Marilyn Denis Worth, Background, Professional Career, Awards and Son

Published Date   10th Jul. 2017, 03:05 am
Marilyn Denis Worth, Background, Professional Career, Awards and Son
Quick Info
Birth Name: Marilyn Denis
Date of Birth: 01/07/1958
Age: 62 years old
Nationality: Canadian
Net Worth: $5 Million
Qualification: Bachelor’s degree from the University of Idaho

The popular Canadian television show host and radio host Marilyn Denis worth accelerated as she earned recognition for her persistent performance.


Born on July 1, 1958, Marilyn Denis is the host of The Marilyn Denis Show. She is also the co-host of CHUM-FM’s Roger and Marilyn. The 59 year old radio and television host came into limelight with her work with CHFM & CJAY-FM for several months. Later, she had her own show The Marilyn Denis Show which eventually increased Marilyn Denis worth and fame even more.

Background and Education

Marilyn Denis was born on July 1, 1958 which makes her 59 by 2017. She was born in Edmonton, Alberta in Canada meaning that she is a Canadian. Denis belongs to white ethnicity. Even though she was born in Canada, she spent her early childhood in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania under the guardianship of her mother. From the early childhood, Denis had keen interest in performing in television. She developed such interest seeing her mother, who was also a television personality. Denis is the only child to her parents.

Regarding her education, Denis holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Idaho. She majored in radio, television and advertising. Marilyn Denis worth as a television personality and host started to rise with her interest and well-thought academic qualification. Denis had a good academic standing and was quite active in her school days.

Professional Career

The hardworking and brilliant student later turned into a host at local radio station in Moscow, Idaho. Later, she moved on to CHFM & CJAY-FM in Calgary where she was a sports and entertainment reporter. Similarly, she worked as weather reporter at CFCN-TV and TSN.

Marilyn Denis worth increased as she worked with CHUM-FM as co-host of morning show Roger, Rick and Marilyn. The show is now Roger and Marilyn. She has been working with the CHUM-FM since 1986. In addition, she also hosted the daytime talk show Cityline on Citytv and A-Channel in between 1989 to 2008.

Since CTVglobemedia bought CHUM Limited, the two stations for which Denis worked became competitors. Therefore, Denis decided to leave Citytv and continued to work with CTV Television Network after working with Citytv for 19 years.

Denis announced that she will be hosting her television show The Marilyn Denis Show in June, 2008. However, the show failed to premier in the announced year i.e. in 2010 because of studio construction of CTV. Instead, the program premiered a year later i.e. in 2011.

Awards and Achievements

Marilyn Denis worth and fame both rose as she bagged a number of awards. She won the Viewer’s Choice Award at the Gemini Awards twice in 2005 and 2006. In addition, she received The Rosalind Award in 2006. Similarly, her show The Marilyn Denis Show got the award Best Talk Program for two years in row in 2016 and 2017 during Canadian Screen Awards. Besides, Denis is the first female broadcaster to receive the Allan Waters Lifetime Achievement Award. She received the award during the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards in Toronto. Denis recently announced that she will be awarded an honorary Ph.D. in Humane Letter on her show.

Personal Life, Husband and Son

Marilyn Denis is a married and divorced woman with one son named Adam born in 1988. Her son is the afternoon drive-time host. After her divorce, Denis has not remarried.

Net Worth and Philanthropy

Marilyn Denis is an active supporter of women’s right. Therefore, she is engaged with a social organization that provides support and motivation to women’s rights. Moreover, she is also a motivational speaker with the same purpose.

The independent and sincere television show host Marilyn Denis worth is increasing due to her active and persistent work. She is a talented host who earns a handsome salary that has boasted her net worth of around 5 million USD.

Marilyn Denis worth rose with her sincerity and perseverance. As she gave continuity to her passion, she came up as an award winning host and remarkable television personality.

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