Lou Dobbs Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Nov, 2016
Facts of Lou Dobbs
Date of Birth: 1945 , September-24
Age: 73 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Louis Carl Dobbs
Birth Name Lou Dobbs
Nick Name Lou
Father Frank Dobbs
Mother Lydia Mae
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Childress, Texas
Ethnicity White
Profession Telivision Personality
Working For Television
Net Worth $10 million
Salary $6 million
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color White
Famous for Talk radio host, news anchor, managing editor
Married Yes
Married to Debi Segura (m. 1982), Kathy Wheeler (m. 1969–1981)
Children 6
Divorce Yes
Movies State of Play
TV Show Lou Dobbs Tonight
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His name is right there with the best television personalities ever and his powerful presence and influential voice has made him who he is today. He is the legendary Lou Dobbs.


Lou Dobbs. was born in the year 1945 on 24th of September. He was born in a place called Childress which lies in Texas of United States of America. He belongs to the nationality American and his ethnicity is white according to some major sources.

Early Life

Lou Dobbs' father was a co-owner of a propane business and hence it can be noted that his childhood went pretty well with all the demands being fulfilled. For his early schooling he went to Minico High School and the school is located in Mindoka County. He joined University of Idaho and after that he got the perfect opportunity to join Harvard University. He completed his Bachelor of Arts over there with his major on economics. He started his career early and he proved he is one of the very best straightaway.

Work in Huge Networks like CNN

Lou Dobbs' career has seen ups and downs but he remains the legend anyway. He has worked for the mighty CNN and proved his mettle for them. He anchored a show called Lou Dobbs Tonight on the huge Fox Business Network and the TRPs were really very good for the show. He has done some wonderful work for radio as well.

Lou Dobbs has been on air with shows such as Imus in the Morning and The New York Daily News. He worked for WZAB-Am as well as KDOW. At this moment he is fully involved with Fox Business Network and the network has been benefited by his presence for sure.

Personal Life

Lou Dobbs has had several ups and downs in his personal life too. He married Kathy Wheeler back in the year 1969 but everything did not go so well between them and they had to divorce. The couple had to split and they ended their marital relationship. This was hard on both of them though they managed to move on with their respective lives.

Lou Dobbs then married Debi Segura in the year 1982 and till now they are going very well with their relationship as husband and wife. He has children too and their names are Hilary Dobbs, Jason Dobbs, Chance Dobbs, Michelle Dobbs, Heather Dobbs and Buffie Dobbs. He has been a perfect father and a perfect husband too.


Lou Dobbs is a tall man as he has a great height of 6 feet 2 inches. He has been involved in social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook. He uses them daily and he has been using those social networking sites to connect with his fans and admirers. He has enjoyed $6 million annual salary and this figure is his highest. He has an astonishing net worth of $10 millionaccording to some sources.