Don Riddell CNN, Bio, Age, Wiki, Family, Wife, Height, Salary, Net Worth

Don Riddell Biography

Don Riddell is known as an English news anchor and sports journalist. In addition, he is currently one of four London-based anchors of CNN’s World Sport and also hosts CNN’s Living Golf.

How Old is Don Riddell? – Age

Born on September 7, 1972, in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, he is currently 51 years old, with his birthday falling on September 7.

How Tall is Don Riddell? – Height

The CNN news anchor stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Don Riddell’s Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Riddell was raised in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, but information about his parents and siblings remains undisclosed.


Riddell went to Trinity and All Saints College, later part of the University of Leeds and received a B.A. with honours in Public Media/Communication and Cultural Studies.

Is Don Riddell Married? – Wife

Riddell’s romantic life is also quite private, and additional details are pending review.

News Anchor and sports journalist Don Riddell photo
News Anchor and sports journalist Don Riddell photo

Don Riddell’s CNN Career

In 2002, Edinburgh-born Riddell joined CNN. In addition, he had previously served at the London News Network, where he worked as a sports presenter for the London Tonight programme. Besides, he began his career at Yorkshire Television in Leeds.

Riddell introduced the CNN series (World Sports Presents: Branded a Rebel) in 2013, which explores the 30th anniversary of the huge divisive”Rebel Tours” of cricket, especially the 1983 West Indies unofficial apartheid-era tour to South Africa. Likewise, ‘Branded a Rebel’ won the ‘Sports Story of the Year’ award from the International Press Association in 2013, and besides as a Golden Eagle from CINE with strong interviews along with some of the cricketers, who were threatened with lifetime bans.

Prior to joining CNN, Don served with British regional broadcasting, beginning with Yorkshire Television (YTV) in Leeds on ‘Calendar News’ and the London News Network (LNN) serving on ‘London Tonight’ as a host and reporter.

Don Riddell Salary and Net Worth

Riddell’s annual salary at CNN falls in the range of $40,000-$110,000. His net worth is estimated to be $5 Million.

Don Riddell’s Instagram

You can follow him on Instagram @donriddell

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