Don Lemon Biography and Wiki
Don Lemon is a highly acclaimed news journalist and reporter who was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Don works as a correspondent for CNN after joining the network in 2006. He later achieved prominence as the presenter of CNN Tonight beginning in 2014.
A news veteran of Chicago, Lemon reported from Chicago in the days leading up to the 2008 presidential election, including an interview with then-Rep. Rahm Emanuel on the day he accepted the position of Chief of Staff for President-elect Barack Obama.
Lemon joined CNN after serving as a co-anchor for the 5 p.m. newscast for NBC5 News in Chicago. He joined the station in August 2003 as an anchor and reporter after working in New York as a correspondent for NBC News, The Today Show, and NBC Nightly News.
In addition to his reporting in New York, Lemon worked as an anchor on Weekend Today and on MSNBC. While at NBC, Lemon covered the explosion of Space Shuttle Columbia, SARS in Canada, and numerous other stories of national and global importance.
In addition to NBC5 and NBC News, Lemon has served as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for WCAU-TV, an NBC affiliate in Philadelphia, an anchor and investigative reporter for KTVI-TV in St. Louis, and an anchor for WBRC-TV in Birmingham. He began his career at WNYW in New York City as a news assistant while still in college.
Don Lemon Age and Birthday
Don is 56 years old as of 2022, He was born on March 1, 1966.
Don Lemon Height
Lemon stands at an average height and moderate weight. He also appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by.
Don Lemon Parents and Siblings
Lemon was born on March 1, 1966, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has Creole ancestry; his great-grandfather was of French descent, in addition to Nigerian, Cameroonian, and Congolese ancestry. He has not disclosed any information on his parents, family or his siblings. This information will soon be updated.
During an on-air interview with members of Bishop Eddie Long’s congregation in September 2010, Lemon discussed being sexually molested when he was five or six by a neighbor teenage boy, and that it was not until he was thirty that he told his mother about it.
Don Lemon Education
Coming to his education, Don attended Baker High School in East Baton Rogue Parish. He majored at Brooklyn College in broadcast journalism and later attended Louisiana State University.
Don Lemon Spouse and Partner
Don Lemon met his partner Tim Malone back in the year 2017 and later began dating. Don and his spouse Tim Malone announced that they were engaged in 2019.
Don Lemon Engagement Ring
Emulate Don Lemon with this Gorgeous Vintage Men’s Diamond Engagement ring. CNN news anchor Don Lemon recently said yes to his boyfriend Tim Malone’s heartfelt marriage proposal. Malone chose a gorgeous engagement ring for Lemon. He also wears a similar, though not identical, engagement band.