Zain Asher Bio, Wiki
Zain Asher whose fullname is Zain Ejiofor Asher is a British Nigerian news anchor at CNN International who is based in New York City. She currently, anchors the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom, and she can be noticed routinely filling in on the network’s premier business programs, The Express, Quest Means Business, and First Move with Julia Chatterley.
Zain Asher Age
She was born on August 27, 1983, in Balham, London, United Kingdom. She is 38 years old as of 2021.
Zain Asher Height
Asher boasts of a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall.
Zain Asher Family – Brother
She is the daughter of Arinze Ejiofor – her father- who was a doctor and died in 1998 following a car accident in Nigeria and her mother Obiajulu Ejiofor is a pharmacist.
Asher was born in a family of three. She is the youngest sister of English actor and filmmaker Chiwetel Ejiofor. She also has a sister who is slightly older than her is known as Kandibe Ejiofor who is practicing medicine.
Zain Asher Husband
She is married to the love of her life Steve Peoples, who also works in the media industry as a political reporter working for The Associated Press. The two, got engaged in April 2016, and they later exchanged their vows at the down-low ceremony on September 30, 2017.
She is a proud mother of a son. She shared the news of her pregnancy on August 16, 2018. Her son was born in the same year.
Zain Asher CNN
She is also the host of CNN’s weekly business programme Marketplace Africa, which is about the continent and its place in global markets, and she frequently conducts interviews with CEOs and world leaders for the show. Zain hosted CNN’s special coverage of #MyFreedomDay, a global call to action that raised awareness of modern-day enslavement around the world, as well as the deaths of Fidel Castro, George Michael, and Muhammad Ali, the boxing icon.
She has reported from the field on high-profile topics such as the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria in 2014 and the terrorist assault at the Boston Marathon in 2013. Asher previously reported on the stock market from the New York Stock Exchange, the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy, and high-profile IPOs for CNN as a business reporter. She joined CNN in 2013 after leaving Money magazine, where she worked as a full-time correspondent covering topics such as careers and investing.
Prior to joining MONEY, she worked for News 12 Brooklyn in the greater New York area, where she reported from Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Connecticut. Asher was born and reared in London, and she earned a degree in Spanish and French from Oxford University’s Keble College in 2005. She graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York City the following year. She speaks French, Spanish, and Ibo fluently. Zain previously co-anchored CNN Newsroom on CNN America and was an anchor on CNN Newsroom on CNN International. She has also worked in New York City as a business correspondent. Adding to her financial reporting for CNN, she also had a monthly column in Money Magazine.
Zain Asher Bleaching
She is an African who is proud of her color, she chooses to remain in her black skin and has not bleached.
Zain Asher Salary
Her annual salary is estimated to range between $ 100,000 – $ 500,000.
Zain Asher Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.