Journalist Don Lemon is Engaged to Tim Malone. Find out some lesser-known facts about his family, parents, love life, educational background, and net worth.
Age: 54 years old
Birthday: March 1, 1966
Home Town: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
Mother: Katherine Clark
Sisters: Yma, Late. Leisa
Boyfriend/Partner: Tim Malone
Marital Status: Engaged
Height: 6 feet (approx.)
Net Worth 2020: $10 million (approx.)
Don Lemon is one of the much-loved news anchor and a journalist. Don is best known for his prominent presentation, who has marked his name as a news correspondent.
Not to forget, he has also made his name as an author. He has written many interesting books, including Transparent, Everybody’s Scrap Book of Curious Facts: A Book for Odd Moments.
Family and Ethnicity:
Don Lemon was born to father Richardson and mother Katherine Clark in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. He has two sisters Yma, and Leisa, who lost her life by accidentally drowning.
He holds an American nationality and comes from a mixed ethnical background. Don has Creole ancestry, as his grandfather and great grandparents came from Congolese, Cameroonian, Nigerian and French descents.
Don Lemon Boyfriend and Marriage:
The Baton Rouge- born Journalist and author, Don doesn’t want to rush to get married. As we all know, Don has found his soulmate in real estate agent Tim Malone.
The couple started dating in the summer of 2016 and went public around 2017. Don and Tim are happily engaged and live together with two of their pets.
When People’s magazine asked about their weddings or ceremony, Don replied, “I’m just trying to enjoy this bliss moment. And then, whenever we get married, we get married”.
He added, “The advice I get from most people is: Don’t become obsessed with the ceremony or wedding planning — just enjoy it.” And judging from their Instagram adventures alone, they seem to be taking that advice in stride.
Awards and Accolades:
Don Lemon is the recipient of various honors and awards. As a broadcast journalist, Don has covered different situations which includes Hurricane Katrina. For that, he has received multiple awards and appreciations.
Subsequently, in 2002, he was presented with the Edward R. Murrow Award for his excellent coverage of the capture of the D.C. area sniper.
In 2006, he also earned Chicago / Midwest Emmy Awards– three times. He won one for business feature Craigslist real estate listings, “Life on Craigslist.”
In the same way, he won the other two awards for reporting on the HIV/Aids pandemic in Africa.
In 2009, Ebony magazine listed him as one of the 150 Most Influential African Americans.
Likewise, in 2014 and 2017, he was one of the 50 Most Influential LGBTQ+ People in Media.
Additionally, he has earned the Native Son Award and several other accolades for his movements on LGBTQ+ rights.
Don Lemon Salary and Net Worth:
Don Lemon believes in keeping his lip tight. Additionally, Don has not revealed about his net worth and income. Also, there are not enough sources to confirm his salary and annual income as well. Hence, his assets and fortune are yet a mystery.
His Twitter account with more than a million followers is quite famous. Don tweets something, and that becomes wildly popular. People retweet it over and over again until critical mass.
Likewise, his Instagram account goes by the name donlemoncnn and has amassed 544k followers and has over 1500 posts. He posts a picture and receives hundreds of comments and thousands of likes.
Lemon also uses Facebook account sometimes. He has over 900k Facebook fans and thousands of posts.