Zain Asher Biography and Wiki
Zain Ejiofor Asher (b. Aug 27, 1983) is a British Nigerian news anchor at CNN International who is based in New York City anchoring the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom. She also fills in on the network’s premier business programs, Quest Means Business, The Express, and First Move with Julia Chatterley.
Zain Asher Age and Birthday
Zain was born on August 27, 1983, in Balham, London Borough of Wandsworth, England. She is 38 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Virgo.
Zain Asher Height and Weight
Asher stands at a height of 5 feet and 3 inches(Approx 1.6m) and weighs 60kgs(132lbs).
Zain Asher Education
Zain attended Keble College at Oxford University where she studied and graduated in 2005 with a degree in Spanish and French. She furthered her studies at Columbia University, in New York City where she earned a degree in Journalism.
Zain Asher Family, Parents, Siblings
She is the proud daughter of Obiajulu Ejiofor and the late Arinze Ejiofor. Her father works as a doctor while her mother served as a pharmacist. She is of Igbo descent; her family originated in Ezeagu LGA, Enugu State, Nigeria. Asher was raised along with her older brother, Chiwetel Ejiofor who is an actor.
Zain Asher Husband, Is She Married?
Indeed Yes! The dashing reporter is married to her loving husband Steve Peoples, who is a political reporter serving at the Associated Press. The duo after dating for some, Steve proposed to Zain in April 2016. The two got married on September 30th, 2017 in a private ceremony in New York.
Zain Asher Son
Zain and Steve are blessed with a baby boy. They shared their newborn baby through social media. Further details regarding their child will be updated soon.
Zain Asher Salary
According to CNN reporter salaries, she receives an annual salary ranging from $53,312 to $117,079 a year. However, we do not have her actual salary, this will be updated when established.
Zain Asher Net Worth
Zain Asher has an estimated net worth ranging from $300,000 to $700,000 as of 2021. Her primary source of income is her career as a journalist.
Zain Asher CNN
Ere to joining the CNN team in early 2013, Asher was a full-time reporter for Money, where she penned personal finance articles. Zain also served as a TV reporter at News 12 Brooklyn, reporting from Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Connecticut.
Zain previously worked as a CNN business correspondent covering the stock market from the New York Stock Exchange, U.S. Federal Reserve monetary policy, and high-profile IPOs.
Zain has anchored CNN’s special coverage around #MyFreedomDay, a global call to action that raised awareness of modern-day slavery all over the world, as well as the deaths of Fidel Castro, boxing legend Muhammad Ali and singer George Michael.
Asher covered stories that major headlines such as the 2014 kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria, and the 2013 terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon.