David Muir

Birth Day November 3rd, 1973
Birth Place Syracuse, New York
Age 50 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

David Muir - American journalist

David Muir is a famous American Journalist and anchor who is best known as the anchor of ABC World News Tonight with David Muir. He also serves as co-anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20, which is a part of the network's news department and is based in New York City.

Moreover, Muir became one of visible journalists in America in 2012 and 2013, when his news reporting also earned the most airtime." World News Tonight with David Muir" also became the most-watched newscast in the United States as of 2019. For his work in national and international journalism, he has received numerous Edward R. Murrow and Emmy Awards.

Besides, Muir has awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters degree and the Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism to its alumnus.

David Muir Education

David Muir was born on November 8, 1973, in Syracuse, New York, United States. His birth name is David Jason Muir. Muir was born to his parents, Ronald Muir (father) and pat Mills (mother). He is the second child of his parents. He has an elder sister named  Rebecca Muir and also has two step-siblings.

 Moreover, he holds American nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. Regarding his religion, Muir has raised as a Roman Catholic.

Regarding his education, David Muir attended the Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School. Later on, he enrolled at Local Ithaca College, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism in May 1995. As well, he spent a semester studying abroad at the University of Salamanca in Spain and attended the Georgetown University Institute on Political Journalism.

David Muir Career (Journalist, Anchor)

  • In his initial days, David Muir began his career working as an anchor and a reporter at WTVH-TV in 1994. 
  • He spent more than six years working there, producing some of his most acclaimed reporting, including coverage of the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
  • Later on, he started working as an anchor and reporter for WCVB television in Boston in 2000 and continued doing so until 2003.
  • In August 2003, Muir finally started his long-lasting career with ABC News as the host of the overnight news program "World News Now".
  • Soon after, he was assigned the anchor of ABC News's "World News This Morning", which is now known as "America This Morning"
  • In 2006, he co-anchored the News magazine, "Primetime".
  • The following year, he also began anchoring the show "World News Saturday".
  • Moreover, he reported from the Israeli-Lebanon border in October 2006 on the Israeli war with Hezbollah.
  • Alongside Diane Sawyer, Muir reported a 20/20 hour about guns in America getting "disturbing results" in 2009.
  • He started working as an anchor for the Weekend Newscast program "World News with David Muir" in February 2012.
  • Even so, he served as one of ABC's lead correspondents for the 2012 U.S. Presidential election.
  • In addition, Muir started as the managing editor and anchor of "ABC World News" on September 2014.
  • In 2014, "World News Tonight with David Muir" became the country's most-watched evening newscast in just two years.
  • He released a year-long report on the heroin crisis in America in March 2016, for which he won a CINE Golden Eagle Award.
  • Furthermore, Muir became the lead anchor of breaking news and special event coverage for ABC News in 2021.

David Muir in Kyiv with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

David Muir Gay

Regarding his personal life, David Muir is unmarried and assumed to be single. Meanwhile, he has been rumored to be gay after being seen hanging out with Gio Benitez in gay clubs. However, it hasn't yet been confirmed whether he is gay or straight. Also, Muir has not openly confirmed or denied the rumor as he usually keeps a tight lip when it comes to his love/personal life.

David Muir Salary

Since beginning his career in 1994, David Muir has managed to come a long way up becoming one of the most popular news anchors and journalists in his decade-long career. He makes decent earnings from his professional career as a journalist and news anchor. His net worth is estimated at around $7 million as of 2022. However, there is no information regarding his salary and other assets.

David Muir Height & Weight

David Muir is a handsome man with an impeccable athletic body physique. He has a fair complexion with a pair of brown eyes and his hair color is also brown. Muir stands at 1.73m (5 feet 9 inches) tall height while his body weighs around 75kg (165 lbs.).  However, his other body measurements are not known.

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