Arsenio Hall Wiki, Bio, Family, Early Life, Education, Dating Affair & Net Worth


Arsenio Hall was born on February 12, 1986, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He belongs to the Negros community with American nationality. He is  5′ 11″ (1.8 m) tall. Arsenio Hall is a son of Fred Hall.

America actor and comedian Arsenio Hall is well known as a host of the late-night talk show called “The Arsenio Hall Show.” The winner of NBC’s reality game show hall has earned name and fame with his best performance as an actor and comedian.

Image result for Fred Hall and his son Arsenio Hall

He seems lucky as we see his career and current fame. But, we feel sad if we go to his past. His father and mother became separated when he was just 6 years old. His parents leave their hands when he was needy of parenting love and support.

Hall was interested in performing magic since his childhood. So, he started performing at the birthday parties, weddings, and bars when he was just 7 years old. As a teenager, he was an accomplished magician.

Later, he transferred his University from Ohio University to Kent State University, which is in Ohio. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Speech (1977) at Kent State University.

Career & Performance

Arsenio Hall started his career from the year 1984. He moved to Los Angeles to make hid dream true soon. He made his appearance in the Television program ‘Soul Train’ during that time.

Arsenio Hall in Soul Train
Arsenio Hall in Soul Train

Hall served as the announcer/sidekick for Alan Thickie in the short-lived talk show, Thickie of the Night.

Arsenio Hall

Around 1989, he started working as a host executive producer on the show named The Arsenio Hall Show.

The show became popular for its Dog Pound “Woof! Woof!” chant. Hall is also well known for the movie ‘Coming To America’ and Amazon Women on the Moon.

The show and more recently guest-hosted Access Hollywood Live on NBC & Piers Morgan Tonight on CNN. We can see his involvement in various TV shows The Sharon Osbourne Show, Real Time with Bill Maher, Chappelle’s Show, Chelsea Lately, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Married Life & Family

Arsenio Hall is a married man with a baby child. He was once in a dating affair with Paula Abdul. But, they broke their relationship up after few months.

Though Hall is open to sharing his details with social media, there is no enough information about his wife. He brought up his son Arsenio Hall Jr with precious love and care as a single father.

He carries alone the burden of his family so, he was unable to give enough time to his performance.  He was completely unseen in the stage at that time. However, he came back to the stage after 3 years on ‘The Arsenio Hall Show’ in 2013.

Net Worth

As an actor, writer, and comedian he has earned enough for his life and family. His current net worth is about $16 million.


  • Full Name: Arsenio Hall
  • Date of Birth: February 12, 1956
  • Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 1.8 m
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Profession: Comedian
  • Net Worth: $16 million

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