Mona Kosar Abdi Biography
Born in San Diego, California, Mona Kosar Abdi is a multimedia journalist and ABC News reporter and anchor since 2019. Mona anchors overnight/early morning World News Now and America This Morning with Kenneth Moton. She replaced Janai Norman who began working for Good Morning America
Mona Kosar Abdi Age and Birthday
Born on March 13, 1991, Abdi is 31 years as of 2022. She celebrates her birthday on the 13th of May every year.
Mona Kosar Abdi Height
Abdi stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches tall, an equivalent of 1.727 meters.
Mona Kosar Abdi Family: Parents and Siblings
Mona Kosar is of Somalian heritage, her parents, are originally from Somalia. Her mother is named Firdowsa Abdullahi whereas her father’s identity has not been publicly revealed except for he is deceased. Kosar lost her father in 2015 and she from time to time expresses how she misses him a lot. Abdi has two siblings, sisters named Nimo Jama and Layla Jama.
In one of her tweets in 2018, she wrote:
My dad came to this country, worked 2 jobs while pursuing his Master’s, and provided a life for me and my sister to get our degrees and give back to this country. For that, I thank him every day.
Mona Kosar Abdi Nationality and Religion
Abdi was born in San Diego, California. Her parents are originally from Somalia and therefore she has a Somalian heritage. Kosar is an American national by birth and of Somali descent. She is a Muslim by religion.
Mona Kosar Abdi Husband, Married? and Children
Mona Kosar has kept her dating life away from the public eye. She has not revealed if she is in a relationship or not. We also can not establish whether she has children or not. We are keeping tabs and once we have the information on whether she is dating, married, or single, we shall update you.
Mona Kosar Abdi Career
Abdi is a multimedia journalist and ABC News reporter and anchor since 2019. She anchors ABC News’ overnight/early morning World News Now and America This Morning with Kenneth Moton. Mona replaced Janai Norman who began working for Good Morning America. She joined ABC News in 2019. Before joining ABC News, she had worked with various TV stations and Radio.
In 2012, she joined and worked for KGTV Channel 10News(San Diego) as an editor. During her time at 10 News, she covered numerous events/stories that include; sexual harassment allegations against the former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, the abduction of a 16 years old girl, Hannah Marie Anderson in Lakeside, California among others.
The reporter also worked for Al Jazeera Network from 2013, contributing as a writer
and covering stories in the Middle East and East Africa.
In 2014, Mona started working for WSET ABC 13(Virginia) as a reporter. While at WSET-TV, she interviewed President Donald Trump who was then a presidential hopeful. After three years of working with WSET-TV, the news correspondent joined WEWS-TV(ABC-affiliate channel) as a news anchor and reporter.
The reporter studied at the University of California, San Diego, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Communications.
Mona Kosar Abdi Net worth and Salary
Abdi receives a salary estimated to be around $43,536 according to ABC News anchors and reporter’s average salaries. She has an estimated net worth of between $500K-$800K.
Twitter and Instagram
Abdi is active on Twitter as @MonaKAbdi and Instagram as @monakabdi with 49.6K followers as of December 2020.