Sunny Hostin Biography

Winning thrice Emmy Award in any profession is not a cup of tea but Sunny Hostin has done it. She is a well-known Lawyer, Journalist, and television host who is the host and executive producer of Investigation Discovery’s true-crime series Truth About Murder with Sunny Hostin. She is also a co-host on ABC’s morning talk show The View as well as the Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst for ABC News.

Early Life

Hostin was born on 20th October 1968 in New York City to Rosa Beza and William Cummings. Her mother Rosa was from Puerto Rico and her father was an African American. Hostin was raised in South Bronx, New York by her multiethnic parents in poverty-stricken conditions. Hostin’s longstanding commitment to social justice began at a young age as she experienced the insidious workings of systemic racism.

Sunny attended catholic based all-girls Dominican Academy and went to Binghamton University for a Bachelor of Arts in English and Rhetoric. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Notre Dame Law School. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Sunny Hostin Career

Sunny began her career as a law clerk to retired Chief Judge Robert M. Bell and then became a trial attorney at Antitrust Division. Hostin was awarded a Special Achievement Award for her successful prosecution of sex offenders when she was a federal prosecutor, specializing in child sex crimes. Hostin was also a Managing Director of Business Intelligence and Investigations at Kroll, where she led groups of investigators all over the world to investigate and uncover fraud. She began her television career as a commentator for Court tv and was then offered a spot on the Fox News program The Oreilly Factor. She worked as a legal analyst for its flagship morning show American Morning in 2007.

In 2015, Hostin participated in a TEDx Talk titled A Possibility Model that details the effects of early trauma. She became a permanent co-host of The View beginning the show’s twentieth season in September 2016. In May 2020, Hostin and a group of Black female activists penned an authoritative op-ed for The Washington Post urging presidential candidate Joe Biden to select a Black female vice-presidential candidate, ultimately predicting his selection of Kamala Harris. She made her writing career debut by books – ‘I’m these truths and ‘Summer on the bluffs’.

Sunny Hostin Biography

Real Name Asunción Cummings Hostin
Birth Date 20 October 1968
Age (as of 2021) 52 Years
Birth Place New York, New York, United States
Nationality American
Profession Journalist, Lawyer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 59 kg  –  in Pounds –  130 lbs
Body Measurements 36-26-36
Bra Size 32C
Waist Size 26 inches
Hips Size 36 inches
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Average


Father William Cummings
Mother Rosa Beza
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known


School Dominican Academy
College Binghamton University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is she a Lesbian? No
Husband Emmanuel Hostin
Children Gabriel Hostin, Paloma Hostin

Personal Life

Sunny got married in 1998 to an orthopedic doctor Emmanuel Hostin who was raised in New York City, where he studied medicine at John Hopkins University School of medicine. The couple has two kids, Gabriel who is going to attend Harvard University, and Paloma who is interested in pursuing her career in Basketball. Hostin currently resides in Westchester, New York with her family. Sunny is a well-known personality and she is followed by 228 people on Instagram. She also has an account of her 20 hens on Instagram with 21k followers and one of her cats Luna with 3k followers. Sunny is also active on Facebook and 78k people follow her and on Twitter, she has been followed by 252k people.

Sunny Hostin Net worth

She is all about putting in the work. Not only is she a lawyer, journalist, and columnist, but she is currently a legal analyst for ABC news. In her long multipotential career and Hostin has earned huge name and fame and has a net worth of $3 Million.


  • Hostin had to watch her uncle get stabbed when she was very young and this became her motivation to raise her voice for Law enforcement.
  • Sunny worked in DC for many years which is one of the important hubs for law students and lawyers when it comes to gaining the experience they want and need for the job.
  • She loves to play tennis and has been taking lessons forever.
  • Hostin is very fond of chickens and goats, she currently has 12 chickens and has named them all.
  • Her favorite places to visit in the summer are Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard and Sag Harbour.

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