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What's CNN's Reporter Don Lemon net worth? Know his Annual Salary with his Prolific Career

Ashmita Karki Mon Nov, 2016
What's CNN's Reporter Don Lemon net worth? Know his Annual Salary with his Prolific Career

News & Documentary Emmy Award winner Don Lemon is a renowned news anchor from CNN. Don, 62, is the host of CNN Tonight who made headlines after he stepped out holding hands with rumored boyfriend SNL after-party in 2017.

Despite the controversies, Don Lemon doesn't miss to amass a huge income and an alleged jaw-dropping net worth of $3 million. According to reports, the charming news anchor earns his salary in the neighborhood of $128,000 annually. Isn’t that huge? Find out about his career, achievements and his assets.

Don Lemon's Net Worth: $3 million

Don Lemon's net worth is estimated to be around $3 million as of 2018, while his salary is reported to be somewhere around $128K per year.

With his astounding salary, he has been able to purchase a home of vintage style on Rysam Street, consisting of four floors, four bedrooms, and five bathrooms. The house cost the journalist a whopping $3.1 million

Don Lemon's Yellow Car

Reporter Don Lemon appears to be a very sporty and outgoing person. He is often seen hanging out with his friends and enjoying water games. He also seems to be a car lover. In September 2016, Lemon posted a shiny yellow car on his Instagram. It looked really bright and expensive.

All of his Instagram fans were appreciating Lemon’s car which appeared like Lemon’s new purchase.


Well hello sunshine ??

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Besides having expensive vehicles, Lemon appears to like costly clothes.

Don Lemon's Expensive Suits

Lemon is mostly seen in formal wear because of his profession. He generally appears in suits and tuxedos. We’re sure he spends a lot of money on those exclusive formal wear.

Don Lemon in his formal wear

Image: Don Lemon in his formal wear

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After a glimpse of his lifestyle let's move towards his career.

Don Lemon's Glorious Career

Talking about Lemon’s prolific career, Lemon is the anchor of the prime-time weekend edition of CNN Newsroom. In the past, Lemon worked at WNYW, New York as a news assistant. He was also the weekend anchor for WCAU in Philadelphia.

Similarly, Lemon was the anchor and investigative reporter for KTVI St. Louis and anchor for WBRC Birmingham, Alabama.

Don Lemon

Image: Don Lemon

Source: Variety


However, Lemon’s career did not just stop there. He was also the journalist of Today and NBC Nightly News. He also worked as a host for MSNBC’s Weekend Today. Moreover, in 2003, Lemon was also the reporter and news co-anchor at NBC O&O station WMAQ-TV. Lemon joined CNN in 2006. He still works at CNN at present as the host of CNN Tonight.

Video: Watch one of Don Lemon's video

This is how Lemon has earned his total net worth.

Don Lemon's Awards and achievement

Looking at Lemon’s amazing career, we can say that he has already achieved so many things in his life. He has also been awarded for his outstanding work. Lemon won an Emmy Award for a special report on the real estate market in Chicago.

Besides Emmy, Lemon also bagged an Edward R. Murrow Award. He received it for his coverage of the capture of the D.C. area sniper. Apart from them, he has also been honored for his reports on Hurricane Katrina, and the AIDS epidemic in Africa.

Image: Don Lemon

Source: CNN


He became one of the 150 most influential African-Americans in Ebony magazine’s 2009 issue.

Quick facts about Don Lemon:

What is Don Lemon's net worth?

Don Lemon has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

What is Don Lemon's salary?

Don Lemon's salary is around $128k per annum.