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  • Who is Don Lemon 
  • What is Don Lemon’s net worth?
  • Is Don Lemon married?
  • Don Lemon’s professional background
  • Don’s Achievements

Who is Don Lemon

Don Lemon is an American journalist and news anchor. Don Lemon is a CNN anchor who has previously worked for NBC and MSNBC.

 Lemon, how old is he?

Don Lemon is 54 years old and was born on March 1, 1966.

His given name is Don Carlton Lemon, and he was born under the sign of Pisces.

Don was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is a naturalized citizen of the United States of America.

Similarly, he is of mixed descent in terms of ethnicity.

Don’s ancestors are Creole, while his great grandpa is French.

He also has Nigerian, Cameroonian, and Congolese ancestors.

He also believes in Christianity. Mr. Richardson and Katherine Clark raised Don Lemon.

He has two sisters named Yma and Leise.

Don grew raised with his mother and grandmother in West Baton Rouge and Port Allen.

Furthermore, when he was five years old, he recounted being sexually abused by a teenage male neighbor.

During an on-air conversation with members of Bishop Eddie Long’s congregation, Don mentioned this.

Similarly, he claimed that he did not tell his mother until he was thirty.

Don also went to Baker High School and was class president in his final year.

Similarly, before graduating from Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, he attended Louisiana State University. Don’s bachelor’s degree is in broadcast journalism.

He worked as a news assistant at WNYW during his undergraduate years.

Similarly, after being employed by Fox News, he spent several years working for its other stations in St. Louis and Chicago.

Don went on to serve as a correspondent for NBC affiliates in Chicago and Philadelphia after graduating.

More facts about Don Lemon

Full Name: Don Lemon
Age: 55 years
Birthday: 01 Mar
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Nationality: American
Gender: Male
Horoscope: Pisces
Dating: Tim Malone
Net Worth: $10 million
Height: 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
Profession: Journalist
Sibling: Two Sisters

What is Don Lemon’s net worth?

His net worth is reported to be in the $10 million range.

He also lives in Harlem, New York City.

He also has a home in Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York.

Is Don Lemon married?

Don has stated that he is gay and openly came out in his 2011 memoir ‘Transparent.’ Similarly, is involved with Tim Malone.

Tim is a real estate agent who became engaged on social media.

Similarly, they began dating in the middle of 2017.

Furthermore, Don kissed during CNN’s New Year’s Live event in 2018 to officially declare their romance.

Don Lemon
Don Lemon with his boyfriend Tim Malone Source: Oprah Daily

Lemon’s height?

Don stands 5’6″ (66″) tall and weighs approximately 74 kg.

His chest-waist-hip measurements are also 40-32-35.

Similarly, he has a great demeanor based on his appearance, with black hair and dark brown fascinating eyes.

Don Lemon’s professional background

Don started his career as a weekend news anchor for WBRC and WCAU in Birmingham and Philadelphia, respectively, after working in journalism throughout his college years.

Similarly, he worked for KTVI in St. Louis as an anchor and investigative reporter.

Don also began working as a reporter and local news co-anchor at NBC-owned and operated station WMAQ-TV in 2003.

Furthermore, Don joined CNN in September 2006 after several years of reporting experience.

Similarly, he has been vocal in his criticism of the network’s situation.

Don, too, raised his voice and expressed strong thoughts on improving the lives of African Americans.

In addition, since 2014, he has hosted CNN’s New Year’s Eve Special from New Orleans.

Similarly, in October 2017, Don faced racial slurs and death threats, for which he filed a police report.

Similarly, he introduced himself on ‘CNN Tonight with, ‘I’m Don Lemon.’

The president of the United States was dubbed a racist in January 2018.

Furthermore, because of his vocal criticism of the Trump administration, he became a target for both white nationalists and Trump.

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Don Lemon’s Achievements

Don Lemon is a well-known CNN journalist who has accomplished much outside of journalism.

Similarly, in 2002, he got the ‘Edward R. Murrow Award’ for capturing the ‘DC area sniper’ and covering Hurricane Katrina.

Don was also the recipient of three ‘Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards in 2006.

One of them is for a business feature called “Life on Craigslist” regarding Craigslist real estate listings.

The other two were for ‘Journey to Africa,’ which deals with the African HIV/AIDS pandemic.

In addition, ‘Ebony magazine named Don one of the ‘150 most important African Americans’ in 2009.

Similarly, ‘The Advocate,’ an American LGBT-interest journal, named him one of the ’50 Most Influential LGBTQ People in Media’ in 2014.

Don was also given the renowned ‘Native Son Award’ in December 2016 for his outspoken advocacy for black homosexual men’s rights.

He was honored for his efforts to “promote the growing visibility and effect of black gay males in society.”

Similarly, in its Power 50 list, the popular American LGBTQ news, fashion, entertainment, and lifestyle magazine ‘Out’ named Don one of the most influential LGBTQ individuals in the United States.

‘ He was also named one of the Pride 50 ‘trailblazing individuals who actively guarantee society continues to march towards equality, acceptance, and dignity for all queer people.

‘ The ‘Stonewall riots’ were celebrated as a watershed point in the current ‘LGBTQ rights movement’ on their 50th anniversary, and Don was given this moniker.