MJ Acosta-Ruiz

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

Marjorie Acosta-Ruizbetter a.k.a. MJ Acosta is a stunning face reporting for NFL Network. The Dominican-American sports personality served for the WPLG-TV, the ABC's affiliate, and Telemudo 20  prior to NFL.     

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

Cheerleader To NFL Reporting

In the 2012 and 2013 seasons, Acosta came to notice in the sports industry as an NFL cheerleader of 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. The following year, she was an anchor, host, and reporter for Generation Next. 

A Bilingual reporter, she joined WPLG in 2013 where she would serve next thee 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 host NFL Total Access there. 

Daughter Of Former Basketball Player

Acosta was born on 20th November 1984 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 when it comes to ethnic background she is of African and Latina.

She spend 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 degree in Bachelor of Arts in Communication. 

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.

Reportedly, 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 26th August 2020 in Los Cabos, Mexico, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Well, they walked down the aisle alone and their family and friends attended the ceremony via Zoom. 

Net Worth In 2021?

Breaking the stereotype in male-dominant sports journalism, MJ is among the big name. As of 2021, Acosta has an annual salary of around $0.1 million from the NFL network.

She is living a quality life, thanks to her dignified earning and net worth which is counted as approximately $1.5 million in 2021.  

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

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