David Muir Biography

David Muir 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. Muir was born on November 8, 1973, in Syracuse, New York, the United States as David Jason Muir.

David Muir Age

Muir was born on 8 November 1973, in Syracuse, New York, United States of America.

David Muir ABC Career

He 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, Muir has won multiple Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards for his nation as well as international journalism.

According to the Tyndall Report, Muir’s news reporting received the most airtime in the year 2012 and 2013, making him one of the most visible journalists in America. World News Tonight with David Muir has become the most-watched newscast in the United States of America. In the year 2013, TV Week called him one of the “12 to Watch in TV News”. Muir was listed as one of People Magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive in the year 2014.

David Muir ABC News

Muir joined ABC News as the anchor of the overnight news program World News Now in August 2003. Muir also became the anchor of ABC News’ early morning newscast World News This Morning (America This Morning). Starting in June the year 2007, Muir was the anchor of World News Saturday.

In 2006, and occasionally thereafter, Muir co-anchored the newsmagazine Primetime. In February 2012, he 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, Muir was promoted to co-anchor ABC’s 20/20 with Elizabeth Vargas.

In January the year 2013, Muir reported from inside Iran, leading up to the nuclear talks. He was the first Western journalist to report from Mogadishu, Somalia on the famine. Muir along with his team came under fire while reporting from Mogadishu. In 2013, Muir received the Edward R. Murrow Award for his reporting.

On June 27, in the year 2014, ABC News announced that Muir would succeed Diane Sawyer as the anchor and managing editor of ABC World News. Muir made his debut broadcast on September 1, the year 2014. In April the year 2015, “World News Tonight with David Muir” became the country’s most-watched evening newscast, outpacing NBC Nightly News for the first time since September 7, 2009.

In March the year 2016, Muir released a year-long report on the heroin crisis in America, winning a CINE Golden Eagle Award for his reporting.

David Muir Salary

Muir earns an annual estimated salary of $5 million.

David Muir Net Worth

Muir has an estimated Net Worth of $20 million.

David Muir Home and House

Muir purchased a home on Skaneateles Lake, according to records filed with the Onondaga County Clerk’s office in October 2019. A deed filed Oct. 9 shows a $7 million purchase price for 3406 West Lake Road, in Skaneateles. The property was sold from one limited liability company to another – Cinquee LLC to 3406 WLR, LLC.

Muir signed a $3.5 million mortgage document as manager of 3406 WLR, LLC. The mortgage documents say it is a second home. The house is a 4,300-square foot, one-family house on about 6 acres on Skaneateles Lake.

The house has six bedrooms, two kitchens, three bathrooms, and one fireplace. It was built in 1890, records show. It is assessed at a full market value of about $2.5 million, records show.

David Muir Height and Weight

Muir stands tall at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) and he has a weight of 76 kgs (167.2 lbs).

David Muir Education

Muir enrolled and later 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.

While in college, he was inspired by a professor who told him he had “the cut of a TV Newsman.” Muir spent a semester at the Institute on Political Journalism at the Fund for American Studies at Georgetown University and another semester abroad at the University of Salamanca in Spain with the Institute for the International Education of Students.

David Muir Family

Muir was born in a Roman Catholic family in Syracuse, New York, to Ronald Muir (Father) and Pat Mills (Mother), Muir grew up in Onondaga Hill, and is fluent in Spanish. Muir has one older sibling along with two younger step-siblings, six nieces, and three nephews.

David Muir Siblings

Muir has an older sister named Rebecca Muir and two younger step-siblings, as well as six nieces and three nephews. Rebecca was born in Syracuse, New York the United States. She also recognizes the step-siblings, her six nieces, and the three nephews as family.

Rebecca is the eldest of David Muir from Abc news and has a farm in Borodino, N.Y. Which she has been working on for more than 10 years she grows heirloom tomatoes, (also called heritage tomato in the UK). It is an open-pollinated heirloom cultivator of tomatoes. Due to the economy, few people have visited her farm to buy vegetables so she began a delivery service.

David Muir Wife

Muir has kept keeps his life private and away from the public. However, it has been speculated and rumored that Muir is gay.

David Muir Gay

David has been rumored to be in a romantic relationship with Gio Benitez, a journalist who is his colleague. Some sources say that these rumors circulated with tales about Muir visiting gay bars with Benitez. Later his colleague Gio Benitez got married to his boyfriend Tommy DiDario. Besides gay speculation, cant confirm if Muir has ever been married.

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