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David Muir

Facts of David Muir

Date of Birth: 1973 , November-8
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name David Muir
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 $ 15
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 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

Quick Timeline of David Muir

1973 Born on Syracuse, New York
1991 Graduated from Onondaga Junior-Senior High School
1995 Graduated from Park School of Communications
1995 Started working at WTVH television
2000 Joined WCVB television
1995 Honored with Best Enterprise Reporting and Best Televisio
2001 Won Edward R Murrow Award
2003 Joined ABC News
2014 Listed on People Magazine's Sexiest men alive

Detail Timeline of David Muir

November 8 , 1973

Born on Syracuse, New York

He was born in an upper class family to Ronald Muir and Pat Mills. He was raised in Onondaga Hill along with his older sibling, Becky. He is good both in English and Arabic. He received his formal education from Onondaga Junior-Senior High School.


Graduated from Onondaga Junior-Senior High School

After completing his formal education from Onondaga Junior-Senior High School, he graduated from there in May 1991. It is also believed that he graduated from there with some honor. Apart from education, he was also actively involved in sports.


Graduated from Park School of Communications

After completing his high school education, he attended Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. He graduated from there with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism in May 1995. While he was there, he also attended the Institute on Political Journalism.


Started working at WTVH television

After completing his education from Park School of Communications at Ithaca Collage, he joined WTVH television. He worked as an anchor and reporter at WTVH television. He was highly apprecited for his repots from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Israel, and the Gaza Strip following the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister.


Joined WCVB television

After working at WTVH television for five years, he resigned from there and began working with WCVB television. Here he worked as an anchor and reporter. He was also honored with various prestigious awards for his work in WCVB television.


Honored with Best Enterprise Reporting and Best Televisio

While working for WTVH television, he was honored with Best Enterprise Reporting and Best Television Interview, for his work from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Israel, and the Gaza Strip following the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitshak Rabin.


Won Edward R Murrow Award

His time in WCVB television was also fruitful. There he won the regional Edward R. Murrow award for his investigative reporting. He also won the National Headliner Award and Associated Press honors for tracing the path of the hijackers involved in the September 11 attack.


Joined ABC News

After working in WTVH television and WCVB television for less than a decade, he finally joined ABC news. There he worked as as anchor of the overnight news program World News Now. For his work, in 2013, he was promoted to co-anchor ABC's 20/20.


Listed on People Magazine's Sexiest men alive

Muir's work is well appreciated by all those who know him. In the recent dates, he was listed as one of Peoples Magazine's Sexiest men alive in 2014. He has also nominated in various other awards in the recent days.


David Muir Age, Parents, and Education

David Muir, born on November 8, 1973, is an American journalist and news anchor. His parents' names are Ronald Muir and Pat Muir. Reportedly, his father was a high school teacher and his mother worked as a healthcare professional. He has a sister named Rebecca Muir.

Muir grew up in Syracuse, New York. He attended Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School and later graduated magna cum laude from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism. Muir's other birth details and childhood facts are not widely available to the public.

David Muir with his mother
SOURCE: Instagram

 The 49 years old journalist is an American nationality holder who belongs to a mixed ethnicity of Scottish, Irish, German, English, and Italian descent. 

David Muir Career

David Muir started his career as an anchor and a reporter at WTVH in 1995 and soon joined WCDB, where he won the regional Edward R. Murrow Award. In August 2003, Muir joined ABC News and was able to win a number of Emmy Awards. Currently, he is the anchor of ABC's World News Tonight with David Muir, which is the most-watched newscast in America. In 2014, David Muir was listed as one of People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive.

Later, David served as the weekend anchor for the flagship ABC News broadcast and ABC World News Tonight. Working as an anchor, he earned a huge amount of salary. Check out, Tony Shawkat.

Personal Life and Relationships

Mr. Muir is a quite secretive man and loves to keep his personal life a low profile on the media or public. Despite his secretive nature, there were rumors that David Muir was romantically involved with a fellow journalist and colleague, Gio Benitez.

He was rumored dating Gio and was reportedly seen visiting gay bars together with him. Nevertheless, Gio married his boyfriend Tommy DiDario in Miami on Saturday, April 17, 2017, in a lavish wedding. There are rumors of him being gay, but David is yet to address the rumors in the media, and, he isn't officially declared as gay.

Till now, the journalist is neither married nor engaged with anyone. Also, he doesn't have any children. He may find his soul mate soon and start his family. 

Is a Millionaire

The veteran news person, David Muir earns a tremendous salary of $5 million annually (approximately) and he presently works as an Anchor of ABC World News Tonight. His net worth is around $20 million. Likewise, the man's videos are available at, and only in 2017, his world news reached over 8.878 million viewers.

David Muir is a veteran news personality
SOURCE: Instagram

 His successful career as a news personality definitely provides him with a lot of fortune. Muir is still in a way to add more millions to his name. No doubt, he lives a luxurious life. 

Inside His Achievements

David Muir, a prominent journalist and news anchor, has received several awards and accolades throughout his career. Here are some of his notable achievements and awards:

  1. Edward R. Murrow Award: Muir has received multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for his outstanding reporting and investigative journalism.

  2. Emmy Awards: Muir has been recognized with several Emmy Awards, including awards for his coverage of major news events and his contributions to broadcast journalism.

  3. Cronkite Award: He was honored with the Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

  4. Walter Cronkite Award for Political Journalism: Muir was presented with this prestigious award for his exceptional coverage of political news and events.

  5. National Headliner Award: He has received the National Headliner Award for his exceptional reporting and storytelling skills.

Social Life and Controversies

David Muir, the renowned journalist and news anchor, is available on Instagram with the username davidmuirabc. He has 557k followers till now. Likewise, the man seems to share a healthy relationship with his belongings.

Moreover, the man has not been involved in any major controversies throughout his career. He maintains a professional and respected image in the field of journalism. However, as a public figure, there have been some rumors and minor controversies surrounding him. These rumors often involve speculative stories about his personal life, political biases, or alleged conflicts with colleagues. David Muir has generally upheld a strong professional reputation in the news industry.

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