Zain Asher Education: See Her Bio, Career, Family, Net worth

Zain Asher is a British-born Nigerian journalist who works with CNN and is known to anchor the weekend edition of Newsroom. She is a veteran journalist who has been broadcasting for a long time but previously worked as a writer.

Zain Asher Bio

Born on August 27, 1983, in Balham, London, UK, to Arinze and Obiajulu Ejiofor, her zodiac sign is Virgo, and her family hails from Enugu state. Her mom was a pharmacist, while her dad was a doctor who died in a road accident in Nigeria when Zain was just five.

Her high school is unknown, but upon graduation, she attended Oxford University, where she graduated with a degree in French and Spanish. She furthered her education by proceeding to Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and in 2001, she was named an honorary fellow of Keble College, Oxford University.

Zain Asher Family

Zain has an elder brother named Chiwetel Ejiofor, and he is the only survivor of the accident that killed his dad. Chiwetel is an award-winning actor who has featured in movies like Endgame and The Remake of the Lion King, where he played the role of Scar.

In addition to Chiwetel Ejiofor, She has a younger sister named Kandibe Ejiofor, a medical doctor by profession, and another brother whose identity is unknown. Zain and her family were present in Enugu state for her sister’s traditional marriage.

Being a reporter, she also got married to fellow reporter Steve Peoples. After dating for a while, they tied the knot, and her brothers and sister were present during the wedding. The couple has two boys, and she regularly uploads photos of them together.

Zain Asher Career

Zain started her career as a receptionist at a Production Company before joining News 12 Networks, where she worked as a TV Reporter from August 2010 to July 2012. Zain wrote for Money Magazine from January 2012 to January 2013 before she proceeded to join CNN as a National Correspondent in February 2013.

After working as a correspondent, she hosted Evening Times on CNN International. While she was a correspondent, she covered a lot of top news, like the 2014 kidnapping of school girls by Bokoharam in Borno state, Nigeria.

Zain Asher’s Net worth

According to reports online, Zain’s net worth is $ 2 million, and her salary as a journalist on CNN is estimated to be between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507.