Zain Asher Biography|Wiki
Zain Asher is an accomplished British Nigerian journalist currently working at CNN as an anchor, International based in New York. She anchors the new global news program, One World with Zain Asher, on weekdays at 12 pm ET on CNN International.
Zain Asher Age
How old is Asher? She is 39 years old as of 2022. She was born Zain Ejiofor on 27 August 1983 in Balham, London, United Kingdom. She celebrates her birthday on the 27th of August every year.
Zain Asher Education
Asher 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. She is fluent in French, Spanish, and Igbo (her native Nigerian dialect).
Zain Asher Height|Weight
Asher stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 60kgs
Zain Asher Family
Asher is the lovely daughter of the late Doctor Arinze Ejiofor and Obiajulu Ejiofor. She was raised alongside her brother named Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Zain Asher Husband
Asher is happily married to Steve Peoples. The duo got engaged in April 2016 and tied the knot on the 30th of September 2017 in New York. Steve is a political reporter serving for several years for The Associated Press.
Zain Asher Children
Asher and her husband are blessed with two children, hence she has not disclosed information regarding her children.
Zain Asher Career
She hosts Marketplace Africa, CNN International’s weekly business show about the continent and its place within global markets, and often interviews CEOs and world leaders for the program.
Additionally, she has anchored major breaking news and business stories for CNN including the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the US-China trade war, the August 2020 explosion in Beirut, anti-police violence protests in Nigeria, racial and economic inequality in America, the deaths of both Fidel Castro and boxing legend Muhammad Ali and the 2013 terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon.
Asher was among the CNN team sent to Nigeria to report on the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants in Chibok, Nigeria in 2014. CNN’s coverage of the horrific abduction was recognized with a prestigious 2014 Peabody Award. Previously, she served 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.
Asher worked at MONEY magazine where she covered careers and investing before joining CNN. Before working at MONEY, Asher was a general assignment reporter for News 12 in the greater New York area.
She was born and bred in London, Asher 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. She is fluent in French, Spanish, and Igbo (her native Nigerian dialect).
Zain Asher Salary|Net Worth
Asher has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earned from her broadcasting career.
Zain Asher’s Social Media Platforms
She is very active on social media platforms and has over 32.1k followers on Twitter, 14.2k followers on Instagram, and over 13k followers on Facebook.
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