Don Cornelius Net Worth

Net Worth: $15 Million
  • Source of Wealth:

    TV Shows
  • Birth Place:

    Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Marital Status:

    Victoria Cornelius (m. 2001–2009), Delores Harrison (m. 1956)
  • Full Name:

    Donald Cortez "Don" Cornelius
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About Donald Cortez "Don" Cornelius

American television show owner, Don Cornelius net worth has been estimated to be of 15 million dollars. The series of dance and music franchise popular as “Soul Train” became a nationally syndicated show that was hosted by Don Cornelius. He continued anchoring and producing the broadcasting event from 1971 to 1993. And in 2008, sold the show to another production house called MadVision Entertainment.

Before initiating the famous television dance program, Cornelius served the State Marine Corps in Korea for 18 months. He followed his stint and worked at various stations in the military and reached the post of an officer. Selling automobile tires and insurance policies were also some jobs that earned him food for his family.

Don's life took a sudden turn when he pursued a course on broadcasting and his bank account of $400 started to increase exponentially. This brilliant producer shot himself and commited suicide in February 2012.