Sharon Mobley Stow: The Ex-Wife Of American Journalist, Jim Acosta

By Yubesh Koirala | Updated on January 15, 2023
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    Sharon Mobley Stow is a medical professional and best known as the ex-wife of CNN journalist Jim Acosta.  Acosta is an American journalist, anchor, and the chief domestic correspondent of CNN. Acosta was also the network’s chief white house correspondent during the Trump administration.

    Despite being the wife of a reputed journalist, Sharon has lived a very low-key life. The details about her early life including her parents and siblings are very scarce. So, who are her parents? How was her early life?

    Likewise, did you know Sharon and Jim were together for more than two decades? So, why did the couple separate? Do they share any kids? There are indeed a lot of questions circling Sharon Mobley Stow’s life so we will try to answer all of these to the best of our abilities. Hence, let’s get started!

    Sharon Mobley Stow Is A Maryland Native; Know About Her Parents And Age

    Sharon Mobley Stow is the daughter of Kent W. Stow (father) and Joy Johnson Stow ( mother). Mobley’s parents, however, got separated for some reason and her father remarried Nancy Stow. He was a rocket scientist and had a great concern for the environment and even earned an award for being a green developer.

    Furthermore,  Sharon Mobley Stow was born on 26th December 1970 in Severna Park, Maryland, USA. She is 52 years old as of 2023. Mobley holds an American nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.

    Likewise, she is blessed with three siblings Steve Stow, Jennifer Foreman, and Kathleen Mallory.

    What Is Her Height?

    Sharon stands at around 5 feet 5 inches and her weight is around 57 kg (126 lbs)

    She Is A James Madison University Graduate

    The ex-celebrity wife was fond of medical studies from a very early age. So, after completing high school, she joined James Madison University in Virginia, United States. She pursued a nursing degree and it is also the same place where she met her future husband Jim Acosta.

    Sharon Mobley Stow Is A Nurse By Profession

    Jim Acosta’s ex-wife started working as a nurse soon after graduating from the university. Jim Acosta’s ex-wifey also earned a medical license in September 2015 and has worked in several Maryland hospitals. Apart from this, there isn’t much information regarding her career.

    Sharon Mobley’s husband, Jim Acosta, is a media person. At an early age, Jim started his career in radio. Acosta’s first job was at WMAL in Washington D.C. Later on, he left his job, appeared on television, and started working for Fox affiliate WTTG-TV as a desk assistant. In 1995, he became a reporter and anchor at NBC affiliate WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee, and worked there for a total of 3 years.

    Sharon Mobley Stow ex-partner
    Jim Acosta is a reputed reporter.

    Back in April 2007, Jim Acosta joined CNN. In the same year, Jim ran the Presidential campaigns of Democratic candidates Barak Obama and Hillary Clinton where Acosta appeared as an anchor. In February 2012, CNN promoted Jim to the position of the national political correspondent. Being a national political correspondent his role was to cover the 2012 presidential campaign of Republican, Mitt Romney.

    Moreover, in May 2016, Donald Trump called Jim “a real beauty” for his exceptional work as a journalist. On 11th January 2017, when trump was elected as US president and in Donald’s first press conference, Acosta asked the newly elected conference about Russia. Similarly, on 2nd August 2017, Jim also got into a debate at a White House press conference with White House senior policy advisor Stephen Miller over the Trump administration which supports the RASIE Act.

    When And Where Did Sharon Meet Her Ex-Husband; Details On Their Early Romance

    The duo met while studying at the same college, James Madison University in the early 90s. Sharon as we said earlier was pursuing a nursing degree whereas her soon-to-be hubby pursued a degree in mass communication.

    Sharon Mobley Stow and Jim Acosta
    The couple was married for 24 years.

    They felt an instant connection and soon began dating. The two lovebirds were madly in love with one another but decided to wait until graduation to get married. Eventually, Sharon and Jim tied the knot in 1994 in a ceremony held in Wye of Carmichel United Methodist Church amidst close friends and family members.

    Sharon Mobley Stow And Jim Acosta Divorce After 24 Years Of Marriage

    The couple became exes after they decided to end their nuptial after 24 years in early 2017. Their divorce was finalized at Charles County District Court in Maryland.

    Similarly, the former flames became parents to two daughters and a son during their marriage.

    Sharon Mobley Stow And Jim Acosta Shared Three Children

    Sharon Mobley Stow and her ex-husband, Jim Acosta have three children. She became a mother for the first time to Hartley Acosta. The duo later welcomed a son named Peter Acosta. The exes also share another daughter but her name is still unknown.

    Sharon Mobley Stow Children
    Sharon Mobley Stow and Jim Acosta’s three children

    Despite being separated Mobley and her former husband do their best to make the kids happy. They have been co-parenting them so that they can have a better future. And from the images, the reporter has shared, we can say that the kids are living a happy and blissful life.

    Sharon Mobley Stow’s Relationship Status After Her Divorce To Jim Acosta

    Sharon has been living a very private life ever since her divorce from Jim. So, it is pretty difficult to know whether the Stow is currently in a relationship. However, multiple sources have confirmed that she is single and hasn’t dated anyone as of 2023.

    On the other hand, her former hubby Jim Acosta also seems to be single. However, multiple sources have confirmed that he has been seeing a woman but we can’t say for sure until the news reporter himself comes clean about it.

    Sharon Mobley Stow’s Net Worth

    The 52 years old as we said previously is a reputed nurse and has been active in the field for many years. So, she is estimated to have a total net worth of $1.5 million.

    Her former life partner on the contrary is estimated to have a total fortune of $4 million. He has made most of his money from his career as a reporter.

    Is Sharon On Instagram? Her Social Media Presence

    Sharon Mobley is a very secretive individual and prefers to keep a low profile. So, she isn’t active on any social media including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

    On the other hand, her ex-husband, Jim is very active on social media. Jim has many social media accounts including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Acosta started using Twitter in March 2009 and as of now, he has over 1.55 million followers. He has over 130k followers on Instagram, where he has uploaded more than 2500 posts.

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