Jim Acosta Biography & Wiki: Find out his net worth, age, education, family, dating, wedding, children, career, salary

Jim Acosta is a divorced man and has three children whose custody is yet not known. Besides the private affairs, in the field of Journalism, Jim Acosta is the first name who is ruling over the CNN Network. The handsome hunk is currently serving as a Chief White House correspondent for CNN. Before that, he raised his name as a national political correspondent for the same tv station. He got in the limelight after Donald Trump criticized him for the fake news.

Let’s explore more about his biography, family life, career, net worth, wiki, salary, wedding, and children.

Jim Acosta Biography & Wiki

The birthname of the handsome hunk is Abilo James Acosta. He celebrates his birthday every year on the 17th of April. In 1971 he was born in Washington, D.C., United States of America. Despite belonging to the mixed ethnicity (Irish and Czech) he holds an American Nationality.

It is said that Jim’s father arrived from Cuba to the U.S when he was 11-years old as a refugee, before three weeks of  Cuban Missile Crisis. His father worked in a supermarket while his mother worked in a restaurant. As posted in variety, his parents had divorced when he was five years old. While he has not revealed his family background including his parent’s name.

This is my mom. Her parents were of Irish and Czech descent and “assimilated” quite well. They are buried at Arlington National Cemetery. (Credit: Twitter)

However, it seems that his mother was born on January 1, as he took Instagram to wish her on her birthday.

“Happy birthday Mom! Happy New Year to all the moms out there. #2020

Happy birthday, Mom! Happy New Year to all the moms out there. #2020, 2020, January 2. (Credit: Instagram)


Jim Acosta Father with his siblings, 2019 December 14. (Credit: Instagram)

Jim Acosta doesn’t seem to be the only child of his parents. He shares his parents with a little girl, who is in fact his sister, while her identity kept away from the media, however, she seems to celebrate her birthday on June 8, while the year is unknown. The proud brother, took social media to wish her, on June 8, 2017.

Happy Birthday lil sis! (Credit: Instagram)

Well, he seems to have a family of four including himself.  Jim Acosta

Jim Acosta’s Educational Background

48 years old journalist had completed his school level from Annandale High School in 1989. During his school level, he said to have volunteered in WXJM and WSVA, a local radio station. After completing his school level, he was enrolled in the James Madison University. Later he graduated with a degree in Mass Communication with a minor in Political Science.

Jim Acosta’s Body Measurement

Similar to other celebrities he has blessed with amazing height and weight. Sadly, he has not revealed his exact height and weight ratio. While the handsome hunk has a pair of brown eyes and salt & pepper colored hair.

Jim Acosta’s Wedding, Wife & Children

While coming to his personal life, previously he got married to his girlfriend Sharon Mobley Stow. Sharon is an American registered nurse by profession. After dating a few years, the duo tied their knot in 1993. Further, they share three children together in their marital life. His son’s name is Peter Acosta, while his daughter’s name are unknown.

Unfortunately, after 24 years of togetherness, they divorced in 2017. Both of them remained silent for the separation.

Through his Instagram account, he celebrates a woman’s day with his daughter. He wrote,

“On this International Women’s Day, I’m thinking about the great woman my little girl is becoming.”

Jim Acosta and his daughter, celebrate Woman’s Day, 2019, March 9. (Credit: Instagram)

After divorced with the Sharon he has not shared any photos and status regarding his love life, it seems that Jim is currently single. He might be focused on his career rather than in an affair.

Jim Acosta’s Career, Net worth & Salary

Talking about his professional journey he began his journey from a radio. In 1994, he worked for the WMAL in Washington, D.C. After working some time there, he joined WTTG-TV as a desk assistant. In the following year, he was enrolled in the KTVT-TV as a reporter and served there for two years. After his hard work and dedication, he got an opportunity to work in the CBS News.

Jim’s career took off when he joined CNN in 2008, the year when Jim covered the 2008 presidential campaigns of Democratic nominees Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

Relationship with Donald Triumph. There was a rumor that Jim was criticized by Donald Trump. Trump said, “You’re fake news!” Later, Jim replied, ‘Haven’t you spread a lot of fake news yourself?’.

Apart from that there no rumors regarding their personal life.

Net worth and salary of Jim Acosta. As an American Journalist and television personality, he had earned a huge name and fame in his lifetime career. The net worth of the handsome junk has been estimated at around $ 4 million US dollars. While he makes $700,000 as an Annual salary. There is no doubt that his net worth and salary will sure increase in the upcoming years.

Beside, anchoring he also interesting being as a writer. He wrote a book named The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous time to tell truth in America, which was launched in 2019.

Jim Acosta is active on Instagram, he has total followers in @jimacost of 145k, while on Twitter he has 1.37 million.

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