Sunny Hostin famous as the ABC’s morning talk shows The View co-hostis also a lawyer & journalist aside from being a TV journalist. She turned a lawyer after eye witnessing her friend’s father murdered in front of the candy store.

Moreover, Hostin is one of the famous journalists who is recognized as the senior legal correspondent and analyst for ABC News. Likewise, she is also one of the co-hosts on the popular American talk show, The View.

How Rich Is The Journalist Sunny Hostin?

The co-host of The View Sunny Hosting has an estimated net worth of $3 million. All of her fortunes are collected as a lawyer and journalist.

Career As A Lawyer And Journalist

Sunny Hostin started her professional career as a law clerk to Robert M. Bell, a retired Chief Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, Maryland’s highest court. After that, she served as an associate at a law firm in Maryland. Later, she became the trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.

Then, in order to become an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia, Sunny resigned from the federal agency, United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division. For her service in the prosecution of child sexual predators, she earned the special-achievement award from U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno.

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Hostin entered the journalism world appearing as a commentator for Court TV. During that time, she was offered a spot on the Fox News show, The O’Reilly Factor. In the daily show, she debated with Megan Kelly and Bill O’Reilly on the segment called “Is It Legal?”.

After that, in September 2007, 51 years old TV host was hired to CNN network by then-CNN president Jon Klein. In the channel, Sunny worked as a legal analyst for the morning show American Morning.

The View co-host Sunny Hostin
The View co-host Sunny Hostin

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Since, 2014, Hostin she is serving as an expert and legal analyst for ABC News chat show, Good Morning America (GMA). Also, she is a commentator on the view for the ABC News. The next years, she appeared TEDx Talk, A Possibility Model which provided the details of the effects of early trauma.

Additionally, in 2019, the expert of GMA executive produced and hosted 6 episodes of documentary series, Truth About Murder With Sunny Hostin. Again, she hosted a podcast of ABC, Have You Seen This Man?.

Furthermore, 5 feet 6 inches tall journalist is a writer of her own column for CNN, Sunny’s Law. It includes contents, videos, and photos regarding breaking legal issues. Likewise, she along with Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg, and Meghan McCain co-hosts the American talk show, The View.

Social Media Earnings

As of February 2020, the columnist Sunny has 61,588 followers on Facebook and 178.8K followers on Twitter. Similarly, she has 172K followers on Instagram.

As per the Influencer Marketing Hub, Hostin earns around $513.75 to $856.25 per sponsor post with an engagement rate of 1.05%.

Lavish Villa In Purchase, New York

One of the hosts of The View Sunny Hosting owns a luxurious house in Purchase, New York.

Sunny Hostin's New York House
Sunny Hostin’s New York House

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The mansion features 10 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. As per some sources, the lawyer is selling the house.


Sunny Hosting was born Asunción Cummings Hostin on October 20, 1968, in New York City, New York, the United States of America to parents, Rosa Beza and William Cummings.

The lawyer attended Dominican Academy. After that, she graduated holding a B.A. degree in English and Rhetoric from Binghamton University. Later, she received a J.D. degree from Notre Dame Law School.

Married To Orthopedic Surgeon: Parents of Two

CNN legal analyst Sunny Hostin is married to orthopedic surgeon Emmanuel Hostin. The couple walked down the aisle on August 8, 1998.

Sunny Hostin with husband, Emmanuel Hostin and children
Sunny Hostin with husband, Emmanuel Hostin, and children

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The duo altogether has two children, a son, Gabriel Hostin (August 15, 2002) and the daughter, Paloma Hostin (May 5, 2006).