She is the daughter of Art Neville of the Neville Brothers.
Her husband, Derrick Lassic, was a 25 year old ex-Dallas Cowboy when they married.
Niece of Aaron Neville, Cyril Neville and Charles Neville.
Attended St. Mary's Dominican High School in New Orleans
Graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.
Arthel Neville Detailed Biography -
Arthel Neville (born 20 October 1962 in New Orleans, Louisiana), is a television personality. She began her career while a junior at the University of Texas at Austin. As the first black female reporter at KVUE-TV, her general assignment beat took her to the streets of Austin covering live breaking news, politics, education, health and human-interest stories. Later, she worked at Fox News Channel as an anchor and correspondent, and at CNN, where she hosted Talk Back Live With Arthel Neville, among other on-air duties.
Arthel's experience extends outside of hard news into the world of entertainment and celebrities. She hosted and co-produced a one-on-one celebrity interview show on E! Entertainment Television. She also launched Extra for Warner Brothers studios, becoming the first African-American female to host a nationally syndicated entertainment news magazine program.
Currently Arthel is the host of Celebrity Hobbies on DIY Network.