Zain Asher Biography
Zain Asher is an England anchor who is currently working at CNN International based in New York. She serves as the anchor of One World with Zain Asher which airs on weekdays at 12 pm ET on CNN International.
Zain Asher Career
Furthermore, she serves as the host of, CNN International’s weekly business show known as Marketplace Africa. While working at CNN, she has anchored major breaking news and business stories inclusive of the US-China trade war, anti-police violence protests in Nigeria, the 2013 terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon, racial and economic inequality in America, the US-China trade war, the deaths of both Fidel Castro and boxing legend Muhammad Ali, the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and the August 2020 explosion in Beirut.
In addition, she was part of the team CNN sent to Nigeria in 2014 to report on the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants in Chibok, Nigeria. Previously, she served as a CNN business correspondent covering the stock market from U.S. Federal Reserve monetary policy, d high-profile IPOs, and the New York Stock Exchange. Before joining CNN she previously worked at MONEY magazine where she covered investing and careers. Furthermore, she has also worked at News 12 in the greater New York area where she served as a general assignment reporter.
London is her native home. She attended Oxford University where she graduated with a distinction in oral Spanish. Later on, she also attended Columbia University where she graduated from its School of Journalism in 2006 with an MS. Additionally, she is eloquent in French, Spanish, and Ibo (her native Nigerian dialect).
Zain Asher Salary
Asher earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Zain Asher Net Worth
Asher has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.
Zain Asher Age
Asher is 38 years old as of 2021. She was born on August 27, 1983, in Balham, London, United Kingdom.
Zain Asher Height and Weight
Asher stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall. However, her weight is not known.
Zain Asher Family
Asher is born to Nigerian parents Arinze Ejiofor and Obiajulu Ejiofor who originated in Ezeagu LGA, Enugu State, Nigeria. She has an older brother who is known as Chiwetel Ejiofor who happens to be an actor.
Zain Asher Husband and Children
Asher is married to Steve Peoples who is a political reporter working for The Associated Press. They got engaged in April 2016 and had a wedding in September 2017 in New York. Together the couple was blessed with a son in 2018.
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Zain Asher Social Media Platform
Asher is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook page and she has 28k followers on Twitter, 11k followers on Instagram and 13k followers on Facebook.