David Muir Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Jul, 2021
Facts of David Muir
Date of Birth: 1973 , November-8
Age: 48 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name David Muir
Birth Name David Jason Muir
Nick Name David muir
Father Ronald Muir
Mother Pat Mills
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 $5 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Gray Black
Chest Size Unknown
Weight in KG 76 KG (Approx)
Tattoo(s) Not Available
Famous for Journalist
Affair with Unknown
Girlfriend Unknown
Married NA
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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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 newsmagazine, 20/20. Muir started his career in 1995, who 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 And Education Of David Muir

David Muir was born on the 8th of November 1973 in Syracuse, New York, U.S. 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 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 college with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. During his study at College, he also joined the Institute of Political Journalism.

Career Highlights: Joined ABC In 2003

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. In 2021, he became the lead anchor of breaking news and special event coverage for ABC News replacing George Stephanopoulos.

Net Worth And Awards

His salary is expected to be $5 million per year. His net worth is $20 million, as of 2021. 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 followers. 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. 

His reports from Jerusalem and from Gaza during the 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 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,

Personal Life: What Is His Relationship Status? Dating Or Married?

David 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. 

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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 gay in the past days but no confirmation has been disclosed to the media.

Body Measurements

  • Height: He stands at the height of 5 ft 9 inches or 175cm,
  • Weight: He weighs 77kg or 170lbs.
  • Age: As of 2018, he is at the age of 45.
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Hair Color: Dark brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Body Measurement: He has a great Body Physique