David Muir

Inside Biography

American journalist David Muir is an anchor and news reporter. He works as the anchor for ABC World News Tonight and also serves as the co-anchor for the ABC news magazine, 20/20. Muir started his career in 1995 and has won multiple awards for his national and international journalism works.

His show, World News Tonight with David Muir, was the most-watched news show in America. People Magazine listed him as one of the Sexiest Men Alive in 2014. In 2021, he became the lead anchor of breaking news and special event coverage for ABC News, replacing George Stephanopoulos

Early Life

David Muir was born on the 8th of November 1973 in Syracuse, New York, the U.S making him 48 years old as of April 2022. He is an American who belongs to a mixed ethnic background. He is the son of Pat Mills and Ronal Muir. Born to a Roman Catholic family, he is Jewish and follows Judaism.  

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

Educational Details

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

He graduated from college with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. During his study at College, he also joined the Institute of Political Journalism.

Career Highlights

Muir struggled much after his graduation. He started working as an anchor and reporter on 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.

Joined ABC In 2003

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 on critical issues, his interview with Mitt Romney generated National headlines. He also brought series to other television programs as well as ABC. In 2021, he became the lead anchor of breaking news and special event coverage for ABC News, replacing George Stephanopoulos.

Net Worth 

Muir's salary was expected to be $5 million per the year 2018. His net worth is $20 million as of 2021. Also, his net worth as of 2022 is $8 Million. He currently works on ABC as a World News Anchor replacing Diane Sawyer. His primary income source is his career as an anchor and journalist.

Muir is a good-looking guy. He has many female fan followers. The media personality has 519 thousand followers on Instagram as of the writing of this article. His hot shirtless photo can be found on the internet. His shirtless photos can be found all over the internet, but there is a debate on whether the photo is real or fake. 

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

CAPTION: David Muir during an event SOURCE: Instagram @ davidmuireabc

Awards and Achievements

 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 the Emmy Awards, which is famous for awards and achievements too. Muir won CINE Golden Eagle Award in 2016 after releasing a year-long report on the heroin crisis in America.

Relationship Status

 Muir lives a low-key personal life and does not share much about his relationship and dating life. Since his private life is a big mystery and he has not confirmed his relationship status, we can assume that he is single.

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

CAPTION: David Muir is an Animal lover SOURCE: Instagram @ davidmuireabc

 The media personality was rumored to be gay in the past few days, but no confirmation has been disclosed to the media.

He was reported to marry his long-time boyfriend, Sean; however, the rumor hasn't been confirmed by any sources. Also, the journalist himself hasn't opened his mouth regarding this rumor. Further, the journalist is an animal lover.

Body Measurements

  • Height: He stands at the height of 5 ft 9 inches or 175cm,
  • Weight: He weighs 77kg or 170lbs.
  • Age: As of 2022, he is at the age of 48.
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Body Measurement: He has an excellent Body Physique

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by sushma, 24 Jul, 2022

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