Sunny Hostin Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Sep, 2021
Facts of Sunny Hostin
Date of Birth: 1968 , October-20
Age: 53 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Sunny Hostin
Birth Name Asuncin Cummings Hostin
Father William Cummings
Mother Rosa Beza
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City, New York
Ethnicity Mixed (Puerto Rican and African-American)
Profession Lawyer
Working For Television
Net Worth $ 2 million
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color Black
Famous for Journalist, columnist, and social commentator
Married Yes
Married to Emmanuel Hostin
Children Gabriel & Paloma
Divorce N/A
Education Binghamton University
Awards Special Achievement Award
TV Show American Morning
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American lawyer, Sunny Hostin is also a columnist, social commentator, and multi-platform journalist. She is the Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst for ABC News as well as a co-host on ABC's morning talk show The View.

Hostin is married to his boyfriend turned husband with whom she shares two children, a daughter, and a son.

Early Life, Education, And Bio OF Sunny Hostin

Sunny Hostin was born Asuncion Cummings Hostin on October 20, 1968, in New York City, New York under the birth sign Libra. Hostin is American as per nationality and belongs to Mixed ethnicity (Puerto Rican and African-American). She is the daughter of Rosa Beza(mother) and William Cummings(father). Sunny’s mother belongs to Puerto Rican and her father belonged of African American descent. 



Hostin attended Dominican Academy, which was an all-girls school. Later, she earned a BA degree in English and Rhetoric from Binghamton University for her higher studies. She also earns a J.D. degree from Notre Dame Law School.

Sunny Hostin's Career

Initially,  Sunny Hostin worked as a law clerk to Robert M. Bell who was Chief Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals. Hostin then worked as an associate at a law firm in Maryland. Hostin after few years of experience she was promoted to a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division.

Later, she became an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia after she left the Antitrust Division. Hostin served as a specialized in child sex crimes. And for her work, she was also awarded Special Achievement Award for her work in the prosecution of sex offenders.

Hostin started her television career from Court TV as a commentator. And later, she was offered a spot on the Fox News daily show, The O'Reilly Factor. Hostin was also regularly featured along with Megyn Kelly and Bill O'Reilly in the regular debut show.



She also worked for CNN, where she joined in September 2007. She was appointed by CNN President Jon Klein as the legal analyst for its flagship morning show, American Morning. Currently, Hostin also writes a news column for CNN called Sunny's Law.

In 2014, she appeared as a guest contributor on the ABC daytime talk show, The View. Two years later, she officially joined ABC News as a senior legal correspondent and analyst. 

Sunny Hostin's Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Sunny Hostin has an accumulated net worth of  $2 million. Moreover, she earns an impressive salary of around $300K. She undoubtedly earns a huge amount from her career.

 Hostin owns a historical mansion in New York which was previously owned by Lehman Family. She along with her husband own the Alvin & Friends Restaurant in New Rochelle, New York. With such earning, she is marinating a lavish lifestyle.

Sunny Hostin's Personal Life 

Sunny Hostin is a married woman. She married her longtime boyfriend, Emmanuel Hostin, in a private marriage ceremony in 1998 where only her close family and friends attended the ceremony. Her husband, Emmanuel Hostin, is an orthopedic surgeon.



Happy birthday to my hubby @ehostinmd. 47 looks good on you.

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The couple shares two children, a daughter Paloma Hostin and a son Gabriel Hostin. The family currently lives in their mansion in New York. The couple is together for years without any divorce rumor.



Happy Father’s Day to @emmanuelhostin. Well done Papa.

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As of 2018, she spoke about being a target of racist taunts. She revealed that while she was on vacation in plush Hamptons town, a group of teens harassed her by calling the n-word. Here is the video where she explained the situation,

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Sunny Hostin is 50 years old 2019. 
  • Birth Sign: Libra
  • Height = Sunny Hostin stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m).
  • Weight = She weighs 59kg.
  • Body Measurements: She has a perfect inverted triangle-shaped body. 
  • Besides English, she can also speak Spanish fluently.
  • Shoe Size: 6.5(US)

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