Don Lemon (born March 1, 1966) is an American Journalist and Author from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is famous for hosting the show named “CNN Tonight“. Furthermore, the 52-year-old anchor is also known for his work on NBC and MSNBC.
Lemon started his career on Channel 5 as a news assistant in New York City. In fact, he was still in college when Don received this opportunity. Later, the journalist worked as a professional anchor for WBRC in Birmingham.
Lemon also spent many years working as an anchor and investigative reporter for KTVI St. Louis. Moreover, he got a life-changing offer at NBC News and Don worked as a correspondent for Today. In 2006, the famous journalist started his career at the CNN network.
As an author, Lemon published his book titled “Transparent“. It includes a discussion of his hard time in childhood. The author recently slammed Kanye West after his visit to the White House on Thursday. He even said that the West embarrassed not just American but mostly African-Americans.
Profile, Age, Parents & Early Life
The CNN journalist was born on March 1, 1966, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. As of 2018, the age of Don Lemon is Fifty-two (52) years old. He was born to Richardson (father) and Katherine Lemon Clark (mother). The author holds a mixed ethnicity of African-American and French.
Furthermore, the anchor also has two sisters named Yma and Leisa. Unfortunately, Leisa on January 31, 2018, died due to accidental drowning at the age of 58. The journalist lived with mother and grandmother till 1976. Lemon attended Baker High School for his school education. Later, he went to Louisiana State University in 1984 and quit studies after some time.
In 1996 Don graduated from Brooklyn College in Broadcast Journalism. The famous journalist started to pursue his career when he was in college and worked at Channel 5.
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend & Spouse
In 2010, during an interview, Don told that he was the victim of sexual abuse as a child. Later, he said that he told this horrible incident to his mother until he was 30-year-old. Furthermore, Lemon is in a relationship with boyfriend “Tim Malone”.
During the celebration of New Year 2018, Don kissed Tim and confirmed about their dating rumors. In addition, the 52-year-old journalist revealed about his sexuality that he is gay in his book. The couple is living together in New York City, New York, USA.
Don Lemon Biography, Age, Boyfriend, Parents, Children, Height, Weight, Net worth & Wikipedia
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Don Lemon.|
|Working As||Journalist and Author.|
|Age||Fifty-two (52) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||March 1, 1966.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States.|
|Citizenship||The United States.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Pisces.|
|Current Residence||New York City, New York, USA.|
|Famous For||The anchor of the show named CNN Tonight.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 0".
Centimeters: 183 cm.
Meters: 1.83 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 79 Kg.
Pounds: 174 lbs.
|Biceps Size||15.5 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||40-32-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||10.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
Mother: Katherine Lemon Clark.
|Siblings||Two sisters: Yma and Leisa.|
|Don Lemon Wife & Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not found.|
|School||Baker High School.|
|College/University||1. Louisiana State University.
2. Brooklyn College.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Matt Damon.
Actress: Alexandra Daddario.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Miami.|
|Love to do||Listening to music, Playing Football, and Traveling.
|Favorite Dishes||Italian Food.|
|Don Lemon Net worth|
|Net Asset||Approx. $3 million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Some Lesser Known Facts about the CNN Journalist
- He also anchored on Weekend Today and MSNBC.
- The celebrity anchor also won an Emmy award for his report on Chicago’s real estate market.
- As of 2018, the estimated Net worth of Don Lemon is $3 million US Dollar.
- Furthermore, the author also honored by Ebony Magazine.
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- They list him as one of the 150 most influential African-Americans.
- In 2015, he suffered a controversy when Lemon made a controversial remake on police behavior.
- In fact, almost 30,000 people signed a petition to fire him.