1. Family and Personal Life:
David Muir is single and not married to anyone till the date. Muir is also speculated to be Gay and has a boyfriend. However, he has never confirmed the news.
The very handsome and talented, American Journalist and anchor, David Muir, was born on November 8, 1973, in Syracuse, New York, USA. He is famous for his work in reporting famine, war, natural disasters, and headlined shootings at ABC News.
- Parents: Ronald Muir, Pat Mills
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- Marital Status: Single
He is a television journalist by profession who was raised on Onondaga Hill, a village northwest of Syracuse. After graduating from Onondaga Junior-Senior High School in 1991 at the age of 17, he joined Park School of Broadcasting at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York to have a degree magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism in 1995.
His first affection towards journalism led him to join the Institute on Political Journalism at the Fund for American Studies affiliated with Georgetown University in Washington D.C. He has good knowledge of Spanish as he also studied in Spain at the University of Salamanca.
He is a strict professional who has not outspoken about this personal life. He has maintained his personal life in a very low profile due to which there has been a lot of gossips whether David Muir is married or not.
There have been speculations about his sexuality in the media time and again. Muir is rumored being a gay and has a boyfriend as a partner and there is a rumor that he is married and has a wife. However, he wants to avoid media attention. So the mystery of him whether he is the straight guy with a girlfriend or a gay with a boyfriend is not revealed yet.
2. Body Measurements and Lifestyle:
David Muir’s body measurement looks healthy and fit. David is a young and energetic journalist who never fails to impress his audience with his charm.
Standing tall at the height of 5 feet and 11 inches, the dark-eyed handsome looks personable with his grayish blonde hair. He has maintained to look presentable every time be it onscreen or off-screen.
- Height: 5 feet and 11 inches (1.8 m)
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3. Professional Career:
David Muir is an Emmy award-winning journalist for ABC News. Muir is the anchor and managing editor of ABC World News Tonight with David Muir and co-anchor of ABC’s 20/20.
For more than a decade, Muir has reported from international hotspots around the world including Tehran, Tahrir Square, Mogadishu, Gaza, and Fukushima. He has reported numbers of special primetime special reports for the channel Muir reported Breaking Point: Heroin in America and Flashpoint: Refugees in America.
- 1995-2000: He worked as an anchor and reporter in his hometown of Syracuse at WTVH television.
- 2000: He joined WCVB television
- 2006: He has also been to Israeli-Lebanon border to report on the Israeli war with Hezbollah in August.
- 2007: To file reports on the Hamas coup, he and his crew member traveled to Gaza in June
- 2011: He also started anchoring broadcast named as "World News With David Muir".
- 2016: Muir released a year-long report on the heroin crisis in America, winning a CINE Golden Eagle Award for his reporting.
He is the man to gather the true information by visiting the sites by which own eyes. For the same purpose in August 2005, he visited New Orleans Superdome and New Orleans to report about the Hurricane Katrina hit and to broadcast the deteriorating conditions inside the Convention Center and Charity Hospital. Besides, he reported for all ABC news broadcasts: 20/20, ABC World News, Good Morning America and Nightline.
The report in March 2009 on “20/20” opened the true fact of America where was the huge increase in the number of homeless children and also revealed about the BP oil spill after the several trips to the Gulf of Mexico with his crew members.
He has been to Haiti to report about the earthquake and in Port au Prince, to file about attacks against women and on the unfolding mental health crisis. Risking his life in the danger, he has been to Tahrir Square during the political revolution in Egypt and he also reported about the deadly tsunami and nuclear power plant accident in Japan from Fukushima.
His devotion towards the work made him first American journalist to report from Mogadishu, Somalia on the famine. Besides this, he also anchored several hours of the tragedy in Newtown, reported from the scene as President Obama visited the town, reported from the movie theater mass shootings in Aurora (Colorado), Missouri in the aftermath of a destructive tornado and report about Arizona after the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
He is a principal substitute for “World News with Diane Sawyer” weeknights and recently he has talked from inside Iran leading up to the nuclear talks. Because of his outstanding performance & contribution towards journalism he has been awarded many prestigious awards.
While working with WTVH television, he was honored by Best Enterprise Reporting and Best Television Interview. He was titled as "Best Local Newscast" by the Syracuse Press Club and was also ranked as one of Syracuse's "Best Local News Anchors”. An American nationality man has also won multiple Emmy awards and “Edward R. Murrow Award”, “the National Headliner Award” and “the Associated Press Award”.
4. Salary and Net Worth 2018
David Muir is an American journalist and anchor who has a net worth of $7 million dollars.
David, the Edmond R. Morrow award winner is one of the finest American Journalist receives the annual salary of $5million. His other information can be gathered from his personal and official websites. His bio is also available on Wiki.
- Salary: $5 Million
- Net Worth: $7million