Jim Acosta’s ex-wife Sharon Mobley Stow Wiki Bio, age, husband, divorce

• Sharon Mobley Stow is a nurse born in Severna Park, Maryland in 1970
• She is married to prominent journalist Jim Acosta
• She has three children and divorced in 2017
• Sharon has a medical license and has worked in various hospitals in Maryland
• Jim Acosta was born in Washington D.C. in 1971 and is a prominent journalist for CNN

Who is Sharon Mobley Stow?

Sharon Stow was born on the 26th December 1970, in Severna Park, Maryland, USA, and is a nurse who became famous after marrying one of the currently most popular journalists in the world, Abilio James Acosta. More recognizable as Jim Acosta, he first came into the spotlight as being CNN’s national political correspondent, but is probably best known as the most prominent journalist working for CNN, serving as the main White House correspondent, well-recognized for his disputes with the current president of the US, Donald Trump.

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Early Life and Education

Sharon was born into a Christian family from Maryland, USA, to parents Joy Johnson and W. Kent Stow. Besides Sharon, they had another daughter – Michelle Marie Stow Vance – and a son named Steven. There is very little information about Sharon’s childhood and education, except that she was interested in medicine from an early age, and it was her dream to be a medical worker, which is why she decided to attend the medical secondary school in her hometown. Following matriculation, she started attending James Madison University, Virginia, USA with her major being nursing. That is where she met her future husband, Acosta, who studied mass communication. They graduated from college in 1993, having already been dating for several years.


There is almost no information about Sharon’s career either, but it is known that she worked very hard to receive the very prestigious medical license, on the 14th September 2015; she is known for being very dedicated, hardworking and meticulous when it comes to her job, and so has become very successful, and why she’s received numerous significant job offers. It is known that she worked for several respected hospitals, mostly located in Maryland, and as this was her childhood dream, she has been enjoying working as a registered nurse in one of Maryland’s most reputable hospitals.

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Sharon’s personal life, husband, divorce, children

After several years of dating, Sharon and Jim married in a private service far from the public’s eye, in the summer of 1994, a year after graduating from college, at Wye of Carmichel United Methodist Church, Queenstown, Maryland; it is believed that they only invited their closest family and friends to the service, after which they spent their honeymoon in the Greek Islands. They then bought a three-bedroom house for $660,000 in Maryland, and enjoyed their married life for several years before deciding to have children. Their first-born was daughter, Hartley, then after a couple of years their son, Peter was born, after which they welcomed their third child, also a daughter, whose name is not known to the public.

The couple spent 24 years together in an apparently harmonious relationship., with never any rumors of affairs or split-ups. However, the couple parted ways in 2017 – newspapers reported that they separated in early 2017, which was followed by their filing for a divorce, finalized in July 2017 at Charles County District Court, Maryland. This came as a shock to everybody who knew them as well as for the public; the reason behind their separation hasn’t been revealed. According to sources, Jim managed to move on and has been seen with different women. However, Sharon remains private about her single life after the divorce.

Sharon’s Former Husband

Abilio James Acosta was born on the 17th April 1971 in Washington, D.C., USA. He matriculated in 1989 from Annandale High School, in Annandale, Virginia, USA, and after  graduation pursued a career in journalism; while still in high school, he started volunteering at student radio station WXJM, after which he moved on to working at WSVA as a reporter. In the following years, he became recognized for his excellent voice, knowledge and talent, so he received numerous job offers both from radio stations and televisions.

In 2007 he joined CNN, covering Obama’s and Clinton’s presidential campaigns which may be marked as the peak of his career. Thanks to his dedication and expertise, he became the national political correspondent for CNN, which was followed by his memorable trip to Cuba to cover the historic meeting of presidents Obama and Castro. In 2018, Acosta was given the position of CNN’s chief White House correspondent.

Olivia Wilson

Olivia Wilson is currently a reporter for AffairPost based in London, United Kingdom. Prior to joining AffairPost in September 2018, she was a entertainment reporter. Olivia studied journalism at Cardiff University, graduating in 2010.

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