Jim Acosta is an American journalist and the current chief White House correspondent for CNN. He is the former national political correspondent of CNN.

Acosta is also popular as the news correspondent for news programs like CNN Newsroom and The Situation Room. As an actor he has appeared in the TV series House of Cards, starring Kevin Spacey.

What is the Net Worth of Jim Acosta?

Jim has accumulated a small fortune worth of $4 million from his career in journalism. He earns about $700,000 per year for his job as a news correspondent for CNN.

American Journalist, Jim Acosta
Caption: Chief White House Correspondent for CNN, Jim Acosta

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His net worth includes his house In Washington which has a market value of $1 million and he also three luxurious cars which have a joint value of over $420,000.


After completing his graduation, Jim Acosta worked at numerous radio stations and local news channels until finally becoming a news correspondent in 2001 for CBS Newspath. He stayed with the program for 2 years during which he covered news related to the September 11 attacks and the Washington D.C.-area sniper.

He worked with CBS Evening News and left on CNN when he was offered the position of a correspondent in 2007 on CNN. In 2008 he covered the presidential elections and was made CNN’s Chief White House correspondent during 2016 elections, after which Donald Trump was elected the President.

Jim’s Bio

He was born as Abilio James Acosta on 17th April 1971 in Washington D.C. in the United States. He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.

Jim graduated in 1989 from Annandale High School, and received his bachelor’s degree in mass communication from James Madison University in 1993.

Jim Acosta and Sharon Mobley Stow
Caption: Jim Acosta with his former wife Sharon Mobley Stow

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48-years-old the American journalist has been married and divorced once. Jim and Sharon Mobley Stow married in 1993 and divorced in 2017, after being together for 24 years. Together they have a son and two daughters.