Jim Acosta Biography

Jim Acosta an American journalist and working as the Chief domestic affairs correspondent for CNN. He as well worked as the chief White House correspondent, and as the national political correspondent for CNN, during the Trump administration.

Jim Acosta Age

Acosta was born on April 17, 1971 in Washington DC.

Jim Acosta Career

Acosta began his professional career on the radio working for WMAL in Washington, D.C. In 1994, he moved from radio and joined WTTG- Television working as a desk assistant. From 1995 up to 1998 he served as a reporter and a substitute anchor at WBIR- TV in Knoxville.

Back in 1998 he joined KTVT-TV in Dallas, working as a reporter until the year 2000. As of 2000 up to 2001, he worked as a reporter at WBBM-TV in Chicago. He then became a correspondent for CBS and Newspath service, both based in Dallas until 2003. He as well worked as a correspondent for CBS News as of February 20003 until March 2007.

While at CBS News, he covered the Iraq war from Baghdad and Hurrican Katrina. He as well covered John Terry during the 2004 campaign of Democratic presidential candidate.

Jim Acosta CNN

Acosta joined CNN in April 2007 frequently featured as an anchor of CNN’s weekend political program. He covered the 2008 presidential campaigns of Democratic candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Back in February 2012, he held a national political correspondent role after getting promoted by CNN. He aired the 2012 presidential campaign of Republican nominee Mitt Romney. He was serving as CNN’s senior white house correspondent.

On former President Obama’s trip to Cuba in march 2016, he pressed Cuban president Raul Castro on his countries human rights record. He as well pressed the Cuban leader on human rights record when he covered a news conference that featured both Obama and Raul Castro. Back on January 9, 2018, he got promoted to white house correspondent. CNN, announced that the he, would move to chief domestic affairs correspondent and a weekend anchor in January 2021.

Jim Acosta Net worth

Acosta has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

Jim Acosta height and Weight

Acosta stands at 5 feet and 6 inches and has an average body weight.

Jim Acosta Family

Acosta’s was born to a Cuban father while his mother was of Irish and Czech descent. More infomation about his family are publicly unavailable, this section will be updated as soon as this information is available

Jim Acosta wife

Acosta married Sharon Mobley Stow back in 1994. The duo separated in 2017 after their 24 years of marriage. His ex-wife Sharon was a registered nurse and together had three children together, two daughters and a Son.

Jim Acosta education

Acosta joined a public Senior high school in Annandale, Virginia and later graduated in 1989. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in mass communication, with a minor in political science in 1993 from James Madison University


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