro   Source: Mx. Hola

Currently, Gerardo divides his residence between Mexico and Del Mar, California. However, he prefers to keep his house detail & other assets low-key.

Reportedly, the median house price in Mexico is $90,045 while a house in Del Mar, California, costs $1.957 million on average.

Graduated From Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

As per his LinkedIn profile, Gerardo attended the London School of Economics and Political Science for a year in 1994 to study Politics of Global Finance& later went to Universidad Anahuac (1994- 1998) & obtained BA In Economics.

In 1998, he enrolled at Claremont Graduate University and earned an MA in Economics in 2000.

From 2013 to 2015, Gerardo Casanova went to Massachusetts Institute Of Technology and obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.


Gerardo Casanova was born on December 7, 1977, in the USA. He holds Mexican nationality & hails from a mixed ethnic background.

As of January 2020, he is 42 years old.