Facts of David Muir
|Full Name:||David Muir|
|Birth Date:||November 8, 1973|
|Saying:||At 25, I found myself anchoring coverage of President Clinton's impeachment trial from Capitol Hill for WTVH-TV in my hometown of Syracuse, New York. I then covered Hillary Clinton's first Senate run.|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Net Worth||$7 million|
|Salary||$5 million per year|
|Birth Place||Syracuse, New York|
|Education||Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School and Park School of Communications.|
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David Muir is an American journalist best known as the anchor of ABC World News Tonight. He also serves as a co-anchor for ABC News Network. For his outstanding journalism, he has received multiple Emmy Awards and the Edward R. Murrow Award.
Does David Muir have a Twin Sister?
World News Tonight with David Muir is the most-watched newscast in the United States. Similarly, in 2014, he was named one of People Magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive.
David Muir was born on November 8, 1973, in Syracuse, New York, USA. In 2019, he will be 46 years old. His given name is David Jason Muir, and he was born under the sign of the Scorpion. His father’s name is Ronald Muir, and his mother’s name is Pat Mills; neither of their occupations is known. He is his parents’ youngest child.
He was raised in a Roman Catholic family with one older sister, Rebecca Muir, and two younger step-siblings. Muir is the mother of six nieces and three nephews. He is an American citizen of mixed ethnicity (Silicon/Italian, English, Scottish, Irish, and German).
David adores and respects his sister, and he frequently posts photos of her on his Instagram account. Recently, an ABC journalist shared a photo of himself with his sister, wishing her a happy birthday.
What College Did David Muir go to?
In terms of his educational background, David attended Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School. He attended Ithaca College’s Park School of Communications after graduating in 1991. Muir earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with distinction from the Park School of Communication.
Similarly, he attended Georgetown University’s Institute on Political Journalism. David later studied at the University of Salamanca in Spain and is fluent in Spanish.
What is David Muir’s Height?
David Muir has an attractive body, standing 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 75 kg. His hair is dark brown, and his eyes are brown.
David Muir’s Facebook page has over 295k followers. Likewise, his official Instagram account has over 313k followers. He also has over 756k Twitter followers.
Is David Muir a gay Man?
Some celebrities are open and proud to be gay, while others have remained silent about their sexuality, leaving us to speculate about their LGBTQ identity. It’s unclear whether or not the well-paid journalist is gay.
David appears to be gay based on his appearance, but he has not confirmed or denied the rumor. He has never publicly identified as LGBTQ, nor has he ever publicly dated a woman. As of 2019, he is unmarried and single. People speculated about Muir’s sexuality after he went to a gay bar with openly gay journalist Gio Benitez. He was once said to be in a relationship with his gay partner Gio Benitez.
They meet in the course of their jobs at ABC News. The rumor was true, but the relationship ended due to Benitez’s double-timing meetings with Tommy DiDario. Benitez then married his blogger boyfriend, Tommy DiDario, in 2016.
David Muir’s Career
David began his professional career after graduating from Ithaca College’s Park School of Communications in 1995. He had been there for five years. He also worked as an anchor and reporter for the Boston television station WCVB. David joined the network in 2000 and worked for WCVB television for only three years.
Muir joined ABC News in August 2003 as an anchor for the overnight news program World News Now. The show quickly became a network lead correspondent as well. Finally, in February 2011, David was named the sole anchor of the weekend show World News with David Muir. The primary replacement for the weeknight World News with Diane Sawyer.
Muir took over the weekday newscast in 2014 after Diane Sawyer shifted her focus to enterprise reporting and primetime specials. After that, the show was renamed World News Tonight, with David Muir serving as both anchor and managing editor.
Achievements and Awards
David has received numerous “Emmys” and “Edward R. Murrow Awards” for his work as a national and international journalist. He has also received the ‘Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism.’