Don Lemon Biography
Don Lemon (born Donald Carlton Lemon) is a seasoned American television journalist and recipient of an Edward R. Murrow Award and three regional Emmy awards. He joined CNN in 2006 as a news correspondent from NBC. At NBC, Lemon worked as a news correspondent on NBC Today and NBC Nightly News.
Don Lemon Age|Birthday
Lemon was born on March 1, 1966, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the United States of America. He is 54 years old as of March 2020. In addition, he celebrates his birthday every 1st day of March. His Horoscope sign is Pisces♓.
Don Lemon Education
Don attended Baker High School in Baker, East Baton Rouge Parish. In the school, he was voted class president during his senior year.
He then joined Louisiana State University. Afterward, he graduated from Brooklyn College in New York with a major in broadcast journalism. At this time, he worked as a news assistant at WNYW.
At the same time, he was lucky to be hired by Fox News to work for its St. Louis and Chicago affiliates. Immediately after his graduation from University, Don became a news correspondent for NBC affiliates in Chicago and Philadelphia.
Don Lemon Career
Don started his career as a weekend news anchor for WBRC in Birmingham, Alabama, and WCAU in Philadelphia. He also worked as an anchor and investigative reporter for KTVI in St. Louis, Missouri. Later, he started reporting for NBC News based in New York as well as working as a correspondent for both Today and NBC Nightly News.
In 2003, Lemon began work at NBC affiliate, WMAQ-TV (channel 5 in Chicago) as a reporter and local news anchor. At the station, he won three Emmys for local reporting.
In September 2006, He joined CNN. Since 2014, Don has hosted CNN’s New Year’s Eve special from New Orleans. A year later, in October 2017, he received death threats beefed with racial slurs. He filed a police report detailing the incident.
In January 2018, Don introduced the much-reported broadcast with “This is CNN Tonight, I’m Don Lemon. The president of the United States is racist”. His criticism of the Trump administration and racism were a major highlight in his show.
Don Lemon Spouse|Wife
In April 2019, Don announced that he was engaged to his gay partner, Tim Malone, a real estate agent. The duo met back in 2017 and started dating.
Lemon has two sibling sisters; Leisa Lemon and Yma Lemon.
Don Lemon Family|Parents
His mother is called Katherine Clark. However, we have no details concerning his dad. We will update this field once it’s available.
Don Lemon Height
Lemon stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches. In addition, he has brown eyes and black hair.
Don Lemon Net Worth|Salary
Don, the seasoned American journalist and TV 📺 news anchor is estimated at a net worth of $12 million. In addition, he earns an annual salary of $4 million from the CNN network.