Jim Acosta Wife, Married, Net Worth, Children, Salary | What is he doing now?

Date Updated: July 20, 2021

Bio
Birth Date April 17, 1971
Birth Name Abilio James Acosta
Nickname Jim
Birth Place Washington, D.C., United States
Residence Washington, DC, US
Ethnicity Mixed (Cuban, Irish, Czech)

Quick Stats
Age 50 years 3 months
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality American
Height 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)
Weight 80 kg (176 lbs)
Religion Christianity
Relationship Status Possibly Single
Girlfriend Not Known

Abilio James Acosta, also known as Jim Acosta is an American journalist and the chief domestic affairs correspondent for CNN. He also served as CNN’s chief White House correspondent during the Trump administration.

Biography

Jim Acosta was born on April 17, 1971, in Washington, D.C., United States. His parent’s details are quite unknown. His mother is of Irish and Czech ancestry. He was raised in Virginia with his little sister. He completed his high school at Annandale High School in 1989. He then joined James Madison University where he graduated in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication, with a minor in political science. 

He started his career back in 1993 in radio with WMAL in Washington, D.C. In 1994, he left WMAL and joined Fox affiliate WTTG-TV as a desk assistant. He began his career as a reporter in 1995 at NBC affiliate WBIR-TV. He remained in that position till 1998 and then joined several news channels after that. While working at CBS he covered the 2004 campaign of Democratic Presidential Candidate John Kerry, Hurricane Katrina, and the Iraq War from Baghdad.

Back in February 2012, he was promoted by CNN to the position of national political correspondent where he was the lead correspondent in covering the 2012 presidential campaign of Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

In November 2015, he also challenged President Obama on his administration strategy for destroying the terrorist organization ISIS. He was promoted to chief White House correspondent on January 9, 2018. As of now, it has been announced that he would move to chief domestic affairs correspondent and weekend anchor.

Jim Acosta with his mother. | Source: Twitter

Personal Life: Weeding, Wife, Children

Currently, there isn’t any news of Jim dating anyone. Probably he’s single for now. He was once a married man. He was married to Sharon Mobley Stow in 1994. They got divorced in July 2017. 

They are blessed with three children: two daughters and a son. Their details are currently unavailable. We’ll update it soon. He currently resides in Washington, D.C., U.S.

Net Worth, Salary

As mentioned above, he started his career in 1993 and has come through ups and down to become one of the most popular media personalities. As of 2020, he has an estimated net worth of around $5 Million. He earns a huge salary of around $700,000 per year.

Height, Weight, Measurements

Jim is a tall man with an attractive personality. He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) and weighs around 80 kg(176 lbs). He has a fair look with brown hair and brown eyes. His shoe size and body measurements are currently unavailable.

Quick Facts:

Profession, Education & Net Worth
Profession Journalist, Chief White House Correspondent
High School Annandale High School (1989)
College James Madison University (1993)
Active Years 1993 - Present
Net Worth $5 Million (Estimated)
Salary $700,000 per year (Approx.)
Detailed Physical Stats
Height 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)
Weight 80 kg (176 lbs)
Shoe Size N/A
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown
Personal Life
Relationship Status Possibly Single
Sexual Orientation Straight
Partners

  1. Not Known (Girlfriend)
Ex-Partners

  1. Sharon Mobley Stow (Ex-Wife)
    • Wedding Date: m. 1994
    • Wedding Location: Not Known
    • Started Dating: Not Known
    • Divorce Date: July 2017
Family Life
Siblings Has little sister
Jim Acosta with Sibling/s}} Jim Acosta with his father & lil sister. | Source: Facebook.com
Sisters
  1. Name Unknown
  2. Date of Birth: N/A

    Age: N/A

    Profession: N/A

Children 3; (Two Daughters & One Son)
Sons
  1. Name Unknown
  2. Date of Birth: N/A

    Age: N/A

Daughter
  1. Name Unknown
  2. Date of Birth: N/A

    Age: N/A

  3. Name Unknown
  4. Date of Birth: N/A

    Age: N/A

Ethnicity
  • Self: Mixed (Cuban, Irish, Czech)
Unknown Facts about Jim Acosta
  • Abilio James Acosta, also known as Jim Acosta is an American journalist and the chief domestic affairs correspondent for CNN

  • He was born on April 17, 1971, in Washington, D.C., United States

  • He was raised in Virginia with his little sister

  • He attended James Madison University where he graduated in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication, with a minor in political science

  • He started his career back in 1993 in radio with WMAL in Washington, D.C

  • While working at CBS he covered the 2004 campaign of Democratic Presidential Candidate John Kerry, Hurricane Katrina, and the Iraq War from Baghdad

  • He was promoted to chief White House correspondent on January 9, 2018

  • He was married to Sharon Mobley Stow in 1994 and later on they divorced in July 2017

  • He has an estimated net worth of around $5 Million