Don Imus Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, and Net Worth

Don Imus

Don Imus is a radio personality who is a philanthropist. He has always fought for the rights of underprivileged and needy children.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Don Imus was born on July 23, 1940, in California, United States, and thus holds American citizenship. Don Imus was the son of John Donald Imus and Frances Imus. Imus had a brother named Fred Imus as well. Don’s father, John, owns cattle in Arizona and is responsible for them all day.

Don’s parents divorced when he was 15, and he struggled to have a terrible childhood. As a result, Don had a terrible youth in which he had to change schools regularly and eventually formed a band called ‘Marine Corp Band.’ Don was homeless and failed in rock ‘n’ roll music when he was 19 years old. Don was released from the ‘Marine Corp Band’ in 1960.

Don Imus’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Imus, who was born on July 23, 1940, is 82 years old as of today, September 26, 2022. His height is 1.88 m, and he weighs 80 kg.

Don Imus
Don Imus

Don Imus’s Profession & Career

His career has been fraught with hardships, problems, and roadblocks. Don was involved in a number of short-term professions at the time, including working as a window dresser and performing as a rock ‘n’ roll musician. Don became addicted to alcohol for a long period as a result of his anguish. He has been homeless for some time.

Don later began working in a mining factory that accumulated uranium and copper. Don afterward joined the Southern Pacific Railroad, where he worked as a brakeman. He was a regular listener of local radio and was looking for a job at the radio station.

Don was offered a position as a radio DJ at the radio station KUTY in California in 1968. Don moved on to another radio station in California called KJOY a few months later. He chose another radio station, WNBC radio in New York City, in 1971. Don rose to prominence the same year with his morning show ‘Imus.’ Don had an appearance on the show ‘Insult Humor’ here.

Achievements and Awards

Don received the Marconi Award four times. He was also named Major Market Personality of the Year three times. Don was named a ‘Network Syndicated Personality’ in 1994. He was named one of the 25 Most Influential People in America by ‘Time Magazine’ in 1997.

Don Imus’s Salary and Net Worth

Imus is a well-known radio personality in the United States of America. Don became incredibly popular with his morning show, which dramatically raised the radio station’s ratings.

As a kid activist, he has dedicated his life to cancer-affected children, as well as their education and health difficulties. Don’s accomplishment is beyond words and expressions for his wonderful efforts. As of September 2022, Don Imus’ overall net worth is estimated to be around $50 million.

Quick Facts

Celebrated NameDon Imus
Real NameJohn Donald Imus, Jr.
Age82 years old
Birth Date23 July 1940
Birth PlaceRiverside, California, United States
Height1.88 m
Weight80 kg
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
WifeDeirdre Imus (m. 1994), Harriet Showalter (m. 1969–1979)
ChildrenYes (Frederick Wyatt Imus, Elizabeth Imus, Ashley Imus, Tony Imus)
ProfessionRadio personality, television show host
Net Worth$50 million