Who is Zain Asher?
Zain Asher is a British Nigerian news anchor at CNN International and is based in New York City, USA. She is also famous from being the younger sister of Hollywood star Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Full Name: Zain Ejiofor Asher
Age: 35 years old
Date of Birth: August 7, 1983
Place of Birth: Balham, England
Father’s name: Arinze Ejiofor
Mother’s name: Obiajulu Ejiofor
Profession: Reporter, Journalist, anchor
Net Worth: $2 million
Nationality: English, Nigerian
Relationship status: Married
Height: 5 ft. 3 inches
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Dark brown
Early Life, Wiki, CNN:
She was born on August 27, 1983, in Balham, London Borough of Wandsworth, England. Her birth name is Zain Ejiofor Asher and she is currently 35 years old.
She joined Keble College, Oxford University and graduated from the same in 2005 with a degree in Spanish and French. Later, she joined Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, graduating in 2006 with an MS.
She worked in Lille, France as a researcher for France 3, in England as a reporter for SIX TV, in Mexico as Guadalajara Colony Reporter, and at Red Radio Universidad de Guadalajara as an associate producer before she made her way towards New York. Later, she worked 2 years as a TV reporter for News 12 Brooklyn and reported from numerous places in the US including the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Connecticut.
She joined CNN in February 2013 as a business correspondent and is currently based in New York City. She co-anchored CNN Newsroom at 1 am ET on CNN America and now she anchors CNN Newsroom on Fridays and Saturdays at 2:30 pm ET on CNN International. In addition, she hosts Marketplace Africa, CNNI’s weekly business show.
Family Life, Parents:
She was born to Nigerian parents Arinze Ejiofor, a doctor, and Obiajulu Ejiofor, a pharmacist.
She has two siblings, an older brother named Chiwetel Ejiofor, who is now an actor and sister Kandibe Ejiofor, a medical doctor. Unfortunately, her father died in a car accident in 1988 in Nigeria while her brother survived with serious injuries.
Relationships, Husband, Son:
Zain Asher is a happily married woman who has been married to Steve Peoples(Reporter). After dating several years, the couple got engaged in April 2016 while on a vacation or immediately after returning home.
The couple tied the knot on September 30, 2017, in a beautiful wedding ceremony in Portugal which was attended by both her siblings Chiwetel Ejiofor and Kandibe Ejiofor. The couple is blessed with a son in late 2018.
She stands a height of 5 ft. 3 inches and she weighs 55 kg. She has dark brown eyes and black hair.
Net Worth and Salary:
She has an estimated net worth of around $2 million and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career. Also, he earns around $60k per annum as her salary.
Social Media Accounts:
She has around 4.5k followers on Instagram, about 21k followers on Twitter, and around 11.6k followers on Facebook.