MJ Acosta Wiki, Married, Ethnicity, Salary

By Aditya Rana | Updated On: 02 Nov, 2020
MJ Acosta Wiki, Married, Ethnicity, Salary

Quick Information

Date of Birth November 20, 1984
Age 36 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Single
Husband/Spouse Not Known
Divorced Not Yet
Boyfriend/Dating David
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Ethnicity Mixed
Height N/A
Parents Maria Acosta (Mother)
Siblings Marlin Acosta, Evelina Acosta (Sister), Fernando Manuel (Brother)

MJ Acosta produced, wrote, and anchored daily sportscasts in English and Spanish as a part of Telemundo news. She also won Emmy Awards as part of the Telemundo news team. She was Miss Nevada USA 2018 and second runner up at Miss USA 2018.

The sports reporter, as well as TV actor, worked as a licensed boxing announcer for two years with the Florida Boxing Commission. During the period, she announced dozens of boxing and MMA matches in both English and Spanish.

Dating or Married?

MJ has been in a long term relationship with her boyfriend, David. Her boyfriend is a marine in the US military.

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The pair have been dating for over six years now. They met during 2013 and have been heading on stronger overtime ever since. MJ describes herself as a lucky girl and regards David as a man who makes her every day merry and bright. They celebrated their fifth anniversary together in 2017. 

MJ with her boyfriend David (Photo: Instagram)

The couple is undoubtedly cherishing their moments together in each other's arms. Their love for each other can be seen in the post they make about each other on their social platforms.

As of now, she has never been reported to get engaged or married. As she is in a long term relationship with David, he might be the potential husband figure for the NFL star.

Family Background

MJ was born to her mother, Maria Acosta, and a father who is a former professional basketball player from the Dominican Republic. He played in optimist league, and she witnessed her father's play from a young age, which explains her love for the sports sector.

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The New York native also has three siblings in the family, one brother, Fernando Manuel, and two sisters, Marlin Acosta and Evelina Acosta. She belongs to African and Latina ethnicity. Though there aren’t many details to go on about her family, she frequently features her family members on her social platforms.

MJ and her family (Photo: Instagram)

The NFL reporter is also a philanthropist who’s actively involved with national local and national organizations like; Best Buddies, Wounded Warrior Project, and Susan G. Koononn’s Race for the Cure.

Net Worth

The NFL reporter MJ started her journalism career in Miami as a bilingual sport and news reporter. She worked for South Florida for seven years before stepping up her game and taking the lead Anchor role at NBC and Telemundo. She wishes to host her own sports/entertainment talk show at the national level network shortly.

She joined the NFL network in September 2018 and started working as their bay areas based reporter. She was the first-ever Latina on-air reporter for the NFL network; she provided content for both NFL Mexico and NFL Espanol. She also joined NBC San Diego as a sports anchor in January 2016.

In September 2020, she became the host of the NFL Total Access. The Dominican-American sports reporter made it sure that the Latinx community is well represented in the National Football League. Though she has become a successful sportscaster and a host, she had to pay the price. She has given up a lot of things in her life; she has left her hometown; she is away from her family, and out of all these, she has very little free time for herself to enjoy life because her work needs a lot of dedication.  But this is what she wanted to be when she was in high school.

The average salary of a sports anchor in the San Fransico area is $56,288 per year. There is no doubt that the sports anchor has attracted enormous wealth from her involvement as an anchor/ reporter in the sports sector. However, as of 2020, her net worth is still under review.

For her, sports is not just an activity; she has a connection with it as her father was also a sportsperson. Her father played the pro level in the Dominican Republic when he was in college.  

Wiki (Age), & Bio

MJ, who was born as Marjorie "MJ" Acosta in the year 1984, celebrates her birthday on 20 November. As she grew up in New York City, her nationality is American. MJ was fond of sports at a young age. She was raised in Washington  Heights, Manhattan in NYC. Her love for sports grew even bigger after she moved to Miami, Florida.  

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For the education, the 34-years-old NFL reporter attended Sunset High School in Kendall and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcasting from Barry University. She was also the University of Miami Hurricanette Dancer from 2002 to 2005.

MJ was also a cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins for the 2012-2013 season and enjoyed the game up close from the sidelines. On physical attributes, she has a tall build with almost her height touching 6 feet margin and modest weight.