- 1 Early life and family
- 2 Educational background
- 3 Career
- 4 Personal life, current boyfriend Sean Culkin
- 5 Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
- 6 Social media presence
- 7 Appearance, clothing style
- 8 Net worth and salary
- 9 General Info
- 10 Family
- 11 Social profile links
- 12 Pictures
- 13 Movies
Zuri Hall is an Emmy winning TV host, who is most famous for interviewing A-list celebrities during various events. She is currently hosting several shows on E! News channel. Let’s find out more about her current relationship status, net worth, salary, family, etc.
Early life and family
Zuri Hall was born on 2 June 1988, in Toledo, Ohio USA, so under the sign of Gemini, and holding American nationality. Little is known about her family, though she once shared a photo of her father, congratulating him on Father’s Day, and also mentioned she had two older brothers. Her mother’s name is Valensia Hall – she has recently turned 60, and Zuri shared their mutual photo on her Instagram account, congratulating her mother on her birthday and thanking her for all the love and support she gave her.
Zuri matriculated from her local high school in Ohio in 2006, enrolling at Ohio State University, being a four-year Morrill Scholar, and graduating in 2010 with a BA in Strategic Communication. She also got her minor in Theatre, and was an active member of Ohio Union Television and the Black Student Theatre Network. While at university, Zuri gave her all to sports, as she was a passionate fan of soccer, basketball and cheerleading.
First steps in TV reporting
Zuri started her reporting career in the friendly team of MTV, as she began working there as the host of several aftershows, and the reality game series “The Challenge”, which was a real hit back in the day.
Being unable to abandon her love for sports, she also participated in covering the Indiana Pacers’ games at home from 2010 to 2011, holding the position of the official MC. From 2011 to 2012 she reported from several NBA matches, at the same time being the MC for the 2011 Big Ten Tournament, the WNBA Indiana Fever, and many other events. From 2011 to 2013 Zuri was invited to host such events as the NCAA Women’s Final Four annual tournament, and NCAA Tourney Town in Indianapolis (2011), Denver (2012), and Nashville (2013). Zuri also held the position of the official MC at the Super Bowl Village in 2012, when Indianapolis hosted the Super Bowl XLVI for 10 days in a row.
Later in 2012, Zuri acted as a guest correspondent at the R&B and hip-hop music video show, which was broadcast on BET International network. She also worked as a co-host at the music countdown show “Trending 10”, aired on Fuse TV at the beginning in 2013.
Getting to E! News
Getting the position of the new host on MyINDY-TV in 2010, Zuri kept on covering various social events going on in Indianapolis. Quitting the channel in 2013, she joined WNDY-TV and proceeded covering various events, interviewing celebrities and the guests of those events. However, her major achievement was getting on the E! News channel in 2015. As of 2019, she is hosting the “What’s Good with Zuri Hall” program, and “What the Fashion” along with Justin Martindale and Morgan Stewart.
In 2017 Zuri’s work with her team helped the channel to get nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award in the category “Outstanding Entertainment News Program”. Later she won her own Regional Emmy Award in the category “Outstanding Host – Talent”. During her successful interviewing career, she’s chatted on the Red Carpet with such stars as Leonardo DiCaprio, Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga, Ciara and many others.
Personal life, current boyfriend Sean Culkin
Dating Mettin Copier, a Dutch soccer player
When Zuri was 24 she started a relationship with Dutch soccer player Mettin Copier – the couple met in Ohio at a soccer games. They started dating in 2012, being together for four years and then maintaining their relationship on a long distance for two more years and a half, eventually splitting in April 2018.
While still in a relationship, they shared a YouTube channel called “Zuri and Mettin”, on which they uploaded videos talking about their relationship and the difficulties they had to face being an interracial couple. The channel attracted around 33,000 subscribers, but was eventually abandoned as the couple split.
In April 2018 Zuri posted the video in which she talked about her separation from Mettin, though not sharing the reason for their break-up, which was quite painful for Zuri. She even asked Oprah when she interviewed her on the Red Carpet, what she would advise her as a fresh single. Oprah said she considered it to be the best time, as a person, being single, can become self-sufficient, and can learn how to support oneself, love and entertain oneself, nurture oneself. Zuri was very inspired by this advice.
Meeting Sean Culkin
Zuri started dating another football player, but this time American – Sean Culkin in 2018. They couple don’t hide their relationship, and post a lot of mutual photos on their Instagram accounts. Born on 11 June 1993, Sean plays for the Los Angeles Chargers of the NFL (National Football League) since 2017. The couple spends their vacations together, and Sean now accompanies Zuri to various social events she attends as a reporter and guest. They haven’t announced any update on their engagement. Neither Zuri, nor Sean have any kids. Sean is quite popular on Instagram, having over 20,000 subscribers and the verification badge.
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
Zuri likes listening to music and dancing, as she finds it the best way to relax after a hard day. Her favorite singer is Drake; her favorite actor is Jim Carrey. Even though she has enough hosting at work, she admitted it was her favorite thing – to host dinner parties with her family and friends.
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Social media presence
Zuri is very active on various social media platforms, as they help her to promote her own personality. Her Instagram account has around 120,000 subscribers with more than 1,600 posts; her Twitter is read by almost 20,000 people and more than 28,500 tweets. Zuri’s Facebook page is ‘liked’ and followed by over 13,000 users. Zuri is also active on her YouTube channel she launched in July 2013, sharing shopping haul videos, posts giveaways and uploaded real-talk videos, which attracted around 115,000 subscribers and over five million views in total. Zuri has a personal website which promotes her own movement -#AlphaBabe – Zuri defines the word “Alphababe” as ‘an unapologetically ambitious millennial woman, who is designing a life she loves + leads’, putting the definition to the base of her life philosophy.
Appearance, clothing style
Zuri has naturally curly dark brown hair and hazel eyes. She is 5ft 7ins (1.73 m) tall and weighs around 123lbs (56kgs); her vital statistics are not available at the moment, though one can see she is keen on sports and works out a lot, as she has a very slender body. As to her clothing style, she feels as ease in fancy gowns and party dresses, when she steps onto the Red Carpet; in her everyday life, she enjoys wearing casual clothes, such as jeans, leather jackets, short dresses, etc. She doesn’t have any tattoos.
Net worth and salary
According to authoritative sources, Zuri’s current net worth is estimated to be around $1 million; her salary on E! News is reported to be around $50,000 per year. As she is still working hard, hosting several shows and programs, her net worth is only going to grow in future.
|Full Name||Zuri Hall|
|Partner||Mettin Copier, Mettin Copier|
|Live from E!||2016||TV Series||Herself - Correspondent|
|E! News||2015-2016||TV Series||Herself - Correspondent / Herself - NYC Correspondent / Herself - Host / ...|
|The Challenge||2015||TV Series||Herself - Host|
|The Challenge: Battle of the Exes II: Aftershow||2015||TV Series||Herself - Host|
|Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey||2014||TV Series||Herself - Guest Appearance|
|MTV's Million Dollar Maze Runner||2014||TV Movie||Herself - Host|
|Fashion Police||2014||TV Series||Herself - Guest Host|
|Fuse @ SXSW||2014||TV Series||Herself|
|The Challenge: After Show||2009||TV Series||Herself - Host|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia