Sunny Hostin Biography
Sunny Hostin is an American television host, journalist, and lawyer. Hostin is a co-host on ABC’s morning talk show The View, as well as an ABC News Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst. She is also the host and executive producer of the true-crime series Truth About Murder, which she co-hosts with Sunny Hostin on Investigation Discovery.
Hostin began her legal career as a law clerk for retiring Chief Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals Robert M. Bell, and she then served as a trial attorney in the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice. Hostin left the Antitrust Division to become a federal prosecutor specializing in child matters offenses.
She began her television career as a Court TV analyst before landing a role on Fox News’s The O’Reilly Factor, where she debated with Bill O’Reilly and Megyn Kelly on the show’s “Is It Legal?” segments.
CNN President Jon Klein hired her as a legal commentator for the network’s main morning show, American Morning, in September 2007. In March 2016, ABC News announced Hostin as a Senior Legal Correspondent and commentator.
In 2019, Hostin hosted and executive produced the six-part Investigation Discovery documentary series Truth About Murder With Sunny Hostin, in which she travels across the country to examine the story behind some of the country’s most prominent killings.
She also presented the Have You Seen This Man? podcast, which was produced by ABC. I Am These Truths, Hostin’s book, was released in 2020. Her novel, Summer on the Bluffs, was released the following year. The book will be adapted into a television series. Hostin will also executive produce The Counsel, a drama television series inspired by her life and work.
Sunny Hostin Age
Hostin is 54 years old as of 2022, She was born on October 20, 1968, in New York City
Sunny Hostin Height
Hostin stands at an average height and moderate weight. She appears to be quite tall in stature if her photos, relative to her surroundings, are anything to go by.
Sunny Hostin Family and Parents
Sunny (born Asunción Cummings) was born and raised by her parents Rosa Beza and William Cummings in New York. Her mother is Puerto Rican while her father is African American.
Hosting studied at Dominican Academy before graduating from Binghamton University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Rhetoric.
Sunny Hostin Husband and Married
Hostin is married to her lovely husband Emmanuel Hostin. Her husband s an orthopedic surgeon. In their marriage, Hosting and her husband have been blessed with two children a son called Gabriel and a daughter called Paloma.
Sunny Hostin The View
In 2014, Hostin began appearing as a frequent guest contributor on ABC’s daytime talk show The View. She joined The View as a permanent co-host for the show’s 20th season in September 2016.
Sunny Hostin Salary
Hostin receives an annual salary of $1 million from her career as a journalist. She has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2021.