Lou Dobbs
Lou Dobbs
Real Name/Full Name Louis Carl Dobbs
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Lou Dobbs
Birth Place: Childress County, Texas, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 24 September 1945
Age/How Old: 77 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 171 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Golden
Parents Name: Father – Frank Dobbs
Mother – Lydia Mae
Siblings: N/A
School: Minico High School
College: Harvard University
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Debi Segura (m. 1982), Kathy Wheeler (m. 1967–1981)
Kids/Children Name: Yes(6)
Profession: American television commentator, author, conspiracy theorist, advocate, and radio host.
Net Worth: $25 million
Last Updated: June 2023

Lou Dobbs is an American Television host seen in the show Lou Dobbs Tonight on Fox Business Network. He is also an author of many books and an anti-immigration advocate.

To know more about Lou’s professional life, personal life, net worth, and many more details, continue reading this article till the end. For sure, it will be an exciting journey.

Well, how well do you know about Lou Dobbs? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Lou Dobbs’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Lou Dobbs to date.

Biography and Early Life

Lou Dobbs was born on 24 September 1945 in Texas. His father’s name was Frank Dobbs, who was an entrepreneur, and his mother’s name was Lydia Mae, a homemaker. When Lou was a kid, his father had a significant loss in the propane business, which force them to shift to Rupert, Idaho. He was an active child in the family.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Lou Dobbs in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Lou Dobbs’s age is 77 years old as of today’s date 6th June 2023 having been born on 24 September 1945. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171 lbs in Pound and 78 kg in Kilograms.


Lou completed his schooling at Minico High School. He was a great debater in his school life, used to participate in inter-school debate and speech competitions. It is also found Lou to be anchoring in school functions. He was interested in studying economics and luckily got a seat at Harvard University. Lou was offered seats from the University of Idaho and Idaho State University but joined Harvard. Later he attended UI College of Law for his future education.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Lou married Kathy Wheeler in the year 1967 after dating for several years. This marriage only lasted till the year 1981, which ended up in divorce even after having a baby. It is said that the couple had a mutual misunderstanding. In the year 1982, Lou married Debi Segura and leading a happy life as of today. This couple has got four more beautiful children.

Most children are doing what is favorable for their career, and Lou Dobbs is a supporting & caring father. Lou was in some plan of starting a business of his own, but by thinking of his father’s loss in the propane business, he quit this idea and went into hosting programs, and as of today, he is a successful personality.

Is Lou Dobbs Gay?

We can not determine him as gay. We have no evidence related to him declaring him as gay in public. He is also married to Debi Segura, which indicates him to be a male. And yes, Lou is the proud father of six children. All those above things indicate him to be a male. He is straight.

Professional Career

Lou completed his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard University, which gave him a job as a cash management specialist in Union Bank Of California in Los Angeles. Initially, he was pleased with his banking job but later on, he left the job and became a news reporter for KBLU in Arizona. He always had an interest in a speaking position, whereas banking was a sitting job, so forcefully, he quit it.

In 1983, he joined the CNN channel as a host and Chief economics correspondent as he had both the qualities in hosting and knowledge in economics. After several years of job in CNN as a host, he founded the CNN Financial news and boosted his career till the year 1999.

Lou planned on starting space.com in the year 1999, but this was a failure that made him rejoin CNN in the year 2001. He continued with CNN till the year 2009 when he left to join on United Station radio network and worked there for three years. As of now, he is a TV host on Fox Business Network.


The most notable and markable award by Lou is the grand Emmy Award and the Cable Ace Award. You got many awards and more than 30 nominations in his career, making him one of the most outstanding personalities that the US had. He always covers the stock market, and for this, he is awarded the George Foster Peabody Award. Lou made some excellent awards like the Horatio Alger Association Award, the Luminary Award of the Business Journalism Review, the National Space Club Media Award, and many awards continue his list.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lou Dobbs in 2023

Lou Dobbs Net Worth
Lou Dobbs Net Worth

His net worth is $25 million as of 2023. He is adding money in his net worth day by performing in a better way in the television anchoring as well as in the role of an advocate. We can expect his net worth to double in the upcoming years. He also gains money from advertisements and promotions of different companies. Money is needed by everyone, and yes, Lou too.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Lou is the great winner of the Emmy Award once in his career. He is a multi-talented and multi prospective person who has his reach in various fields like television anchoring, radio host, advocating, hosting live programs, and many more. People have great respect and love for Lou and his skills. He has been nominated more than 30 times in several aspects.

He proved that any dream is an attainable dream provided we put in hard work and we believe in ourselves with determination. He is a very bright television commentator, author, conspiracy theorist, advocate, and radio host and will touch greater heights in the future for his confidence. His skills are developed each day. We wish him having good health and accepting new success stones in life.

As he sets a very motivational and spiritual example for the young generation like us thereby, we can say that he would be definitely leading a happy and beautiful life by now. He is so down to earth that he does all his work without any hopes that he would get benefit from it or not; he does his job for the use of other people as well.


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