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David Muir Biography

Updated On 11 Jun, 2023 Published On 03 Jul, 2017
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Facts of David Muir

Date of Birth :
Age : 50 years old
Family Name : Muir
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Scorpio
Height : 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name David Muir
Birth Place/City Syracuse, New York, USA
Profession Journalist
Ethnicity White
Religion Roman Catholic, Jewish
Nationality American
Working For ABC
Net Worth $7 Million
Salary $ 15
Hair Color Gray Black
Eye Color Black
Weight in KG 76 KG (Approx)
Chest Size Unknown
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

Relationship short Statistics of David Muir

What is David Muir marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does David Muir have ? (name): 0 Children
Is David Muir having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is David Muir Gay ? Don't Know

One of the most admired on-screen personalities in the US, David Muir currently works as the only weekday anchor of ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, which is one of the most viewed shows on the channel. He joined the show on September 1, 2014. Before the show, he had already enjoyed a number of reputed achievements including the Edward R. Murrow Award that was given to him for his work in tracing the path of the hijackers involved on September 1, 2001 attacks. The second son of Ronald Muir and Pat Mills, David is said to be fond of journalism since his early teen. He was born in New York in Syracuse.

No wonder, TMZ calls him “Brad Pitt of News Anchor.” The awesome-looking television personality is praised all over the country for his model-like looks. Thus, emphasizing his high sex appeal, tall height, charming personality, and dedication to journalism, his fans ranging in millions praise him as the best in the industry. Especially, girls go crazy even by hearing his name and the similar reaction he gets from his gay fans. Anyway, he has a kind of zero-disclosing policy when it comes to his personal life.

So, excluding the-2005 aroused unverifiable rumors that projected him as an engaged man or everyday arousing gay rumors related to him, it is safe to say he is a single man enjoying his career.

Early Life And Education Of David Muir

The renowned journalist David Muir was born David Jason Muir on November 8, 1973. He was raised in a Roman Catholic family along with his one sibling.

He is of white ethnicity and holds American nationality. Mostly he is recognized as the anchor of ABC World News Tonight.

David Muir attended the Institute on Political Journalism at the Fund for American Studies at Georgetown University and also studied at the University of Salamanca in Spain.

David Muir's Career

From 1995 to 2000, David Muir worked as an anchor and a reporter at WTVH television in Syracuse. The Syracuse Press Club recognized him as an anchor of the "Best Local Newscast", and also voted as one of the "Best Local News Anchors".

The TV personality, David Muir,
Source: Vanity Fair

From 2000 to 2003, David Muir worked as an anchor and a reporter for WCVB television in Boston. He won the regional Edward R. Murrow Award for his investigative reporting and the National Headliner Award, as well as the Associated Press award for his work tracing the path of the hijackers involved in the 11th September 2001 attacks.

ABC News

In August 2003, David Muir worked on ABC News as an anchor of the overnight news program entitled 'World News Now'. In February 2012, he became an anchor for the weekend newscasts as well as the broadcast of the news entitled 'World News'. Muir has been silently credited with a rise in the ratings of the weekend evening broadcasts. In March 2013, he was promoted co-anchor 'ABC's 20/20' with Elizabeth Vargas.

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Muir has been silently credited with a rise in the ratings of the weekend evening broadcasts. In March 2013, he was promoted co-anchor 'ABC's 20/20' with Elizabeth Vargas.

In November 2012, David Muir worked as  ABC’s lead correspondent for the 2012 U.S. Presidential election. On 13th March  2015, he won an honorary Doctor of Letters degree and the Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism from Ithaca College.

Here are some interesting facts about the popular ABC host David Muir that you may not know. 

Social Engagements

In May 2011, Muir urged graduates to use their voices during his speech at Ithaca College in New York. On March 13, 2015, Muir received the Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism from Ithaca College and was honored with a Doctor of Letters degree.

On 8th May  2015, Muir delivered the commencement address at Northeastern University in Massachusetts, as a result, he was given an honorary Doctor of Media degree in this ceremony.

David Muir's Personal Life; Does He Have a Wife?

5 feet 11 inches tall David is good-looking, has an appealing personality, and has an amazing voice too. Now coming back to the discussion on his love life, Muir was rumored to be gay. Many people speculate about his relationship with Gio Benitez, an American broadcast journalist, and correspondent for ABC News.

The news of David Muir dating Gio Benitez went viral when the couple was seen holding hands in public and going to gay bars. But when Gio got married to Tommy DiDario on April 16, 2016, the rumor ended forever. 

Once he was rumored to be dating Kate Dries, a Deputy Editor at Gizmodo Media Group but publically he never admits his relationship with her.

David Muir's Net worth

David Muir is one of the highest-paid news anchors, his salary is $5 million per year. He has a whopping net worth of $20 million as of this writing.  His primary source of income is a career as a news anchor and reporter.

Needless to say, David Muir is one of the highest-paid ABC news anchors. He receives a salary of $101,000 to $109,000 per year. He also owned luxurious properties and cars.  

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David Muir Affairs

  1. First Affair with Kate Dries

    Kate Dries is a Deputy Editor on Gizmodo Media Group, also known as Gawker Media. he is very much active on Twitter and Instagram.

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