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Making controversial statements and comments about celebrities and statesmen are one of the quickest ways to get highlighted in the news-reporting media. Although Don Lemon is one of the most talented and hard-working reporters, he has always been in the spotlight for making controversial statements.
The host for CNN tonight, Don Lemon is an author a news anchor and a popular African- American Journalist. For leveling some serious criticisms against President Donald Trump, Don Lemon has been highlighted in the news lately.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on March 1, 1966, Don Lemon has turned 56 years old. He appears to be tall and healthy and has an athletic body type. His body measurements include his chest of 40 inches waist 32 inches and hips 35 inches.
His biceps measure 15.5 inches. Don has a towering height of 6’0” and his weight is 79kg. The color of his eyes is Dark Brown and his hair color is Black but he mostly shaves his head keeping it bald.
Virtually everything that Don owns now has been earned from his career as a newsman and journalist. His salary has been increasing steadily over the years even though his salaries have not been made public by CNN. Don Lemon has an estimated net worth of $3 million US dollars as of now.
Education / Family
Born in Baton Rouge, Don Lemon grew up in a small town located in Louisiana, United States. Baker High School is one of the notable public high schools that he attended. At Louisiana State University he furthered his education and later attended the Brooklyn College. The name of his father is Richardson and his mother is Katherine Lemon Clark.
|Birth Place||Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States|
|Date Of Birth||March 1, 1966|
|Height||In centimeters – 183 cm
In feet and inches – 6′ 0″
|Weight||In kilograms – 79 Kg
In pounds – 174 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Journalist and Author|
|Sexual Orientation||Homosexual (Gay)|
|School||Baker High School|
|College||Louisiana State University
|Home Town||Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States|
|Mothers Name||Katherine Lemon Clark
Career / Fashion And Style
Starting as an anchor in Birmingham, Alabama, Don Lemon has spent his entire career in the media. Working the weekend slots at WBRC he moved to Philadelphia’s WCAU. He has also worked as an investigative reporter and has many other experiences as an anchor to his credit.
After becoming a reporter at NBC News, Don worked on several news shows including NBC’s popular news program “Today”. In the year 2003 he started working at WMAQ-TV as a co-news anchor and reporter as well as at NBC O&O station. After working there for 3 months, he joined CNN in 2006.
He has also published a book in 2011 titled ‘Transparent’ which talks about his life, his opinion on the black American community, his abuse as a child and his sexual orientation. He has also won some awards like an Emmy for his special report on Chicago’s real estate market and also an Edward R. Murray Award for the D.C area sniper story.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
Here we provide you the list of Don Lemon’s favourite things.
|Favourite Holiday Destination||Miami|
|Favourite Actress||Alexandra Daddario|
|Favourite to do||Listening to music, Playing Football, and Travelling|
|Favourite Dishes||Italian Food|
Some Interesting Facts About Don Lemon
- Announcing their engagement in April 2019 in front of his co-anchor, Brooke Baldwin, Don kissed his boyfriend, Tim Malone on a live show.
- Don travels a lot and he loves listening to music.
- In his biography, ‘Transparent’ he came out and openly expressed that he is gay in 2011.
- While he was in college, he was working as a news assistant in WNYW in New York City.
- He won him 3 local Emmy awards after the AIDS epidemic in Africa report that he gave also he has won an Emmy award for his reporting during Hurricane Katrina.
- As he is very successful and well known, Don Lemon is on the board of trustees for the Brooklyn College.
- Until he was 30 years old Don didn’t reveal anything about the incident to his mother when he was a victim of child abuse when he was 8 years old.
- In the year 2015, he has caused a lot of controversies with a petition for him to be fired from CNN, signed by more than 30,000 people.
- Don Lemon was voted as one of the 150 most influential African-Americans in 2009 by the Ebony
- due to some comments that he made about a Bill Cosby‘s rape victim, Columbia Journalism Review named Don Lemon as one of the worst journalists of the year in 2014.