Don Lemon Married, Partner, Gay, Boyfriend/Girlfriend, Salary, Net Worth

Published On: 08 Apr, 2017

Don Lemon Married, Partner, Gay, Boyfriend/Girlfriend, Salary, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth March 01, 1966
Age 53 Years 0 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession News Anchor
Marital Status Single
Divorced Not Yet
Boyfriend/Dating Tim Malone (2017)
Gay/Lesbian Gay
Net Worth $3 Million Dollars
Ethnicity African-American
Social Media Twitter, Instagram
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height 6 Feet (183 cm)
Education Louisiana State University

The Emmy Award-winning journalist, Don Lemon has established himself as one of the prominent journalists in the country.  He is the host of CNN Tonight with Don Lemon during weekend prime-time and works as a correspondent across CNN/U.S programming. He is the former news assistant of WNYW, a reporter for NBC News and correspondent for Today and NBC Nightly News.

Career and Progression:

The versatile journalist, Don Lemon started his career as a news assistant at WNYW in New York City when he was in college. Then, he worked as a weekend anchor for WBRC in Alabama, Birmingham, and WCAU in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He also serves as an investigative reporter for KTVI St Louis in his earliest career. After that, he served as a reporter for NBC News, a correspondent for Today and NBC Nightly News and an anchor on MSNBC and Weekend Today.

Don entered CNN in September 2006. He is widely recognized for his outspoken nature in work at CNN and his strong voice opinions on the African- American community improvements. He has been presenting CNN's New Year's Eve special from New Orleans. Don has received Emmy Award for his report on the real estate market in Chicago and Edward R. Murrow Award for the coverage of D.C area sniper. He has received other several awards for reports on Hurricane Katrina, and the AIDS epidemic in Africa.

How Much is Don’s Worth?

Voted as one the 150 most Influential African-Americans by Ebony magazine in 2009, Don Lemon earns an enormous salary from the big scale media which contributes in his splendid net worth of $3 million.

He currently resides in a three-bedroom apartment on the eleventh floor. He previously used to own a separate apartment on the sixth floor but later sold it for a tidy profit. He made a profit of about $100,000 from the apartment.

Don Lemon Caught in an Argument with Chris Ruddy!!

The Newsmax CEO, Chris Ruddy alleged Don of “drinking Kool-kid” during the interview on Wednesday night. Ruddy accused him while they were having a conversation about President Trump’s leaked phone calls with Mexican president and Australian prime minister. 

Living with A Gay Partner!!

Don Lemon, in his memoir, Transparent revealed about his gay sexuality. In the same book, he discussed the racial oppression and sexual abuse he suffered as a child. Don must be immensely happy after the book is published as a burden about his life has lifted publicly.

The journalist is happily married with his boyfriend, John Byrnes. The duo isn’t afraid with the world and fearlessly exposes their affection for each other. Previously, there was a rumor that the actress Elizabeth Ortiz turned into his wife after dating for a while however the information is yet to prove. This story about the girlfriend is confusing for the fans to believe as he has publicly proclaimed himself a gay. The presenter was also engaged with a partner, Calvin Harris.

Short Bio:

Born on March 1966, Don Lemon was raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He completed his schooling from a public high school in the small city of Baker named Baker High School. He earned a major in broadcast journalism from Brooklyn College and went to Louisiana State University. He has a height of 6 feet that enhances his charming personality.