Sharon smiling beautifully.

Meet Registered Nurse Sharon Mobley Stow, Former Wife Of CNN Host Jim Acosta

Sharon Mobley Stow is a registered nurse who has spent many years in the medical field with complete devotion and dedication. However, her profession is not the reason why she is famous. People recognize her as the ex-wife of a famous reporter from CNN, Jim Acosta. The viral press conference of Acosta and former American president Trump made Jim a hot topic. So, who really is Sharon Mobley Stow? What is she doing these days? Learn few details of her below.

Short Bio: Birth, Parents, Age, Childhood

Sharon was born on 26th December 1970 in Severna Park, Maryland, USA, as one of the three children of Joy Jonson and Kent W Stow. She has a brother, Steven Stow, and a sister, Michelle Marie Stow. As of now (August 2021), she is 51 years old.

The ex-wife of Jim grew up in Maryland. She did her high school graduation from a high school in Maryland. She had always aspired to be a medical person. Following her passion and aspiration, Stow attended James Madison University, Virginia, the USA, for nursing. She graduated from the university in 1993.


As mentioned above, Sharon is a professional nurse who received her medical license on 14th September 2015. Her passion and dedication to her profession have helped her to achieve a prestigious career. Although there is no reliable and concrete information about her workplace, reports show that she is working in one of the most reputed hospitals in Maryland.

On the other hand, her ex-husband, Jim Acosta, also enjoys a remarkable career in his field. He started as a volunteer in the radio stations when he was just a high school student. He began his journalism journey in this way, followed by a lot of other reporting experiences.

Gradually, his dedication to work, skills, and energy became popular. His popularity opened the door to join CNN in 2007. His news coverage of Obama’s and Clinton’s Presidential campaigns was a turning point of his career. Acosta became able to secure the position of National Political Correspondent for CNN. Later in 2018, he grabbed a golden chance to become CNN’s chief White House Correspondent.

Jim Acosta reporting about some event wearing a face mask and brownish green jacket.
Jim Acosta doing his job.
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In the same year, Jim became famous for the press conference with the then-American president, Donald Trump. In the conference, he asked questions about the immigrants where the president defended his characterization of the migrant caravan as an “invasion”. Also, Trump gave him a tag of a “rude, terrible and horrible person”.

Marriage, Kids and Divorce with Jim Acosta and other relationships

Jim and Sharon first met at James Madison University, where the latter was a nursing student, and the former was a mass communication student. Both of them graduated in 1993 when they were already dating each other for few years.

From left: Sharon in a blue dress and pretty smile with her then husband Jim Acosta who is in a formal looks and gentle smile.
Photo of former spouses Jim and Sharon at an event.
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After a year of graduation, they married in 1994 in a private ceremony. The couple didn’t invite anyone to the wedding, held at the Wye of Carmichel United Methodist Church, Queenstown, Maryland, except the closest friends and family. After marriage, they went on a honeymoon to Greek Islands.

The duo welcomed their first child, a daughter named Hartley. The second child was a son, Peter. A few years later, they gave birth to another daughter whose name has not been revealed yet.

Sadly, after 24 years of togetherness, they decided to end their marriage in 2017. Although news and reports said that the couple had started to live separately earlier, they filed for divorce in July 2017 in Charles Country District Court, Maryland. The reason behind their divorce is not known yet.

Although there is no official information of Jim’s engagement with others, there were rumors that he was with many other ladies after a divorce. However, it was not the same for Sharon. She took a lot of time to move on. She enjoys her very private life as a devoted mother to her three children and a passionate nurse.

How Much Is Sharon Mobley Stow’s Net Worth?

Sharon’s estimated net worth is $1 million. She has earned most of her net worth from her nursing profession. Her hard work, dedication, and passion are the major contributors to her fantastic riches.

As a professional registered nurse, her salary must be $56.57 per hour and $117670 per annum, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Since she is an experienced and reputed one, her income should be more than the mentioned range.

Moreover, she might also have received some alimony from the divorce from her ex-husband, Acosta, whose current net worth is ranging between $2 million to $4 million. They had also owned a luxurious house worth $600000. Since they had purchased the home during their initial marriage days, the property’s value must have increased by now. However, there is no information regarding whether they have already sold out the home or not.

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