Mostly Credited As: Don Imus
Sometimes Credited As: I-Man
Birth Name: John Donald Imus, Jr
Date Of Birth: July 23, 1940 (Age 75)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Riverside, California
Caustic radio shock jock who was abruptly fired in 2007 from his gig as morning show host on New York radio station WFAN for remarks about the appearances of the Rutgers University women's basketball team. A simulcast of Imus' radio show was also taken off the air at the same time by cable news network MSNBC even though for years his program had been the network's highest rated show. Despite the controversy, Imus landed on his feet when he was hired in late 2007 to host another morning show on radio station WABC in New York.
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Trivia Has a brother named Fred who owns an auto parts store in New Mexico.
Has feuded for years with fellow radio talk show hosts Howard Stern and Rush Limbaugh.
Has been married four times. Current wife's name is Deidre. They have a son named Wyatt.
Currently divides his time between his house in Connecticut and a ranch in New Mexico.
Caused controversy in 1996 for remarks made about journalists and newscasters when he emceed the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Fellow controversial radio host Rush Limbaugh once referred to Imus as a "senile old cadaver."
Says he is supporting Republican John McCain in the 2008 presidential election.
Imus and brother Fred once had their own line of barbecue sauce.
Fans refer to Imus as "the I-Man."
Almost never takes calls from listeners on his radio show.
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