Don Lemon Bio

(Journalist, Author)

Don Lemon is a CNN correspondant and hosts his own show 'CNN Tonight with Don Lemon'. Don is engaged to his boyfriend, Tim Malone.

Relationship Statistics of Don Lemon

What is Don Lemon marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):In Relation
Is Don Lemon having any relationship affair ?: Yes
Is Don Lemon gay ?: Yes

More about the relationship

Don Lemon is now engaged with his boyfriend Tim Malone in April 2019. Tim is a Real estate agent.

In New Year 2018, he kissed his boyfriend Tim, in front of his co-anchor, Brooke Baldwin which was shared on Twitter. The couple is living happily together.

He revealed he was gay after he touched 30 and said how he suffered sexual abuse as a child.

Who is Don Lemon?

Don Lemon is an American news anchor and journalist. He is known for hosting the program ‘CNN Tonight‘ and his work on NBC and MSNBC.

Don Lemon: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood

Don Lemon was born on March 1, 1966, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Mr. Richardson and Katherine Clark. He has two sisters Yma and Leisa.

He was raised along with his sisters in West Baton Rouge and Port Allen. Lemon lived with mother and grandmother till 1976. Later his mother got married to Lemon’s step-father.

Don is an American by Nationality. He holds a mixed ethnicity of African-American and French as his parents belong to different descent.


He completed his high school education from Baker High School. In 1984, Don enrolled at Louisiana State University. He did not complete his studies.

In 1996 he graduated from Brooklyn College in Broadcast Journalism.

Don Lemon: Professional Life, and Career

Don Lemon started working when he was in college, he served as a news assistant on Channel 5 in New York City.

After graduation, he started to work as a professional anchor for WBRC in Birmingham, Alabama, and WCAU in Philadelphia. Then he started working as an anchor and investigative reporter for KTVI St. Louis. He also worked as an anchor for WBRC Birmingham, Alabama.

After onwards he started working for NBC News as a correspondent for Today and anchored on Weekend Today and MSNBC.  After gaining all the knowledge and being skilled, he was hired at CNN in September 2006.


Besides his television personality, he is also an author who has recently published a book about his life. His book was titled Transparent which includes a discussion of his hard time in childhood.

Don Lemon: Awards and Honors

He has won an Emmy award for his report on Chicago’s real estate market and Edward R. Murrow for the coverage of the D.C. area sniper capture. He was also honored by Ebony Magazine by listing him in their list of one of the 150 most influential African-Americans.

Net Worth, Salary

This journalist has an estimated net worth of $3 million. But his salary is not disclosed.

Don Lemon: Controversy, Rumors

He was highly criticized for his work on CNN as he is outspoken which does hurt the other person sometimes.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Moving towards Don Lemon’s body measurements, he has a height of 5 Feet 6 Inches with an average weight. He has dark hair and eyes.

Social Media

One of the popular television hosts, Don has more than 707k followers on Facebook, 260k followers on Instagram and he has 815 k followers on Twitter.


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