Lou Dobbs biography
Lou Dobbs is an American journalist, author and TV host recognized as the main host of The Great America Show on iHeart Radio since 2021. He also gained much fame for hosting his own show called The Lou Dobbs Tonight from 2003 to 2009 on FOX News . Dobbs spent nearly a decade working as a news reporter and anchor for CNN in the early 1980s. He also made several appearances on CNN News as a TV host before joining FOX News.
Lou was born and raised in a working-class family living in the northern suburbs of Childress County, Texas. Growing up, Dobbs spent time helping his father run errands for various businesses. However, the business failed and they were forced to move to Idaho and start a new life. Dobbs attended and completed high school at Minico High School. Lou was initially called to two other prestigious universities such as the University of Idaho and Idaho State University before finally deciding to go to Harvard University.
Ultimately, Dobbs graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He was also part of the Quincy House club and was elected head of the University’s Owl Club. After graduation, Lou made his first debut as a journalist working as a police and fire reporter for KBLU in the mid-1970s. He was then hired to work as a correspondent for KING-TV in Seattle. In 1979, Lous was contacted by famed CNN recruiter Ted Turner to work for CNN and its sister station HLN. Dobbs took the job and began working as the chief economics reporter for CNN’s Moneyline news program.
From there, Lou ended up leaving CNN in 2009 to start his own mainstream. In 2008, Dobbs began hosting his Lou Dobbs radio show on United Stations Radio Networks until it was canceled in 2012. Dobbs eventually left CNN News and joined FOX News Channel in 2010 to host a morning show. He was then named the main host of his own show called Lou Dobbs Tonight which premiered on March 14, 2011. The show aired until Dou left FOX in 2021. Lous is among the hosts of the new iHeart radio show called The Great America Show. The show also airs weekly on its own official website called louddobbs.com.
lou dobbs age
Dobbs is 77 years old in 2022. He was born Louis Carl Dobbs about September 24, 1945, in Childress County, Texas, but grew up in Idaho, United States. Furthermore, he celebrates his birthday on the 24th of September every year. Dobbs’ birth sign is Libra.
Lou Dobbs height
Dobbs is at an approximate height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m). It also weighs approx. 78 kilos. Also, his hair color is brown and he has brown eyes.
Lou Dobbs Family
Lou was born to businessman Frank Dobbs (father) and mother Lydia Mae, an accountant. His father’s business ended when Lou was just twelve years old. Therefore, Lous and his parents moved to the small two of Rupert Idaho, where he went to school and became an adult. Frank Dobbs went on to venture into other businesses in Idaho to support the family and never returned to his propane business.
Lou Dobbs Wife
Dobbs Married His High School Sweetheart Kathy Wheeler in 1962. The two finalized their divorce in 1981 for unknown reasons. Lou married his second and current wife Debi Lee Segura in 1982. The couple had four children together. Dobbs and Debi are still together and currently live on a luxurious 300-acre horse farm located in Wantage Township, New Jersey.
Lou Dobbs Children
Lou is the proud father of four grown children. they include Hillary Dobbs, Heather Dobbs, Buffie Dobbs and Jason Dobbs. The Dobbs children are all adults currently pursuing different careers across the US states.
New Lou Dobbs Show and Podcast
Lou is the host of his own Podcast called The shows america on iHeart Radio and on the official website of hsi. His show is known for discussing and highlighting various discussions about various issues affecting the people of the United States. It also embodies Lou’s fame as an early promoter of birtherism and also spreading his anti-immigration views to his listeners and followers.
Lou Dobbs Net Worth
Dobbs net worth is estimated at about $16 million from 2022. This amount was approximated according to the number of properties in your name and your current assets. Dobb’s main source of income comes from his work as a presenter on The Great America Show on iHeart Radio and also from his previous career as a TV presenter on FOX News and CNN.