Don Lemon Bio, Age, Height, Partner, CNN, Salary And Net worth


Don Lemon Biography

Don Lemon is an American television journalist currently working as a co-host of CNN This Morning alongside Kaitlan Collins and Poppy Harlow. Don first joined CNN in 2006, as a correspondent. He later rose to fame as the presenter of Don Lemon Tonight from 2014 to 2022.

Previously she worked as a news correspondent for NBC on its programming, such as Today and NBC Nightly News. During his early days as a journalist, he anchored weekend news programs on local television stations in Alabama and Pennsylvania.

Don Lemon Age

Don is 58 years old as of the year 2024. She was born on 1st March 1966 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. She celebrates her birthday on 1st March every year, and her birth sign is Pisces.

Don Lemon Height

Don stands tall at an average height of 6 feet(1.83 m) and has an estimated weight of 79 kg (174 lbs). His body measurements are 40-32-25 inches and he has black hair and his eye color is brown.

Don Lemon Family

Lemon was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is the son of Katherine Marie (Bouligney) and Wilmon Lee Richardson. Lemon’s father was a well-known attorney. He is of African-American ancestry, along with Creole. His maternal grandmother was the daughter of a black mother and a white father, who had French and Scots-Irish ancestry.

Don’s sister, L’Tanya “Leisa” Lemon Grimes died on January 31, 2018, at the age of 58. Her death was an accidental drowning in a pond while fishing.

Don Lemon Education

Don attended Baker High School, a public high school in the town of Baker in East Baton Rouge Parish. He then attended Louisiana State University where he was a Republican and voted for Ronald Reagan. In 1996 he graduated from Brooklyn College with a major in broadcast journalism at the age of 30.

Don Lemon Partner, Gay

Don is openly gay he revealed this in his 2011 memoir, Transparent. He dedicated his book to Tyler Clementi, a college student who killed himself after his roommate outed him online. Don stated that he has known about his sexuality since the age of five or six

Currently, Don is engaged to his partner Tim Malone a real estate agent. The couple met in 2017 and they began dating. They announced in April 2019 that they were engaged to be married. Don resides in an apartment in Harlem and has another home in Sag Harbor on Long Island, New York.

Don Lemon CNN

Don co-anchors CNN This Morning with Don Lemon, Poppy Harlow, and Kaitlan Collins on weekday mornings and serves as a correspondent across CNN/U.S. programming. Based out of the network’s New York bureau, Lemon joined CNN in September 2006. He served as the prime-time anchor of Don Lemon Tonight for more than eight years. He is the #1 bestselling New York Times author of This Is The Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism.

Don began his professional career as a weekend news anchor for WBRC in Birmingham, Alabama, and for WCAU in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He worked as an anchor and investigative reporter for Fox affiliate KTVI in St. Louis, Missouri, and Fox’s Chicago affiliate.

Don then reported for NBC News’s New York City operations. He then worked as a correspondent for both Today and NBC Nightly News. Later he also worked as an anchor on Weekend Today and programs on MSNBC.

Don began working at NBC-owned-and-operated station WMAQ-TV in Chicago in 2003 and was a reporter and local news co-anchor. He is a winner of three Emmys for local reporting while at WMAQ.

Don Lemon Salary

Don earns a salary of over $10 Million annually from her career as a journalist.

Don Lemon Net worth

Don has an estimated net worth of $31 Million dollars. He has amassed this huge amount from her successful career as a journalist.