Don Lemon Salary – $720 Thousand Dollars: Don Lemon estimated CNN annual salary is around $720,000 dollars.

It seems possible because of his hard work and dedication to his work.

Don Lemon Net Worth – $3 Million Dollars. Don Lemon is reported to have a net worth of $3 million dollars.

He is an American anchor and correspondent for CNN. He hosts CNN Tonight 10pm-12am ET currently. 

He is very dedicated and committed journalist who has won an Emmy Award for a special report.

Age, Birthday and Date of Birth

Don Lemon, a reputed CNN journalist was born in 1966 and is currently 53 years Old in 2019. He celebrates his birthday on 1 March each year.

  • Ethnicity: Mixed (African-American and French)
  • Nationality: American

Don Lemon’s Partner – Tim Malone, His Gay & Sexuality Rumors


Don Lemon officially revealed he is gay & is dating boyfriend Tim Malone. Though some media revealed don is married to Tim but yet it is not confirmed by Don Lemon.

He holds hands with Tim at ‘Saturday Night Live’ after-party.

He enjoyed a date night over the weekend, attending the Saturday Night Live after-party at TAO nightclub in New York City with boyfriend Tim Malone.

During the live interview with the members of Bishop Eddie Long’s congregation, he revealed he was sexually abused in his early days.

He also stated that he is proud of his sexual orientation. He hasn’t revealed anything about his boyfriend or partner and is not married yet.

He was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States.

Don Lemon Mother, Parents and Sisters

Don Lemon mother name is Katherine Lemon Clark and he has two sisters named Yma and Leisa.

  • Parents: Katherine Clark (Mother), Mr. Richardson (Father)
  • Partner: Tim Malone
  • Children: N/A
  • Marital Status: Unmarried

He attended Baker High School in Baker, East Baton Rouge Parish. He then graduated from Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, New York in broadcast journalism.

Later, he enrolled at Louisiana State University during which he worked at WNYW in New York City as a news assistant.

Lemon revealed about his sexuality in his memoir, Transparent that he is gay where he talked about colorism in an African community.

Don Lemon Height – 6 feet (1.83 m)

Don Lemon height is 6 feet (1.83 m) followed by the well-built body size. He has black hair and eyes.

Lemon, the absolute stunner with the ability to investigate issues and present them properly to the audience. 

He looks good with a gentle attitude and class. His captivating smile can show his soul and can melt the wall. He shares a generous look with a magnificent dressing sense handled with maturity.

His ear-piercing makes him appear cool and stylish with an eye-catching earpiece.

Lemon enjoys his spare time with his family members and often goes on vacation with them. He loves seafood more than anything and also got interested in photography, writing, and swimming.

Movies and TV shows: CNN Tonight

Lemon, a popular TV Journalist is currently hosting CNN popular news show “CNN Tonight”.

He has reported the stories like the 2008 president election, shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando and many more.

He kicked off his career as a journalist during his college days at WNYW as a news assistant. He then got to WBRC in Birmingham, Alabama as well as WCAU in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a weekend host.

He served as an anchor at KTVI St. Louis. He also worked for New York City operations of NBC News as a reporter and became a correspondent for Today and NBC Nightly News. 

Career timeline:

  • Graduated from Louisiana State University.
  • Joined Fox News Channel – WNYW in New York City
  • Joined WBRC in Birmingham, Alabama as weekend anchor
  • Joined WCAU in Philadelphia and worked as an investigative reporter for KTVI St. Louis
  • Worked in NBC News show Today as Correspondent and Weekend Today at MSNBC.
  • In 2003, Lemon Joined NBC O&O station WMAQ-TV (5 in Chicago).
  • September 2006 – Joined CNN (CNN Tonight)

Later, he anchored on Weekend Today and MSNBC’s shows. Since 2003, he is working as a reporter and local news presenter at NBC owned-and-operated station, WMAQ-TV 5 in Chicago, Illinois.

In September 2006, he signed a contract for CNN, based in New York. For CNN, he has reported the stories like the 2008 president election, shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Charleston church shooting in 2015, the building collapse in Philadelphia (2013), shooting at Colorado Theater in 2012, the Inauguration of the 44th President in Washington D.C., Louisiana’s Hurricane Gustav in 2008 and many others.

Moreover, he has also presented the CNN’s breaking news coverage of the Arab Spring, the tsunami, and earthquake in Japan, the death of Osama Bin Laden as well as Joplin tornado.

At present, he hosts CNN Tonight with Don Lemon, late evening news show.

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