American television news anchor Dawne Gee has been working as a news anchor in WAVE-TV for 21 years. She is known for hosting WAVE Country with Dawne Gee. Below you can find about her wiki, husband, family and more.
Dawne Gee Bio, Birthday
Born on 1963, Dawne celebrates her birthday every year on 29 April. Dawne was raised by her parents in Louisville, Kentucky. She is the youngest child and has an elder sister named Pamela Yvonne. Dawne loved sports when she was young; she was quite an athlete. She took part in various sports while she was in high school. Dawne ran in track and cross country in her high school. She was also a swimmer for teams like The Louisville Tarpons and Wyandotte Park. Along with that, Dawne loved cheerleading too. Not only did she excel in sports, but she also excelled in acting too. Dawne acted in Children`s theater while she was in PRP high school. She also used to model and teach at Cosmo when she was young. Dawne always loved reporting and journalism which led her to graduate from the University of Louisville with a degree in Communications. She also graduated with a B.A. in biology.
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Fun facts about Dawne Gee are that she falls asleep while watching a horror movie. She is also fond of collecting horror memorabilia and antique shopping. The top thing she wants to do according to bucket list is to meditate for 15 minutes, uninterrupted.
Dawne Gee Married, Husband
Dawne Gee was married at one point. There is no mention of her marriage and husband anywhere in the media. So, there are rumors that she divorced her husband. Even though she is divorced, she is pleased with her three children, two sons Alex and Eric Gee and a daughter Brittney Gee.
Dawne Gee spends family time with her children on 11 January 2019 (Photo: Dawne Gee's Facebook)
Her children are all grown up; Brittney works as a teacher, Eric works in food services, and Alex completed his first year at Western Kentucky University as a major in communications subject. This happy little family has a strong bond with each other.
Dawne Gee Career
Dawne started working in television when she was just 15. It was on Chicago International Television in 1978. She worked in a radio station before beginning her career in WAVE-TV. In August 1994, Dawne joined WAVE-3 news. She hosted Wave-3 listens for four years. It was first broadcasted live in 1997. Dawne now hosts a program named `Wave Country with Dawne Gee.` It is a program which airs for 30 minutes and airs weekdays at 12 p.m. The program profiles people who make a difference in our community and also highlights events of interest happening in the area. Dawne also hosts hundreds of charity events every year where she once got the chance to host the Dalai Lama when he visited Louisville. Dawne carried the Olympic torch on Dec. 16, 2001. She also serves on Brain Injury Association of Kentucky Board.
Dawne Gee Health
Dawne has suffered a lot of health issues over the years. She had kidney cancer in 2014, but she was cured later. She also suffered from gastroparesis in 2015. She suffered a stroke in 2016 while she was in the studio during WAVE 3 News. It was indeed a scary moment for all her co-workers and viewers of WAVE 3 who loved her. Recently, Dawne suffered from prolapse and has been in the hospital. She took on facebook to say how thankful she is to have survived despite all her health issues. Dawne is now fine and ready to go back to work.