John Derringer

John Derringer

John Derringer
Quick Facts About John Derringer
Celebrated Name John Derringer
Age 60 years old
Nick Name John
Birth Name John Hayes
Birth Date 1962-09-21
Gender Male
Profession Radio Broadcaster
Nationality Canadian
Place of Birth Ontario Province of Canada
Ethnicity white
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Virgo
School St. Michael's College School
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Wife Charlene Derringer
Children 3
Net Worth $1 million - $5 million
Salary $61,620 annually
Height 6ft
Weight 85 Kg
Hair Style short
hair coor Greyish-black
Eye Color brown
Career Start 1979-Present

John Derringer, a Canadian radio broadcaster, is well-known for being the host of the show "Derringer in the morning". In 2005, Derringer was one of the interview subjects on Paul McCartney's "The Space Within Us" DVD. He is also widely recognized for his charity works. In 2015, the "Derringer's 13 Days of Christmas" fundraising campaign raised almost $9 million for The Martin Kruze Memorial Fund and the Canadian Centre For Abuse Awareness. Every year Derringer, a motorcycle enthusiast, leads "The B.A.D. Ride", a charity ride for the benefit of the Distress Centres of Toronto. 

Who is John Derringer?

John Derringer is a Canadian radio personality. He is the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work with the Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness. He has been named "Radio Personality of the Year" by Canadian Music Week 10 times, and has been named "Favourite Toronto Radio Personality" by the Sun, Eye Weekly, "Now Magazine" and Top Choice Awards.

Derringer began his career as a radio operator in 1979 at CFTR (AM) in Toronto. In 1984, he joined Q107,  a commercial FM radio station in Toronto, and stayed until 1993. From 1993 to 1995 he worked as the morning host at CHOM-FM in Montreal, Quebec. Throughout the early 2000s, Derringer's opinions also appeared in the form of a regular column in the Toronto Sun. He had been on a weekday morning show, "Derringer In The Morning", until it was suspended in May 2022.

For his long contribution to radio broadcasting service, Derringer has received the Allan Waters Lifetime Achievement Award and was inducted into the Canadian Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame at Canadian Music Week in Toronto in March 2012. In May 2022, Derringer was suspended from Q107 pending an investigation after several former employees of the station had accused him of misconduct and gender discrimination. 

When was John Derringer born?

John Derringer was born on 21st September 1962 in the Ontario Province of Canada. His birth name is John Hayes. He holds Canadian nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. His star sign is Virgo. He is a follower of Christianity. Derringer was born into a middle family. There are no details regarding his parents and siblings. As for education, he attended the St. Michael's College School, an independent, Catholic school for young men in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Who is q107 John Derringer's wife?

John Derringer has been married to his beautiful wife, Charlene Derringer. The sweet couple begins their romance in the late 1990s. After dating for a few years, they tired their knot on April 25th, 2003 in a grand wedding ceremony. The couple has been remaining husband-wife for nine years and is proud parents of their three teenage daughters. John has a straight sexual orientation and he is not gay. 


How much does John Derringer make?

As of August 2022, the net worth of John Derringer is estimated to be US $1 million - $5 million. He managed to earn a huge fortune through his career as a radio personality and TV host for over four decades. As a top and experienced radio personality, he earns around $61,620 annually. 

How tall is John Derringer?

John Derringer is approximately 6 ft tall and his body weight is around 85 Kg. He is good-looking and talented. He has a high-profile look as he is usually seen in a formal uniform. He looks handsome in his short hairstyle which is Greyish-black in color. He has a pair of brown-colored eyes. 

Facts About John Derringer

  • #1He has a very good sense of humor.
  • #2He supports the Democratic party.
  • #3He loves the winter season.
  • #4He is a dog lover.
  • #5He is a fan of musicians.
  • #6Eddie Van Halen is his favorite musician.
  • #7He loves bakery items.
  • #8He loves Disney movies.
  • #9He and the station agreed to "part ways" permanently in August 2022.
  • #10He loves to go vacationing on the sea.