Don Lemon’s Partner: The CNN Host Is Engaged to His To-Be-Spouse, Tim Malone, Since 2021!

Jun 10, 2022 @ 5:57 GMT-0500
Don Lemon’s Partner: The CNN Host Is Engaged to His To-Be-Spouse, Tim Malone, Since 2021!

Don Lemon, mostly renowned for hosting CNN's Don Lemon Tonight, is engaged to his partner, Tim Malone. Tim is a real state agent who previously worked as an assistant accounting executive for NBC. Lemon's to-be-spouse has a net worth of $12 million. However, there are rumors that Don Lemon was previously married to his first wife, Stephanie Ortiz. Follow the article to know more about the 56-year-old's partner.

Don Carlton Lemon (born March 1, 1966) is a television journalist in the United States. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he began his career by anchoring weekend news shows for small television stations in Alabama and Pennsylvania. Lemon then worked as a news journalist for NBC on shows including Today and NBC's Nightly News before joining CNN as a correspondent in 2006. 

Don Lemon rose to popularity as the host of CNN Tonight beginning in 2014. Lemon has also won an Edward R. Murrow Award and three regional Emmys. Currently, he is the host of the Don Lemon Tonight. However, he went to Baker High School, a public high school in Baker, East Baton Rouge Parish. 

Lemon officially came out as gay in his 2011 book, after being honest in his personal life and with close coworkers, becoming one of the only openly gay black men in broadcasting. He also addressed colorism in the black community and his childhood sexual assault.

Furthermore, he dedicated a book to Tyler Clementi, a college student who committed himself after his roommate exposed him online. Lemon also revealed that he has been aware of his sexual orientation from the age of five or six.

The 56-year-old journalist has risen to become one of the most well-known and respected primary anchors. He is also largely regarded as one of the world's most influential African Americans and one of the world's most well-known LGBTQ media executives.

People are more interested in learning about Lemon's personal life. They're curious if he's married or has a boyfriend. So, here's all we know about Don Lemon's partner.

Previously, we discussed the relationship details of Noah Schnapp and Enrique Iglesias.

Don Lemon’s Partner: Is the CNN Host Married to His Boyfriend?

CNN anchor Don Lemon (@donlemoncnn) revealed his engagement to boyfriend Tim Malone. The happy couple declared their engagement which took place on April 6, 2019. It was a private engagement ceremony. He gave him a present on his birthday. Despite reports about their relations, they kept it quiet for a long period.

The anchor captioned the photo of their bowtie-shaped dog tags with, "daddy will you marry papa?". Lemon's Instagram picture also shows off the couple's rings. Lemon said Malone proposed after his birthday when the two were celebrating at a New York-based restaurant. Malone captioned the same shot on his Instagram account, "He said YES!"

Furthermore, Don Lemon and his partner, a real estate agent, met in New York for the first time at the Hamptons restaurant. They began dating in the summer of 2016 and are very open about their romantic relationship as gay. Furthermore, Boomer and Barkley are the couple's two pets.

At the same time, the couple revealed their romantic relationship and they came out as being gay publicly for the first time. They made their relationship public during a live New Year's Eve broadcast on CNN in 2017, and they exchanged an on-air kiss. 

The happily engaged partners are on the verge of marriage. On the other hand, Don Lemon's boyfriend Tim Malone has yet to divulge their wedding plans. Meanwhile, the entire fandom is looking forward to Don and Tim getting married. Marriage is a life-altering choice, and many couples spend time planning their wedding day.

Additionally, there is no confirmation about Don's previous marriage or his first wife. Don and Malone are very happy with their love life. They often share their photographs on their social media accounts. Other than this, the lovely partners had never been in any unwanted rumors and controversial matters.

Meet Don Lemon’s To-Be Husband, Tim Malone: When Are They Getting Married?

Tim Malone (b. April 5, 1984) hails from Water Mill, New York City, USA. He is a real estate agent but is most known as the fiancee of TV journalist Don Lemon. He is proud and fearless about coming out as gay.

Tim Malone alum didn't want to be a real estate agent and instead considered becoming a writer. He attended Southampton High School on Long Island, New York. Moreover, the real estate agent attended Boston College after graduating from high school and majored in journalism/history.

After finishing his degree, he began working as a sales executive for Jukin Media, a Los Angeles-based entertainment firm. They sell user-generated videos, handle third-party video licensing, and deal with various video owners.

Tim Malone (@timpmalonenyc) began his media career by working as an assistant accounting executive for NBC, a television network that is one of the largest networks in the country. It has been in existence since the 1920s and has affiliates and owned stations all around the country. His net worth is estimated to be $12 million as of 2022.

Moreover, Don Lemon's partner, Tim Malone, has worked for NBC for seven years, but his career remained stagnant, so he switched gears and became an executive director at Billboard. He worked there for almost a year before switching his careers and becoming a real estate agent, which proved to be his most successful option as he thrived in the profession. Additionally, he joined The Corcoran Group in New York and has subsequently achieved transactions that have increased his wealth.

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