Don Cornelius TV Show Host

Don Cornelius
Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois
United States of America
September 27, 1936
Death Date:
February 1, 2012 (age 75)
Birth Sign:

He was born on September 27, 1936 (died on February 01, 2012, he was 75 years old) as Donald Cortez Cornelius.


Donald Cortez Don Cornelius was an American television show host and producer who was best known as the creator of the nationally syndicated dance/music franchise Soul Train which he hosted from 1971 until 1993. Cornelius sold the show to MadVision Entertainment in 2008. read more

Is Don Cornelius still alive?

No, he died on 02/01/2012, 8 years ago. He was 75 years old when he died. Cause of death: self-inflicted wound. He died in Sherman Oaks

What was Don's zodiac sign?

Don Cornelius zodiac sign was libra.


His first feature film was Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2013, as Himself (archive footage)). He was 76 when he starred in this movie. Since 2013, he has appeared in 6 feature films. The last one is No Way Back (1976). In this movie, we watched him as himself .

His first TV Show was Soul Train (1971).

Awards (1)

Awarded Grammy Trustees Award in 2004 .


He graduated from DuSable High School

Don Cornelius Movies (6)

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When is Don Cornelius's next birthday?

Don Cornelius was born on the , which was a Sunday

Don Cornelius net worth

He had a net worth of 15 million dollars.

His real name:
Birth name of Don Cornelius is Donald Cortez Cornelius

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