• Zain Asher

    News Anchor

    Zain Asher

  • Facts of Zain Asher

    Name Zain Asher
    Birth Name Zain Ejiofor Asher
    Date of Birth August 27, 1983
    Zodiac Sign Virgo
    Gender Female
    Birth Country Balham, London, United Kingdom
    Nationality English
    Ethnicity White
    Profession News anchor
    Net worth $2.1 Million
    Marital Status Married
    Spouse Steve Peoples
    Hair Color Black
    Eye Color Black
    Height ‎5 ft
    Father Arinze Ejiofor
    Mother Obiajulu Ejiofor
    Siblings Chiwetel Ejiofor
    Education ‎Keble College‎, ‎Oxford University


    British-Nigerian news anchor, Zain Asher has the potentiality to stay sensible while representing the nation’s on-going economy with financial and business reports. Every day is important in her life to cover the latest business trends and stories from the inside-out consumers’ issues.

    Asher was born as Zain Ejiofor Asher on 27th August 1983 in Balham, London Borough of Wandsworth England. She hails from Igbo descent because her parents, Arinze Ejiofor (father) and Obiajulu Ejiofor (mother) are the natives of Ezeagu LGA, Enugu State of Nigeria.

    Other than that, Asher grew up with her older brother, Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor, who was born on 10th July 1977 in London’s Forest Gate of England. Her sibling is now a well-known actor, who made his debut from the historical drama film, Amistad in 1997.

    The award-winning journalist, Asher became an alumnus of the University of Oxford with a Bachelor of Arts in French and Spanish in 2005. She then earned a Masters in Broadcast Journalism degree from the Graduate School of Journalism in Columbia University in 2006.

    Net Worth and Salary

    Zain Asher is currently anchoring for CNN International based in Atlanta, Georgia since October 2014. Earlier to this, she used to work as a full-time news reporter for the News 12 Networks and Money Magazine.

    The prominent anchor, Asher is earning a decent salary from her business and finance coverage at CNN International. Meanwhile, a CNN news anchor makes $145,797 as an average remuneration between the lower percentile of $58,432 and $153,000 in higher percentile. Currently, her net worth is $2.1 Million in 2020.

    Relationship Status

    The 36-year-old, Asher made her commitment to her longtime dating partner-turned husband, Steve Peoples, The Associated Press national political reporter. They got engaged in the second month of spring, April 2016 after dating for six years.

    The couple walked down the aisle on 30th September 2017 in a lavish villa in Sintra, Portugal during their summer vacation. During their nuptials, the bridegroom stunned as the best-dressed wedding couple, where Zain was in a white lace sleeveless gown and Steve donned in a slim-fit black tuxedo.

    Zain Asher with husband, Steve Peoples
    Zain Asher with husband, Steve Peoples
    Image Credit: pinterest.com

    What’s more to this? The newlyweds announced that they are expecting their first child via Instagram on 13th August 2018. Later, they welcomed a baby boy by the end of 2018. They then posted their first family photo on Instagram after their third member came into their life on 21st December 2018. Since then, they are living a prosperous life. Also, read about Natasha Chen‘s married life.

    Trivia: Zain Asher

    1. Zain Asher holds dual citizenship of Nigeria and the UK.
    2. Asher is currently reporting news from New York City for CNN networks.
    3. During her struggling life, she lived in New York City’s Brooklyn, the Bronx, and the Connecticut state of the U.S.
    4. She traveled to Mexico, France, and Nigeria to work as a full-time reporter.
    5. She is fluent in French, and Spanish apart from native Nigerian dialect, Ibo.

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