Don Lemon is a journalist and television host from the United States. He is best known for his work as a CNN news anchor, where he has been a member of the team since 2006. Lemon has received critical acclaim for his interviews and reporting, as well as several awards over the course of his career.
Don Lemon was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on March 1, 1966. He was the youngest of five siblings and grew up in a working-class family. Lemon attended Baker High School before going on to study broadcast journalism at Brooklyn College. Lemon began his television career as a news assistant at NBC affiliate WNYW in New York City after graduating from college.
|BIRTHDAY||1 March 1966|
|NET WORTH (EST.)||$10,000,000|
Lemon began his career as a news anchor at Philadelphia’s NBC affiliate WCAU. He later worked as a reporter and anchor at NBC’s flagship station, WNBC. Lemon joined CNN in 2003 and has been with the network ever since. He has hosted several CNN programs, including “CNN Newsroom” and “CNN Tonight with Don Lemon.” Lemon is known for his straightforward interviewing style as well as his ability to cover breaking news events with clarity and precision.
Since 2016, Don Lemon and Tim Malone have been a couple. Tim Malone is openly gay. His issues with his sexual orientation have been publicly acknowledged, and he has made use of his platform to promote the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. Lemon has also spoken up about his experiences as an African American growing up and the difficulties he encountered because of his color.