Don West is an American pitchman, television personality and wrestling broadcaster who is well known for his loud, energetic, abrasive sales pitches on several late-night television shows that he hosted throughout his career years. He currently works as a sales director at Impact Wrestling and is the pitchman of an internet marketing site, “WildWestDeals.com”. He previously worked as a host for the Shop At Home Network.
Throughout his 3-decade long career run, West has managed to live up to his fullest doing what he always liked to do, however, now he has been going through his own fight with his diseases which he announced on June 16, 2021, via his post about getting diagnosed with brain lymphoma.
He also informed me about getting immediate treatment soon. Besides, he has over 14.2k followers on his Twitter: @DonWestDeals.
What is Don West Famous for?
- Famous as a wrestling broadcaster and pitchman.
Where is Don West From?
Don West was born on June 20, 1963, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. His birth name is Donald West. His nationality is American. West belongs to the White ethnicity while Gemini is his zodiac sign.
Born and raised in his hometown, Don always had an interest in watching wrestling especially commenting on the shows. He attended Purdue University from where he got graduated earning a major degree in sports broadcasting. Soon after his graduation earning a qualified degree, West went on to pursue his career as a pitchman and broadcaster.
He also has a brother, Dale West who works as the chief financial officer at the Shop at Home Network.
Don West’s Career Highlights
- Don West started his carer initially as the host of a sports memorabilia show, Sports Collectibles.
- He even was rejected on shows on basis of his scrabbly voice.
- He got his job at the Shop at Home Network finally in March 1993.
- He worked at the place for over 8 years in between which its sales rose from US$3 million to US$150 million.
- Subsequently, he pitched products such as Beanie Babies and Pokémon collectibles at the same time.
- He then began hosting a sports talk show on WNSR in 2001.
- He made his professional wrestling debut on June 19, 2002, commentating on the show, “Impact Wrestling”.
- Alongside which he appeared on the YouTube-based show, “TNA Today”.
- He also has provided commentary in the first-ever TNA video game, TNA Impact!.
- He even hosted a sports talk show called “The Sports Reporters” on SportsRadio 560 WNSR AM in Nashville, Tennessee.
- After 10 years of his work on Impact Wrestling, he noticed of leaving TNA shortly.
- On January 13, 2017, Impact Wrestling revealed that West had joined the merchandise department.
- He even returned to the commentary team on July 2, 2017.
- He currently works as the pitchman for WildWestDeals.com, an internet marketing site.
- After he got diagnosed with brain lymphoma he hasn’t attended any of his shows.
Don West’s Wife, Disease
Don West is a married man and has been married for just once to date. His only wife is Terri Wife with whom he has been married since July 18, 1992. The couple has been together for over 28 years and has been always supportive of each other.
West currently resides in Wenatchee, Washington. Recently, on June 16, 2021, West announced that he has been “diagnosed with a brain lymphoma and will begin immediate treatment”.
He wrote a letter to inform about his condition which read:
“Many of you have wondered where I have been and why the show is on hiatus. So I want to share this news directly with you. I have been diagnosed with brain lymphoma and will begin immediate treatment. I want to thank my wife Terri for her love and support, my family, and everyone that works at Cherry Creek Media and KPQ. I also want to thank the Don West Show’s incredible sponsors and my friends for all the prayers that are coming my way. I am praying the chemotherapy will help me heal faster and hopefully I’ll be back on the radio soon.”
Don West’s Net Worth
Don West has quite good earnings from his professional career as a television personality and wrestling broadcaster. Having his career started initially as a host of a small show, West went through hardships finally managing to come a long way up becoming one of the finest commentators in the wrestling world. His net worth is estimated to be around $750k.
Don West’s Height
Don West is a good-looking guy with an overweight body size in his late 50s. He stands tall with a height of 5ft. 9inch.(1.75m) while his body weighs around 127kg(281 lbs). He has a fair complexion with brown hair and blue eyes.