Mona Kosar Abdi Profile
Mona Kosar Abdi is an American multimedia journalist working for ABC News serving as an anchor. She has been working for the station since January 2019.
Mona Kosar Abdi Education
Abdi attended a local high school in San Diego, California where she graduated. After her high school studies, she attained her BA in International Studies, Political Science, and Communications from the University of California, San Diego.
Mona Kosar Abdi Career
Abdi is a multimedia journalist who was also the editor-in-chief and founder of the Gazzetta media outlet. Her journalism career started after she landed a job at KGTV Channel 10, an ABC-affiliated television station in San Diego. While here, she started off by serving as an Assignment Editor but was soon after given a raise to an Associate Producer News Writer.
Come 2013, she left the station and joined Al Jazeera Media Network in the same year where she served as a Contributing Writer. After some time in Al Jazeera Media Network, she moved to Lynchburg, Virginia to join WSET ABC 13, the ABC television network affiliate in January 2014 where she served as a reporter. She then moved to Cleveland, Ohio in January 2017, and joined WEWS Channel 5 where she served as a reporter/anchor.
Abdi left the station and joined ABC News in January 2019 where she started off by serving as a correspondent and was later promoted to an anchor in September 2020. Furthermore, she is the anchor of the overnight/early morning World News Now and America This Morning with Kenneth Moton. Additionally, she is also very much active when it comes to her social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. Whenever she is not working, she enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends. She also loves traveling and enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and going to the beach.
Mona Kosar Abdi Age
Abdi was born on May 13, 1991, in San Diego, California. She is therefore 30 years old as of 2021.
Quick Facts About Mona Abdi
|Age||30 years old|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Mona Kosar Abdi Height
Abdi stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Mona Kosar Abdi Family
Abdi was born to her Somali parents the names of Firdowsa Abdullahi(mother) and her father who worked two jobs to raise the family. Both her parents are from Somalia but Abdi and her siblings were born in America. On Father’s Day, June 22, 2020, she shared a post on her Instagram page of her father wishing him a happy father’s day with the caption: ” Stuntin’ like my daddy.” She also shared a post on her Instagram page of her mother’s photo and said that her mother was her first country. The first place she ever lived.
Mona Kosar Abdi Sisters
Abdi was raised alongside her two sisters Layla Jama and Nimo Jama who were also born in the USA. In November 2020, she shared a post about her sister Layla’s pregnancy and also stated that she was super excited to be an aunt.
Mona Kosar Abdi’s Husband
Information about Abdi’s dating life is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Abdi is engaged to someone or whether she is married. It is also not known if she has any children.
Mona Kosar Abdi’s Salary
Being one of the top journalists for ABC News Abdi earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Mona Kosar Abdi Net Worth
Abdi has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – and $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.
Mona Kosar Abdi Nationality and Ethnicity
Abdi is an American national by birth. She was born in Sandiego, California after her parents immigrated from Somalia. She was raised alongside her sisters Layla and Nimo Jama.
Mona Kosar Abdi Religion
Abdi is Muslim and was raised by Muslim parents and relatives. Her parents are from Somalia and religion is highly honored and respected in her family.
Mona Kosar Abdi ABC News
Abdi is currently working at ABC News where she works alongside other famous ABC News anchors and reporters including;
- David Muir
- Whit Johnson
- Amy Robach
- Robin Roberts (newscaster)
- George Stephanopoulos
- Lara Spencer
- Ginger Zee
- Rob Marciano
- Andrew Dymburt
- Linsey Davis
- T. J. Holmes