Mona Kosar Abdi Biography
Mona Kosar Abdi is an American multimedia journalist who is currently (2021) working as an anchor for World News Now (2019-present). She formerly worked at WEWS Channel 5, in Cleveland, Ohio, an ABC affiliate, as an anchor and reporter. She is the founder of the Gazzetta media outlet.
Mona Kosar Abdi Age | Birthday
Kosar Abdi is 30 years old as of 2020. Her birth date is on May 13, 1990. She was born in San Diego, California. She celebrates her birthday on the 13th of May yearly.
Mona Kosar Abdi Parents
Abdi’s mother is named Firdowsa Abdullahi. She uploaded a photo of her mother on her Instagram page on Mother’s Day with the caption: ” My mother was my first country. The first place I ever lived.”
About her father, he worked two jobs to raise the family. On Father’s Day, June 22, 2020, Kosar also posted his photo on her Instagram page with the caption: ” Stuntin’ like my daddy.”
Update: Mona Kosar Abdi Parents Nationality
Mona Kosar’s parents are originally from Somalia. However, Kosar was born in San Diego, California, in the United States. She is an American national by birth and a Muslim by religion.
Mona Kosar Siblings | Sisters
Mona Kosar has two sisters, Nimo Jama and Layla Jama. In November 2020, she announced the pregnancy of her sister Layla Jama, on Instagram. She shared a photo with a background that looked like a baby shower (blue and pink balloons setting). She was excited that she was going to be an aunt.
Mona Kosar Abdi Height
Abdi stands at a considerable height. However, her exact height measurement remains unknown to the public.
Mona Kosar Abdi Husband | Married?
Abdi has stayed very secretive about her dating and relationship status. She is yet to disclose any information on whether she is dating or married. However, in 2016, she uploaded a post on Instagram that got her fans generating interest on whether she was getting married. She uploaded a photo of her feet covered with Henna, and under it, she captioned: ” And this little piggy got marriage-ready.” The posts sparked rumors that she was making wedding plans.
In addition, Mona took to her Twitter page in 2013, to share her wish to get married. She has since not disclosed any further details that can affirm she is married.
Mona Kosar Education
Abdi attended the University of California, San Diego, where she graduated with a Bachelor in International Studies, Political Science, and Communications.
Mona Kosar Abdi Career
- Abdi began her professional career as an Assignment Editor at KGTV Channel 10, an ABC affiliate station, and later promoted to an associate producer news writer.
- As of 2013, Kosar was a contributing writer at the Al Jazeera Media Network.
- In January 2014, she joined WSET ABC 13, in Lynchburg, Virginia, as a reporter’
- Following her exit from WSET, she joined WEWS Channel 5, in Cleveland, Ohio, as an anchor and reporter, and
- In January 2019, Mona Kosar started working at ABC News as a correspondent.
Mona Kosar Abdi ABC NEWS | World News Now | America This Morning
Abdi joined ABC News in January 2019 as a correspondent. She is based in Washington DC and anchors the overnight to early morning World News Now and America This Morning with Kenneth Moton.
She replaced Janai Norman, who started working as a correspondent for Good Morning America in September 2020.
Mona Kosar Abdi Salary | Net worth
As a news anchor, Abdi earns an average annual salary ranging from $48K to $ 75K. Mona Kosar’s estimated net worth is still under review.
Mona Kosar Social Media
Abdi is active on Instagram and Twitter. Her official pages are:
- Instagram is @monakabdi, with 57.4K followers (Feb 2021)
- Twitter is @MonaKAbdi, with 15.4K followers.