Don Lemon is an award-winning news anchor for CNN, who hosts CNN Tonight. He won an Emmy Award for a special report on the real estate market in Chicago. One of his most prominent achievement was winning the Edward R. Murrow Award for his coverage of the capture of the D.C. area sniper. Besides being a top journalist, he is a talented author as well.
Here is everything about Don Lemon bio, including his age, height, boyfriend, parents, net worth, salary, and wiki trivia.
Don Carlton Lemon
March 1, 1966
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Jolita Frank and Mr. Richardson
Sisters: Yma and Leisa.
Don Lemon Boyfriend, Partner & Marriage
Don Lemon is a good-looking and handsome gay. He revealed his sexuality after he was 30, along with his sufferings from sexual abuse as a child. However, he is now a happily engaged man. He got engaged to his boyfriend, Tim Malone, in April 2019.
Don started dating his partner in earlier 2017. The couple was spotted together several times, so the rumors about them being involved in an affair escalated through time. Don confirmed his relationship with Tim by publicly kissing Tim Malone on CNN New Year’s Live show on January 1, 2018.
Though Don plans to marry his partner, he hasn’t announced the date of their big day.
Don Lemon Career
Earlier, Don was a weekend anchor for WBRC in Birmingham, Alabama. He also served as a weekend anchor for WCAU and KTVI St. Louis. Later, he went on to report for NBC News’ New York City operations while working as a correspondent for Today and NBC Nightly News.
In 2003, he began working at NBC owned-and-operated station WMAQ-TV(5 in Chicago). In September 2006, he joined CNN. Since 2014, he has been hosting CNN’s New Year’s Eve special from New Orleans. Besides, he is the author of the book Lemon, Don (2011) Transparent. He came out as gay via his memoir. He also discussed colorism in the black community and the sexual abuse he suffered as a child.
In January 2018, Lemon introduced his broadcast saying the President of the United States is racist. It caused a lot of buzz in the media.
Don Lemon Salary & Net Worth
Don is one of the many well-paid television personalities on CNN. According to the sources, he earns an annual salary of around $125,000. Along with hefty paychecks, he has achieved many accolades. But what’s the figure of Don Lemon net worth?
His net worth dwells around $10 million.
Don Lemon Wiki – Bio: Age, Height, Parents, Education
Don Carlton Lemon was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on March 1, 1966, which makes his age 53. His birth sign is Pisces. He is American by nationality and is part of the black ethnicity. His mother’s name is Katherine Clark. Though his father’s first name is missing, people know him as Mr. Richardson. He has two siblings – Yma and Leisa.
Don attended Baker High School. Later, he joined Brooklyn College, where he majored in broadcast journalism. He then enrolled at Louisiana State University.