The Emmy Award-winning American journalist Don Lemon is best known for anchoring the primetime news program on CNN Tonight. The television news anchor, who is known for his presenting skills, also has amassed huge success in his professional career.
Along with the prolific career, Don is also relishing a blissful relationship with his partner-in-crime. But has he already got married to his fiancé? Let's find out everything about his personal life!
Who Is Don Lemon's Fiancé/Partner?
CNN Tonight anchor Don Lemon is over the moon by the love and support from his longtime boyfriend-turned-fiancé Tim Malone. Tim is a successful real estate agent.
Don Lemon, who came out as gay in his 2011 memoir Transparent, got engaged to the real estate agent Tim Malone in April of 2019, at the age of 53.
During the birthday of Tim, he proposed Don using their puppies as the props. The puppies Boomer and Barkley had bowtie shaped tags that read “ Daddy will you marry papa?”.
This announcement was made via Instagram of Don where he also posted the images of couple’s rings and captioned as “He gave me a present on his birthday. How could I say No”. Tim shared the same photo on his Instagram Story, writing: “He said Yes!”.
Talking about Don’s fiancé Tim Malone, he grew up in Water Mill, New York and completed his high school in 2002 from Southampton High School. Later, Tim graduated from Boston College, in history and journalism in the year 2006.
According to Tim's LinkedIn profile, he is a real estate agent at “Douglas Elliman Real Estate” and at “The Corcoran Group.” Before working as a real estate agent, Tim was working for NBC in sales for the USA and SYFY for a year since 2007.
Since 2008, he worked in Sales, Sports, and Olympics until 2013. Tim then worked in Billboard for three years and shortly as executive director of Jukin Media.
Don And Tim’s Dating Life
Don and Tim were friends before they got into the relationship. The duo started dating from the summer of 2016 and first met in New York. The rumors of their relationship were all over after the two were seen together several times.
However, their relationship became officially when Don publicly shared a kiss with Tim during CNN’s Live Year’s Eve live show stating “I Love You Baby” before kissing.
Their love was taken to the next step by getting engaged in April of 2019. Well, after the engagement, Don feels their relationship more real. Not that he didn’t felt real while they were in a relationship, but a bit different feeling.
As a kid, he grew up thinking that his relationship would never be public but now he can even get married legally. As his relationship with his partner is public, he has even started thinking about the children.
Besides this, Don also has very good connections with his future husband's family and parents.
After being engaged, the pair are enjoying each other's company and are often found sharing pictures of spending time together on social media. The engaged couple doesn’t feel the rush to tie the knot soon as they want to enjoy this moment of bliss. Whenever we get married, we get married, said Don Lemon to People while he was an honoree in New York at Safe Horizon’s 24th Annual Champion Awards.
Earnings Of Don Lemon: Net Worth & Salary
Born on 1 March 1966 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to mother Katherine Clark, Don Lemon has been able to muster the net worth of about $10 million by anchoring and reporting the news. Along with that, as a journalist, his estimated salary is $4 Million.
He has two sisters as siblings, Leisa Lemon and Yma Lemon. Unfortunately, Don’s sister Leisa passed away due to accidental drowning in a pond while fishing at the age of 58 in 2018.