- If you are following the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom, then Zain Asher is no familiar face. With her astonishing reporting skills, she has accumulated millions of hearts and is known as one of the most skilled women reporters of color in New York City. She has also anchor CNN’s special coverage around #MyFreedomDay, the deaths of Fidel Castro, boxing legend Muhammad Ali.
- Net Worth, Salary, Income
- Married life, Husband and Children
- Parents, Family, and Sibling
- Body Measurement: Height and Weight
If you are following the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom, then Zain Asher is no familiar face. With her astonishing reporting skills, she has accumulated millions of hearts and is known as one of the most skilled women reporters of color in New York City. She has also anchor CNN’s special coverage around #MyFreedomDay, the deaths of Fidel Castro, boxing legend Muhammad Ali.
Zain Asher was born in Balham, London Borough of Wandsworth, England, in 1983. On every 27th of August, he celebrates his birthday and embraces the zodiac sign of Virgo. She holds British nationality and Nigerian ethnicity.
Net Worth, Salary, Income
Before working in CNN, Zain started working as a full-time reporter for Money. There she used to write personal finance articles. Then, she became a part of News 12 Brooklyn as a TV reporter by reporting the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Connecticut. In February 2013, she joined CNN as a business correspondent.
She got the opportunity to covered news the U.S. Federal Reserve and New York Stock Exchange. She also got the chance to take an interview of famous people in business and entrepreneurs. As of now, she has been serving as a news anchor in New York City and works at CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta.
Furthermore, Zain runs CNN Newsroom at 2:30 pm ET and host Marketplace Africa show on CNNI. She even serves as a business and finance writer for Money Magazine.
As of 2020, Zain’s net worth remains under review.
Married life, Husband and Children
Zain is blissfully married to her husband. She shared her wedding oath with Steve Peoples. He is a political reporter serving for several years for The Associated Press. The nuptial shared their vows in a private ceremony in New York on the 30th of September 2017.
Before their marriage, Zain got engaged with her then-boyfriend, Steve, in April 2016. Furthermore, the duo has shared their newborn baby through social media.
Parents, Family, and Sibling
Zain was born in the Asher family with the middle name Ejiofor. She is the daughter of Arinze and Obiajulu. Her father works as a doctor, whereas her mother as a pharmacist. Her family was hailed from the Enugu state of Ezeagu LGA in Nigeria. Furthermore, she was raised with a sister named Kandibe, and brother, Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor, renowed actor and filmmaker. Back in 2014, she ‘tried not to cry’, while reporting her brother’s Oscar nomination.
Regarding her education, Zain went to study at Orford University and graduated with a B.A. degree in French and Spanish in 2005. In 2006, she earned a degree from the Graduate School of Journalism of Columbia University.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Being focused in her profession, Zain often took some time to keep her body healthy through yoga and gym. She has an astonishing height of 5 feet and weighs around 60kgs. Talking about her personality, she has black hair and black eyes color.