Arsenio Hall Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Arsenio Hall

Biography / Wiki

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value, this line is very well proved by Arsenio Hall who is widely known as an actor, comedian, and talk show host.

Apart from that, he rose to huge fame for hosting his own late-night talk show, “The Arsenio Hall Show”(1989-1994). Moreover, he is also best known for his trademark gesture which is a rallying hand and an excited whooping.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 12 February 1956, this talented personality has turned 66 years old. He seems very tall with his towering height which is 180 in centimeters and 5’11” in feet & inches. He is very conscious about his physique and maintains himself with a weight of 77 in kilograms and 170 lbs in pounds. His black eyes and bald hair increase his personality.

Net Worth

Working as an actor, comedian, and talk show host, Arsenio has accumulated a decent amount of earnings from his professional career. At present, he is living a lavish and luxurious lifestyle through his earnings. According to the sources, Arsenio’s estimated net worth is $15 million approximately.

Education / Family

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, Arsenio belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. He is the one and only son to his parents named Fred Hall (father) and Annie Hall (mother). Talking about his education, he completed his schooling at Warrensville Heights High School. Later, he joined Ohio University and Kent State University for his further studies.


Arsenio Hall

Nick Name Arsenio
Birth Place Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Date of birth February 12, 1956
Age 66 years old
Height In feet & inches: 5’11”

In centimeters: 180 cm

Weight In kilograms: 77 kg

In pounds: 170 lbs

Eye color Black
Hair color Bald
Profession TV Host
Sexual orientation Straight
School Warrensville Heights High School
College Ohio University and Kent State University
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Famous for Famous as a host of “The Arsenio Hall Show”
Fathers name Fred Hall
Mothers name Annie Hall


Arsenio Hall with his mother
Arsenio Hall with his mother
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

After completing graduation, Arsenio moved to Chicago, and then Los Angeles, to pursue a career in comedy, making a couple of appearances on Soul Train. Later, he commenced his career in 1984 by appearing as an announcer for Alan Thicke during the short-lived talk show, “Thicke of the Night”.

Apart from that, he also voiced the role of Winston Zeddemore in the cartoon, “The Real Ghostbusters” for its first three seasons from 1986 to 1987. Furthermore, Hall came into the limelight when he starred as a host in his own created late-night talk show, “The Arsenio Hall Show” since January 2, 1989.

Moreover, between 1988 and 1991, he also hosted the MTV Video Music Awards. Additionally, he has also played a lead role in television shows; “Arsenio”(1997), “Martial Law with Sammo Hung”(1998–2000), “Star Search”(2003–2004).

Other than this, he has also hosted My Network TV’s comedic web video show The World’s Funniest Moments and TV One’s 100 Greatest Black Power Moves. He also appeared as a guest on “Lopez Tonight” and regularly on “The Jay Leno Show”.

He was one of the contestants on the fifth edition of “The Celebrity Apprentice” which is NBC’s reality competition game show. In the year 2021, He will be reprising his role again in “Coming to America 2”.

Moreover, he is the recipient of many awards like the American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture (1989), NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture(1988), and Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio, Spring 1992.

Girlfriend, Affairs,wife and More

In 1987, Arsenio married his wife, Cheryl Bonacci. Spending almost 15 years together their relation came to an end in 2002. In fact, the couple also shared a son named Arsenio Jr. On 05 May 2016, he filed a $5 million defamation lawsuit against Sinéad O’Connor when she claimed that Hall was the one who had fueled Prince’s drug but he later dropped it after O’Connor retracted her allegation and apologized.

Girlfriend Not Known
Marital status Divorcee
Wife Cheryl Bonacci (1987-2002)


Arsenio Hall & Cheryl Bonacci
Arsenio Hall & Cheryl Bonacci
Children Son: Arsenio Jr.


Arsenio Hall with his son
Arsenio Hall with his son

Favorite Things

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Arsenio Hall

Some Interesting Facts About Arsenio Hall

  • His Zodiac sign is Aquarius.
  • Arsenio’s father was a Baptist minister.
  • He is also active on Instagram having a huge fan following.
  • Hall has also performed as a magician when he was a child.
  • He has also won a $250,000 grand prize for his charity.