|Celebrated Name:||Jim Acosta|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Abilio James Acosta|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Birth Date:||April 17, 1971|
|Birth Place:||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Sharon Mobley Stow (m. 1994; div. 2017)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Hartley, Peter)|
|Is Jim Acosta Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$5 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2022|
Jim Acosta, born on April 17, 1971, in Washington, D.C., is an American journalist. He also became the Chief White House Correspondent for CNN. Before this, he worked as the National Political Correspondent for CNN as well as a correspondent for CBS News.
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Early Life & Biography
Acosta’s father had arrived in the U.S. as a refugee from Cuba at age 11. He came here three weeks before the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was raised in Virginia. His mother is believed to be of Irish and Czech ancestry. Acosta graduated from Annandale High School, a public high in Annandale, Virginia, in 1989.
In 1993, he studied mass communication and earned a bachelor’s degree, with a minor in political science, from James Madison University. In his school, Acosta readily volunteered for WXJM, the student-run radio station. He additionally worked as a reporter at WSVA, a local radio station.
Jim was married to Sharon Mobley Stow. The couple tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend in 1993. Together, the couple spent 24 years of their life together. However, they could not continue with their marriage and divorced in 2017.
He also has a daughter Hartley, another daughter, and one son Peter.
After their separation, the Chief White House Correspondent has not been linked with anyone and doesn’t involve in any extra affairs. He is enjoying his single life lavishly and elegantly.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 17 April 1971 , Jim Acosta is 50 years old as of today’s date 14th January 2022. His height is 1.68 m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Jim Acosta began his career on the radio. He worked with a radio service called WMAL in Washington, D.C. In 1994, he started working with WTTG-TV. He was a desk assistant there. After that year, he started working as a reporter at WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee. He continued to work there for almost three years until 1998. simultaneously, he joined KTVT-TV as a reporter and served there for a couple of years. Moreover, Acosta became a correspondent for CBS News in 2003 and worked as a correspondent until March 2007.
In 2007, Jim joined CNN. He also covered the 2008 presidential campaigns of Democratic candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Moreover, he has also hosted the show called Ballot Bowl. In 2012, he was promoted and became the National Political Correspondent for CNN. In addition, he covered President Obama’s historic trip to the island in Cuba. On January 9, 2018, Jim became Chief White House Correspondent for CNN.
As a veteran American journalist, he earns a decent amount of money from his profession. So far, Jim, unfortunately, has not won any awards in his career. But, he has been doing his job brilliantly and also covered some big news. His works have also been loved by many people around the world.
Awards & Achievements
Jim Acosta has been working tirelessly for years. But Jim, unfortunately, has not won any awards in his career. But, he has been doing his job brilliantly and also covered some big news. His works have also been loved by many people around the world.
Net Worth & Salary of Jim Acosta in 2022
As of January 2022, Jim Acosta has an estimated net worth of $5 million. But his salary is yet to be disclosed. His net worth includes all his properties and earnings.
Jim Acosta was born on April 17, 1971. His Full name is Abilio James Acosta. He also worked as an actor, known for House of Cards (2013), CBS News Sunday Morning (1979), and The Situation Room (2005).
As he is the chief White House correspondent for CNN, he sadly had his credentials controversially withdrawn in November 2018 after several combative press conferences with Donald Trump. A Trump-appointed judge had then ordered his pass returned a week later.