Zain Asher

Zain Asher is a British Nigerian news anchor at CNN International, based in New York City. She appears as an anchor on CNN Newsroom on the network.

Bio & Family
Name Zain Asher
Birth Name Zain Ejiofor Asher
DOB August 27, 1983
Place of Birth Balham, London, United Kingdom
Age 36
Father’s Name Arinze Ejiofor
Mother’s Name Obiajulu Ejiofor
Siblings One
Brother/s Chiwetel Ejiofor
Sister/s NA
Nationality British Nigerian
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion NA
High School NA
College/University Keble College‎, ‎Oxford University
Career & Net Worth
Profession Journalist
Career 2006–present
Known For CNN International, MONEY
Net Worth NA
Salary $35,338 To $132,355 Per Year (Approx.)
Notable Credits Reported from the field on high-profile stories like the 2014 kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria, and the 2013 terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon.
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Married
Husband/Wife Steve Peoples
Boyfriend/Girlfriend NA
Engaged April 2016
Wedding Date September 2017
Children One
Son/s One
Daughter/s Not Yet
Divorce Not Yet
Body Measurements
Height 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 meters)
Weight 121 lbs (55 kg)
Measurements NA
Shoe Size NA
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
  • Zain is of Igbo ethnic group and her ancestors are from Enugu state, Ezeagu LGA, Nigeria.
  • Her father was a doctor and her mother was a pharmacist.