MJ Acosta is a Dominican-American sports reporter for NFL Network and has previously done reporting for Telemundo 20. While prior to it she also worked as a cheerleader. she chose to be a sports reporter and has been working on different cable news. Initially, she started her career as a sports reporter from WPLG-TV, the ABC’s affiliate in Miami, and Fort Lauderdale. Acosta mainly covered the NFL’s San Diego Chargers as a reporter at Telemundo 20 in San Diego. Apart from it, she has also won the title of Miss Miramar and stood third in Miss Florida.

Birth Name

Marjorie Acosta-Ruiz


MJ Acosta-Ruiz


Sports Reporter



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

MJ Acosta was born on the 20th of November 1984, in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York City, United States.


She’s currently 38 years old.

Sun Sign




She has Afro-Latino ancestry.




Acosta attended Miami Sunset Senior High School. Later, she attended Barry University in 2011, where she graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communications.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown (Former professional basketball player)
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Marlina Acosta (Sister), Evelin Acosta (Sister)

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

MJ Acosta has dated –

  • David Ruiz – Acosta tied the knot with David Ruiz in Covid 19 situation in Los Cabos, Mexico. David is a security specialist in US Marine. They were in seven years long relationship before finally making it to marriage. But, they do not have any children.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m


  • In Kilograms – 60 kg
  • In Pounds – 132 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 36-25-36
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 34D

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Acosta became known as a writer. She’s primarily regarded as a sports reporter. Acosta is now working as a presenter on the NFL Network. She was also a cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins NFL band. She has worked as a sports correspondent for ABC, Fort Lauderdale, Telemundo 20, and WPLG-TV. In 2018, Acosta began her career in the NFL network after Telemundo 20.

MJ Acosta Net worth

MJ Acosta has an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About MJ Acosta

  • Acosta grew up in Washington Heights, Manhattan in New York City before moving to Miami, Florida.
  • Her father is a former professional basketball player from the Dominican Republic. There is not much information regarding the name of her father and her mother.
  • She was an NFL cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins for the 2012 and 2013 seasons.
  • Prior to joining Telemundo 20, Acosta was a sports reporter at WPLG-TV, the ABC’s affiliate in Miami and Fort Lauderdale.
  • In 2016, Acosta was covering the NFL’s San Diego Chargers as a reporter at Telemundo 20 in San Diego since joining the station.
  • In August 2018, she announced that she would be leaving San Diego’s Telemundo 20 for NFL Network as their Bay Area-based reporter for the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders.
  • Apart from it, Acosta has also won the title of Miss Miramar and stood third in Miss Florida.


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