Delilah is an American radio personality, actress, musician, author, and model. She is widely known for hosting her self-titled show which mainly focuses on contemporary music genre and is played for the adults. In her show, she often recalls herself as "The queen of sappy love songs".
Early Life and Education
Delilah, aka. Delilah Rene Luke, was born on 5 February 1960, under the sun sign Aquarius. She was born in Coos Bay, Oregon and raised in Reedsport in 1969.
She belongs to the white ethnic group and holds American nationality. She attended her primary education in Reedsport and won a middle school speech challenge in 1974. She graduated from secondary school in 1978.
Delilah started her career after she won the competition in 1974. She started her career at KDUN radio station in Reedsport. Delilah started appearing in advertisements and was soon given her own show, Delilah Luke, on the Warpath.
In 1984, she started her work for KLSY radio station. She began working at Premiere Radio Networks in 2004. Apart from her career as a radio host, she also voiced in show Veggie Tales, Sarah and also played as DJ on I Can Only Imagine.
Moreover, she is also an Author. She has written four books till date; Love Someday Today, Love Matters, One Heart At A Time, and Arms Full of Love.
For her performances, she has been nominated for the Syndicated Personality by the Radio & Records magazine. In 2012, she received a Gracie Award and was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2016. Following a year in 2017, she was again inducted in the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
According to various sources, Delilah is estimated to have a net worth of around $15 million as of 2019. In 2004, she signed an eight-year contract with Premiere Networks for around $40 million.
With an approximately $40 million of signing amount, she also accumulated an additional $10 million signing bonus.
With a decent sum of money, she currently lives in Port Orchard, Washington DC. Her house is worth in millions featuring on 49 private acres. Her house is featured with 100 fruit trees, four varieties of grapes, a chicken coop, two cows, three horses, four dogs, and an emu.
Coming to her personal life, Delilah is a married woman. She is married to Paul Warner since 27 October 2012. They exchanged the vows in an intimate wedding ceremony after dating for years. The couple is proud parents of 14 children from which 11 of them are adopted and others are their biological child.
Her two children, sons Sammy Young Rene and Zachariah are both dead. Sammy died at the young age of 16 due to the complications of sickle-cell anemia and Zachariah committed suicide at the age of 18.
Recently on 14 June 2019, she on her Instagram shared an update on her family members. Nearly after two years of her son Zachariah death, she adopted a child. On 15 June, she officially announced Bae Paul as her newest member of her family.
Regarding her previous relationships, she was married three times. A source reported that she was in a romantic relationship with her ex-spouse Douglas Ortega. They shared the marital relationship for around 6 years from 1996 to around 2001.
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Weight: 80 kgs
Age: As of 2019, Delilah is 59 years old.
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