Lou Dobbs Wife, Children, Family, Net Worth

Lou Dobbs Wife, Children, Family, Net Worth
Lou Dobbs (Credit: Lou Dobbs/ Instagram)

Lou Dobbs is a famous American political commentator, radio host, author, and former television commentator. Dobbs came to the limelight after his successful anchoring tenure in CNN’s famous show “Lou Dobbs Tonight”. He was also the managing editor of the show.

“The Only Way To Deal With Fear Is To Face It Head-On.” – Lou Dobbs.

This quote reflects the personality of Dobbs and his passion, approach, and belief toward his profession. Throughout his career, Dobbs has been fearlessly addressing problems and difficulties in his way and standing firm and influential in his profession.

Lou Dobbs’ Childhood & Education

Louis Carl Dobbs, in short Lou Dobbs, was born on September 24, 1945 (age 77), In Childress County, Texas, U.S.A.

Dobbs’ parents were both from the U.S.A. Dobbs’ father, Frank Dobbs, was co-owner of a propane business and his mother, Lydia Mae, was a bookkeeper. Dobbs’ family moved to Rupert, Idaho after his father’s business failed and he went broke.

Dobbs was accepted at the University of Idaho and Idaho State University but he applied to Harvard University, as suggested by the staff at Minico High School, and eventually got enrolled there.

Louis graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics in 1967 from Harvard University. While attending classes at Harvard, Dobbs lived in Quincy House.

What Happened To Lou Dobbs On CNN?

Lou Dobbs is a veteran American journalist and commentator who rose to fame as the anchor and managing editor of CNN’s “Lou Dobbs Tonight”. Dobbs used to cover topics like politics, business, and finance.

Dobbs also anchored a radio program, The Lou Dobbs Show, and also a financial news radio report, The Lou Dobbs Financial Report.

Dobbs resigned from CNN in 1999 but rejoined again in 2001. After disagreements on certain matters, Dobbs again resigned from the network in November 2009.

Later in 2011, Dobbs hosted Lou Dobbs Tonight on the Fox Business Network until its cancellation in February 2021.

Sources at Fox and also some wiki sources claim that the Smartmatic lawsuit was one major factor for the cancellation of the show but Dobbs’ weak performance with advertisers was also one of those factors.

Lou Dobbs in The Great American Show

Dobbs hosts The Great American Show on iheart Radio and loudobbs.com right now.

Who Is Lou Dobbs’ Wife?

Lou Dobbs is currently married to Debi Lee Roth-Segura, a retired American journalist. Lou’s wife was born on September 29, 1953, in Los Angeles, California. The duo, who got married in the year 1982, are the parents of six children.

Lou Dobbs' wife, Debi Segura, and his grand daughter at their farm

Before Debi, Dobbs was married to Kathy Wheeler on February 11, 1967, and they got separated around 1981. Dobbs and Kathy together have two kids, Chance Dobbs, and Michelle Dobbs.

Lou Dobbs’ Children

Lou Dobbs is father to six children, two from his first wife and four from his current wife. Chance Dobbs and Michelle Dobbs are his children with Kathy (ex-wife).

Three daughters, Hillary Dobbs, Buffie Dobbs, and Heather Dobbs, and a son Jason Dobbs are his children with Debi (his current wife).

Lou Dobbs with his grandson

In nearly four decades of their marriage, Dobbs and Debi were neither rumored to have extra affairs nor were dragged into any kind of controversies regarding divorce and have been living together happily since their marriage.

How Rich Is Lou Dobbs?

Lou Dobbs’ net worth is estimated to be around $20 million. While his show “Lou Dobbs Tonight” wasn’t canceled, Lou was earning a salary of $5 million per year. Dobbs lives on a 300-acre (120 ha) horse farm in Wantage Township, New Jersey with his wife.

Lou Dobbs’ Physical Appearances-

Lou Dobbs is 6 feet 1 inches (1.88m) tall and has a body weight of 78 kg (171 lbs). Dobbs has a white skin tone and two dimples on his cheek. He has a strong and charming personality. He has a black eye color.