Abilio “Jim” Acosta may be a familiar face to all CNN viewers but not quite so with his wife, Sharon Mobley Stow who came to the limelight through her association with the Chief White House Correspondent for CNN. She even became more popular after her name and that of her husband made headlines following their divorce which was finalized in 2017.
Sharon’s ex-husband Acosta is known for covering presidential press conferences, visits by heads of states and various issues that impact the Executive Branch of the American government. He covered the Barrack Obama administration and is currently at the White House covering the Trump administration. Outside Acosta’s fame, Sharon is also popular in her own right. She is a certified nurse who is currently working hard to make a name for herself in the health sector. Let’s take a look at some facts about the lady from Maryland.
Sharon Mobley Stow – Bio (Age)
Sharon Mobley Stow is an American citizen who was born in 1971. Details about her birth month, parents, siblings, and childhood are not known and this is because according to people close to her, she places much value on her privacy. Sharon, as we already know, is an American but her ethnicity is not unknown. However, there are speculations that she could belong to the white race.
As per her educational background, we only know she completed high school somewhere in Maryland and attended James Madison University, in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where she acquired a degree in nursing.
Facts about Jim Acosta’s Wife – Sharon Mobley Stow
1. Sharon is a Registered Nurse in Maryland
Despite being linked to a very famous television personality, Stow tries to maintain her space as an independent woman. She is not just one of Acosta’s charming ladies but also a notable nurse in one of the hospitals in Maryland. Maryland licensing records show that she became a registered nurse on September 14, 2015, and she also practices her profession somewhere in Maryland.
2. She is Jim Acosta’s College Sweetheart
Sharon and Jim began their relationship at James Madison University where they both studied for their degrees. While Sharon was perhaps studying for her degree in nursing, Jim Acosta was studying to earn a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. It is not known where and how the two managed to meet for the first time, however, it seems the two started dating a few years before their graduation in 1993. The following year, both Sharon and Acosta agreed to walk down the aisle. They tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony graced by just a few close friends and relatives in 1994.
3. Sharon Mobley Stow’s Net Worth
Sharon has not spoken about her earnings but looking at her career profile as a registered nurse one will not be wrong to place her among the high earning personalities in her field. Her net worth is estimated at $1 million with an average salary of about $68,450 annually.
As the ex-wife of a successful journalist, Jim Acosta, it is believed that she received a good share from her ex-husband’s wealth during their divorce settlement. Jim earns about $700,000 as his annual income and his net worth is estimated at $4 million. The journalist has also received a good number of awards including The National Association of Hispanic Journalists 2017 Presidential Award and the SJSU Journalism School 2018 William Randolph Hearst Foundation Award. He was also a part of the CNN team that won an Emmy for their coverage of the 2012 presidential campaign. Currently, Acosta works with the CNN’s Washington, D.C., bureau where he serves as the network’s substitute anchor.
Before their divorce in 2017, Sharon and Acoster lived together in their home in Maryland. Their three bedroom apartment was worth $6,660,000 as of 2018 when it was bought.
4. Divorce, Children
The news of Sharon Mobley Stow and Jim Acosta’s divorce dominated the tabloids for several weeks and it left most of their close friends and acquaintances in shock. Although it is not known why the couple decided to end their marriage of over two decades, it appears as if the two were not able to continue to handle the responsibilities attached to their married life, hence their divorce in 2017. The two finalized their divorce at Carles County District Court in late 2017, but it is not yet known who among the two takes custody of their three children who are affected by their parents’ separation. Sharon and Jim are blessed with two daughters one of which is named Hartley, and the other’s name is not yet known. Their son’s name is Peter.
Since their separation, Sharon Mobley Stow has not been seen with any man tagged as her boyfriend or husband. Apparently, she still enjoys her single life.