Sunny Hostin

Lawyer, Journalist, Columnist (1968)
Thu Aug 06 2020
By   Selena

Sunny Hostin, is a Daytime Emmy Award-winning American journalist, columnist, and TV host who is now working for ABC News as the Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst. She is famous for co-hosting the ABC's morning talk show The View. Also, for now, she appears on Investigation Discovery's true-crime series Truth About Murder with Sunny Hostin as an executive producer.

She was born on October 20, 1968, in New York City as Asuncion Cummings Hostin. She is the daughter of African American father, William Cummings and Puerto Rican mother, Rosa Beza. Growing up in the Bronx, New York City, she attended the Dominican Academy. Further, she got her bachelor's degree from Binghamton University in English and Rhetoric.

Got Married To Dr. Emmanuel Hostin

Aged 51, Hostin who earned her J.D. degree from Notre Dame Law School is a married woman. She tied the knot with her boyfriend turned husband, Emmanuel Hostin. He is an orthopedic surgery specialist who is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. 

Sunny Hostin and Her Husband, Emmanuel Hostin Are Married For 22 Years
Caption: Sunny Hostin and Her Husband, Emmanuel Hostin Are Married For 22 Years
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The former federal prosecutor Sunny and the orthopedic Surgeon, Emmanuel tied the wedding knot in August 1998. They said "Yes I Do" in front of their family and friends. But there is no further information about their marriage to the media. Now, they have completed their 22 years of marital union.

Sunny Hostin With Her Son and Daughter
Photo: Sunny Hostin With Her Son and Daughter
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Furthermore, they are happy and proud parents of two children. Their firstborn child son Gabriel Hostin, born on August 15, 2002, while their youngest daughter Paloma Hostin was welcomed on born on May 5, 2006. Now, the family of four resides in their home Purchase, New York.

How Much Is 2020 Sunny Hostin's Net Worth?

Sunny Hostin's net worth is estimated to be around $3 million as of early 2020. She has acquired her total wealth throughout her professional career as a lawyer, columnist, journalist, and television host.

Since September 2016, Hostin has been working as the co-host of The View, alongside Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, and Meghan McCain. As per some online tabloids, Meghan's annual income is reportedly at $1 million. Thus, Sunny's revue also estimated in the range from $90,000 to $1 Million, according to her hard work and dedication.

Sunny Hostin at The View
Picture: Sunny Hostin at The View
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Not only The View but she now connected with ABC News where she served as the Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst. Thus, she might be paid off $75,000 per annum, which is the average salary of ABC Analyst in the United States. Adrienne Bankert is another ABC correspondent with the worth of $1 Million.

In addition to that, Hostin and her life partner, Emmanuel owns the Restaurant in New Rochelle, New York named Alvin & Friends Restaurant. Asides this, she has authored 4 books named Summer on the Bluffs: A Novel, Unti Oak Bluffs Novel #2: A Novel, Yo Soy Estas Verdades and I Am These Truths: A Memoir of Identity, Justice, and Living Between Worlds.

Lawyer To Journalism Journey

Before starting a hosting career, Sunny initially made her career debut as an appellate law clerk. She became the trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division.

Then she became a federal prosecutor in the nation’s capital specializing in child sex crimes. She further earned a Special Achievement Award from Attorney General Janet Reno for her work prosecuting crimes against women and child sex crimes.

Hostin then started her tv career as a Court TV analyst. Afterward, she joined the Fox News program The O'Reilly Factor, where she worked on the show's "Is It Legal?" Also, from 2007 to 2011 she was a political reporter on CNN's American Morning television show. From 2011 to 2012 she was a fill-in co-anchor of ABC's World News Now. 

 Sunny Hostin and Don Lemon argue about N-word

Hostin was a host and legal analyst at CNN from 2007 through 2016. As a Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst, she joined ABC News in March 2016. As of September 2016, she became a regular co-host of The View beginning the twentieth season of the series.

Similarly, she made a cameo appearance in 2017 on Girls Trip as herself. More that, she also hosts a podcast titled Have You Seen This Man?, created by ABC.

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