Sunny Hostin is an American lawyer, social critic, blogger, and multi-platform journalist. She is a senior analyst and legal correspondent for ABC News. In addition, she co-hosts the channel’s morning talk show named ‘The View’. Apart from ABC, Hostin has also worked as a commentator for Fox News, Court TV, and CNN.
Sunny Hostin Bio
Sunny Hostin was born on 20th October 1968. She was born in New York City, USA. She is 52 years old. Her birth name is Asunción Cummings. Her birth sign is Libra. Her father’s name is William Cummings and her mother’s name is Rosa Beza. Her father was of African descent, and her mother was of Puerto Rican descent. As a result, she is of mixed ancestry. She was raised in New York. She attended the all-girls Dominican Academy in the Bronx, New York City. She then went to Binghamton University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in communications. She went on to Notre Dame Law School to get a law degree.
|Full name||Asunción Cummings|
|Date of birth||October 20, 1968|
|Age||52 years old|
|Birth Place||New York, USA|
|Famous for||Lawyer/ Journalist|
|Hometown||Purchase, New York|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Marital Status||Married (Emmanuel Hostin)|
|Social Media||Instagram/ Twitter|
|Net Worth||Approximately $3 million|
Sunny Hostin Career
Sunny endured the stresses of poverty and police brutality as a child. As the daughter of biracial parents, she witnessed firsthand the insidious workings of structural racism. She started her legal career as an appellate law clerk after graduating from Notre Dame Law School, then went on to work as a trial attorney for the Justice Department and a federal prosecutor.
She became a federal prosecutor specializing in child sex crimes after leaving the division. Hostin then entered Court TV and began her career as a news analyst. Soon after, she appeared on Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor,” where she debated with Megyn Kelly and Bill O’Reilly regularly. CNN hired the American lawyer as a legal analyst for the network’s show “American Morning” in September 2007. In 2014, she became a regular guest contributor on ABC’s talk show “The View.” She joined ABC News as a Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst two years later. Hostin also became a regular co-host for the twentieth season of “The View”.
Hostin campaigned for the successful passage of the New York State Child Victims Act in 2019. She worked as the board member for safe horizon making it easier for child sex assault victims to pursue justice as adults. Hostin, an indisputable voice in news and culture, continues to use her platform to campaign for and give voice to the marginalized. In May 2020, Hostin and a group of Black female activists penned an authoritative op-ed for The Washington Post. They urged presidential candidate Joe Biden to choose a Black female vice-presidential candidate, anticipating Kamala Harris’s selection. Hostin earned two Emmys for her work as a reporter for ABC’s “Good Morning America,” as well as one for her work as a correspondent for the ABC News Special “The President and the People.”
Sunny Hostin Works
Last winter, Hostin presented and executive produced a six-episode documentary series called “Truth About Murder with Sunny Hostin.” The series delves into the backstories of some of the country’s most notorious homicides. She works with forensic experts, law enforcement officers, judges, defense lawyers, and victims’ families in each episode, demonstrating to viewers how cases are solved.
“Summer on the Bluffs” (William Morrow), the first of Hostin’s forthcoming three-book fiction series, will be released next summer. The book stars a talented Afro-Latina lawyer and chronicles her escapades with her god sisters in Oak Bluffs which is the most exclusive Black beach community in the world. And, it is based on elements of her own life.
Sunny Hostin Achievements
Attorney General Janet Reno gave her the Special Achievement Award for her work prosecuting child sexual offenders when she was an Assistant US Attorney.
Sunny Hostin Rumor/ Scandal
During a portion on CNN on Monday night, Don Lemon and Sunny Hostin fought it out. Lemon, Hostin, and Wolf Blitzer were discussing the spring valley episode, according to Salon.
The three discussed the utility of the drive seen in the video as the video played on the screen. On Monday, a video of the incident at Spring Valley High School was released. Following its release, it sparked a firestorm on social media sites. Deputy Ben Fields is seen on camera yanking a young woman from her seat and using additional steps to take her down. Everyone was stunned when the video was released. Sunny Hostin, a TV host, slams Bethenny Frankel on Twitter for accusing her of taking use.
Sunny Hostin Relationship
In 1998, she married Emmanuel Hostin, an orthopedic surgeon. Gabriel and Paloma are the couple’s two children. She lives in Purchase, New York. Sunny Hostin is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.
Sunny Hostin Social media
|Till April 23, 2021||Number of Account||Account name||Followers|
Sunny Hostin Net worth
She has a net worth of approximately 3 million dollars, but it is unclear how much she earns.