MJ Acosta-Ruiz

by John Max 29 Nov,2021
MJ Acosta-Ruiz
Personal Info
  • Mother Maria Acosta
  • Birth Name Marjorie Acosta
  • Net Worth $1.5 million
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Birth Country United States
  • Salary $0.1 Million
  • Married to David Ruiz
  • Famous Name MJ Acosta
  • Nationality Dominican-American
  • Profession Sports Reporter
  • Currently Club NFL Network

Marjorie Acosta-Ruizbetter, a.k.a. MJ Acosta, is a stunning face reporting for NFL Network. Also, she is the co-host of On Her Turf. The Dominican-American sports personality served for the WPLG-TV, the ABC's affiliate, and Telemundo 20 before NFL.     

Please scroll down and know her journey to the NFL with many other interesting facts about this diva without wasting any time. 

Cheerleader To NFL Reporting

During the 2012 and 2013 seasons, Acosta came to notice in the sports industry as an NFL cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins. 

Before coming to prominence, she was already into reporting. Yes, she began her journey with La Ley TV Productions as a reporter in 2010. She was an anchor, host, and reporter for Generation Next the following year. 

A Bilingual reporter, she joined WPLG in 2013, where she would serve next year. In January 2016, she joined NBC San Diego as a sports anchor. 

From June 2016 to June 2017, she was a host for the Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenger in the Greater Los Angeles Area. In 2018, MJ was hired as the sports reporter for the NFL Media in the San Francisco Bay Area. In September 2020, she hosted NFL Total Access there. 

Daughter Of Former Basketball Player

On November 20, 1984, Acosta was born to Maria Acosta and basketball player from the Dominican Republic. She has a brother, Fernando Manuel, and sisters – Marlin Acosta and Evelina Acosta. She holds an American nationality regarding ethnic background; she is of African and Latina.

Ruiz spent her childhood moving from Washington Heights to Manhattan in New York City and then to Miami, Florida, where she enrolled at the Miami Sunset Senior High School. After graduation, she attended Barry University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree. 

Is MJ Acosta Married?

Sorry guys!! MJ Acosta is already taken. She is married to her longtime boyfriend, David Ruiz. Her dear hubby is a security specialist and US Marine.

The couple met in 2013 at a basketball game on Christmas Day. Later seven years, during Super Bowl Weekend at that same arena, Ruiz went down on his knee asking Acosta for a lime time of commitment.

MJMJ Acosta and her husband SOURCE: Instagram @mjacostatv

What next? Acosta and Ruiz exchanged vows on August 26 2020, in Los Cabos, Mexico, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. They walked down the aisle alone, and their family and friends attended the ceremony via Zoom. 

Net Worth In 2022?

Breaking the stereotype in male-dominant sports journalism, MJ is among the big name. As of 2022, Acosta has an annual salary of around $100,000  from the NFL network.

Thanks to her dignified earnings and net worth, she is living a quality life, which is counted as approximately $1.5 million in 2022.  

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 Won the title of Miss Miramar and stood third in Miss Florida.

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