Arsenio Hall

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Arsenio Hall is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and former talk show host. Arsenio Hall has hosted the late-night talk show, ‘The Arsenio Hall Show’.

Early Life

Arsenio Hall was born on February 12, 1956, and he is 66 years old. His birthplace is Cleveland, Ohio, United States. The personality’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. Hall’s father’s name is Fred Hall and his mother is Anne Hall. However, the personality’s parents separated when he was six years old. Moreover, at the age of seven, he became interested in magic. Then began performing at birthday parties, weddings, and bar mitzvahs.

Furthermore, the personality attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He majored in communications. Also, he started advertising, and in 1979 he moved to Chicago. There he switched to stand-up comedy and was “discovered” at a comedy club by singer Nancy Wilson.

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Caption: Arsenio Hall posing for a photo. Source: Instagram


The personality moved to Chicago, and then Los Angeles, to pursue a career in comedy, making a couple of appearances on Soul Train. However, in the ‘80s, the personality appeared on various comedy and musical shows. This includes Solid Gold, Motown Revue, and The New Love American Style. Also, he hosted a short-lived show called The Half-Hour Comedy Hour.

This personality made his feature film debut in Amazon Women on the Moon in 1987. Moreover, he also appeared in two films the box-office hit Coming to America (1988) and Harlem Nights (1989). Moreover, the personality took over hosting duties from Joan Rivers on The Late Show. Therefore, based on their success, the personality was approached to host his own syndicated late-night talk show.

Then after two years, The Arsenio Hall Show was born. The personality’s deal included hosting and executive producing duties on the show. However, the show was produced by Paramount and his own company, Arsenio Hall Productions.

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Caption: Arsenio Hall having a conversation with an idol. Source: Ultimate Princess



The personality received two NAACP Image awards in 1991, and a Key of Life Award for his work. It was distributed to him as “a crusader in the fight for human rights,” and another for his show. Whereas after three years away from the public eye, he returned to television in 1997.

The personality returned with his short-lived sitcom Arsenio. However, from 1998-1999, he made regular appearances on the TV series Martial Law. The personality made a comeback to television in the fall of 2013 with a reboot of his syndicated talk show backed by CBS Television and the Tribune Co.

Personal Life

Talking about his personal life, Hall had a son, Arsenio Hall, Jr. with his then-girlfriend. She was his manager as well. Her name was Cheryl Bonacci. They had their son in 1999. More information regarding his personal life is not mentioned. As of now, he is single.

Body Measurements

Talking about his body measurements, she stands tall about 5 feet and 11 inches (180cm). And he weighs around 75 kg. Likewise, he has beautiful brown eyes and brown hair. However, other measurements are not disclosed.

Arsenio Hall – Social Media 2022

Moreover, he is active on both Instagram and Twitter. On his Instagram handle @arseniohall, he has more than 492k followers. Likewise, he has more than 413k followers on his Twitter handle @ArsenioHall. The personality is very famous in both media.

Arsenio Hall – Net Worth 2022

Whereas the personality has around $30 million of net worth. He has claimed everything from his hard work and success.