Doug Banks Net Worth
The net worth of Doug Banks is still under review and is pending.
Doug Banks Life History:
This Gemini hero was born on June 9, 1958, in Philadelphia. The radio station of his high school was the first place he began to broadcast and thus, he marked the onset of his career. A local radio station realized his talent and offered him the job of a weekend D.J. during late nights. A country music station gave him this temporary job. This temporary thing turned into a permanent gig in Los Angeles, California at KDAY. He also started working at KMJM-Majic 108 as an unknown DJ in April 1979.
LA station KFI showed him the way towards securing a slot for the morning show in Vegas at KLAV. KDIA that was in Oakland, California and the WBMX in Chicago were his next two stops. For WGCI-FM in Chicago, he did all three shows- night, afternoons and mornings. An amazing opportunity for a nationally syndicated show was offered to him by the ABC Radio Network. He started from the “Tom Joyner Morning Show” in the same studio. Along with DeDe McGuire, his sidekick, Banks hosted a syndicated programs in America that went on to be one of the top-rated shows.
All was going well till the show got canceled in 2008. Despite that, he didn’t give up. He relaunched the show with DeDe but this time with a brand new name. It ran in the afternoon and was known as “The Ride with Doug and DeDe.” This show was more focussed on the adult contemporary audiences instead of the regular urban and hip pop music that was played in the previous show. In 2010, the show was renamed as “The Doug Banks Show” and was moved to the American Urban Radio Networks.
Some of the editions of the NASCAR Now were hosted by Banks on ESPN 2. He appeared as a guest on the beloved sitcom known as “My Wife and Kids.” He played the part of Tom Miller. He was Michael Kyle’s best friend that died due to an accident, being hit by a taxi.
He died in in Miami, Florida, USA on 11th April 2016 due to diabetes and failure of a kidney. His wife’s name is Wendy and he has four children. Two of them are in college- Kennede, and Kelli.
Doug Banks- Known For:
Doug Banks is well-known for hosting the very famous radio show “The Doug Banks Radio Show”.
Doug Banks- Political / Business Affiliations:
His main business affiliation was with his partner DeDe McGuire, with whom he started hosting an afternoon show with the name “The Ride with Doug and DeDe.”