Don Imus
Don Imus
Celebrated Name: Don Imus
Real Name/Full Name: John Donald Imus, Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 83 years old
Birth Date: 23 July 1940
Birth Place: Riverside, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.88 m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Deirdre Imus (m. 1994), Harriet Showalter (m. 1969–1979)
Children: Yes (Frederick Wyatt Imus, Elizabeth Imus, Ashley Imus, Tony Imus)
Profession: Radio personality, television show host
Net Worth in 2024: $50 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Don Imus is the best-known remarkable radio personality and also a philanthropist by profession. Don has always safeguarded the rights of the poor and needy children who are cancer affected by fate. Don Imus was a popular voice on the radio program ‘Insult Humor.’ Hence, Imus was actively involved as a writer, radio talk show host, child activist, philanthropist, and also a disc jockey in the United States. Imus has always raised his voice against cruelty and inhumanity towards the innocent children in America. Perhaps, Don stands against barbarism and thus was known for his noble work as a child activist.

Maybe you know about Don Imus very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Don Imus’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Don Imus was born in California, the United States, on 23 July 1940 and thus belonged to an American nationality. Don Imus was born to father John Donald Imus and mother, Frances Imus. Imus also had a brother named Fred Imus. Don’s father John owns cattle in Arizona, where he looks after it all day long.

At the age of 15, Don’s parents end up in a divorce, and he struggled to have a difficult childhood. Thus, Don had horrible adolescence where he has to change school frequently and finally joined a band named ‘Marine Corp Band.’ At the age of 19, Don was homeless and was also unsuccessful with the rock ‘n’ roll music. In the year 1960, Don got discharged from the ‘Marine Corp Band.’

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 23 July 1940, Don Imus is 83 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.88 m. Tall, and weight is 80 kg.


Don has faced much hardship, difficulties, and hindrances when it comes to employment. At that time, Don was involved in short-lived jobs where he used to work in as a window dresser and also was a rock ‘n’ roll musician. Don, due to his misery, got addicted to alcohol for a long time. Don was living without shelter for a while.

Sometimes later, Don started working in a mining factory where uranium and copper were accumulated. Later, Don joined the Southern Pacific Railroad, where he used to work as a brakeman.

Don was a regular listener of the local radio and was also seeking a job in the radio station eagerly.

In 1968, Don was offered a job as a radio jockey in California at the radio station KUTY.

A few months later, Don shifted to another radio station named as KJOY in California itself.

In 1971, Don opted for another radio station as WNBC radio in New York City.

In the same year, Don became remarkably famous with his morning show ‘Imus.’ It was here that Don featured for the show ‘Insult Humor.’

Awards and Achievements

Don was honored four times with the Marconi Award.
Don was also honored three times for Major Market Personality of the Year.
In 1994, Don was entitled to the ‘Network Syndicated Personality.’
In the year 1997, Don was entitled to ‘Time Magazine’ in America as one of the 25 Most Influential People.

Net Worth & Salary of Don Imus in 2024

Don Imus Net Worth
Don Imus Net Worth

Don Imus has achieved quite a huge fortune as a radio jockey in the United States of America. Don became remarkably popular with his morning show, which has increased the ratings of the radio station significantly to a large extent.

As a child activist, he has devoted his life to cancer aided children and in support of their education and health issues. Therefore, Don’s achievement is beyond any words and expressions for his noble deeds. Thus, the total net worth of Don Imus is about $50 million as of May 2024.

Hence, Don Imus is a nobleman who has achieved everything in life on his own potential and capabilities. His works are highly appreciating and noteworthy, as well. As a social activist, he is truly an inspiration to many.


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