He is the son of Fred, a preacher, and his wife, Anne. At age 7, Hall became interested in magic, and began performing at birthday parties, weddings and bar mitzvahs.
After news spread of the possible place painkillers or hard drugs may have had in the sudden death of Prince, O' Connor weighed in on the claims via a Facebook post published on May 2nd.
The then-pop star even featured Arsenio in the music video for her ’80s single “Straight Up.” The singer has been single since splitting from restaurant owner J. Torregiani last year, but after quitting her job as a judge on “Arsenio reached out to Paula because he thought she needed a friend to talk to, someone she could relate to.
Arsenio knows what it’s like to leave a hit TV show.
Arsenio Hall started his career through advertising but moved to Chicago in 1979.
He switched his career to stand-up comedy and was discovered at a comedy club by singer, Nancy Wilson. He was told by his doctor that it might not be physically possible for him to have children.