Who is Zain Asher? CNN News, Bio-Wiki, Age, Birthday, Parents, Husband, Nationality, Net Worth, Wikipedia

Zain Asher Biography

Zain Asher born Zain Ejiofor Asher is a Nigerian-British journalist and news anchor based in New York. She currently anchors One World with Zain Asher, the network’s primetime, global news show airing weekdays at 12 pm ET. She is also a business and personal finance correspondent for CNN.

Here is all you need to know about Zain Asher Bio-Wiki, Age, Birthdays, Net Worth, Nationality, Wikipedia, Family, Parents, Siblings, Instagram, and Twitter.

  • Full Name: Zain Ejiofor Asher
  • Gender: Female
  • Age: 39 Years Old
  • Birth Date: 1983 August 27th
  • Place Of Birth: Balham, London Borough Of Wandsworth
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Salary: $ 65 K to $ 140 K. 
  • Net Worth: $1 Million
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Husband: Steve Peoples
  • Height: 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters)
  • Children: Two sons
  • Mother’s Name: Obiajulu Ejiofor
  • Father’s Name: Arinze Ejiofor
  • Profession: Anchor, journalist

Zain Asher Age, Birthday 

She is 38 years old though on August 27th she will be turning 39 years. Zain was born in Balham, London Borough Of Wandsworth on 1983 August 27th. Accordingly, Zain’s next birthday will be on August 27th this year and her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Zain Asher Husband

Asher is happily married to her better half, Steve Peoples, a political reporter for the Associated Press. His husband earlier served as a political reporter for the CQ Roll Call Group. The beautiful pair got engaged in April 2016 and tied the knot on the 30th of September 2017 in New York. Zain and her husband are the proud parents of two sons though their names are not on the internet yet. She resides in the New York area with her better half (Steve) and their two sons.

Zain Asher Education

Mrs. Steve is a very learned woman. Asher graduated from Oxford University where she studied Spanish and French with a distinction in oral Spanish. In 2006, Zain also received an MS from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she focused on business and financial news. 

Zain Asher’s Parents, Siblings

Mrs.Steve was born to Nigerian parents in London and bred in West Norwood, South London by her mom, Obiajulu, a pharmacist working in Brixton, and her late dad, Arinze, a doctor. In 1988, when she was 5 years old, Zena lost her dad in an accident. She has three siblings, an older brother, Chiwetel Ejiofor who is an actor, another brother, and a sister, Kandibe.

Zain Asher Height and Weight

Asher has an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs around 66 kg.

Zain Asher Nationality/Ethnicity

Ejiofor Nationality is British, and Nigerian and holds Igbo Ethnicity.

Zain Asher Wikipedia

Asher is an anchor for CNN International located in New York. She currently anchors One World with Zain Asher, the network’s primetime, global news show airing weekdays at 12 pm ET. She is also a business and personal finance correspondent for CNN. Asher also hosts Marketplace Africa, CNN International’s weekly business show, and often interviews CEOs and world leaders for the program.

She anchored major business stories and breaking news for CNN including the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the August 2020 explosion in Beirut, the US-China trade war, anti-police violence protests in Nigeria, and the deaths of both Fidel Castro and boxing legend Muhammad Ali and the 2013 terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon.

In 2014, Asher was a member of the CNN team sent to Nigeria to cover the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants in Chibok, Nigeria. CNN’s coverage of the horrific abduction was acknowledged with a prestigious 2014 Peabody Award.

Previously, Asher worked as a CNN business correspondent reporting on the stock market from the New York Stock Exchange, high-profile IPOs, and U.S. Federal Reserve monetary policy. Asher connected to CNN from MONEY magazine where she covered investing and careers. Prior to working at MONEY, Asher worked as a general assignment reporter for News 12 in the greater New York area.

She has lived and served in France, Mexico, and Nigeria and is fluent in Spanish, French, and Ibo (her native Nigerian dialect).

Zain Asher Salary

Asher holds an estimated salary of around $ 65 K to $ 140 K. 

Zain Asher’s Net Worth

Mrs. Zain’s net worth is estimated at around 1 million and above. However, her profession as CNN Anchor is her main source of income.

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