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Donnie Simpson

Broadcaster
Male
Born Jan 30, 1954

Donnie Simpson is a longtime American radio DJ as well as a television and movie personality. He hosted The Donnie Simpson Morning Show on Washington, D.C. radio station WPGC-FM from March 1993 to January 29, 2010. Simpson is the first urban-format radio personality to have an annual salary over $1 million without being syndicated. He was Billboard's "1998 Air Personality of the Year". He is also known by the nickname "Dr. Green Eyes" for his luminous light green eyes.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1954 Birth Born in 1954.

TWENTIES

1977 23 Years Old In 1977 he relocated to Washington, D.C., where he began working at WRC-FM, known as "Disco 93.9" (now WKYS), as morning drive host and program director. … Read More
1981 27 Years Old In 1981, he was hired as back-up anchor for the George Michael Sports Machine sports show on NBC's Washington television outlet, WRC-TV. … Read More
1983 29 Years Old In 1983, Simpson was recruited by Bob Johnson, founder of BET, to host the network's primetime music video show, Video Soul.

FORTIES

1997 43 Years Old 1 More Event
Simpson remained with the show until its cancellation in 1997.

FIFTIES

2004 50 Years Old In October 2004, he was inducted into the BET Walk of Fame.
2011 57 Years Old On the final WPGC-FM show, Simpson said he is not retiring, but his severance agreement prohibits him from taking another position on the radio in Washington, D.C. until March 2011. … Read More
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