Jim Acosta

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Thu Aug 08 2019
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Who is Jim Acosta? 

A Journalist is a prominent character for news networks as well as a face of television. They work effortlessly to represent and cover news from all over the world. Today, we are talking about an American journalist whose hard work has led him to serve as a Chief White House Correspondent for CNN. He is none other than Jim Acosta.

Jim Acosta is an American journalist. He is also known as the former Chief White House Correspondent for CNN, where Jeff Zeleny also served as a senior White House Correspondent for CNN.

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Image: Jim Acosta and his father.

Jim Acosta was born as Abilio James Acosta on 17th April 1971 in Washington D.C., the United States of America. Born to his American parents, he is of White ethnicity and holds American nationality. Furthermore, there is no information about his family background. 

Talking about his education, Acosta joined Annandale High School on 1989. Later, he received his graduation in Mass Communication with a minor Political science via James Madison University in 1993. 

Acosta began his career as a radio personality. He served for WMAL based in Washington D.C. In 1994, he began working with WTTG-TV as a desk assistant. The following year, Acosta worked at WBIR-TV as a reporter, where is worked for three years and left in 1998.

Furthermore, Jim has also worked as a reporter for KTVT-TV. Besides, Jim has also worked as a correspondent for CBS news from 2003 to 2007. 

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Image: Jim Acosta while working for CNN.

In late 2007, Acosta joined CNN and began covering presidential campaigns of Democratic candidates like Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. He also appeared as a host on the show Ballot Bowl. In 2012, Jim was promoted and became National Political Correspondent for CNN

Additionally, Acosta is popular for covering ex-president Barack Obama's historic trip to the island in Cuba. Since 9th January 2018, Jim is serving as a Chief White House Correspondent for CNN.

Is Jim Acosta Married or Single?

Jim Acosta is single as of now. However, he was previously married to Sharon Mobley Stow. Acosta Mobley exchanged their wedding vows in 1993, after dating for along time.image:

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Image: Jim and his ex-spouse Sharon Mobley Stow.

Acosta and his ex-spouse shares three children from their nuptials, a son named Peter and two daughters, Hartley while other identity is unavailable.The pair was in a marital relationship for almost twenty four years until they began facing problems. Soon, the problem got worse and the couple split. In 2017, Jim and Sharon was finally divorced.

After the divorce, Acosta is not seen with anyone specific. He is happy living a single life. Who knows, he might be dating someone secretly and does not wishes to talk about it on media. 

What is Jim Acosta's Net Worth? 

Jim Acosta makes a decent money from his career as a journalist. Till date, he has worked for various network channel. As of now he is serving as a Chief White House Correspondent for CNN, no doubt that Acosta gets a staggering salary from there.

Moreover, he also makes huge money as a journalist. All together Jim's salary is estimated to be more than $700,000, which is more than another CNN journalist Adreinne Elrod with a yearly salary of $84,390. Over the past few years Acosta's net worth has increased by 25%, as he is living a lavish life. 

He also has a car collection worth $420,000. According to Finapp, Jim's assets might increase upto 40% in up-coming years. As of 2019, Acosta's net worth is estimated to be more than $4 million.

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