David Muir Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12.Feb.2018
Facts of David Muir
Date of Birth: 1973 , November-8
Age:44 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
NameDavid Muir
Birth Place/CitySyracuse, New York, USA
ReligionRoman Catholic, Jewish
Working ForABC
Net Worth$7 Million
Salary$ 15
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorGray Black
Chest SizeUnknown
Weight in KG76 KG (Approx)
Tattoo(s)Not Available
Famous forJournalist
Affair withUnknown
MarriedNever till end of 2013
EducationGeorgetown University, University of Salamanca, Ithaca College
AwardsNews & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form
Online PresenceYes in Wiki, Twitter
TV ShowABC World News, Good Morning America, Primetime
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American journalist, David Muir works as an anchor and news reporter. He currently works as the anchor for ABC World News Tonight and also serves as the co-anchor for the ABC newsmagazine, 20/20.

Muir, who started his career in 1995, has won multiple awards for his national and international journalism works. His show, World News Tonight with David Muir was the most watched newscast in America. People Magazine has listed him as one of the Sexiest Men Alive in 2014. He earns the annual salary of $5 million working for ABC.

Early Life and Education

David Muir was born on 8th of November 1973 in Syracuse, New York, U.S. He is American who belongs to the mixed ethnic background. He is the son of Jewish parents, Pat Mills and Ronal Muir. He is Jewish as well.

Muir grew up in Onondaga Hill, a village located in the southwest of Syracuse. He has an older sibling and two younger step-siblings. He currently resides in New York with his family. 

Muir graduated from the Onondaga Junior-Senior High School in 1991 and later joined the college at Park School of Broadcasting. He graduated from the college 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.

Net Worth, Salary, and Facts

Muir stands the height of 1.8 meters. His salary is expected to be $5 million per year. His net worth is $7 million at present. He currently works in ABC as a World News Anchor replacing Diane Sawyer

David Muir is a good looking guy. He has many female fan follower. His hot shirtless photo can be found on the internet. His fake shirtless photo can be found but there is no proper and good photo. However, it was also rumored to be fake.

Personal Life

Muir was born to a Roman Catholic family. He might be married, as he has not confirmed his relationship status to the public.  

Muir was once linked to Gio Benitez after their meetings in the ABC World News. However, the fact has never been confirmed by both of them. 

Muir was rumored to be a gay in the past days but no confirmation has been disclosed to the media.

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.

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