Don Lemon is an American Journalist who is well known on CNN. He worked in local stations and for NBC before he got his big break at CNN. In 2002, Don Lemon received three Regional Emmy Awards as well as an Edward R. Murrow Award.
He was also voted one of the top 150 most influential African Americans in the 2009 issue of Ebony Magazine. As you continue reading, you will learn more about his career and sources of income.
Net Worth and Income Source.
Even as Don Lemon was still in college, he had already gotten a news station job. Don worked in several stations before he landed his job in CNN. The average salary of a news anchor is around $40k.
However, the salary always depends on the years of experience the news anchor has. As of 2020, Don Lemon’s net worth is $10 million.
According to various sources, his annual salary on CNN is four million dollars. His career in the journalism industry has contributed highly to his net worth.
His other source of income is from the books he has published. Being one of the most known journalists on CNN, Don still has many more news reporting years. Even at 54 years, he still looks good as ever.
House, Car, Property, Lifestyle.
Don Lemon has invested millions in properties from his successful career. He currently lives in his apartment in Harlem, New York.
Aside from his house in Harlem, Don also owns a property in Sag Harbor, Long Island. What of his car collection? Looking at his Instagram social media account, Don once posted a picture of a vintage car his family used to own. At least we know he likes vintage cars.
Don Lemon began his career as a news anchor for WBRC in Alabama and WCAU in Philadelphia. At the same time, he also worked for KTVI as an investigative reporter in St. Louis, Missouri. Soon after, he began working for NBC News as a correspondent.
In 2006, Don Lemon began working for CNN. Since then, he has always been praised for his fantastic work on the station. In 2014, Don started hosting the New Year’s Eve Special, which was in New Orleans.
Don Lemon has appeared on TV shows like CNN Tonight, The Don Lemon Show, CNN Newsroom, etc. One thing you may not know about Dom Lemon is that he is an accomplished Author.
In 2011, he published the book, Transparent and Everybody’s Scrap Book of Curious Facts. In his books, Don can go into depth and talk about all the things he could not comment on News. One of Don’s books even made it to the New York Times Bestseller’s list.