David Muir Biography
A native of Syracuse, New York, David Muir (Born on November 8, 1973) is an American journalist and the anchor of ABC World News Tonight and co-anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20, part of the news department of the ABC broadcast television network, based in New York City.
David previously served as the weekend anchor and primary substitute anchor on ABC’s World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer, subsequently succeeding her on September 1, 2014. At ABC News, David has won multiple Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards for his national and international journalism.
David Muir Age
Muir is 48 years old as of 2021, he was born on November 8, 1973, in Syracuse, New York, the United States as David Jason Muir.
David Muir Height
Muir stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 meters) tall and he weighs around 76 kgs (167 lbs).
David Muir Family
David is the lovely son of Pat Mills and Ronald Muir. He was born to a Roman Catholic family in Syracuse, New York, and grew up in Onondaga Hill, and can speak Spanish. David has one older sibling named Rebecca Muir and two younger step-siblings, as well as six nieces and three nephews.
David graduated from Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School in May 1991 and attended local Ithaca College, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism in May 1995.
During high school, David interned at WTVH-TV in Syracuse, while in college, he was inspired by a professor who told him he had “the cut of a TV Newsman.”
David spent a semester at the Institute on Political Journalism at the Fund for American Studies at Georgetown University as well as another semester abroad at the University of Salamanca in Spain with the Institute for the International Education of Students.
David Muir Wife
Muir is currently a single man, his wife is not publicly Known. It has been rumored that David is gay, this allegation was attributed to him visiting gay clubs with his friend, Gio Benitez.
Later, Gio married his lovely boyfriend Tommy Didario a scenario that made many people heavily claim that David was also gay. Recently, Muir has revealed his like for a fellow female colleague, Kelly Ripa.
David Muir’s Salary
Muir receives an annual salary of approximately $5 million per year.
David Muir Net Worth
Muir has a net worth of $20 million dollars. This includes his assets, money, and income. He accumulates a huge amount of his wealth from his successful career as an American journalist and the anchor of ABC World News Tonight and co-anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20.
David Muir ABC News
In August 2003, David joined ABC News as anchor of the overnight news program World News Now. David also became an anchor of ABC News’ early morning newscast World News This Morning (America This Morning). Starting in June 2007, he was the anchor of World News Saturday.
In the year 2006, and occasionally thereafter, David co-anchored the newsmagazine Primetime. In February 2012, Muir became an anchor for the weekend newscasts, and the broadcast was named World News with David Muir. He has been silently credited with a rise in the ratings of the weekend evening broadcasts. In March the year 2013, he was promoted to co-anchor ABC’s 20/20 with Elizabeth Vargas.
In March 2016, David released a year-long report on the heroin crisis in America, winning a CINE Golden Eagle Award for his reporting.
In 2021, David gained control as lead anchor of breaking news and special event coverage for ABC News, a role previously held by GMA anchor George Stephanopoulos from the year 2014 to 2020.