Biography of Lou Dobbs
Lou Dobbs is an American journalist, author and television host, known as the main host of The Great America Show on iHeart Radio since 2021. He also gained wide fame for hosting his own show called The Lou Dobbs Tonight from 2003 to 2009 on FOX News. Dobbs even spent nearly a decade working as a reporter and anchor for CNN news in the early 1980s. He also made several appearances on CNN News as a television anchor 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 his high school education at Minico High School. Lu was initially invited to two other prestigious universities such as the University of Idaho and Idaho State University before finally deciding to go to Harvard University.
Eventually, Dobbs graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. He was also a member of the Quincy House club and was elected head of the Owl Club at the University. 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, famous CNN contributor Ted Turner contacted Lous to work for CNN and its sister station HLN. Dobbs accepted the job and began working as the chief financial reporter for the CNN news program known as Moneyline.
From there, Lou ended up leaving CNN in 2009 to start his own mainstream. In 2008, Dobbs began hosting the Lou Dobbs radio show on the 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 debuted on March 14, 2011. The show ran until Dou left FOX in 2021. Lous is among the hosts of the new show of iHeart Radio called The Great America Show. The show is also aired weekly on his own official website called louddobbs.com.
Age of Lou Dobbs
Dobbs is 77 years old from 2022. He was born Louis Carl Dobbs on September 24, 1945, in Childress County, Texas, but grew up in Idaho, United States. Moreover, he celebrates his birthday on September 24 every year. Dobbs’ birth sign is Libra.
Height of Lou Dobbs
Dobbs is at an approximate height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m). It also weighs approx 78 kilos. In addition, 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 closed when Lou was only twelve years old. Therefore, Lous and his parents moved to the two small Rupert Idaho where he went to school and grew into an adult. Frank Dobbs continued to operate other businesses in Idaho to provide for the family and never returned to his propane business.
Lou Dobbs’ wife
Dobbs married his high school sweetheart Kathy Wheeler back in 1962. The two then finalized their divorce in 1981 for unknown reasons. Lou married his second and current wife Debi Lee Safe in 1982. The couple subsequently had four children together. Dobbs and Debi are still together and currently live on a 300-acre luxury horse farm located in Wantage Township, New Jersey.
Lou Dobbs Kids
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 following different career paths in the US states.
New Lou Dobbs Show and Podcast
Lou is the host of his own Podcast called TAmerica’s show on the official iHeart Radio and hsi website. His show is known for discussing and highlighting a variety of debates on various issues that concern the people of the United States. It also embodies Lou’s reputation as an early supporter of Birtherism and also communicates his anti-immigration views to his listeners and followers.
Lou Dobbs Net Worth
Dobbs net worth is estimated to be about 16 million dollars from 2022. This amount has been approximated depending on the number of properties under his name and current assets. Dobb’s primary source of income is from his work as host of The Great America Show on iHeart Radio and also his previous career as a television anchor at FOX News and CNN.