Who is Don Lemon’s First Wife? Biography, Age & Net Worth

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Don Lemon is an American television journalist known to be a presenter of CNN Tonight which he started in 2014 till date. The Emmy Award and Edward R. Murrow Award winner is also the host of the Don Lemon Tonight show. Though Don is currently gay, it is believed he was once married to a female. And in this post, we will look at the facts surrounding Don Lemon’s first wife which also includes her biography, age, and net worth. Keep reading to find out more.

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Who Is Don Lemon?

Don Lemon was born on 1 March 1966 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Katherine Marie (Bouligney) and Wilmon Lee Richardson. He attended Baker High School and was voted class president during his senior year. Lemon attended Louisiana State University and also graduated from Brooklyn College in 1996 where he majored in broadcast journalism.

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Whiles in College, Lemon interned at WNYW and also worked for Fox affiliates in St. Louis and Chicago. He was also a correspondent for NBC affiliates in Philadelphia and Chicago. In 2003, Lemon began working at WMAQ-TV in Chicago and was a reporter and local news co-anchor. His work earned him three Emmy Awards. He joined CNN in September 2006 and became co-host of CNN’s New Year’s Eve special from New Orleans with Brooke Baldwin.

Is Don Lemon Gay?

In 2011, Don Lemon came publicly as gay. In 2017, he met real estate agent Tim Malone and began dating. The couple announced in April 2019 that they were engaged.

Don Lemon’s First Wife

There were rumors Don Lemon secretly married actress and model Stephanie Ortiz. There were no wedding photos or videos to sustain the claim. However, Lemon later revealed that there was no truth in the rumors. Stephaine Ortiz is currently married to Bryan.

Who Is Stephanie Ortiz?

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Stephanie Ortiz was rumored to be married to Don Lemon. She is an American actress and model. Ortiz has also featured in movies such as The Love Potion as Jessica Bermudez and A Kiss Of Chaos as Tiffany.


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