Note: The year given is the year of the ceremony
Hostin married orthopedic surgeon Emmanuel Hostin, in August 1998. She lives with her husband and their two children, Gabriel, born on August 15th, 2002 and Paloma, born on May 5th, 2006 in Purchase, New York. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. She had repeatedly (and I mean repeatedly) said on The View that she is Catholic.
She began her television career as a commentator for Court TV and was then offered a spot on the Fox News program The O'Reilly Factor, where she appeared on the show's "Is It Legal?" segments, regularly debating with Bill O'Reilly and Megyn Kelly. CNN President Jon Klein signed her to the network in September 2007 as the legal analyst for its flagship morning show American Morning. In 2014, Hostin began frequently appearing as a guest contributor on the ABC daytime talk show The View. In March 2016, it was announced that Hostin was joining ABC News as Senior Legal Correspondent and analyst. She became a permanent co-host of The View beginning the show's twentieth season in September 2016.