CNN host, Lou Dobbs files for divorce for his second marriage citing fraud. Know the real reasons for the divorce of his second marriage

TV host Lou Dobbs is married for the second time to Debi Lee Segura. His wife Debi is around 8 years younger than him.

Why his first marriage didn’t work out?

Lou was married for the first time to his high school love, Kathy Wheeler. They dated for some time and then in 1969, he married her. Few months after their marriage, Kathy became pregnant. In 1970, she gave birth to a baby boy.

Then his job was so demanding that he had to travel from one place to another and was not being able to give time to family. This is said to be the primary reason that the differences started coming into their relationship. During such fights with his wife, he became close to another lady Debi Segura. What next?

Kathy Wheeler and Lou separated in the year 1981 and got divorced in the same year.

In photo: Lou Dobbs and his ex-wife Kathy Wheeler

Lou’s second marriage

Lou got married to Debi Segura in the year 1982 and still living happily with her. Debi was a sports anchor at the CNN channel. They have four children together, one son, Jason Dobbs, and three daughters, Heather, Hillary, and Buffie Dobbs.

In between, there was news that Lou is seeking a divorce from her second wife, Debi Lee Segura and the reason is said to be her nationality. She is a Mexican and he accused her that she tricked him and hid her nationality.

Later, when asked about the news they said it was false and it was just a rumor.

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In photo: Lou Dobbs and Debi Lee

Lou Dobbs’ Parents

Dobbs’ father’s name is Frank Dobbs. He was one of the co-founders of a propane business. Propane is said to be,

a kissing cousin of natural gas and petroleum.”

His mother’s name is Lydia Mae also known as née Hensley. Her profession was as a bookkeeper.

Dobbs was born in Childress Country, Texas and they were living there only. But when Dobbs was twelve years old, his father’s business went to a loss so they moved to Rupert, Idaho.

Lou Dobbs’ Education

Talking about education, Dobbs went to Minico High School which is located in Minidoka County. He was a student body president in his school. He was also a member of the school’s football team as well as played Sousaphone.

Then for his further studies, he went to the University of Idaho and Idaho State University. For graduation, he attended Harvard University. He graduated in 1967 with a Bachelor of Arts in economics.

He also went to law school in Moscow at UI College of Law for a short period of time.

Lou Dobbs’ Major Awards

Dobbs has been awarded many awards but below are some of his prestigious awards:

For covering the stock market crash In 1987, Dobbs was awarded the George Foster Peabody Award.

Lou Dobbs [Source: Variety]
In 1990, he received the Luminary Award of the Business Journalism Review.

In 1993, he was named “Father of the Year” by the National Father’s Day Committee.

In 1999, he received the Horatio Alger Association Award for Distinguished Americans.

In 2000, he received the National Space Club Media Award.

He received the Eugene Katz Award For Excellence in the Coverage of Immigration Award from the Center for Immigration Studies in 2004.

He received the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution’s Statesmanship Award in 2005.

In 2008, Dobbes was awarded the American Legion Public Relations Award. He receives this award from the National Commander of The American Legion.

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Lou is still married to Debi and has four children with her.

Short Bio on Lou Dobbs

Louis Carl ‘Lou’ Dobbs is an American journalist, author, radio host, and television personality. He was born on 24 September 1945 in Childress Country Texas. More Bio…