10 Interesting Facts About David Muir You Do Not Wish to Miss Out

David Muir is a popular award-winning journalist and news anchor currently working as a news correspondent for ABC News based in New York. He usually works as the weekend anchor for the flagship ABC News broadcast, ‘Word News’ and the anchor of ABC newsmagazine, “20/20’ alongside Amy Robach. Previously, he served as the weekend anchor and principal substitute anchor on ABC’s World News alongside Diana Sawyer, where he managed to succeed her on the 1st of September, 2014.

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David Muir
  • Muir was born on the 8th of November, 1973 in Syracuse, New York in the United States of America. He is 47 years old as of 2020. David celebrates his birthday with his family, friends, and colleagues on the 8th of November every year. Muir will celebrate his next birthday on the 8th of November, 2021, when he will be turning 48 years old.
  • David is a man of average stature and height, as seen in his photos. He stands at the height of 5 feet and 10 inches, approximated to 1.78 meters. He also has a bodyweight of 76kg.
  • Muir’s father is called Mr. Ronald Muir while his mother is known as Pat Mills, who live in Syracuse, New York, United States of America. Muir was born in a family that is devoted to a Roman Catholic Church. He spent his childhood life in Onondaga Hill, where he spoke fluent Spanish. As a growing child, he spent most of his time watching ABC news’ flagship program together with his family each and every night. He used to view longtime anchor Peter Jennings as his biggest role model, and he was the source of inspiration to become a journalist.
  • David Muir, three siblings, an older sister called Rebecca Muir, and two younger step-siblings. He also has six nieces and three nephews. Rebecca owns a large farm in Borodino, NY, where she has been working for over ten years. She uses the land to grow tomatoes in order to sustain her and her family. The family lives happily with love, peace, and unity.
  • Muir was enrolled at Onondaga Central-Junior-Senior High School in May 1991. After completing his secondary education, Muir joined the Park School of Communication at Ithaca College, Ithaca. He graduated from college in May 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. While at the college, he attended a forum on political Journalism at the Fund of American Students at Georgetown University. He also studied at the University of Salamanca in Spain, along with the Institute for the International Education of Students.
  • David Muir is currently single, as he has never been seen with a female companion. Besides, he keeps his affairs secret and private from the public. However, there have been rumors that Muir is gay, although there is no evidence for that.
  • Nobody can tell if David is gay or not since he has never been seen on social media dating a female companion. He has been rumored to have been in a romantic relationship with Gio Benitez, his fellow journalist. This was as a result of Muir visiting gay bars alongside with Benitez. Thereafter, Gio Benitez got married to his boyfriend, Tommy Daddario. Up to now, the truth about David Muir’s love relationship has not yet been confirmed. We are doing more research on that, and as soon as we get full information, it shall be updated.
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David Muir
  • Since there is no information about Muir’s marital life, no one can tell if he has children or not.
  • David started working for ABC News in August 2003 and was serving as an overnight news program host. He also served as the anchor of ABC News’ early morning, ‘America This Morning’ He worked as a news anchor of the World News Saturday from June 2007, and in 2006, he served as the co-anchor of the newsmagazine Prime-time. He worked as an anchor of the weekend newscasts, and Muir named broadcast was named World news. He was given a promotion in 2013 to become a co-anchor of ABC 20/20 alongside Elizabeth Vargas. On the 27th of June, 2014, Muir succeeded Diane sawyer and worked as the anchor and managing editor of ABC World News. 
  • In 2015, April ‘World News Tonight with David Muir’ was one of the most-watched country’s evening programs, thereby replacing NBC Nightly News for the first time. On the 7th of September, 2009, Muir won a CINE Golden Eagle Award for releasing a year-long report on the heroin crisis in America.
  • David Muir is one of the richest journalists in America as he gets an annual salary of $5 million. Journalism is his primary source of income.
  • The American journalist has an annual net worth estimated to be $20 million. This includes money, assets, and income.
  • David owns a house that is an aid to be worth $2.5 million and is located at Skaneateles Lake. The house is a 4,300-square foot, one-family house on about 6 acres. It has six bedrooms, two kitchens, three bathrooms, and one fireplace.
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