Zain Asher is a well-known and loved journalist, she now serves as a news anchor at CNN International. Zain Asher now anchors the network’s global news show One World with Zain Asher, which airs on weekdays.
Zain Asher career life started after she finished as a receptionist at a production company. Afterwards she became a freelance reporter at News 12 Brooklyn before moving to CNN.
The British Nigerian journalist’s memoir “Where The Children Take Us” was published in April 2022, reportedly by HarperCollins. It has been garnering constructive comments from critics.
Who Steve Peoples To Zain Asher?
Zain Asher’s husband is known as Steve Peoples, the well-acknowledged CNN news anchor.Zain met her husband while she was on a work trip to Boston
Zain’s husband is known as the Chief Political Writer at The Associated Press. Although he is highly perceived as the husband of the CNN news anchor.
Steve graduated with a BA degree in media studies at the University of Southern Maine. Aside that Steve also attended Boston University, according to his LinkedIn bio.
He reportedly graduated from Brown University in 2008 with a Master’s degree in Public Polic. Then he started his career as a writer for The Province Journal’s State House Bureau.
From 2003 until 2010, Zain’s husband worked for seven years then he started functioning as a political correspondent, CQ Roll Call Group.
Steve was then a political reporter, he reportedly covered presidential politics and House and Senate elections across the country for Roll Call. He worked at CQ for a year.
Afterwards Steve joined The Associated Press as the national political reporter in July 2011 and, to date, has been serving in the same company. He has worked there for over a decade now.
Steve and Zain met each other while Asher was on a work trip in 2014. They exchanged the wedding vows officially after three years of their first meeting in 2017.
The CNN news anchor is more than grateful to have Steve as her husband, father to their children, and someone who has her back even in the darkest days of her life, and now have two children together.
Zain Asher’s Family Explored
Zain was born into the family of Obiajulu Ejiofor and Arinze Ejiofor on the 27th of August 1983 in Balham, London, United Kingdom, her parents are known to be Nigerians.
Arinze, who is Zain’s father was reportedly a doctor who breathed his last, succumbing to the injuries in a tragic car accident, when he was just five, during a road trip.
Chiwetel Ejiofor is known as Zain’s brother, who was also in a car accident with her father but survived the accident. Whereas, Obiajulu, Asher’s mother, was a pharmacist working in Brixton.
Chiwetel Ejiofor, her elder brother, is a well-distinguished actor who receives numerous accolades. He has bagged a BAFTA Award, an NAACP Image Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, etc.
Zain Asher Career Life Explored.
Zain’s journey in CNN started after a CNN executive invited her to the CNN headquarters in New York for a screen test. She was hired as a business correspondent initially before serving as an anchor at CNN International.