• Sharon Mobley Stow is an American nurse and has a net worth of over $1 million.
• She hails from a Christian family and attended James Madison University.
• Sharon is popular for having been married to Jim Acosta, a White House correspondent for CNN.
• They have three children together and divorced in 2017.
• Jim Acosta is an American journalist and published the book “The Enemy of The People” in 2019.

Who is Sharon Mobley Stow?

Sharon Mobley Stow was born on 26 December 1970 under the sign of Capricorn, in Severna Park, Maryland USA. She is a 48-year-old nurse, probably best recognized for having been married to Jim Acosta, one of the most popular CNN journalists and a White House correspondent.

How rich is she, as of now? Sharon Mobley Stow Net Worth

Sharon Mobley Stow’s net worth is over $1 million earned from the public service and her professional career as a nurse. Moreover, she presumably shared the wealth of $4 million of her famous ex-husband Jim Acosta while they were married.


At the time, the couple also shared a house valued at over $660,000 and located in Maryland. Sharon also received a significant amount of cash through the divorce settlement.

Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Sharon Mobley Stow is American by nationality and of mixed ethnicity. She hails from a Christian family and practices Christianity. She spent her early years in her hometown of Severna Park, where she was raised by her father, W. Kent Stown, and her mother, Joy Johnson, with a brother named Steven, and sister Michelle Marie Stow Vance.

Sharon became interested in medicine at a very young age, and attended a medical secondary school. Upon matriculation, she enrolled into James Madison University in Virginia, and graduated in 1993.

Professional Career as a Nurse

Although there is not much information regarding her career, it is known that she started pursuing career as a nurse right after graduation, working at hospitals in Maryland. She even completed the medical license as a nurse on 14 September of 2015.

Popularity through Marriage to Jim Acosta

Sharon met Jim Acosta while both of them were attending the same college.

They became romantically involved as students, but waited until graduation to marry, eventually tying the knot at a private wedding ceremony in Wye of Carmichel United Methodist Church in Queenstown, Maryland in the summer 1994, attended by their family and friends. They went for their honeymoon to the Greek Islands.

Parents of Three Children

Sharon and Jim have three children together.

She gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Hartley Acosta, and several years later, the family welcomed their second child, a son named Peter Acosta, and then another daughter, whose name is not disclosed.

Divorce and Current Relationship Status

After more than two decades of marriage, Sharon and Jim went their separate ways in early 2017, and then filed for divorce, finalized at Charles County District Court in Maryland in July of the same year. Jim moved on with his love life and has been seen accompanied by other women, while Sharon keeps her private life for herself, and it’s believed that she is single as of late 2019.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

  • Long dark brown hair
  • Dark brown eyes
  • Height – 5ft 5ins (1.65m)
  • Weight – 125lbs (57kgs)
  • Body Shape – Slim

Ex-Husband Jim Acosta Short Wiki/Bio

Shanon’s ex-husband Abilio James ‘Jim’ Acosta, was born on 17 April 1971, under the sign of Aries in Washington, D.C., USA of Cuban, Czech and Irish descent. He attended Annandale High School, Virginia, and upon matriculation he enrolled iton James Madison University, from which he graduated with a BA degree in Mass Communication in 1993.

Career Beginnings

While in high school, Jim started volunteering for the WXHM student radio station, and later moved to work as a reporter for the local radio station WSVA.

Jim Acosta

His official career started after he was hired at WMAL, a sports radio station in Washington, D.C. where he worked until 1994, and then moved across town as a desk assistant at WTTG-TV. In the following year Jim was hired to work as a reporter and anchor for WBIR-TV, based in Knoxville, Tennessee, and remained there until 1998. He then worked for two years as a reporter at KTVT-TV in Dallas, Texas, followed by a period at WBBM-TV, located in Chicago, Illinois. During his stint there from 2003 to 2007, he reported on such events as the Iraq War from Baghdad, Hurricane Katrina, the 2004 presidential campaign of John Kerry, etc. Concurrently Jim was also a correspondent for CBS News.

CNN Network and White House Correspondent

In April of 2007, Jim Acosta joined the CNN network as a reporter, and during the following year, he reported on the campaigns for nomination as the Democratic presidential candidate of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama – he had served as an anchor for their political program “Ballot Bowl” until he joined the newscast “American Morning”, which was aired until 2011. In February of 2012, Jim was promoted to serve in the position of a national political correspondent, so he covered the 2012 campaign of Mitt Romney.

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He then served as the CNN senior White House correspondent, while he was promoted to the position of chief White House correspondent in January of 2018. His subsequent verbal altercations with President Trump and others of the White House staff made for interesting viewing, resulting in Jim’s access to White House press conferences being blocked, subsequently restored only under the threat of legal action by CNN.

Most recently, Acosta published the book “The Enemy of The People: A Dangerous Time To Tell The Truth In America” (2019), a reference to the aforementioned controversy.

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