Mona Kosar Abdi Husband, Salary, ABC News, Height, and Age

Mona Kosar Abdi Biography

Mona Kosar Abdi is a popular American journalist who is a senior Correspondent and weekend co-host with “Extra,” based in New York City. Before, she served at ABC News as an anchor and national correspondent for the network. While there, she covered countless major news stories, such as the war in Ukraine, the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 election.

Mona also walked around the country covering breaking news for ABC’s top-rated programs “Good Morning America” and “World News Tonight.” She started her career at KGTV Channel 10, in San Diego. Mona began as an assignment editor and later as an associate producer news writer. She also served as a contributing writer at the Al Jazeera Media Network in 2013.

In January 2014, Mona went to Lynchburg, Virginia, and joined WSET ABC 13, the ABC television network affiliate for the Roanoke/Lynchburg, Virginia, market. In January 2017 she went to Cleveland, Ohio, where she worked as an anchor/reporter on ABC affiliate WEWS Channel 5.

Quick Facts

Instagram monakabdi
Salary $43, 000 per year
Husband Abdi Naasir
Height 5 ft 6 in (approx. 1.68 m)
Age 33 years old
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Mona Kosar Abdi Age

Mona was born on May 13, 1991, in San Diego, California, United States. She is 33 years old. Mona celebrates her birthday on May 13, every year.

Early life And Education

Mona was born in San Diego, California, to her parents who hailed from Somaliland. She is of Somali descent and holds American nationality. Mona’s mother is Firdowsa Abdullahi. Her father Abdiqadar Kosar Abdi is now diseased. Mona has two siblings: Nimo Jama and Layla Jama. Her family believes in the Islamic religion.

After completing her primary and high school education, Mona attended University of California, San Diego. She graduated earning a degree in international studies: political science and communications.

Mona Kosar Abdi Husband

Mona is married to her husband Abdi Naasir. The two became engaged on November 2, 2022 and married in 2023. They married in a private wedding ceremony attended by close friends and family members. Mona’s husband celebrates his birthday on February 3, every year. The couple resides in New York, in the United States.

ABC News Mona Kosar Abdi

Mona was an anchor and national correspondent for ABC News. Over her time at ABC News, she covered and produced several long-form stories for “Nightline,” ABC News Live and Hulu that featured the intersection between culture, music, and identity.

Mona joined ABC News in 2019 as a Washington, D.C.-based reporter. She extensively reported Capitol Hill and the Trump White House. Mona was a key member of the ABC News team that provided around-the-clock coverage of the impeachment of President Trump for the network’s affiliates.

She anchored the overnight/early morning World News Now and America This Morning alongside Kenneth Moton. Mona was officially hired to succeed Janai Norman, who started serving as a Good Morning America correspondent, in September 2020. On August 22, 2022, she reported her leaving from World News Now and became a correspondent for World News Tonight.


Mona has several photos across all her social media platforms. As per the look of her images, she is seen working at ABC News as a Correspondents. On her Instagram there is also a photo of her engagement in 2022.

America This Morning Mona

During her time at ABC, Mona anchored America This Morning which is broadcast live at 3:30 a.m. America This Morning is transmitted in a continuous half-hour tape delayed loop until 10:00 a.m. The show originally premiered under the title ABC News This Morning on July 5, 1982.


Mona is a Delta Gamma’s notable member. Some of her fellow members were Jill Arrington, Ann Coulter, and many others.


Mona is a woman of average stature who stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in (approx. 1.68 m).


As a TV host/Senior Correspondent Extra TV, Mona’s average salary is $43, 000 per year.

Net Worth

Mona has accumulated a net worth of $2 million due to her career as a journalist. She has been active in her journalism career since 2010.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who Is Mona Kosar Abdi Married To?

In 2023 Mona married Abdi Naasir.

Where is Mona Kosar Abdi Now?

She now works as a Senior Correspondent and weekend co-host with “Extra,” based in New York City.

What Happened To Mona Kosar Abdi On World News Now?

In August 2022, Mona reported that she is making a major career move and left ABC World News Now.

Is Mona Kosar Abdi Married?

Since 2023, Mona has been married to Abdi Naasir.

Did Mona Kosar Abdi Leave World?

Mona left World News Now in August 2022.

How Old Is Mona Kosar Abdi?

Mona is a 33-year-old who was born on May 13, 1991, in San Diego, California, United States.

Who Is Mona Kosar Abdi?

Mona is a former correspondent for ABC News based in New York. Currently she works as a senior Correspondent and weekend co-host with “Extra.” From 2020 to 2022 she worked as an anchor for World News Now.

Social Media Accounts

Instagram – monakabdi

Twitter – @MonaKAbdi