Doug Banks Net Worth, Bio, Height, Death, Career

Published Date   14th Jan. 2018, 14:53 pm
Doug Banks Net Worth, Bio, Height, Death, Career
Quick Info
Birth Name: Calvin Douglas Banks Jr.
Date of Birth: 09/06/1958
Age: 64 years old
Nationality: American

Doug Banks was an American radio personality, who was born on June 9, 1958, on Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Doug Banks net worth was and is considerably huge.

Doug was also the host of the Doug Banks Radio Show. He also hosted Chicago’s V103 and WGCI, and appeared on ABC7’s”190 North”.
Doug was one of the radio personality, who died suddenly, at 57.

Early Life 

Doug was initially from Philadelphia, born on June 9, 1958. He raised his radio career broadcasting when he was on his high school’s radio station.

Banks ditched his college at 18 when he was offered a show in Los Angeles. They offered 50 grand a year, to do something that I’ve always wanted to do. Doug Banks net worth must be huge as his profession.


Doug began his career from his high school radio station. Local station WDRQ took notice of his talent.

Doug was offered a spot as a temporary late-night weekend disc jockey for a country music station. He successfully turned his short trail into a permanent multi-year gig at KDAY in Los Angeles, California, just after his high school.

Soon, Doug started at KMJM-Majic 108, as “The Unknown DJ” in April 1979. Later he moved on to the LA station KFI. The station helped him to pave the way to a morning show slot in Las Vegas at KLAV. In between 1986 to 1995, he also did night, morning and afternoons for WGCI-FM in Chicago.

The ABC Radio Network offered Banks the opportunity to do a nationally syndicated show. The Banks initially used to start with an afternoon show from the same studio as the “Tom Joyner Morning Show.”

Banks hosted the new show along with new sidekick DeDe McGuire, rose to become one of the top-rated syndicated urban programs in America. The show was canceled in January 2008. He again relaunched his show, this time in the afternoon drive under the new name, The Ride with Doug and DeDe.

Banks moved his show to America Urban Radio Networks in July 2010. He renamed it The Dog Banks Show. Doug Banks net worth must be in millions.

Banks then hosted some edition of NASCAR on ESPN2. Bank briefly made a guest appearance on the sitcom My Wife and Kids as Tom Miller, a friend of Michael Kyle, who was tragically killed after being hit by a taxi.
The death of Tom made Michael paranoid. He was overly sensitive about his own life.

Personal Life 

Doug was married to Wendy Banks in 1993.

When and how did Doug banks die?

On April 11, 2016, Banks left the world as he was officially dead. Banks cause of death was complications from diabetes and Kidney Failure.
He survives by his wife, Wendy, and four children. He also includes college students Kelli and Kennedy. Banks height was 5ft 11in (181 cm).

Net Worth

Doug Banks net worth is under review. As we are unknown about his source of income, but we are sure he should have a considerable amount of his professional career.

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