What is Don Imus Doing Now? His Health, Wife, Net Worth on Details

By Sushant Chiluwal | Published On: 09 Dec, 2018
What is Don Imus Doing Now? His Health, Wife, Net Worth on Details

Quick Information

Date of Birth July 23, 1930
Age 90 Years 8 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Radio Personality
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Deirdre Imus (m.1994-present), Harriet Showalter(m.1969–1979)
Divorced Yes (Once)
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $45 Million
Ethnicity White
Children/Kids Frederick Wyatt Imus(Son), Elizabeth Imus, Tony Imus, Ashley Imus(Daughters)
Height 6 Feet 2 Inches (1.88 Meters)
Parents Frances E.(Mother), John Donald Imus Sr.(Father)
Siblings Fred Imus(Brother)

Don Imus is a famous American radio host who rose to fame by working on the show named as 60 Minutes which aired on CBS. He is a very talented and hardworking host who made his way forward on his own. 

Despite getting addicted to drugs and alcohol at the start of his career, Don somehow managed to remain sober and got back to his profession to be the top host of his time. 

Don's Net Worth; What Is He Doing Now?

Don Imus summons his net worth of $45 Million by working as an American radio host, writer, and also a photographer.

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Don began his career by working in The United States Marine Corps (USMC) for three long years from 1957 to 1960. The 60 Minutes host faced the problem of alcoholism and drugs in his early career period due to which he was unable to focus in his works. Despite all difficulties, he began his first show as a host back in 1971. Life changed for him as soon as he became the radio host. He became the radio celebrity and also got named in the National Association of Broadcasters' hall of fame.

For all the hard work and dedication, Don has also got awarded four Marconi awards which is equivalent to winning Oscar in the broadcasting field. His popularity also helped him feature in top TV shows like Today which aired on NBC and 60 Minutes which aired on CBS station. 

As of now, Don has already retired from being a host earlier this year in March 2018 almost after 50 long years of serving and giving everything to the industry. Don has acquired huge property from his wealth that he has earned throughout his career. Out of many properties Don owns, his farm in Ribera is one of them which was bought by Rural Free Media Group earlier in 2018. The ranch got estimated to have the selling price of around $19 million. 

Married Life And His Wives! 

Don Imus is a married man, not once but twice. Don first got married to Harriet Showalter back on 25 June 1969. Don and Harriet had four children out of which two were adopted. The couple adopted a son named Toni and a daughter named Nadine whereas Don's wife Harriet gave birth to Ashley and Elizabeth.

Everything was going well for Don until they decided to get a divorce from each other. The couple finally ended their maritial relationship on 20 September 1983. 

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Don Imus with his second wife Deirdre (Photo: 

Don married again after 11 years to Deirdre Coleman Imus on 17 December 1994. The couple also gave birth to a son named as Frederick Wyatt on 3 July 1998.

After the retirement, Don is now living together with his wife happily enjoying the company of each other. 

Short Bio

Don Imus was born as John Donald Imus Jr. on 23 July 1940 in Riverside, California, America. He is the son of Frances E. (mother) and John Donald Imus, Sr. (father). Don holds American nationality belongs to white ethnicity. The radio host stands tall at the height of 1.88 m (6 feet and 2 inches). 

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At the moment, Don is struggling with his health as he has prostate cancer. Don has to be very careful with what he does and eats or else fans fear that they would witness his dead body. But with the doctors' consultation, he is leading a health-friendly lifestyle.