Lou Dobbs Bio, Age, FOX Business, Wife, Tonight, Podcast, New Show, CNN, Salary, Net Worth

Lou Dobbs
Lou Dobbs

Lou Dobbs Biography

Lou Dobbs is an American broadcast journalist, author and TV host well-recognized as the lead host of The Great America Show on iHeart Radio since 2021. He also gained a lot of fame for anchoring his own show called The Lou Dobbs Tonight from 2003 to 2009 on FOX News. Dobbs even spent almost a decade working as a reporter and anchor for CNN news back in the early 1980s. He also made several appearances on CNN News as a TV host before joining FOX News.

Lou was born and raised in a working-class family living in the northern suburbs of Childress County, Texas. Growing up, Dobbs spent time assisting his father in running his errands for various businesses. However, the business failed and they were forced to move to Idaho and start a fresh life. Dobbs attended and finished his High School studies at Minico High School. Lou was initially called to two other prestigious universities like the University of Idaho and the Idaho State University before he finally decided to go to Harvard University.

Eventually, Dobbs graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. He was also part of the Quincy House club and he was elected head of the Owl Club at the University. After graduation, Lou made his firts debut as a journalist by working as a police and fire reporter for KBLU back in the mid-1970s. He was then hired to work as a correspondent for KING-TV in Seattle. In 1979, Lous was contacted by CNN’s famous recruiter Ted Turner to work for CNN and its sister station HLN. Dobbs accepted the job and began working as the chief economics reporter for Cnn’s news program knowns a Moneyline.

From there, Lou ended up leaving CNN in 2009 in order to begin his own mainstream. In 2008, Dobbs began hosting his Lou Dobbs radio show on the United Stations Radio Networks until it was canceled back in 2012. Dobbs finally left CNN News and Joined the FOX News Channel in 2010 to host a morning show. He was then named the main host of his own show called Lou Dobbs Tonight which debuted on March 14, 2011. The show aired until Dou left FOX in 2021. Lous is among the hosts of the new iHeart Radio show called The Great America Show. The show also airs weekly on his own official website called louddobbs.com.

Lou Dobbs Age

Dobbs is 78 years old as of 2023. He was born Louis Carl Dobbs on September 24, 1945, in Childress County, Texas, but grew up in Idaho, United States. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on the 24th of September every year. Dobbs’s zodiac birth sign is Libra.

Lou Dobbs Height

Dobbs stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m). He also weighs approximately 78 kilograms. Additionally, his hair color is brown and he has brown eyes.

Lou Dobbs Family

Lou was born as the son of businessman Frank Dobbs (father) and mother Lydia Mae, a bookkeeper. His father’s business ended when Lou was only twelve years old. Therefore, Lous and his parents relocated to the small two of Rupert Idaho where he went to school and grew up into an adult. Frank Dobbs went on to venture into other businesses in Idaho in order to provide for the family and never went back to his propane businesses.

Lou Dobbs Wife

Dobbs got married to his high school sweetheart Kathy Wheeler back in 1962. The two then finalized their divorce back in 1981 due to unknown reasons. Lou married his second and current wife Debi Lee Segura in 1982. The couple then went on to have four kids together. Dobbs and Debi are still together and they are currently living in a luxurious 300-acre horse farm located in Wantage Township, New Jersey.

Lou Dobbs Kids

Lou is the proud father of four grown kids. They include Hillary Dobbs, Heather Dobbs, Buffie Dobbs and Jason Dobbs. Dobbs’ children are all grown-up adults who are currently pursuing different career paths in the states of USA.

Lou Dobbs New Show and Podcast

Lou is the host of his own Podcast called The America Show on iHeart Radio and hsi official website. His show is known for discussing and highlighting various discussions about various issues affecting the people of the United States. It also incorporates Lou’s fame as an early promoter of Birtherism and also airing his anti-immigration views to his listeners and followers.

Lou Dobbs Net Worth

Dobbs’ net worth is estimated to be around $16 million as of 2022. This amount has been approximated according to the number of properties under his name and his current assets. Dobb’s main source of income is from his work as a presenter on The Great America Show on iHeart Radio and also his former career as a TV host on FOX News and CNN.