Sunny Hostin is an American lawyer, author, journalist, and television host. She is currently a co-host on ABC’s morning talk show The View and the Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst for ABC News. She was also the host and executive producer of Investigation Discovery’s true crime series Truth About Murder with Sunny Hostin.
Sunny Hostin was born Asuncion Cummings Hostin on October 20, 1968 in New York, USA. Raised with her mother Rosa Beza and father William Cummings, she is of mixed ethnicity as her mother is Puerto Rican and her father is African American. She is very fluent in Spanish and English.
Sunny completed her high school education at Dominican Academy All-Girls High School and later attended Binghamton University for her college education. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English and Rhetoric and went on to study law at the Notre Dame Law School at the University of Notre Dame.
Sunny Hostin career
Sunny began her career as an attorney and accepted a position as a clerk for Robert M. Bell, the retired Chief Justice of the Maryland Court of Appeals. She worked there for some time and later became a trial attorney in the US Department of Justice. Sunny initially worked in the antitrust department but left to become a prosecutor. She practiced as a child sex crimes prosecutor and her work on child abuse and child abuse earned her the Distinguished Service Award from Attorney General Janet Reno. Sunny became Managing Director of Business Intelligence and Investigations at Kroll, a risk consulting firm, and also worked on detecting fraud in business units.
Sunny also wrote several articles on legal, criminal, financial and political topics in famous publications like Forbes Women, Uptown Magazine, Essence, New York Post, Wall Street Journal etc. She is also a well-known public speaker known for her oratory work in Corporate, academic and journalistic events. She began her career as a commentator when she began working at Court TV and later joined Fox News as a presenter. Sunny worked on the weekly legal segment of The O’Reilly Factor show, where she provided in-depth analysis and discussion of legal issues. She worked there until 2007, after which she joined the CNN network.
At CNN she began working as a legal analyst for shows such as News Day, Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, AC360, and most notably American Morning. She discussed several legal issues on the show and later also became an executive producer for her own weekly segment called Sunny’s Law. Meanwhile, she also appeared as a regular guest on the ABC channel show The View in 2014, and in 2016 she joined the ABC network on a permanent basis and also became the show’s host.
She also became a podcast host for the ABC podcast Have You Seen This Man? In 2019, she produced a documentary series Truth About Murder with Sunny Hostin, in which she uncovered various murder stories and crimes. She also recently published a memoir titled I am These Truths in 2020, followed by a novel Summer on the Bluffs. She is currently slated to executive produce the show The Counsel, which is based on her career and life.
Sunny Hostin Biography
|Real name||Asuncion “Sunny” Cummings Hostin|
|date of birth||October 20, 1968|
|Age (as of 2023)||54 years|
|place of birth||New York, New York, United States|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 168 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 68kg – in pounds – 150 pounds|
|shoe size||7 (USA)|
|Hair color||dark brown|
|eye color||dark brown|
Sunny Hostin family
|Who is Sunny Hostin’s husband?||Emmanuel Hostin|
|children||Gabriel Hostin, Paloma Hostin|
Sunny is currently married to her husband Emmanuel Hostin, an orthopedist. They haven’t revealed much to the media about their personal and married life. They also have two children together named Gabriel and Paloma Hostin. She currently resides with her family in Westchester County, New York.
In the news
Sunny was recently found positive for COVID-19. She was live on television on her show The View as a host and was in the midst of a scheduled interview with Vice President Kamala Harris when she, along with another host, Ana Navarro, was asked to leave the show due to COVID-19 outbreaks. was positive. Sunny currently has 248,000 followers on her Instagram account and 258,000 on her Twitter account. She also has a Facebook page where she currently has 77,000 followers.
Sunny Hostin Net Worth
Sunny has been working successfully as a lawyer, hostess, and analyst for several years and earns great fortune and income. She leads a lavish and luxurious lifestyle and her net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $3 million.
Facts About Sunny Hostin
- In 2014 she was a contestant on the Mother’s Day edition of Food Network’s Chopped. But he was eliminated in the final round. She returned later the following year in the episode Amateurs Redemption but failed to win.
- In 2015, she participated in a TEDx talk entitled “A Possibility Model on Early Trauma”.
- In 2017, she appeared in a cameo role in the comedy film Girls Trip.
- She is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha fraternity
- She was nominated four times for the Day Time Emmy Award in the Outstanding Entertainment Talkshow Host category from 2017 to 2020.