Abilio James Acosta is an American journalist. He is currently the chief domestic affairs correspondent for CNN. Prior he was the national political correspondent for CNN and the network’s chief White House correspondent during the Trump administration. Let’s take a view through the CNN anchor’s net worth.
Jim Acosta has an estimated net worth of $4 Million
According to sources, Jim Acosta has a Net Worth of $4 million and earns a salary of $700,000 per annum. According to reports, he got a 25% increase in his net worth over the past few years and is anticipated to see an increase of 40% in his net worth in the upcoming years. He owns a house worth $1 million and three luxury cars totaling $420,000.
The Journalist’s Early Life and Career
Acosta was born on the 17th of April in the year 1971 in Washington, D.C. He was raised in Virginia by his parents. He completed his graduation from Annandale High School in 1989. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communication, with a minor in political science in 1993, from James Madison University.
Jim started his professional career in radio and got his first job was with WMAL in Washington, D.C. He left WMAL in 1994 and started working as a desk assistant for Fox affiliate WTTG-TV. A year later, in 1995, he became a substitute anchor and reporter at NBC affiliate WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee, and continued the job till 1998. He worked as a reporter for CBS affiliate KTVT-TV in Dallas from 1998 to 2000. Then from 2000 to 2001, he worked as a reporter for WBBM-TV in Chicago.
Later from 2001 to 2003, he served as a correspondent for CBS News’ Newspath service, based both in Dallas and Chicago. He worked in the CBS News from 2003 to 2007, first based in New York and then in Atlanta. During his time at CBS News, he covered many incidents which include the 2004 campaign of Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry, Hurricane Katrina, and the Iraq War from Baghdad.
Jim joined CNN in April 2007, and the following year covered the 2008 presidential campaigns of Democratic candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. He often appears as an anchor on Ballot Bowl, CNN’s weekend political program. CNN later promoted Acosta to the position of national political correspondent in February 2012. On January 9, 2018, he was promoted to chief White House correspondent.
Acosta first married Sharon Mobley Stow, a registered nurse. But unfortunately, the couple got separated in 2017 after 24 years of marriage. The couple shares two daughters and a son.
Born on 17th of April 1971, he is currently 49-years-old.
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