Marilyn Dennis Biography
Marilyn Denis is a renowned Canadian television and radio personality. Denis currently works as the host of The Marilyn Denis Show and co-host of CHUM-FM’s Marilyn Denis and Jama. Previously, she worked for CCFCN-TV and TSN as a weather reporter and announcer. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, she grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
She graduated from the University of Idaho with a BA in Radio, Television and Advertising. Before working at CCFCN-TV and TSN, Denis worked at CHFM & CJAY-FM in Calgary. She began her journalism career in Moscow, Idaho at a local radio station. At CCFCN-TV and TSN, she worked as a sports and entertainment reporter and as a meteorologist.
Denis joined the CHUM-FM morning show in July 1986 as a co-host and since then she has worked there till now. While there, she hosted the morning show “Roger, Rick and Marilyn”, which aired on Toronto’s number one radio station, 104.5 CHUM-FM. In 2008, Rick Hodge left the show and it became known as the “Roger, Darren and Marilyn” morning show. Marilyn also hosted the syndicated daytime talk show Cityline on Citytv and A-Channel from 1989 to 2008.
Furthermore, Denis hosted her last show on May 23, 2008. Furthermore, she left Cityline after working for 19 years to work with CTV Television Network. A month later, it was announced that Marilyn would begin hosting a new show titled The Marilyn Denis Show, on CTV, which premiered in January 2011. She has hosted several shows, such as the Gemini Award winning series, “Live At The Rehearsal Hall”. . In addition, Denis has received numerous awards, including the “Viewer’s Choice Award” at the Gemini Awards in 2005 and 2006. Denis received a Ph.D. honorary. in Humane Letters from her alma mater, the University of Idaho.
That same year, she was also named the “Rosalie Award” for her contribution to broadcasting. In 2007 Denis won “Best Host in a Lifestyle/Information Series” at the Gemini Awards. In addition to her work, Marilyn has also been involved in humanitarian and charity work. She is a proactive supporter of the campaign against ovarian and breast cancer and is an avid supporter of the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada. Earlier, she was one of the first celebrities to become a member of the SickKids Constellation.
Marilyn Dennis age
marilyn is 64 years old in 2023. She was born in July 1, 1958 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on 1st of July every year.
Marilyn Denis Height/Weight
Denis stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches high. She has a weight of approx. 65 kilos.
Marilyn Denis Husband
Denis is happily married to her supportive and loving husband, Jim Helman. The couple got engaged in May 2018 and got married a month later. The family resides in downtown Toronto. Their son Adam Wylde was born in 1988 and currently works as a morning presenter alongside TJ and Jax Irwin at Bell Media’s CKFM-FM in Toronto. Adam is also the CEO and Head of Content and Partnerships for the Steve Dangle Podcast Network.
Marilyn Denis Divorced
Denis was first married to Ken Lydford. The duo exchanged vows in the 1980s. However, they didn’t last long before getting divorced. During their marriage, they were blessed with a son named Adam Wylde.
Marilyn was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. However, information about her parents and siblings is not available at this time.
Marilyn Denis Net Worth
Denis’ net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. His main source of income comes from his main job as a radio and television personality.
Marilyn Denis Salary
Marilyn earns an annual salary between $85,000 – $100,000 US Dollars per year.