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Don Lemon

Quick Facts Of Don Lemon

Celebrated Name Don Lemon
Age 52 years old
Nick Name Don Lemon
Birth Name Don Lemon
Birth Date 1966-03-01
Gender Male
Profession Journalist
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Nationality American
Siblings Leisa Lemon, Yma Lemon
Ethnicity Mixed
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Religion Christian
Height 5 Feet 6 Inch
Weight Not Known
Working For CNN
Best Known For CNN Tonight
School Baker High School
College / University Brookyn College
University Louisiana State University
Horoscope Pisces
Net Worth $ 3 million
Famous For For hosting the program ‘CNN Tonight’
Body Measurement 40-32-35
Awards Emmy Award
Salary $125000
Links Wikipedia Facebook Twitter Instagram 

One of the famous American journalist and author is Don Lemon. In New York City, he is the news anchor for CNN. He is also commonly known for his work on NBC and MSNBC. While he was in college, Lemon worked as a news assistant at WNYW in New York City.

Famous For

  • For hosting the program ‘CNN Tonight’.

Gossips and Rumors

Earlier this week CNN anchor Don Lemon said on-air, 'the biggest terror threat in this country is white men'. The 52-year old anchor made a controversial statement that President Trump has somehow become unfair and radicalized the American rights to other related to religion or ethnicity. He said that there no any kind of ban on white people, but there are several bans on others like a travel ban, Muslim ban or a white men ban of any kind. He made a strong statement following the Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting where two black men were shot and killed by white men. 

Furious about his statement, many Americans criticized him. However, it seems like he does not apologize and has backed up his statement recently. He further added that the evidence to his statement is overwhelming and claimed it a true fact. He asked the citizens to put the emotions aside and witness the cold hard facts. He pointed to the facts that the number of American citizens killed across the country by the radical Islamist extremists is going parallel to the numbers killed by far-right extremists after 9/11 attack.



CNN anchor Chris Cuomo kisses colleague Don Lemon after blasting White House response to news network's bomb scare. CNN's New York bureau was evacuated for five hours after a device was found. Some at CNN were angered by the White House's response to the incident. Cuomo and Lemon both blasted the Trump administration shortly after 10 pm. The pair also spoke of their relief that no-one was hurt and shared a hug and kiss.


Don Lemon’s Personal Life

Don Lemon was born on 1st March 1966 in Baton Rouge Louisiana, the U.S. As of 2018, he is 52 years old. His nationality is American and horoscope is pieces. His father name is Mr. Richardson and mother name is Katherine Clark. He has two sisters named as Yma and Leisa. He holds a mixed ethnicity of African-American and French.

Regarding his education, he attended Baker High School in East Baton Rouge Paris. In Brooklyn, he majored at Brooklyn College in broadcast journalism. He attended Louisiana State University. In New York City, he also worked as a news assistant in WNYW.

Don Lemon’s Body Features

Don Lemon has got very attractive body features. His tall height is 5 feet 6 inch. His eye color is brown and the hair color is black. He has a balanced and healthy body. With his glowing smile and charming face, he attracts a lot of followers towards him. His body measurement is 40-32-35 in. His shoe size is 10 (US). His other body measurement such as arms size, waist size will be updated soon.

Don Lemon ‘s Career

  • In Birmingham, Alabama and WCAU in Philadelphia, he was reported as a weekend anchor for WBRC.
  • For KTVI St. Louis, he was also the anchor and investigative reporter.
  • He worked as the correspondent for Today and NBC Nightly News for NBC News. He also worked as the anchor on Weekend Today and MSNBC.
  • He began at NBC O&O station WMAQ-TV. He was also a reporter as well as local news co-anchor.
  • In the year 2006 of September, he joined CNN.
  • He has hosted CNN’s New Year’s Eve special since 2014. In 2018 January he broadcasted with “This is CNN Tonight, I’m Don Lemon. The President of the United State is racist.”

Don Lemon’s Awards and Honors

In Emmy Award, Don Lemon won the award for a special report on the real estate market in Chicago. He also received Edward R. Murrow Award for his coverage of the D.C. area sniper. He also won a number of awards for reports on Hurricane Katrina and AIDS epidemic in Africa. He was voted as one of the 150 most influential African-Americans. He was also named in the list of worst journalism of the year.

Don Lemon’s Personal Life

Don Lemon said that he was the victim of sexual abuse as a child when he was eight years old. At the age of thirty years, he revealed it to his mother. In his memoir, Transparent, he came out as gay. He discussed his sexual abuse and colorism in the black community.

Currently, he is dating Tim Malone. During the celebration of New Year 2018, he kissed his boyfriend Tim, in front of his co-anchor, Brooke Baldwin which was shared on Twitter. The couple is living happily together and there is no any sign of separation between them. They are enjoying their life peacefully without any disturbance. 

 Don Lemon’s Net Worth

Don Lemon net worth is estimated to be $3 Million U.S. dollar. He is the richest personality. He earns a salary of about $125000 per year. He is earning a cool amount of money from his career. He is satisfied with his earning. Hope his net worth be $10 Million as of 2019.

Don Lemon's Personal Likes

Regarding his personal taste, his favorite actor is Matt Damon and his favorite actress is Alexandra Daddario. His favorite holiday destination is Miami. His favorite color is Blue. He loves listening to music and traveling a lot.

Did You Know?

  • He has also anchored on Weekend Today and MSNBC.
  • He suffered a controversary in the year 2015.
  • He won the award for a special report on the real estate market in Chicago.
  • Currently, he is dating Tim Malone.
  • While he was in college, Lemon worked as a news assistant at WNYW in New York City.

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