Andy Casagrande is a shark enthusiast and famous among natural wildlife lovers. He is an Emmy-Award-triumphing cinematographer, discipline manufacturer, and tv producer, who has worked on more than 85 Shark Week specials for Discovery Channel. Casagrande is also known for his digital camera strategies and his passion for conservation and schooling.
His modern project, Shark Dive, premiered on Discovery+ on August 13, 2021. The documentary featured stunning pictures of Casagrande and his colleagues interacting with tiger sharks, bull sharks, lemon sharks, hammerheads, oceanic whitetips, and awesome whites in various locations around the globe. Casagrande additionally makes use of his knowledge of cinematography to capture the sharks’ behavior and personality in unheard-of methods of perception.
Andy Casagrande was born in New York City on October 21, 1977. He developed a deep interest in sharks from a young age and aspired to become a marine biologist. While studying biology, psychology, and biopsychology at several universities, he came to realize that he desired a different approach to pursuing his passion for sharks.
Casagrande bought a video camera and began documenting shark behavior on Mexico’s Guadalupe Island. He then decided to showcase his work by sending a video to three renowned research teams devoted to studying great white sharks: one located in California, another in Australia, and the third in South Africa.
Eagerly seeking an opportunity within this field of study, the South African team responded positively to Casagrande’s endeavor. Consequently, they offered him a promising three-month contract as an underwater still photographer for their project.
In 2003, Casagrande went to Cape Town where he dedicated two years to collaborating with the research team. National Geographic hired Casagrande as a filmmaker and he began working on wildlife documentaries around the world. He met his wife, Emma, who is also an underwater photographer and filmmaker
Andy Casagrande Career
Andy Casagrande has worked on over 100 wildlife film credits for networks such as the BBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, and Animal Planet. He makes brown documentaries on wildlife and natural history, focusing on top predators like the king cobra, killer whale, polar bear, and of course, sharks
Casagrande won two Emmys for his film work on Untamed Americas (2012) and Great Migraines (2010). Andy has also been nominated for numerous other awards for his work on Shark Week, Planet Earth II, Africa, Life, Frozen Planet, Enemy Planet, Seven Worlds Planet, and more.
Casagrande has also been involved in various conservation and education initiatives, such as Shark Angels, Shark Savers, WildAid, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Oceana, Pew Environment Group, and more.
He has also collaborated with celebrities such as Will Smith, Shaquille O’Neal, Ronda Rousey, Aaron Rodgers, Rob Gronkowski, Mike Tyson, Snoop Dogg, Adam Devine, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Tiffany Haddish, and more to raise awareness about sharks and their importance for the ocean ecosystem.
Andy Casagrande is very active on social media, sharing amazing photos and videos of deer and other wildlife. He also interacts with his fans and answers their questions about dog filmmaking. Casagrande has over 200k followers on Instagram, and over 100,000 followers on Twitter. He has been followed by more than 160,000 followers on Facebook, and over 300,000 followers on YouTube as well.
Andy owns a channel Shark Conservancy on TikTok where over 1.5 million users followed him. He spreads awareness about ocean health and its importance, and how to inspire people to follow their passion and explore the natural world Andy Casagrande is a social media influencer who uses his voice and vision to create positive change
Andy Casagrande Biography
|Andy Brandy Casagrande IV
|October 21, 1977
|Age (as of 2023)
|New York City, USA
|University of Miami
|Who is his wife?
|Two (Ace Brandy & Nova Ocean Casgrande)
Andy Casagrande married his gorgeous wife Emma Casagrande (née Walsh). He is not only a successful wildlife cinematographer, but also a loving husband and father. Emma Casagrande (née Walsh) is also a wildlife cinematographer and filmmaker. The couple met in Cape Town while working on a shark documentary together and have been inseparable ever since.
They have two children together: Ace Brandy Casagrande V and Nova Ocean Casagrande, who share their parents’ passion for sharks and the ocean. They live in Los Angeles with their dog Sharky, and they often travel the world together as a family to film and explore the wonders of nature.
Andy Casagrande Net Worth
Andy Casagrande has an estimated net worth of over $4 million, earned from working for networks such as National Geographic, Discovery Channel, BBC, Animal Planet, etc. He is a talented wildlife photographer, his eye except, but he is also successful and wealthy.
Casagrande is talented and passionate about wildlife. Casagrande also owns production company ABC4Films with his wife Emma, which specializes in documentaries, TV commercials and award-winning films Andy Casagrande is living proof that following your dreams can pay off in more ways than one.