Don Imus Net Worth 2021: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Don Imus net worth is
$35 Million

Don Imus Wiki Biography

Don Imus is a well known radio host, writer, photographer and humorist. What is more, Don is also known for his philanthropic activities. He is mostly known as the host of the radio show, called Imus in the Morning and for his comedy albums: 1200 Hamburgers to Go, This Honky’s Nuts and One Sacred Chicken to Go with Anthrax. During his career, Imus has won several Marconi Awards and also was included in the National Radio Hall of Fame. So how rich is Don Imus? It has been made a statement that Don’s net worth is about 40 million dollars. It mainly came from his career as a radio host and humorist. John Donald Imus, Jr., or better known as simply Don Imus, was born in 1940, in California.

Don Imus Net Worth $40 Million

At first Don worked as a brakeman. Later he participated in a talent contest and was noticed Johnny Otis. Otis suggested Don to work as songwriter and singer. This was the time when Don Imus’s net worth started to grow. In 1986 Don started to work radio DJ at radio station called KUTY. Later Don also worked in such radio stations as KJOY and KXOA. His sense of humor and pranks made him more popular and of course helped him to become more noticeable. What is more, the work in these radio stations also added up a lot to Don’s net worth.

In 1973 he started to host the show, called Imus…In the Morning… In the Evening. Later he had a TV show, called Imus Plus, when finally he became a host of the show now called Imus in the Morning. The show gained success and had a huge impact on the growth of Don Imus’s net worth. Although his comments sometimes seemed controversial and gained attention Don still became acclaimed and popular radio host. During his career as a radio host he had an opportunity to work with Little Richard, Jesse Jackson, Charles McCord and many others.

In addition to this, Don was a co-owner of Autobody Express stores. Unfortunately, after some time this business failed. Don now owns Imus Ranch Foods and it of course added up to Don’s net worth. What is more, there are several books released by him or about him: God’s Other Son, The Imus Ranch: Cooking for Kids and Cowboys, Everything Imus: All You Ever Wanted to Know About Don Imus and others. These books also made Don Imus’s net worth grow. All in all, it could be said that Don Imus is a very interesting personality who achieved quite a lot during his career. Despite the fact that there were many scandals and controversies related to him, Don was still able work as hard as he could. Let’s hope that he will continue his career as a radio host and humorist in the future as well. If this happens there might be a chance that Don’s net worth will become even higher than it is now.

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Full Name Don Imus
Net Worth $35 Million
Date Of Birth July 23, 1940
Place Of Birth Riverside, California, United States
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Profession Comedian, Writer, Talk show host, Radio personality
Nationality United States of America
Spouse Deirdre Imus (m. 1994), Harriet Showalter (m. 1969–1979)
Children Frederick Wyatt Imus, Elizabeth Imus, Ashley Imus
Parents Frances E., John Donald Imus Sr.
Siblings Fred Imus
Nicknames John Donald Imus, Jr. , John Donald Imus, Jr , John Donald “Don” Imus, Jr. , The I-Man , John Donald Imus Jr.
Awards NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame
TV Shows Imus in the Morning, Imus at Night
# Trademark
1 Cowboy hats
# Quote
1 I’m Howard Stern with a vocabulary. I’m the man he wishes he could be. [NYT 29 Sept. 1993]
# Fact
1 Friend of Hank Williams Jr., Dick Gregory, Barbara Walters, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Paul Begala.
2 Licensed ordained minister with the Universal Life Church, since April 1971.
3 Favorite songs: “I’ve Always Been Crazy” by Waylon Jennings.
4 Was a brakeman on the Southern Pacific Railroad. After hearing a morning disc-jockey, went to the nearby radio station and persuaded the owner to hire him. Thus began his career as a radio disc jockey on June 28, 1968 at radio station KUTY in Palmdale, California.
5 Raised on a sprawling cattle ranch called “The Willows”, neared Kingman, Arizona, which was a few miles from Jeannette Walls‘s grandmother.
6 Hometown is Greenwich, Connecticut.
7 Battling stage two prostate cancer [March 16, 2009].
8 Served in the Marine Corps as a bugler from 1957 to 1960.
9 Vegetarian.
10 Along with his brother, Fred Imus, and his wife, Deirdre Coleman Imus, Don Imus founded the “Imus Ranch for Kids with Cancer” in 1999 in Ribera, New Mexico.
11 Of Welsh ancestry.
12 Hired as DJ for the Sacramento station KXOA, Imus once (in about 1969) called a local fast-food restaurant while on the air and ordered 1,200 hamburgers to go, giving specific instructions on how he wanted them prepared. As a result, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that disc jockeys must identify themselves when they telephone listeners.
13 Don Imus was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1989.
14 Children with Harriet Showalter: Nadine Imus, Tony Imus, Elizabeth Imus (born on April 29, 1975) and Ashleigh Imus.
15 Is an avid landscape photographer.
16 Has written several comic novels, including “God’s Other Son”.
17 In the 1970s, he recorded a series of albums that featured recordings of his on-air telephone pranks (including trying to reserve a Formula 1 race car from a auto rental agency), and material from his radio shows.
18 Older brother of Fred Imus.
19 (July 3, 1998) Son, with Deirdre Coleman Imus, was born, named Frederick Wyatt Imus, but referred to as Wyatt.
20 Actor Luke Reilly portrayed Imus in the film Private Parts (1997).
21 Used to be a co-worker of Howard Stern.
22 Hosts a talk radio program in New York City called “Imus In The Morning”.

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