Is Zain Asher Married? Find out her Relationship and dating affairs

News by Clarence Published on 19 Mar,2017 Updated on 20 Aug,2017

Zain Asher is a Nigerian/British journalist working for CNN International. Zain is famous for appearing in the newsroom desk for the CNN news source. She is a New York-based correspondent for the agency. She recently got engaged in 2016. 

Curious to know more about her engagement details plus family life. You will find at the end of this article, stay tuned us. 

Is Zain Asher married?

The CNN newsroom anchor usually keeps a low profile when it comes to her personal life. However, a CNN commentary revealed that she got engaged to her boyfriend last April.


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The report also added that they were engaged during her vacation in Florida. Zain's young sister Kandibe confirmed the engagement by sharing some glimpses of their ceremony on her Instagram. 

However,  Zain’s boyfriend turned fiancé is still quite a mystery with little to no information online. 

Know more about Zain Asher’s family

Zain Asher is a native of London’s Forest Gate; she grew up in an African-American family. Her father, Arinze Ejiofor, is a former doctor and her mother Obiajulu is a former pharmacist. Their ancestors were originally from Nigeria.

Zen has a younger sister Kandibe; she is a medical doctor who got married to her longtime boyfriend in December of 2016.

Image: Zain with her sister and brother during her sister Kandibe's wedding

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Zain and Kandibe have a younger brother named Chiwetel Ejiofor; he is Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominated Hollywood actor. 

Chiwetel Ejiofor was nominated for the 'Academy Award' and 'Golden Globe Award' for his outstanding performance in the 2013 Oscar winning movie 12 Years of Slave.

Zain Asher’s short career info

In 2006, she graduated with a degree in Mass Communication from the Columbia University. Then Zain started working as an assistant reporter for the 'News 12' in the greater New York area.

Image: Zain Asher

Source: CNN

Zain later moved to the Money Magazine and began covering career and investment related news till she got in the CNN news source team. Initially, she worked as a business correspondent covering economic news from the NY stock exchange, U.S. Federal Reserve monetary policy, and high profiles IPOs.

Zain Asher later became a New York-based anchor for CNN. She currently hosts the Marketplace Africa, CNN’s premier weekly business show about the continent and its place within global markets and anchors CNN Newsroom on weekdays. Zain has covered several breaking news stories for CNN like Boko Haram’s attacks, terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon, Charlie Hebdo attack etc.