Zain Asher Net Worth

By Update | Updated On: 17 Dec, 2018
Zain Asher Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth August 27, 1983
Age 37 Years 7 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Engaged
Boyfriend/Dating Name Not Disclosed (Engaged. 2016)
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Ethnicity African-American
Social Media Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Education Columbia University - Graduate School of Journalism
Parents Obiajulu Ejiofor (Mother), Arinze Ejiofor (Father)
Siblings Chiwetel Ejiofor (Brother), Kandibe (Sister)

Nigerian British news anchor Zain Asher has been motivation example for all the youths. Her encouraging and outraging character has always been her high side of life and career. Her way of presenting in front of mass has taken her career level to a proper height of success. Today, a large number of people recognize for her achievements in life and work.

Zain works at CNN International based in Atlanta. She co-anchored CNN newsroom at 1 am ET previously for CNN America. She initially joined CNN as a business correspondent, initially based in New York.

Zain Asher's Salary And Net Worth

Zain Asher, age 35, summons the net worth from her career as a Nigerian British news anchor. According to, a CNN news anchor earns an average salary of $85,757 per year and their annual income range from $50,555 to $106,896. She joined CNN in February 2013 and has a monthly column in ‘Money Magazine’ in addition to financial reporting for CNN.

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Before CNN, she worked as a full-time reporter for the company called ‘Money’ where she wrote personal finance articles. Besides these all, she was also a television reporter at News 12 in Brooklyn who used to report from the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Connecticut. Her prime interest till date has been news, general news and finance and also coverage.

Zain Asher Married, Husband, Boyfriend

Zain Asher tied a knot to her longtime boyfriend Steve Peoples on 30 September 2017. The couple got married in a low-key ceremony in New York, and they exchanged oath to relish their ride together. In a private wedding ceremony, her actor brother Chiwetel Ejiofor and sister Kandibe Blackhatten were also among the attendees. Zain's husband Steve is the National Political Reporter for The Associated Press.

The couple is expecting their children. Zain shared an Instagram post in August 2018 where she revealed that she was pregnant with a baby boy. She shared a photo of a nursery and captioned, 'Baby’s room is finally ready! I’m bursting with excitement. Not long now until our prince is here.'

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During their first anniversary, Zain also flaunted her baby bump standing aside her media personality husband, Steve.

Zain Asher and her husband Steve Peoples during their first anniversary on 30 September 2018 (Photo: Instagram)

The pair who inaugurated their dating got engaged in April 2016 during their romantic getaway in Florida. Her relationship with Steve proves that the Nigerian British news anchor is a family lady and is not a lesbian.

Short Bio

Born as Zain Ejiofor Asher on 27 August 1983, Zain is a native of Balham, London. She attended Keble College based at Oxford University and graduated from there in 2005 holding a degree in Spanish and French. She is also a graduate of a University of Columbia called Graduate School of Journalism in the year 2006.

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In her family, she has an elder sister named Chiwetel Ejiofor, and her ethnicity is Igbo. Her parents are Obiajulu and Arinze Ejiofor and have a brother named Chiwetel Ejiofor who is a British actor, director, and writer. Her father was killed in a road accident in 1988 while her family was coming back from Nigeria to home, as per wiki.