Ron Claiborne was born in San Francisco, California on August 20, 1953
Ron Claiborne was born on August 20, 1953, in San Francisco, California as Ronald Eldridge Claiborne. Ron moved to Oakland with his family just two days after his birth. Ron moved to Los Angeles at the age of seven with his family. In 1975, he graduated his master’s in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.