America’s Don Lemon works as a TV journalist. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he began his career as a journalist, anchoring weekend news shows on small television stations in Alabama and Pennsylvania. He rose to popularity as the host of CNN Tonight beginning in 2014. Lemon has also received three regional Emmy Awards, an Edward R. Murrow Award, and he hosts Don Lemon Tonight.
Don Lemon Biography and Net Worth
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Don Lemon Early Life
Donald Carlton Lemon was brought into the world in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on March 1, 1966. Lemon, who was raised in a Creole home, was elected class president his final year of high school. Don Lemon said in an on-air interview in 2010 that he was sexually abused by a teenage teenager when he was five years old. He didn’t tell anyone about the incident until he was thirty years old.
Donald went to Louisiana State University after graduation prior to moving to Brooklyn College in New York. Wear studied news-casting while at the same time going to Brooklyn College. He obtained experience as a college student by working as a news assistant at a Fox News affiliate station in New York.
Don Lemon Career
Lemon worked for many Fox News stations before graduation. Donald began working as an NBC journalist in Philadelphia and Chicago after graduating from college. Initially, he worked for affiliate stations in Birmingham, Alabama, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Over the next few years, he advanced from correspondent to weekend news anchor. During this period, he worked as an investigative reporter for a St. Louis-based station.
In 2002, Donald won an Edward R. Murrow Award for his reporting on the sniper in the Washington, D.C., region. He was also granted the prize for his coverage of Hurricane Katrina. After gaining tremendous recognition for his work, Don Lemon opted to join CNN in 2006. Donald has become well-known for his strong opinions, seemingly abandoning the usual tendency for neutral journalism that most journalists have. He has made provocative statements in front of audiences, and he has made a number of “gaffes” throughout his stint with the network. Don claims to have received multiple death threats while working at CNN.
Don Lemon Net Worth
Don Lemon is a wealthy American journalist and television news anchor with a net worth of $12 million. Lemon is best recognized now as one of CNN’s top anchors and presenters. He has also previously worked for networks such as NBC and MSNBC. Don has received several honours for his work on “CNN Tonight” and other shows, including three Emmys. Don Lemon is widely regarded as one of the most powerful African Americans in the world. Also he is one of the most powerful LGBTQ broadcasters.
Don Lemon Relationship
Don Lemon revealed publicly that he was homosexual in 2011. He asserted that he had known he was gay since he was a child. He brought up the sexual assault he had experienced as a youngster once more. Donald Trump reminded the world that he has been upfront about his sexuality for many years with friends, family, and close coworkers. With this public declaration, he became one of the few homosexual African Americans in the broadcasting industry. Tim Malone, a real estate agent, and Don Lemon started dating in 2017. In 2019, the pair confirmed their engagement.