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What Happened To Don Lemon? Don Lemons CNN Show, Wife, Twitter, Children, And More

Who Is Don Lemon?

Don Lemon is a television journalist, from America. He was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. When he was a journalist, he anchored the weekend news programs on local television stations in Alabama and Pennsylvania in the early days. Don has worked as a news correspondent for NBC on its programmings, such as Today and NBC Nightly News. He joined CNN in 2006, as a correspondent. He became prominent as the presenter of CNN Tonight beginning in the year 2014. Don is the winner of an Edward R. Murrow Award and three regional Emmy Awards. Don is the host of Don Lemon Tonight.

What Happened To Don Lemon?

In February 2024,  there was an announcement that Don will host a talk show for CNN’s upcoming streaming service CNN+ called The Don Lemon Show. But only two episodes were released in April 2024, before its shutdown. Don was accused of assault due to an alleged incident that happened a year before. A few years after the original filing in 2019, the lawsuit has been dropped. The legal situation started in August 2019, when Don Lemon was accused by Dustin Hice of assaulting the latter in 2018 in a bar in Sag Harbor, New York. The complaint brought “emotional pain and suffering” due to “aggression and hostility” at the time, as per Deadline in 2019.  But CNN stood by Don, with a spokesperson accusing Hice of showing “a pattern of contempt for CNN on his social media handles”.

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Don Lemon Net Worth

Don Lemon has a networth of $31 Million. At the time of his career, Don Lemon was a weekend news anchor for WBRC in Birmingham, Alabama. Don entered CNN in September 2006. He criticized the state of cable news and also questioned the network, before the public. He was also the anchor for WCAU in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Also, he served as an anchor and investigative reporter for KTVI. 

Don Lemon’s CNN Show

 In May 2021, there was an announcement that Don Lemon, along with other CNN journalist Chris Cuomo, would start a podcast named “The Handoff”. He gave a strong voice and opinions about the ways that the African American community can be improved. In February 2024, there was an announcement that Don will be a host for the talk show for CNN’s upcoming streaming service CNN+ called The Don Lemon Show. 

Don Lemon Wife

Don Lemon does not have a wife, as he is not married. But he announced his engagement with Tim Malone in 2019. Don Lemon had met Tim Malone in 2017, after which the two started dating. Tim Malone is the real estate agent. Don Lemon was born on 1st March 1966, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Don is 56 years old. He was the son of Katherine Marie (Bouligney) and Wilmon Lee Richardson. His father was an attorney, who had been part of a lawsuit and challenged the isolation of public transportation in Baton Rouge.

Tim Malone

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Don Lemon Children

Don Lemon does not have children, as he did not have a relationship with anyone. He is not married. Don is of mostly African-American ancestry. His maternal grandmother was the daughter of a black mother and a white father, who belonged of French and Scots-Irish ancestry. He studied at Baker High School, which was a public high school in the town of Baker in East Baton Rouge Parish. When Don Lemon was in his senior year, he was voted as class president.

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Reference:

1) Wikipedia 

2) cinemablend.com

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