Sharon Mobley Stow biography- Ex-wife of Jim Acosta

Who is Sharon Mobley Stow? 

Sharon Mobley Stow is the ex-spouse of CNN anchor Jim Acosta.  

She is a medical health professional, though. Furthermore, Sharon is a registered nurse in Maryland, USA. She finished her nursing course at James Madison University, Virginia, in Maryland. 

Jim is a famous American journalist on CNN. After engaging in a verbal fight with the ex-US president, Donald Trump, he came to an absolute rise in popularity.

Here is everything about the American nurse and popular media sensation Sharon Mobley Stow.

Sharon Mobley Stow bio, relationships, career and net worth

Quick facts 

Full nameSharon Mobley Stow
BirthdayDecember 26, 1970
Age52 years old
BirthplaceSeverna Park, Maryland, USA
ParentsKent W. Stow,
Joy Johnson
GrandparentsNo information
SiblingsSteven Stow,
Michelle Marie Stow
Marital statusDivorced
SpouseJim Acosta (1993-2017)
ChildrenHartley Acosta,
Peter Acosta
EducationMaryland-based medical high school,
James Madison University,
Net worthUSD 700,000
Social media
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack

rare facts

  • Donald Trump called Acosta’s Fake News campaign and pointed out him as a dishonest journalist. 
  • After the undeserved comments from the Ex-President of the USA, Acosta started to receive death threats. 
  • Acosta wrote a book on the aftermath of the press conference dispute he had with Trump and openly mentioned it, “The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America.” 
  • ISIS is considered a conspiracy, but Acosta found Barak Obama speaking of it coldly. He asked, “Why can ISIS not be removed?”
  •  The book he wrote is considered a key source in getting him his press passback and added popularity.

Early life

Sharon Mobley Stow was born into a Christian family on December 26, 1970, in Severna Park, Maryland. 

Similarly, she was interested in medicine from an early age. She dreamed of becoming a medical worker, so she attended secondary medical school. 

Sharon, as a result, received several job offers from reputable hospitals in Maryland. So, following her dream, she started attending James Madison University in Virginia. 

Soon after, she began her work as a professional nurse after receiving a license on September 14, 2015, which expired on December 28, 2016.

She met her future husband, Acosta, who studied mass communication at the same university. The couple graduated from college together in 1993.

They dated for several years. 

Sharon Stow has brown eyes and black-colored hair. Additionally, she stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 57 kg. 

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Sharon Mobley Stow’s father’s name is Kent W Stow, and Joy Jonson is her mother. She has two siblings, Michelle Marie Stow and her brother Steven Stow.

Jim Acosta (ex-husband)

Sharon Mobley Stow and Jim Acosta first met at James Madison University, Virginia. Acosta was studying mass communication, and she was studying nursing. 

After completing college in 1994, they exchanged their wedding vows in a private ceremony after dating for a short time in Queenstown, Maryland, at the United Methodist Church. 

They bought a house for around USD 660,000 in Maryland before their three children were born. 

Furthermore, the couple spent 24 years together in a happy and harmonious relationship. They were a perfect example of a long-term relationship.

But, as all good things ended, the couple parted their separate ways in early 2017, followed by their divorce filing, and ultimately finalized the process in July 2017 at Charles County District Court, Maryland. 

It was shocking news to everyone who knew them and to the general public; the reason behind their separation is still not revealed.

According to various sources, Acosta moved on and was seen with different women. However, in the case of Sharon seems to be on a low profile and has not been dating since she split up with Jim Acosta.

On the other end, Jim is enjoying his single life and has been spotted with other women. Being an ex-spouse of a media personality, Sharon earned an exponential increase in her worth.

Let’s get to know more about Sharon’s ex-husband Jim Acosta.

The career of Sharon Mobley Stow’s husband

Abilio James Acosta was born on April 17, 1971, in Washington, D.C. He finished his schooling in 1989 at Annandale High School in Virginia. 

Soon after graduation, he began a career in journalism.  

In high school, he volunteered for a radio station WXJM. Later, he started to work at WSVA as a reporter.

After that, people recognized his voice, knowledge, and talent.

Acosta, 50 years old, covered the Trump and Obama administration from the White House and worldwide. 

He is a famous journalist who served CNN with his wisdom, knowledge, radio, and WMAL in his past days. 

After working at the radio stations, he instigated the television part, where he started his first job. Lr on, WBIR officially provided him with an opportunity to work as a reporter. This job was his first as a T.V. journalist.

Consequently, he shifted to Dallas. Abilio James Acosta was at CBS for six years. During his tenure, he had endured works involving incidents of the Iraq War, the presidential campaign, and the Katrina hurricane of 2004; CNN witnessed his excellent efforts offering him a job in 2007. And since then, he has been with CNN.

People did not know Acosta very well, but he came into the limelight after filing a case against Donald Trump, ex-President of the United States. 


Photo of children of Sharon Mobley Stow
Photo of children of Sharon Mobley Stow

The beautiful couple had three children; a daughter, Hartley, and a son, Peter, and they had another child whose name still hasn’t been revealed. But we know she is a daughter

Net worth

Sharon’s net worth is estimated to be over USD 3 million. In addition, she received a massive sum of money from the divorce settlement with Jim Acosta. 

However, she earns around USD 68,500 per year from her nursing job.

According to the USA Bureau of Labor Statistics, a registered nurse makes roughly USD 56.57 per hour and USD 117 670 per year. 

She is a successful woman with a promising career and a single mother of three children. 

Social media

Sharon had a rough period following the separation but eventually subdued it and moved on with her everyday life. She has now chosen to live her life far away from the public’s eye and knowledge.

On the other hand, Jim, who has thousands of followers on his Twitter account, is also highly active on Facebook and Instagram. More precisely, he currently has over 2.2 million followers on Twitter, about 232k followers on Instagram, and more than 64.4k on Facebook. Moreover, he is still in the limelight among people around the globe because of his journalism career. 

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