Don Imus Bio

Relationship Statistics of Don Imus

What is Don Imus marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Don Imus get married ? (married date):December 17, 1994
How many children does Don Imus have ? (name):Three (Frederick Wyatt Imus, Elizabeth Imus, Ashley Imus)
Is Don Imus having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Don Imus gay ?: No
Who is Don Imus wife ? (name):Deirdre Imus

More about the relationship

Don Imus has been married twice. His first wife was Harriet Showalter. They got married in 1969. After staying together over a decade, he divorced his first wife in 1979. He had two daughters named Ashley and Elizabeth from his first marriage. He got married for the second time with the American actress, Deirdre Coleman on December 17, 1994. They together had a son named Frederick Wyatt, born on July 3, 1998. They have been together for over two decades and there is no sign of divorce at all. There are no other records of his past and present relationships.

Who is Don Imus?

Don Imus is an American radio host, humorist, landscape photographer. He has also established himself as a famous philanthropist and writer. He is best known as the host of Imus in the Morning.

Don Imus: Birth Facts, Family, Education, and Childhood

Don Imus was born as John Donald Imus Jr. on 23 July 1940, in Riverside, California, United States. Don holds an American nationality and is of English ethnicity.

He is the elder son of Frances E and John Donald Imus, Sr. He has a younger brother named Fred Imus who is also a famous talk show host of America. He grew up near Kingman, Arizona with his family.

There is no information about his parental background. He has not revealed any information about his childhood life. He worked as a rail transport worker on the Southern Pacific Railroad before fame. He also served as a United States Marine Corps from 1957 to 1960.

Don Imus: Education History

He has not revealed any information about his educational background.

Don Imus: Professional Life and Career

Don began his career as a singer and songwriter after winning a talent contest at Johnny Otis’s nightclub. After that, he began working as a radio disc jockey on June 28, 1968, at radio station KUTY in Palmdale, California. He left KUTY for another job at KJOY, a small radio station in Stockton, California. After that, he moved to New York City and began working at WNBC radio in December 1971.

He was fired from there in 1977 and returned to Cleveland Radio as afternoon drive host on WHK.  In 1998, he became the host of the show Imus in the Morning on MSNBC. In 2009, he became the host of Imus in the Morning. In March 2009, Imus was diagnosed with stage 2 prostate cancer.

Imus has won four Marconi Awards till now. He was named one of the 25 “Most Influential People in America” by Time magazine in 1997. He was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 1989.In 2002, Talkers magazine named him as one of the “25 greatest radio talk show hosts of all time”.

Don Imus: Salary and Net Worth

He has a net worth of  $35 million but his salary is not revealed yet.

Don Imus: Rumors and Controversy

There is no any rumor of him dating anyone at the present time. On April 4, 2007, Imus characterized the Rutgers University women’s basketball team players as “rough girls,” commenting on their tattoos for which he was criticized by the players and audience.

Don Imus: Body Measurements

Don Imus has the height of 6 feet 2 inches. His body weight is not known. Furthermore, he has salt-pepper hair and hazel eyes.

Don Imus: Social Media Profile

Don is active on the Facebook and Twitter but he does not have Instagram. He has more than 15.5k followers on the Facebook and 24.7k followers on the Twitter.

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