Louis Carl “Lou” Dobbs is an American based television host and an author. He is currently hosting the show Lou Dobbs Tonight. Until 2009, he used to host the same show on CNN but later officially announced that he’s not going to continue with CNN. It was a long journey for Dobbs with CNN where he worked for almost three decades. He was the vice president and the reporter. He was a banker before being recruited in CNN as a reporter. In 1980 he hosted ‘Moneyline’ and also he was the managing reporter. It was a successful show and hence they decided to rename it to Lou Dobbs Tonight. In 1999 he decided to quit working for CNN but later he rejoined CNN and eventually in 2009 he left it forever. He has been a great author and hence has written lots of books. He has covered pro-Trump coverage, anti-immigration views and many more. Here is a quick summary of Lou Dobbs’s net worth in 2019, career and earnings.
Lou Dobbs was born to Frank Dobbs and Lydia Mae on September 24, 1945 in Childress County, Texas. They shifted to Rupert, Idaho when his father had a huge loss in his propane business. Although he got the offer from the University of Idaho and Idaho State University, he attended the Harvard University to pursue Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. After that he went to the UI College of Law in Moscow, Idaho for further studies. He got married in 1969 to his love of his life and has a son. But the marriage did not work out and hence got split after eleven years in 1981. Dobbs is currently married Debi Lee Segura and has four children.
After his graduation, he served in Union Bank of California in Los Angeles as the cash management specialist. Later he left that job and became a reporter for KBLU in Yuma, Arizona. In Phoenix he became a television host. In 1980 he stared working in CNN as a host and chief economics correspondent. Later he founded CNN financial news. He left the network in 1999 to start space.com but returned in 2001. Eventually in 2009 he said goodbye to the CNN and hosted a radio show on United Stations Radio Networks for around three years.
Awards & Achievement
For his work, he has won lots of awards throughout his career. He has been honored with Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award once. Later he received Cable Ace Award. For his coverage on stocks market crash, he was awarded with the George Foster Peabody Award. He has various other awards such as the Luminary Award of the Business Journalism Review, he Horatio Alger Association Award, the National Space Club Media Award and many more.
Net worth of Lou Dobbs
Lou Dobbs has been very successful in his journalism career. He lives in Wantage Township, New Jersey where he owns a 300-acre horse farm. Lou Dobbs has an estimated net worth of $16 million. Lou Dobbs has worked hard, and he is getting paid for it. He has been one of the most successful journalist.
Lou Dobbs was born to Frank Dobbs and Lydia Mae in Childress County, Texas. His father was a businessman, but he faced a huge loss and hence the family’s condition got worse. He worked various jobs for an earning. From working in a bank to working as the vice president for CNN and hosting the hit show Lou Dobbs Tonight. He has been very successful in his life.