Don Imus

Don Imus was born on 1940-07-23 at Riverside, California, United States. His net worth is $35 Million. He is United States of America born Comedian, Writer, Talk show host, Radio personality.

Facts of Don Imus

Full NameDon Imus
Net Worth$35 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 23, 1940
Age79 years 10 months
Place Of BirthRiverside, California, United States
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
ProfessionComedian, Writer, Talk show host, Radio personality
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseDeirdre Imus (m. 1994), Harriet Showalter (m. 1969–1979)
ChildrenFrederick Wyatt Imus, Elizabeth Imus, Ashley Imus
ParentsFrances E., John Donald Imus Sr.
SiblingsFred Imus
NicknamesJohn Donald Imus, Jr. , John Donald Imus, Jr , John Donald "Don" Imus, Jr. , The I-Man , John Donald Imus Jr.
AwardsNAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame
TV ShowsImus in the Morning, Imus at Night
TwitterDon Imus Twitter

Quotes of Don Imus

1I'm Howard Stern with a vocabulary. I'm the man he wishes he could be. [NYT 29 Sept. 1993]

Quick Facts of Don Imus

1Friend of Hank Williams Jr., Dick Gregory, Barbara Walters, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Paul Begala.
2Licensed ordained minister with the Universal Life Church, since April 1971.
3Favorite songs: "I've Always Been Crazy" by Waylon Jennings.
4Was 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.
5Raised on a sprawling cattle ranch called "The Willows", neared Kingman, Arizona, which was a few miles from Jeannette Walls's grandmother.
6Hometown is Greenwich, Connecticut.
7Battling stage two prostate cancer [March 16, 2009].
8Served in the Marine Corps as a bugler from 1957 to 1960.
10Along 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.
11Of Welsh ancestry.
12Hired 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.
13Don Imus was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1989.
14Children with Harriet Showalter: Nadine Imus, Tony Imus, Elizabeth Imus (born on April 29, 1975) and Ashleigh Imus.
15Is an avid landscape photographer.
16Has written several comic novels, including "God's Other Son".
17In 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.
18Older brother of Fred Imus.
19(July 3, 1998) Son, with Deirdre Coleman Imus, was born, named Frederick Wyatt Imus, but referred to as Wyatt.
20Actor Luke Reilly portrayed Imus in the film Private Parts (1997).
21Used to be a co-worker of Howard Stern.
22Hosts a talk radio program in New York City called "Imus In The Morning".

Trademarks of Don Imus

1Cowboy hats

Filmography of Don Imus




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Awards of Don Imus




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