From his early childhood days, he was interested in journalism and media. Therefore, he joined Brooklyn College where he completed his degree in broadcast journalism.
Later on, he joined Louisiana State University for his further studies. He’s a successful icon, let’s know more about him.
Born on March 1st in 1966, Don Lemon is a well-known figure in American television industry. He is a renowned American journalist.
His birth name was Donald Davis Lemon, and he was born in Baton Rouge in Louisiana. He belongs to the African-American race. It is also said that his parents never got married.
Lemon’s career started from WNYW; he worked there as a news assistant. In the beginning, things were not that easy, and he had to go through lots of struggle and hard work. But he never got tired and frustrated. Later on, he also worked for WCAU as an anchor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Apart from this, he has worked for WBRC, Weekend Today show and also MSNBC. From the year 2003 to 2006, he used to work for the Channel 5 of NBC channel.
Later on, he joined CNN and became the original news reporter for the channel. He was responsible for presenting breaking news for CNN.
His major works include covering events like Boston Marathon Bombing and Philadelphia building collapse in 2013. He also covered many of the natural calamity news like the tsunami and earthquake in Japan.
This celebrity with his tall height of five feet and six inches, he looks very impressive on the screen. He’s already 50 years of age, but the enthusiasm and energy to work have not changed a bit in him.
Lemon’s hard work has been paid by awards like Emmy award given to him because of his proper reporting on real estate market.
He has also been featured on many of the popular magazines of America! That’s not all. His net worth amounts to $3 million. He also has an impressive salary.
Lemon is also an author. It is said that he was sexually abused in his childhood when he was just seven years old. In his book called Transparent, which is based on his life, he also declared himself to be gay.
Similarly, he has discussed colorism, homophobia, discrimination and racism in his book, which must have come from his miseries.
Moving onto his personal life, affairs, and relationships, he is a married man. He is married to his boyfriend John Byrne, a choreographer.
There has been a rumor about his being married to Stephanie Ortiz, but this hasn’t been confirmed yet. This information seems suspicious as he has declared that he is gay.
Being so popular and known by so many, Don never held back in coming out as gay. He always stood by the decision he thought was right for him. He was wise to tell his family about it, and they have already accepted his sexuality.
More detailed information about Don Lemon’s biography can be found on wiki sites like Wikipedia and other networking sites, as well as his personal blog. His fans can follow him on Twitter and get updates from through by his tweets.
He is also active on Facebook and Instagram. Apart from that, his sexy shirtless pictures can also be downloaded from the social media. More information about him can be found on IMDB as well.
Lemon made the news when he cuts off a guest in the middle of the conversation. As a host in CNN, people might have not expected that but he actually behaved like that with his guest.
Lemon thought it was right to stop Paris Dennard when he called the topic of Trump family as fake news. Lemon further gave a lecture on what fake news is like.
According to Don, fake news is when someone puts a story ahead intentionally to deceive someone and everyone knows that is wrong. Something definitely went wrong in the episode.
As a gay man who lived through the 80’s & 90’s, the height of the crisis, it’s even more important to remind the youth to be safe…
Plans to Tap Late-Night Talk
Don Lemon: CNN Anchor Has Plans to Tap Late-Night Talk | Variety @CNNTonight @CNNPR @CNN https://t.co/bxMsNedB7N
— Don Lemon (@donlemon) October 26, 2016