What Is Don Lemon’s Net Worth? What Was CNN News Anchor’s Salary?

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’s a detailed analysis of his net worth and income. In a short span of time, Don Lemon has become one of the most recognizable faces on CNN, drawing a record number of audiences. Don Lemon’s net worth has grown at a rate of 45% over the past 2-years due to his overgrowing popularity among the Democrats. Don Lemon’s net worth was only $1 Million in 2010. But now his net worth has grown to well over $30 Million, which is almost a 30 times hike. Don Lemon’s worth also comes from his high-paying salary at CNN.

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Don Lemon Net Worth and  Salary

Moreover, Don Lemon has recently bought a Rolls-Royce Dawn for $1 Million USD. Don Lemon also owns a Lamborgini Aventador that cost $1 Million USD. A few 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 Assets Portfolio also includes Cash Reserves of over $30 Million. Don Lemon also owns an investment portfolio of 15 stocks that are valued at $21 Million. A few of the stocks owned by Don Lemon are Johnson and Johnson, Meta Platforms, Dell Technologies, Berkshire Hathaway, Alphabet Inc, and PayPal.

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Don Lemon also owns a 13,300-square-foot luxury home located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Don Lemon has brought his property for an estimated price tag of $17 Million dollars. This property comes with 8 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. Reportedly, his salary in the year 2019 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 are $3 Million, $5 Million, $6 Million, $9 Million, and $10 Million respectively.

Don Lemon

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 Fox affiliates in St Louis and Chicago for several years and was a correspondent for NBC affiliates in Philadelphia and Chicago. Reportedly, Don Lemon is 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 and was a reporter and local news co-anchor.

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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 from conversations stating that most of them radicalized to the right, and we have to start doing something about them. In the year 2003, Don Lemon won an Edward R. Murrow Award for his coverage of the capture of the DC, area sniper, and other awards for reports on Hurricane Katrina. Don Lemon was voted as one of the 150 most influential African Americans by Ebony magazine in 2010. Whereas in 2015, David Uberti of the Columbia Journalism of the Year for several reporting gaffles throughout the year. In 2018, Out named him on its Power 50 list of ‘the most influential LGBTQ people in the USA’.

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