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Don Riddell Profile
Don Riddell is an English news anchor and sports journalist. Moreover, he is one of four London-based CNN’s World Sports anchors and hosts CNN’s Living Golf.
Don Riddell Age
Riddell is 51 years old as of 2023, he was born on 7th September 1972 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Furthermore, he celebrates his birthday on the 7th of September every year.
Don Riddell Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Don Riddell Family
Riddell has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Don Riddell Wife
Riddell is happily married to his loving wife Stallone Riddell an Artist. Additionally, her commissioned portrait work is featured in private collections in Atlanta New York, and the United Kingdom. The duo is blessed with two sons.
Don Riddell Education
Riddell has a bachelor’s degree with honors in Public Media/Communication and Cultural Studies from Leeds University.
Don Riddell CNN
Riddell is an award-winning anchor and correspondent for World Sport, working out of CNN’s world headquarters in Atlanta. Additionally, he is currently the host of World Sport on CNN International and one of the network’s most versatile anchors. Having also presented the long-running feature show Living Golf as well as news programs World News and CNN Today.
In 2016 Riddell reported on the Hillsborough football disaster — and the long campaign for truth and justice — in the CNN documentary, World Sports Presents: They’ll Never Walk Alone. This powerful film was recognized by the New York Festivals with a silver medal. Furthermore, Riddell also covered the 2016 Summer Olympics from Rio de Janeiro and the deadly Chapecoense plane crash in Colombia.
He was in Brazil when the team returned to the competition. Since joining CNN in 2002, Riddell has filed stories from dozens of countries, speaking to many of the world’s top sports. Names and profiling stories as diverse as match-fixing and the emergence of esports have covered all.
Don Riddell Awards
‘Branded a Rebel’ won the Foreign Press Association’s ‘Sports Story of the Year award in 2013 and a Golden Eagle from CINE. In addition to covering sports, Riddell has also covered many news stories including the 2010 Royal Wedding and the G20 summit in London. From the studio, he has covered the Haiti earthquake, the Mumbai terror attacks, the disputed Iranian election, and the death of Michael Jackson. Moreover, he has profiled a variety of personalities from astronauts to prime ministers, holocaust survivors, and the world’s tallest man.
Named a finalist as ‘Best Sports Anchor’ at the New York Festivals in 2016, Riddell often writes for CNN.com and occasionally pens columns for publications around the world. In addition, he is an award-winning filmmaker and keen photographer, whose pictures are often seen alongside his reports on CNN.com. Prior to joining CNN, Riddell worked in British regional television.
Starting on Calendar News with Yorkshire Television (YTV) in Leeds, and the London News Network (LNN), where he worked as a presenter and reporter for the London Tonight program. In 1998, Riddell was invited to meet the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Having been identified as one of the nation’s young achievers by the Independent Television Commission.
Don Riddell Net Worth
Riddell has an estimated annual Net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as an Anchor and Correspondent.
Don Riddell Social Media Platforms
Riddell is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 11.3k followers on Twitter, 3.6k on Instagram, and 5.2k on Facebook.