• Zuri Hall is an Emmy winning TV host from Toledo, Ohio, USA
• She graduated from Ohio State University with a BA in Strategic Communication and a minor in Theatre
• She is currently hosting several shows on E! News channel, including "What's Good with Zuri Hall" and "What the Fashion"
• She is in a relationship with NFL player Sean Culkin
• Her current net worth is estimated to be around $1 million



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.

Educational background

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, with a 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 cheer-leading.

Career

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 after shows, 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’ basketball games at home in 2010 and 2011, holding the position of the official MC. In 2011 and 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 several 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 for 10 days in a row, when Indianapolis hosted Super Bowl XLVI .

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. Since 2019 she’s been 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.

During the second half of the decade, Zuri worked for E! News as a daily correspondent, on Instagram hosted What;s Good with Zuri Hall, and co-hosted What the Fashion on Snapchat. In October 2019, she was a correspondent for Access Hollywood and a sideline reporter for American Ninja Warrior on NBC, and co-hosted  AllAccess, focusing primarily on entertainment news.

In the next decade,  she hosted the Miss USA pageant in 2021 and 2022, and also acted in commercials, as well as making guest appearances in several talk shows on TV.

Personal life, 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, started dating in 2012, being together for four years and then maintaining their relationship  for two more years, eventually splitting in April 2018.

Zuri Hall

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 are still together as of mid-2024, but haven’t announced any update on their engagement. Neither Zuri, nor Sean have any kids. Sean is quite popular on Instagram.

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.

Social media presence

Zuri is very active on various social media platforms, as they help her to promote her own personality. Her Instagram and Twitter accounts are popular, and  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. Zuri has a personal website which promotes her own movement -#AlphaBabe – Zuri defines the word “Alphababe” as ‘an un apologetically 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’s 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 net worth is estimated to be over $1 million; her salary on E! News is reported to be around $80,000 per year. As she is still working hard, hosting several shows and programs, her net worth is only going to grow in future.

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General Info

Full NameZuri Hall
ProfessionTV Personality
NationalityAmerican

Family

PartnerMettin Copier, Mettin Copier

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