CNN Anchor Don Lemon’s net worth is $31 million dollars. A part of his contract with CNN. Don earns over $10 million in salary and an additional $2 million bonus from CNN. Here is a detailed analysis of the net worth and income of him. In a short time, Don Lemon has become one of the most recognizable faces on CNN, drawing record numbers of viewers. Don Lemon’s net worth has grown at a rate of 45% in the past 2 years due to his increasing popularity among Democrats. Don Lemon’s net worth was only $1 million in 2010. But now his net worth has grown to over $30 million, which is almost a 30 times increase. Don Lemon’s value also comes from his well-paying salary at CNN.
Don Lemon Net Worth and Salary
Also, Don Lemon recently bought a Rolls-Royce Dawn for $1 million dollars. Don Lemon also owns a $1 million Lamborgini Aventador. Some other cars owned by Don Lemons are Range Rover Autobiography, Alfa Romeo Giulia and McLaren GT. Don Lemon’s assets include 15 real estate properties, 7 cars and 3 luxury yachts. Don Lemon’s portfolio of assets also includes cash reserves of more than $30 million. Don Lemon also owns an investment portfolio of 15 stocks valued at $21 million. Some of the stocks owned by Don Lemon are Johnson and Johnson, Meta Platforms, Dell Technologies, Berkshire Hathaway, Alphabet Inc, and PayPal.
Don Lemon also owns a luxurious 13,300 square foot home located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Don Lemon has brought the property to him for an estimated price of $17 million dollars. This property comes with 8 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. Reportedly, the salary of him in the year 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 is $3 million, $5 million, $6 million, $9 million and $10 million respectively.
Identically, Don Lemon was born on March 1, 1996 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the son of Katherine Marie and Wilmon Lee Richardson. Don Lemon attended Louisiana State University and graduated from Brooklyn College in 1996, majoring in broadcast journalism. Don Lemon worked for the Fox affiliates in St. Louis and Chicago for several years and was a correspondent for the NBC affiliates in Philadelphia and Chicago. Don Lemon is reportedly a weekend news anchor for WBRC in Birmingham, Alabama, and for WCAU in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 2003, Don Lemon began working at NBC owned-and-operated station WMAQ-TV as a reporter and co-anchor for local news.
He joined CNN in September 2006. Since 2015, Don Lemon has also co-hosted CNN’s New Year’s Eve special from New Orleans with Brooke Baldwin. In August 2018, during an on-air discussion about the migrant caravan, Don Lemon received criticism of conversations that most of them radicalized to the right and we have to start doing something about it. In 2003, Don Lemon won an Edward R. Murrow Award for his coverage of the DC Capture, Area Sniper, and other awards for reporting on Hurricane Katrina. Don Lemon was voted one of the 150 Most Influential African Americans by Ebony Magazine in 2010. While in 2015, Columbia Journalism’s David Uberti of the Year for various reporting throughout the year. In 2018, Out named him to their Power 50 list of ‘the most influential LGBTQ people in the US.’
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