David Muir

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Journalist (1973)
Fri Jun 07 2019
By   Pramesh Baskota

Who is David Muir?

David Muir is an American journalist, globally famous for his appearance as an anchor at the ABC News. He is also the winner of Emmy Award for the best anchor.Moreover, Muir also appears with his co-anchor Diane Sawyer every weekend on ABC's World News

Fox News Anchor David Muir

David was born on 8th November 1973, in Syracuse, New York. He grew up in Onondaga Hill, and speaks Spanish too. 

Born to American parents Ronald Muir and Pat Mills, he also has a sister named Rebecca Muir and two step-siblings. Muir has a mixed ethnicity of Italian, English, German and holds American nationality. 

Muir along with his mother and siblings

David loved watching ABC channel during his early days which became his inspiration to be a journalist. 

With a keen interest in journalism, Muir attended Central Junior-Senior High School, after graduating from Onondaga Central Junior-Senior School. 

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Later, David gained magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Park School of Communication based in New York.

Additionally, Muir also enrolled at the University of Salamanca in Spain and Georgetown University.

After graduation, Muir kicked-off his career as a reporter and anchor for WTVH television. He served for five years and gained sufficient experience and knowledge to work in WCVB televison. 

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In the year 2003, David made his breakthrough-career as an anchor for the ABC News magazine 20/20. Moreover, he is also the one to cover the meeting of the most powerful presidents Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Singapore. 

Is David dating or still single?

Talented American journalist, David is unmarried and has successfully hidden his dating life. Further, there are no information regarding his relationships and past affairs. However he is rumored to be gay by many of his fans.

Is David Muir Gay?

David Muir hasn't addressed things about his sexuality but after he was seen leaving a gay bar with his reporter friend Geo Benitez people suspected Muir to be gay. The rumors, however died after Benitez married reporter Tommy Didario. 

It wasn't a first time that Muir was rumored to be gay. His closed personal life and near to no public appearances with female co-stars have made people to suspect if he was hiding his sexuality and wasn't ready to come out of the closet.

On the other side, Muir also revealed that he like his female friend Kelly Ripa

David and Gio Benitez

Therefore, there is no any exact information regarding his sexuality, but yes he is caught into a sexuality related debate.

How Much Does David Muir Earn, What's his salary and Current Net Worth?

David earns a staggering amount of money from his career as a news anchor and journalist. Till date he has done various show and reality political shows which helps in his salary increment. 

Muir posing in front of The Statue of Liberty

Muir earns about $5 million every year and his total net worth is estimated to be more than $8 million, as of 2019. 

Facts about David

Handsome and talented anchor, Muir stands 1.79 meters / 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 167 lbs / 76kg. He has an brown hair and brown eyes.

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