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David Muir Biography

David Muir
  • Age: 44 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Scorpio
  • Name: David Muir
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Syracuse, New York, USA
  • Religion: Roman Catholic, Jewish
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Journalist
  • Working For: ABC
  • Net Worth: $7 Million
  • Salary: $ 15
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Gray Black
  • Chest Size: Unknown
  • Weight in KG: 76 KG (Approx)
  • Tatto(s): Not Available
  • Famous for: Journalist
  • Affair with: Unknown
  • Girlfriend: Unknown
  • Married: Never till end of 2013
  • Education: Georgetown University, University of Salamanca, Ithaca College
  • Awards: News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form
  • Online Presence: Yes in Wiki, Twitter
  • TV Show: ABC World News, Good Morning America, Primetime
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David Muir is a popular anchor, journalist, and news reporter. He has won multiple awards for his national and international journalism career. His show, World News Tonight with David Muir is the most watched newscast in America. People Magazine has listed him as one of the Sexiest Men Alive in 2014.

Early Life and Education

David Muir was born on 8th of November 1973 in Syracuse, New York, U.S. He is popularly known for his journalist and anchor work. He was born to Jewish parents Pat Mills and Ronal Muir. So his ancestry is Jewish as well.

Muir grew up in a place named Onondaga Hill. It is a name of a village southwest of Syracuse. He has an older sibling and two younger step-siblings. He currently resides in New York. He is an American by a citizen with mixed ethnicity.

Muir received his graduation from Onondaga Junior-Senior High School in 1991 and later he joined college at the Park School of Broadcasting to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. During his study at College, he also joined Institute of Political Journalism.


Muir struggled much after his graduation. He started working as an anchor and reporter in WTVH Television in 1995. He served there for five years.  

Muir worked as an anchor and reporter for WCVB television in Boston. He joined the network in 2000. He worked for WCVB television for 3 years.

Muir joined ABC News in August 2003. He served as an anchor of the overnight news program named World News Now. In September 2005, he stayed in New Orleans reporting on the unfolding humanitarian crisis. He was inside the New Orleans Superdome as Hurricane Katrina hit.

Apart from filing reports as a correspondent from various corners in critical issues, his interview with Mitt Romney generated National headlines. He also brought series to other television programs as well as ABC.

Personal Life

Muir was born to a Roman Catholic family. He has kept his personal life confidential.

There are no any rumors about his dating history and has no any girlfriend. He has not been married till this date. There was a rumor about him that he is a gay. He was speculated to be in a relationship with field reporter, Gio Benitez

But, Gio Benitez was in relation with Tommy DiDario.  However, it is not known to the public whether David is gay or straight. 

Height, Weight, and Age

The height of David is 5 feet 10 inch and he is 42 years old by the end of 2015. David's Detail fact can be found in a fact box.

Awards and Achievements

His reports from Jerusalem and from Gaza during 1995 assassination of Israel’s PM granted him honor from Radio-Television News Directors Association. He was honored for best reporting and Best Television Interview.

Syracuse Press Club honored him with Best Local Newscast and was selected as Best Local News Anchor. He also won Edward R.Murrow Award for investigative reporting.

His work tracing the path of hijacks of 9/11 made him a deserving candidate for National Headliner Awards and Association Press honors. He has also won Emmy Awards which is famous award and achievement too

Net Worth, Salary, and Facts

According to the available information, his salary is expected to be $5 million per year and has the net worth of $7 million. He is currently working in ABC as a World News Anchor replacing Diane Sawyer

David Muir is a good looking guy. Thus, he has many female fan follower. Yet, he is strict about that. His hot shirtless photo can be found on The Internet. In Many sites, a fake shirtless photo of David can be found but there is no proper and good photo. However, it was also rumored to be fake.

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