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In 1979, Imus and his first wife, Harriet, divorced.He married his second wife, Deirdre Imus (née Coleman) on December 17, 1994. He has two stepdaughters that he adopted from his first marriage (Nadine and Toni), two daughters from that marriage (Ashley and Elizabeth), three grandchildren and one son, Frederick Wyatt (nicknamed "Wyatt", born July 3, 1998), from his second marriage.His former waterfront mansion in Westport, Connecticut was sold that same year for .4 million.

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Thus he began his career as a radio disc jockey on June 2, 1968, at radio station KUTY in Palmdale, California.

After a stint at WGAR (AM) radio in Cleveland, Ohio, Imus moved to New York City and WNBC radio in December 1971.

Imus served in the Marine Corps as a bugler from 1957 to 1960 and battled alcoholism during his early career in New York, but in 1987 finally pursued effective treatment. His act was reminiscent of pioneer shock-jock Petey Green's.

In 1988, with his cocaine and alcohol addictions now legendary in show business, Imus reshaped his show from strictly comedy into a forum for political issues, charitable causes, and news-based parodies, largely inspired by Howard Stern's format.