Susan Casper, Co-host of Sonoran Living at ABC15, Battling Silent Disease, Symptoms of Endometriosis, Twin girls, Is she married?

Susan Casper is the co-host of Sonoran Living, and also the host and producer of the series Community Connection with Susan Casper at ABC 15 in Arizona. She joined ABC15 Arizona in 2008 first as a news anchor and reporter, before moving to host Sonoran Living in January 2013.

Before joining ABC15 Arizona, Susan worked as a weekend weather anchor in Panama City, Florida.

Age | Birthday | Zodiac sign

The beautiful journalist was born on October 4, 1972 in United States. She is 51 years old as of 2023, and her zodiac sign is Libra.

Susan Casper Profile Summary

Birth NameSusan Casper Smith
Date of BirthOctober 4, 1972
Age51 years old as of 2023
Zodiac SignLibra
GenderFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
ParentsFather. Deceased (Richard Cody Casper) and Mother (Carol Casper)
Siblings2 Siblings. 1 brother and 1 sister
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse NameSydney M. Smith (M. May 4, 1997)
ChildrenTwin girls; Sierra and Sophia
Height5 feet 3 inches
ProfessionCo-host of Sonoran Living at ABC15 in Phoenix, Arizona
Education1993 – 1994; University of West Florida- Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism

Parents | Mother | Father

Susan Casper’s mother and her late father

She was born to her father (Richard Cody Casper) and mother (Carol Casper) in United States. Her father was a retired U.S Air force, and unfortunately he passed away in March 2023.

“It is with tremendously heavy heart that I share, my beloved Dad is gone. Our brave soldier, Richard Cody Casper, passed away peacefully this morning and can now rest in Heaven.

Since 2020, my dad valiantly battled brain cancer to the end” Susan shared the sad news of her father’s death on March 9, 2023, through a Facebook post.

Siblings | Sister | Brother

Susan Casper with her brother, mother and her late father

It is not clear whether Susan has more siblings, but he has a brother whom she loves so much.

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Husband | Wedding | Who is Susan’s husband

Susan Casper with her husband Sydney Smith

Susan is happily married to her loving and caring husband, Sydney Smith, the Office Co-Director and partner of HKS Inc. firm at PCH. Sydney and Susan first met in 1995, and they started dating the very same year and got engaged in 1996.

Their love grew and they tied the knot in May 1997.Together they are blessed with beautiful twin girls; Sierra and Sophia.

Children |Raising Twin Girls

Susan Casper, with her husband Sydney, and their twin girls; Sophie and Sierra

She is a loving and caring mother to her now grown twin girls, Sophia and Sierra.

Education | University

In 1993 Susan joined University of West Florida in Pensacola and graduated with a degree in bachelor’s of Arts in broadcast journalism.

Career | Co-host of Sonoran Living at ABC15

Susan Casper is the co-host of Sonoran Living, and also the host and producer of the series Community Connection with Susan Casper at ABC 15 in Arizona. She joined ABC15 Arizona in 2008 first as a news anchor and reporter, before moving to host Sonoran Living in January 2013.

Sonoran Living is a lifestyle program that’s focuses on money-saving tips, the latest fashion, tasty recipes and more lifestyle issues, and it airs on weekdays at 9 a.m.

Before joining ABC15 Arizona, Susan worked as a weekend weather anchor in Panama City, Florida. She was the first African –American woman to anchor a primetime newscast in Tampa, Florida.

Susan is a proud member of National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)

Silent Disease | Beyond Endometriosis

In a recent interview with Kari Kling, Susan opened up on her journey with endometriosis, and her misdiagnosis for almost 10 years.

During the interview Susan shared some of the symptoms she had earlier before the correct diagnosis and they included; Pelvic pains, Constipation some days to and some days after her menstrual cycle, lower back pain, lower abdominal pain, just to name but a few.

In June 2021, she had a lung collapse and at first she had mistaken it for an asthma attack. It was only after a CT scan was done, that it revealed 30% of her right lung was already collapsed. “You are gonna be here for 3 to 4 more days,” Susan remembers her doctor telling her.

It was after two more lung collapses that Susan was now diagnosed with Endometriosis. She underwent some surgeries, and she is now doing great.

“Self care is being an advocate for yourself, your own health,” this was Susan message as she concluded the interview.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Spending quality time with her husband and their twin girls.
  • She loves to volunteer in community charities, and advocating for women and girls.
  • Susan loves traveling with her husband and their twin girls

Who is Susan Casper?

She is the co-host of Sonoran Living at ABC15 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Is Susan Married?

Yes she is happily married to her husband Sydney Smith.

How many children does Susan have?

She is a loving mother to her twin girls Sophie and Sierra.