Jim Acosta

American journalist

Jim Acosta

Facts of Jim Acosta

Name Jim Acosta
Birth Name Abilio James Acosta
Date of Birth April 17, 1971
Zodiac Sign Aries
Gender Male
Birth Country Washington, D.C., United States of America
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Profession American journalist and the chief White House correspondent
Net worth $ 4 Million
Salary $70000 Annual
Girlfriend N/A
Marital Status Divorce
Marriage Date (m. 1994–2017)
Spouse Sharon Mobley Stow
Hair Color Silver-White
Eye Color Hazel
Education James Madison University, Annandale High School

Jim Acosta is an American reporter. He is also known as the former CNN White House Correspondent, where Jeff Zeleny was also a senior CNN White House Correspondent.   

Jim was born in Washington, D.C., as Abilio James Acosta on April 17, 1971. He is White and has American nationality. Besides, there are no details about his parents.

Jim’s Education

In 1989, Jim talked about his education and entered Annandale High School. Later he graduated from James Madison University in 1993 with a degree in Mass Communication with a Minor Political Science.

Jim’s Married life

As of now, Jim Acosta is single. But he was married to Sharon Mobley Stow before. After dating for a long time, Acosta Mobley exchanged wedding vows in 1993. Jim and his ex-wife shared three children, a son named Peter and two daughters Hartley, although another identity is not available. 

The pair had been in a marriage for nearly Twenty four years before problems started. Eventually, the issue escalated, and the couple divorced. Jim and Sharon were ultimately divorced in 2017.

Jim Acosta and ex- wife Sharon Mobley Stow (m. 1994–2017)
Jim Acosta and ex-wife Sharon Mobley Stow (m. 1994–2017)
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Jim is not seen with anyone specific after the divorce. He’s able to lead one life. Who knows, he might talk privately to someone and doesn’t want to talk about it in the media.

Career from WMAL

Jim started his radio personality career. He worked for WMAL in Washington, D.C. In 1994, he began to work as a desk assistant for WTTG-TV

Jim served as a reporter at WBIR-TV the next year, served for three years, and moved on in 1998. Also, Jim worked as a KTVT-TV reporter. Jim also served as a CBS news reporter from 2003 to 2007.

Jim joined CNN at the end of 2007 and began reporting Democratic nominee presidential campaigns like Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. He was also a host at the Ballot Bowl series. In 2012, Jim was promoted and named CNN National Political Correspondent.

Jim is also known for covering the historic trip of ex-President Barack Obama to Cuba. Jim has worked as CNN’s Chief White House Correspondent since 9 January 2018. Read more about other CNN personalities John King, Ana Cabrera, Katie Nolan and Soledad O Brien biography.

Total Fortune – $4 Million

From his career as a journalist, Jim Acosta makes an excellent income. He has worked with various network channels to date. As a Chief White House Correspondent for CNN, Acosta is certainly paying an impressive salary.

In fact, as a journalist, he still makes an enormous income. All in all, Jim has an average salary of over $700,000, which is higher than another CNN reporter Adrienne Elrod, with an annual salary of $84,390.

 The net value of Acosta has risen by 25 percent in recent years, as it lives a luxurious life.

He also has a $420,000 car collection. According to Finapp, Jim’s assets could rise to 40% in the years ahead. Acosta’s net value is to be over $4 million by 2019.

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