Jim Acosta CNN, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Salary, Net Worth

Jim Acosta Bio | Wiki

Jim Acosta ( Full Name: Abilio James Acosta) is a veteran, American On-Air personality currently serving as an anchor and the chief domestic correspondent at CNN. Previously before his promotion, Jim worked as a political correspondent.

Additionally, he was also the station’s chief White House correspondent during the Trump administration. However, after Trump left the presidential office Jim was reassigned as the station’s new Chief Domestic Correspondent. Whenever he is not at the station working, Jim loves traveling and reading.

Jim Acosta Age | Birthday

He was born on April 17, 1971, in Virginia, in the United States of America. Jim is 51 years old and celebrates his birthday on April 17.

Jim Acosta Height

He is a man of average stature. Jim stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (approx. 1.72 m).

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Jim Acosta Family

He was born and also raised in Virginia, in the United States of America under the loving, care of his dedicated and hardworking parents. Jim holds an American nationality by birth but belongs to mixed ethnicity. Three weeks before the Cuban Missile Crisis his loving father migrated to the United States at the age of eleven years.

His father holds a Cuban ethnicity while his mother belongs of Irish descent. Jim’s father worked in a supermarket while her mother served at restaurants. He was raised in a family of four alongside her younger sister. His loving family still resides in Virginia.

Jim Acosta Family

He is a proud single father of his three adorable children, two daughters, and a son. Jim was previously married to Sharon Mobley Stow, who served as a registered nurse. The two were married in 1994 and welcomed their adorable three children, however, some irreconcilable differences developed between the two and they officially separated in 2017.

Jim Acosta House

Detailed information concerning his house is currently unavailable at the moment. However, rest assured to be updated as soon as we acquire relevant and reliable information concerning the matter at hand from trustworthy sources.

Jim Acosta Education

Growing up in Virginia Jim attained his High School Diploma at Annandale High School in 1989. He later decided to pursue journalism as his career, therefore, he enrolled at James Madison University. Jim studied at the institution and was later awarded his degree in mass communication with a minor in political science.

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He officially joined CNN in 2007 and covered the 2008 presidential campaign of candidates such as Hillary Clinton and Barrack Obama. Five years after working at the station Jim was promoted to the station’s national political correspondent.

Being a political correspondent Jim covered the 2012 presidential campaign of Republican nominee Mitt Romney. In March 2016, Jim traveled to Cuba in order to cover President Obama’s visit to the island. On January 9, 2018, he was once again reassigned as the station’s chief White House correspondent. However, recently in January 2021, it was publically announced that Jim was now the chief domestic correspondent and weekend anchor at CNN.

He began his professional career as a journalist in Washington, D.C, where he served as a radio broadcaster at WMAL-TV. In 1994, he left the station and joined his first television network at WTTG-TV, where he was hired as the station’s desk assistant. A year later he relocated to Knoxville, Tennessee, where he was hired as a reporter and fill-in anchor at WBIR-TV, an NBC affiliate station. In 1998, Jim moved from Tennesse to Dallas, where he was hired as a reporter for CBS affiliate KTVT-TV for two years.

For a year, that is From 2000 to 2001, Jim worked in Chicago as a reporter at WBBM-TV. Again from 2001 to 2003, he worked as a News correspondent for CBS News’ Newspath service, located in Chicago and Dallas. From February 2003 to March 2007, Jim worked in both New York and Atlanta. While working as a correspondent at CBS Jim covered the 2004 presidential Campaign of John Kerry, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and then the Iraq War.

Jim’s other colleagues at CNN Include:

Natasha Bertrand – Reporter

Allison Chinchar – Meteorologist

April Ryan – Reporter and Author

Mary Katharine – Editor

Jim Acosta Salary

From his working his current job as a chief domestic correspondent at CNN. It is known to all that he is awarded an admirable amount of income. Jim’s average salary is $92,680 annually.

Jim Acosta Net Worth

He has been working in America as a journalist for over thirty-six years. Therefore, there is not a single thread of doubt that he has successfully accumulated his legally acquired fortune over the years. Jim’s average net worth is $988,960.

How Old Is Jim Acosta

He was born to his caring, loving, and hardworking parents on April 17, 1971, in Virginia, in the United States of America. Therefore, Jim is 51 years old.

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