John Derringer

John Hayes Biography

Full Name John Derringer
Age 61 Years old.
Birth Name John Hayes
Birth Date 1962-09-21
Gender Male

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 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. 

Nationality Canadian
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Pisces

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.

John Derringer Radio Career

  • 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.
  •  In 1995, he took over Bob McCown's morning show at Toronto's sports radio station "The Fan 590". 
  • 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.

Who is John Derringer married to?

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. 

Marital Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight
Wife Charlene Derringer

John Derringer Salary, Net Worth

As of June 2022, the net worth of John Derringer is estimated to be the 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.