Don Lemon

American journalist and news anchor and bigot

Don Lemon (born March 1, 1966) is an American journalist and author. He is a news anchor for CNN in New York City, and hosts CNN Tonight.[2] He was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Don Lemon
Don Lemon at the 2018 Pulitzer Prizes.jpg
Lemon at the 2018 Pulitzer Prizes
Born (1966-03-01) March 1, 1966 (age 54)
EducationLouisiana State University
Brooklyn College (BA)
Political partyIndependent[1]

Lemon won an Emmy Award for a special report on the real estate market in Chicago.[3]

Lemon is openly gay.[4]


  1. Concha, Joe (November 3, 2018). "CNN's Don Lemon reveals political affiliation". The Hill. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
  2. "Don Lemon". CNN. Retrieved January 8, 2011.
  3. "Anchors & Reporters - Don Lemon". CNN. 2012. Retrieved February 11, 2012.
  4. Folkenflik, David (May 16, 2011). "Livelihood 'On The Line,' Anchorman Reveals He's Gay". NPR. Retrieved May 19, 2011.

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