The Seattle radio personality Dori Monson passed away on Saturday at the age of 61.
The whole staff at KIRO Newsradio and Bonneville International Corporation, as well as Dori’s immediate family, are devastated by the news of her unexpected death on Saturday night in a Seattle hospital.
KIRO Newsradio released an article on its website on Sunday afternoon reporting Monson’s death. In a statement, KIRO Newsradio’s parent company, Bonneville International, said, “The KIRO Newsradio family and Bonneville International Corporation, along with Dori Monson’s immediate family, are deeply saddened to announce that Dori died suddenly Saturday night at a Seattle hospital.” “Dori has had health problems over the past few years, and on Thursday, Dec. 29, he was hospitalized after having a heart attack at home.”
Despite his health problems, Monson always liked deep-sea fishing with colleagues and pickleball with his family. He is survived by his wife and three grown daughters. Read on to know everything about his wife, daughter, and as well as net worth.
Who Is Dori Monson’s Wife And Daughter?
Dori Monson had been married to Suzanne Monson. Monson met his future wife at the University of Washington, where they were both students. Suzanne went to school at the University of Washington and got a B.A. in Journalism and communications in 1984. Before they got married in June 1987, they dated for a few years.
She is a freelance copywriter. She used to write for the Seattle Times and worked there for 20 years. She started working for the Seattle Times in 1999. Her first task was to write for the Money Makeover stories on the relevant profits of Puget Sound citizens battling financial issues.
Suzanne was also a contract writer for the newspaper’s advertising section. He wrote interesting and accurate articles about real estate. She gave the New Homes Saturday/NWHomes section hundreds of home-buying tips that were easy for consumers to understand.
Suzanne started her own media company, Monson Media, in 2010. There, she wrote original website copy for real estate and law firms and edited their existing hard copy. In an interview, Suzanne Monson revealed that she listens to The Dori Monson Show, often known as “The Big Show,” her husband hosts on the radio over 60 percent of the time. Dori Monson and his wife has had three daughters.
What Was Dori Monson’s Net Worth?
Dori Monson was an American radio host who lived from October 2, 1961, to December 31, 2022. He hosted the Dori Monson Show, an afternoon talk show on KIRO-FM in Seattle, Washington. His net worth was estimated somewhere between $3 million-$5 million.
Monson started his professional broadcasting career as a sports producer at KING-TV and sports reporter and host at KING AM after longtime Seattle broadcaster Bill O’Mara introduced him to King Broadcasting owner Dorothy Bullitt, then shifted to KIRO-FM 100.7 when the Pat Cashman Show switched stations in 1994.