Don Lane Net Worth, Age, Wife, Ethnicity, Height, Career

Don Lane

Don Lane was an American-born chat show presenter and vocalist most known in Australia for presenting The Don Lane Show, which aired on the Nine Network from 1975 to 1983, and for his performances with Bert Newton.

Quick Facts

Full Name Don Lane
Born Date November 13, 1933
Age 75 years
Gender Male
Profession Vocalist, talk show host
Country USA
Height 5 feet 8 inches
Marital Status married
Wife Jayne Ambrose
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Birth Place New York, United States
Nationality American
Education N/A

Don Lane Age & Early Life

Lane was born in New York City on 13 November 1933 to a Jewish father (Jacob) and a Catholic mother (Dolly), who eventually converted to Judaism. Dolly was a housewife, and Jacob “Jack” Isaacson was a sergeant in the New York City Police Department (NYPD). Morton (Don) grew up in The Bronx and went to DeWitt Clinton High School, where he was classmates with Judd Hirsch and Garry Marshall. Because of his mother’s dominant personality, Isaacson had determined he wanted to be in the show industry by his mid-teens. He even hung a star on the door of his bedroom. He began to perform at gatherings he attended with his parents, generally by combining singing and humor. DeWitt Clinton High School also had him play varsity football and basketball. He then earned a football and basketball scholarship at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where he stayed for three years.

Don Lane Height & Weight

Don Lane is 5 feet 8 inches tall. He weighs approximately 58 kg. He has lovely warm black eyes and Black locks.  Don Lane’s body measurements are unknown at the time.

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Don Lane Net Worth

How much is Don Lane’s net worth? Don Lane’s net worth or income is believed to be between $1 million – $5 million as of 2021. He has amassed a substantial fortune as a result of his major work as a TV show host.


  • After graduating from college, Isaacson established “Donny and the Duke,” a duo with his closest buddy Manny Glasser. For a few months, the pair worked in New York nightclubs until Isaacson was inducted into the US Army at the age of 21.
  • The duo went on to win the All-Army entertainment tournament, landing them a spot on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1955. Isaacson won the All-Army entertainment contest as a solo act a year later. Following his necessary army duty, he traveled for two years, entertaining soldiers all throughout the United States.
  • Lane also co-hosted a morning radio show with Bert Newton on Melbourne’s 3UZ radio station during his stint on The Don Lane Show. Newton shares a tale about how he and the producer pretended to be on the radio and revealed the listener’s Lane’s home address.

Don Lane Wife & Marriage

Who is Don Lane Wife? Lane married talent agent Jayne Ambrose, with whom he had a son, Phillip Jacob “P.J.” Isaacson. His son traveled to the United States and then to Europe to develop his basketball career, but he subsequently became a successful performer in his own right under the moniker PJ Lane. He returned to Sydney in 2009 after caring for his ill father. Despite their divorce, Lane and Ambrose remained excellent friends, and she was his agent for the remainder of his life.