Don Imus Net Worth
Don Imus net worth and salary: Don Imus is an American radio host, writer, and photographer who has a net worth of $35 million dollars. Don Imus was born John Donald Imus, Jr. in Riverside, California in July 1940. He served in the Marine Corps. Early in his life, Don battled addictions with drugs and alcohol. He eventually won a talent contest at Johnny Otis's nightclub and worked as singer-songwriter. In 1968 he started as a radio disc jockey in Palmdale, California. He recorded three record albums at WNBC and another in 1973. The show Imus…In The Morning…In The Evening aired in 1973. In 1993 his show became nationally syndicated and it also began simulcasting on MSNBC in 1996. His show has drawn lots of attention over the years, most notably for his comments about the Rutgers University women's basketball players. During an episode of his show, he called the women "nappy-headed hos". Imus was suspended and his show was soon cancelled. He returned with the new Imus in the Morning show on ABC radio in late 2007. In 2009 he was diagnosed with stage 2 Prostate cancer. Imus formerly owned Autobody Express stores and now owns a coffee and pastry store in the Mohegan Sun casino. He has won four Marconi Awards and inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 1989.