Zain Asher Biography and Wikipedia
Zain Asher is a British-Nigerian news journalist working for CNN currently based in New York City. Currently, she anchors the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom. Moreover, she can be seen filling in on the network’s premier business programs on a regular basis.
Zain was born and brought up in Balham, London to her parents Arinze Ejiofor who is a doctor, and Obiajulu Ejiofor who is a pharmacist. He has an older brother called Chiwetel Ejiofor who is an actor right now. Unfortunately, her father died in a car accident in 1988 in Nigeria while her brother survived with serious injuries. She graduated from Oxford University where she studied French and Spanish and graduated with a distinction in oral Spanish. In 2006, she earned an MS from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Asher is a New York-based anchor for CNN International. She presently hosts CNN Newsroom’s weekend edition and frequently guest-anchors on the network’s top business shows, including Quest Means Business, The Express, and First Move with Julia Chatterley.
Asher also serves as the host of CNN’s weekly business program about Africa, Marketplace Africa, which frequently conducts CEO and world leader interviews.
She oversaw CNN’s special coverage of the deaths of Fidel Castro, Muhammad Ali, and George Michael, and the global call to action #MyFreedomDay, which brought attention to modern-day enslavement around the world.
She has covered high-profile stories like the 2014 kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria and the 2013 terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon from the field in addition to anchoring big breaking news stories for CNN.
Asher previously worked as a CNN business correspondent where he reported on the New York Stock Exchange’s stock market, the monetary policies of the US Federal Reserve, and high-profile IPOs.
Asher worked as a career and investing reporter for Money magazine before joining CNN. Asher worked as a general assignment reporter for News 12 in the greater New York region before joining MONEY.
Zain Asher Age
Zain is 39 years old as of 2022.
Zain Asher Birthday
She was born on August 27, 1983, in Balham, London. Zain celebrates her birthday on August 27.
Zain Asher Height and Weight
Zain stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.72m) with a weight of 61 kg (134 lbs).
Zain Asher Husband
Asher is happily married to her husband Steve Peoples a successful reporter as well. The two got engaged in April 2016 after dating for quite a while. They later got married on September 30, 2017, at a lovely wedding ceremony.
Zain Asher Baby and Pregnant
Zain announced that she was pregnant via her Instagram account on August 13, 2018. Asher and her husband Steve welcomed their baby (A Son) in late 2018.
Zain Asher Bleaching
As with bleaching, Nigeria does not need temporary and surface solutions to our problems. Zain Asher Ejiofor and her man both work in the media sphere. The Ejiofor family is getting ready for another union!
Zain Asher Salary and Net Worth
Zain receives an annual salary of $250,000 from her leading roles as a news journalist for CNN. She has an estimated net worth of $2 Million as of 2022. She has amassed this amount from her career as a news journalist for the NFL Network and other previous networks she has worked for.