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Why Jim Acosta Of CNN & Wife Divorce, Another Woman Issue?

Date: 10 Mar, 2019

Why Jim Acosta Of CNN & Wife Divorce, Another Woman Issue?

Quick Summary

Date of BirthApril 17 ,1971
Age48 Years 6 Month(s)
NationalityAmerican
Birth PlaceWashington, D.C., United States
Birth NameAbilio James Acosta
ProfessionJournalist
Career 1993-present
Relationship StatusSingle
Ex-WifeSharon Mobley Stow
Divorce/Split2017
Wedding Date1994
GayNo
Net Worth$2 million
Ethnicity/RaceMixed
High SchoolAnnandale High School
CollegeJames Madison University
HairShort
Hair ColorSalt and peppers
Children/Kids3

Since splitting from his wife amidst extramarital rumors, CNN journalist Jim Acosta seems to be embracing the lifestyle of a single man--leaving his house with different women every day. 

The Washington-native is an American journalist who became CNN’s Chief White House Correspondent on 9 June 2018. Before that, he worked as National Political Correspondent for CNN.

 

CNN Vs. POTUS Trump: President Trump takes on CNN Reporter Jim Acosta during a press conference (Published on 16 Feb 2017)

In 2017, the altercation between President Trump and Jim made big news and was viewed all over the world with interest after by President Donald Trump labeled CNN as “fake news.”

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Jim Acosta’s Biography (Age): Childhood & Education

The talented journo was born on 17 April 1971, in Washington, DC. He was raised in Virginia by his parents.

He possesses a mixed ethnicity derived from his parents; his father is Cuban descendant whereas his mother belongs to the Irish and Czech origin.

Acosta attended Annandale High School in Virginia as a child and graduated in 1989. He then enrolled at James Madison University and graduated in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication and a minor in Political Science.

His height and other body measurements are relatively unknown to date.

Jim’s Career: WMAL, CBS, CNN

Acosta has been associated with CNN since joining the huge media company in 2007.

Some of his notable contribution for CNN includes hosting a show named  Ballot Bowl and 2008 presidential campaign.

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The Virginia native began his career initially from the radio as he worked with WMAL, a commercial AM news/talk radio station. From 1994, Jim worked as a desk assistant with WTTG-TV. He then worked as a reporter at TV channels like WBIR-TV, KTVT-TV. From 2003 to 2007, he began working as a correspondent for CBS News.

What is CNN Jim Acosta's Salary & Net Worth?

From his association with CNN and pursuing his career in journalism, Jim Acosta has made a fortune for himself.

As of 2018, Jim is expected to have a decent net worth of $2 million. Working as a CNN correspondent, according to Glassdoor, it's reported that he earns an average salary of $99,000 annually-- which aids significantly to his bulging net worth.

Controversy With President Donald Trump (2017)

In early 2017, Donald Trump, President of USA, slammed CNN network as “fake news” in his very first press conference after being elected as the president of United States of America.

Trump ultimately refused to take any questions from the  Acosta, CNN representative, who was among the journalists in the press room and was forced to leave the conference. 

White House Secretary Hates Jim Acosta; How Come?

It was the white house press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders who spilled a statement against the Jim accusing him of touching one of the White House while she was assisting him to remove his microphone. This accusation ended up revoking his media pass to the White House in early November 2018. 

But about two weeks later, US district judge Timothy Kelly ordered the White House to restore his pass suggesting that the reasons for holding his pass were likely untrue and questionable. 

Now, the CNN veteran can gladly get back to work. But secretary Sanders isn't happy about it. She took on Jim while talking to FOX News on November 17. 

If certain reporters like Jim Acosta can’t be adults, then CNN needs to send somebody in there who can be.

The dislike is evident. But this is not new to Jim as a professional in the media field, he is likely to receive plenty hates for putting his opinions forward. 

Jim Married College Sweetheart, Sharon Mobley Stow; Children

In 1993, the CNN correspondent married his college sweetheart, Sharon Mobley Stow. They started dating each other from early college days and tied the knot some months after finishing studies at the university.

Jim Acosta & Sharon Mobley StowJim and his wife share lightening moment together during an event prior to their divorce (Photo: Pinterest)

The couple has been blessed with three children; a son, and two daughters.

Did Jim Acosta's Alleged Affair Lead To Divorce?

Acosta and his wife, Sharon Mobley Stow got divorced in 2017, after spending 24 years of marriage together. However, they both remained tight-lipped about the reason for getting divorced.

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Although amidst their split, a source revealed to Page Six that Acosta was involved in an extramarital affair. But the news remains unverified.

Who is Jim Acosta's Wife in 2018?

Being a reporter has its own perks and pitfalls; people become opinionated about you. But if you are as good-looking as Jim Acosta, it definitely helps.

The CNN correspondent is the new Casanova, who has been flaunting around with several women as reported by a White House colleague of him.

Post-divorce, it seems like he's embracing his single life!