Zain Asher CNN, Biography and Wiki
Zain Ejiofor Asher is a renowned British Nigerian news anchor at CNN International, based in New York City. She anchors the network’s primetime, global news show One World with Zain Asher airing weekdays at 12 pm ET. Her memoir Where The Children Take Us was published by HarperCollins and released on April 26, 2022.
After graduating, Zain became a freelance reporter at News 12 Brooklyn where she covered local news. She also reported for Money, where she wrote personal finance articles about careers and investing before moving to CNN in 2012. She was hired by CNN as a business correspondent before becoming an anchor at CNN International based in Atlanta.
She has reported major news including reporting from Abuja, Nigeria on the hundreds of Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014. Since 2021, she has anchored One World with Zain Asher airing weekdays on CNNI.
Zain Asher’s Age and Birthday
Asher was born in Balham, London Borough of Wandsworth, England on August 27, 1983. She is 39 years old. Her Zodiac sign is Virgo.
Zain Asher Height
Asher is a gorgeous woman standing at a height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 m) tall.
Zain Asher Family| Parents
Asher was born in London to Nigerian parents. Her father Arinze was a doctor while her mother Obiajulu was a pharmacist working in Brixton. Unfortunately, her father died in a car accident in Nigeria. She also has an older brother named Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Zain Asher Education
Asher graduated from Oxford University in 2005 with a degree in French and Spanish. She later joined the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University, in New York City graduating with a master of science in journalism.
Zain Asher Husband
Asher is happily married to Steve Peoples. The couple is blessed with two sons. The family currently resides in Montclair, New Jersey.
Zain Asher’s Net Worth
Asher has an estimated net worth of approximately $800,000.
Zain Asher Salary
The CNN International correspondent receives an annual salary of about $91, 300.
Zain Asher Book/Memoir
Asher’s memoir Where The Children Take Us was published by HarperCollins and was released on April 26, 2022. The memoir was inspired by her 2015 Tedx talk “Trust Your Struggle”, which has been viewed more than 2.2 million times on YouTube.