Arthel Neville Biography

Arthel Neville is a famous and talented television personality, actress, and journalist who is best known as an anchor for Fox News Channel. She has done many films and shows till now and achieved great success on her own.

Early Life

Arthel Neville was born on 20th October 1962 in the southeastern region of New Orleans of Louisiana. Her family holds a strong music background as she is the daughter of Art Neville, who is a Grammy Award winner, and Lorraine Neville. Art Neville is a singer, songwriter, keyboardist, solo artist, and founder of music groups such as The Hawketts, The Meters, and The Neville Brothers. In addition to Aron Neville, she also has a sibling Lan Neville with whom she used to spend most of her time. Arthel attended St. Mary’s Dominican High School of New Orleans and after completing high school she went to study pre-pharmacy at Xavier University but later switched to journalism at Southern Methodist University. She got transferred to the University of Texas at Austin and completed her bachelor’s in journalism while also working as a reporter.

Arthel Neville Career

Arthel started working while graduating from the University of Texas as a reporter. After graduation, her first job was as a reporter/anchor for WWL-TV in New Orleans. In 1991 she became a part of a one-on-one celebrity interview show in which she took 200+ celebrity interviews in three years. She also covered live entertainment events for the network and filled in as a guest host on the show Talk Soup hosted by Greg Kinnear. In 1994 she became the first African-American woman to host a nationally syndicated entertainment newsmagazine program by launching and anchoring Extra for Warner Brothers studios. She served in Extra for three years and after that, she teamed up with Fred Roggin to host The Arthel & Fred Show.

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A year later became a senior correspondent on the news magazine Fox Files, and an anchor at Fox News Channel, correspondent, host of Celebrity Spotlight, and weekly contributor on The O’Reilly Factor. In 2002, Arthel hosted her own signature show on the news network TalkBack Live with Arthel Neville. She became the lead anchor for the Fox 5 Morning News in 2008 and within a year, she made an impact on the San Diego community and got nominated for their 2009 Woman of the Year Award. In addition to being a journalist, she is also a famous actress known for films such as Days of Our Lives (1965), Fir in the Sky (1993), and Jimmy Hollywood (1994).

Social Media

Arthel is a famous personality and a strong public speaker, she is active on various social media platforms. She is present on Instagram under the username @arthelneville with a following of 17.4k people. Arthel is also active on Twitter and 13.8k people follow her. She has a page on Facebook which is followed by 6.6k people.

Arthel Neville Biography

Real Name Arthel Neville
Birth Date 20 October 1962
Age (as of 2021) 58 Years
Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Nationality American
Profession Journalist, TV Personality
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 173 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 57 kg  –  in Pounds –  126 lbs
Body Measurements 35-26-36
Bra Size 32B
Waist Size 26 inches
Hips Size 36 inches
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim


Father Art Neville
Mother Lorraine Neville
Sister None
Brother Ian Neville


School St. Mary’s Dominican High School
College Moody College of Communication, The University of Texas at Austin

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Husband Taku Hirano
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Personal Life

Arthel tied the knot with a famous actor and football player Darrick Lassic on 22nd April 1995. However, the marriage only lasted for three years and the couple got divorced in the year 1998. After that, she met Taku Hirano in 1999 backstage at a concert and fell in love with him. They got married in 2001 after two years of a strong relationship. Arthel doesn’t have any kids from either of them.

Arthel Neville Net Worth

Neville has achieved a huge wealth from her reporting career in her past life. She has been in the journalism industry for the past two decades. According to the sources her estimated net worth is around $1 Million.


  • Arthel is a self-made woman, being a descendant of a family of music artists she decided not to take any advantage of her family name and pursue her career in television on her own.
  • Arthel was also interested in acting and modeling and for giving it a try she moved to New York City after completing her graduation.
  • She has played a small role in the soap opera All My Children and landed many commercials.

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