Mona Kosa Abdi

Mona Kosar Abdi Age, Ethnicity, Husband, Parents, Salary at ABC News

Who is Mona Kosar Abdi?

Mona Kosar Abdi is an American journalist working for ABC News as the anchor for ABC World News Now. She comes to ABC News from WEWS News Channel 5 where she was the anchor and reporter. She has previously worked at WSET AC 13, AL Jazeera, and KGTV Channel 10.

Mona Kosar Abdi Age

Mona is 32 years old as of 2023, she was born on May 13, 1991, in San Diego California.


Abdi stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.

Mona Kosar Abdi Parents

Abdi comes from a loving family of five. She occasionally celebrates her mother Firdowsa and her father on special occasions such as their birthdays, Mother’s Day, or Father’s Day.

On Father’s Day in 2020, Abdi shared that her father worked two jobs to sustain their family. She concluded her thoughtful message with ” “Stuntin’ like my daddy.”

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Abdi was raised alongside her two sisters Nimo Jama and Layla Jama. She has a niece Maia Nova Joshi from her sister Layla Jama. Abdi graduated with a BA in International Studies, Political Science, and Communications from the University of California, San Diego.

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Mona Kosar Abdi Photo

Mona Kosar Abdi’s Husband

Abdi is married to Jordan, an Attorney and Real Estate Investor. He proposed to her on November 2, 2022, and shared their beautiful engagement on his Instagram with the caption;

Asked my soulmate to marry me in our favorite city & during our favorite time of the year, forever cementing our beautiful New York love story. Then we had an amazing surprise celebration with our friends to top it all off. Love you boo 🥰 I couldn’t have imagined a better way to kick off our next chapter @monakabdi”

They got married in 2023 September in a beautiful traditional wedding attended by their family and friends.

Mona Kosar Abdi and her Husband
Mona Kosar Abdi and her Husband (SRC: Instagram)

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Mona Kosar Abdi ABC Salary

Abdi earns an estimated annual salary of $ 300k as a correspondent and anchor at ABC News.

Net Worth

Abdi has an estimated net worth of between $200 k – $1 million.

Mona Kosar Abdi ABC News

Mona Kosar began her journalism career in 2012 working at KGTV Channel 10 as an Assignment editor and associate producer. She then joined Al Jazeera Media Network where she was the contributing writer.

While at Al Jazeera, she would write original stories on East Africa and the Middle East. In 2014, she joined WSET ABC 13 in Lynchburg, Virginia where she worked as a reporter.

After three years Mona joined WEWS NewsChannel 5 in Cleaveland, Ohio where she was a full-time anchor and reporter. She then joined ABC News as a correspondent and news anchor. She was first a Washinton D.C.-based correspondent before she was promoted to a news anchor.

Mona Kosar anchors the early morning show World News Now and America This Morning with Andrew Dymburt. She replaced Janai Norman who is now the Good Morning America correspondent.

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People Also Ask;

What is Mona Kosar Abdi’s Nationality?

Abdi is of American nationality with Somali descent. Her Somali name is Muna Kawsar Cabdi.

How old is Mona from ABC News?

Mona is 31 years old as of 2022, she was born on May 13, 1991, in San Diego California.

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Who are the anchors of World News Now?

World News Now is an ABC News overnight broadest airing all from Monday to Friday. The show features general news, trending news, sports, highlights, weather forecasts, and other stories from the network’s other programs.

World News Now is currently anchored by Mona Kosar Abdi and Andrew Dymburt. The program has previously been anchored by well-known news personalities such as Aaron Brown and Lisa McRee, Thalia Assuras, Kevin Newman, Alison Stewart, Liz Cho, Anderson Cooper, and David Muir.

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