Don Lemon Biography


Don Lemon

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Birth Name: Don Lemon
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Sign: Acer
Age:   51 Years
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Don Lemon is a TV journalist and a news anchor from the United States. He is famous for being the host of the show CNN Tonight. Lemon is also well known for being a weekend anchor for WBRC and an anchor and investigative reporter for KTVI St. Louis. Five feet and six inches tall, Don Lemon was born in the mid-1960s in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Katherine Lemon Clark. He has two siblings, Yma Lemon and Leisa Lemon.

Don's sexuality and his love life were kept secret till he was in his late 20s. But after he touched his 30s he revealed that he is gay and outed that he suffered sexual abuse in his childhood. He got married to his boyfriend, Stephanie Ortiz. 

As a child, Don joined Baker High School. Later on, he joined Brooklyn College with a major in broadcast journalism. He was also enrolled at Louisiana State University and after graduation Lemon started his broadcasting career from WNYW in New York City as a news assistant.

Later on, he was hired by WBRC as its weekend anchor. He also worked at KTVI St. Louis as its anchor and investigative reporter and anchor at WBRC. At the end of 2006, he was hired by CNN. He is earning a massive amount of salary as a journalist and his current net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.

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Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

1966 1st of March

Five feet and six inches tall, Don Lemon was born in the mid 1960s in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America to Katherine Lemon Clark. He has two siblings and they are named as Yma Lemon and Leisa Lemon.

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Joined NBC O&O station WMAQ-TV

2003

 He began his broadcasting career from WNYW in New York City. He joined them as a news assistant. Later on he was hired by WBRC as its weekend anchor. In 2003, he joined NBC O&O station WMAQ-TV. There he also worked as a reporter. 

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Joined CNN

2006 of September

He worked at KTVI St. Louis as its anchor and investigative reporter and as an anchor at WBRC. At the end of 2006, he was hired by CNN. After he joined CNN, he was highly criticized by for his work at CNN.

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Was honored by Ebony magazine

2009

Don Lemon is a TV journalist and a news anchor from United States. In 2009, he was honored by Ebony magazine. They honored him by listing him in their list of one of the 150 most influential African-Americans. 

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