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David Muir

David Muir

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Full Name:David Muir
Birth Date:November 8, 1973
Age:46 years
Gender:Male
Profession:Journalist, Anchor
Country:United States
Horoscope:Scorpio
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
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
Birth PlaceSyracuse, New York
StatusSingle
NationalityAmerican
EducationOnondaga Central Junior-Senior High School and Park School of Communications.
FatherRonald Muir
MotherPat Mills
Siblings3
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David Muir is an American journalist, who is famous for his work as the anchor of ABC World News Tonight. Also, he is a co-anchor of ABC News Network. He has won multiple Emmy Awards and Edward R. Murrow awards for his excellent journalism.

In American, World News Tonight with David Muir is considered as the most-watched newscast. Likewise, he listed on one of the People Magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive in 2014.

David Muir was born on November 8th, 1973 in Syracuse, New York, the United States. As of 2019, his age turns 46 years old. His birth name is David Jason Muir with birth sign Scorpion. His father’s name is Ronald Muir and mother’s name is Pat Mills, both jobs are unknown. He is the youngest child of his parents.

He grew up in Roman Catholic Family with one older sister named Rebecca Muir and two younger step-siblings. Muir has six nieces and three nephews. He holds American citizenship and belongs to mixed ethnicity (Silicon/Italian, English, Scottish, Irish, German).

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Caption: David with his Beautiful Mother to the White House State (Photo: Instagram)

David has respect and love with his sister and often shares photos with his sister on his Instagram account. Recently, ABC journalist has posted a photo of his sister wishing her happy birthday.

David wrote:

Happy birthday, beautiful sister.

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Caption: David Muir with older Sister, Rebecca (Photo: Instagram)

How is David Muir Height?

David Muir has an attractive body with a height of 5 feet 10 inches with body weight 75 kg. His hair color is dark brown and eye color is brown.

David Muir has more than 295k followers on his Facebook page. Similarly, his official Instagram account has more than 313k followers. In addition, he has more than 756k followers on Twitter.

Caption: Anchor, David Muir

Educational Background

Talking about his educational background, David enrolled at Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School. In 1991 after his graduation, he attended Park School of Communications at Ithaca College. Muir graduated with distinction from Park School of Communication and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism.

Likewise, he attended the Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University. Later on, David studied at the University of Salamanca in Spain and fluent in the Spanish language.

Is David Muir Gay?

Some celebrities are open and proud of being gay, some celebrity and actor have remained silent about their sexuality, leaving us to dig around for clues regarding their LGBTQ identity. It is unclear whether the well-paid journalist is gay or not.

Looking at him, David looks like to be gay but he has not confirmed or denied the rumor. The journalist has never publicly identified as LGBTQ, nor he has ever publicly dated a woman. He is an unmarried man and single as of 2019. A period of time, people speculated about Muir’s sexuality after he attended a gay bar with openly gay journalist Gio Benitez. Once he was reported to be in a relationship with gay partner Gio Benitez.

Gio Benitez and David Muir
Caption: Gio Benitez and David Muir

They meet each other in the course of their profession at ABC news. The rumor turned out to be true but broke up due to Benitez’s double-timing meetings with Tommy DiDario. After that, Benitez got married to his blogger boyfriend, Tommy DiDario in 2016.

ABC News Career

David began his professional career after his graduation from Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in 1995. He worked there for five years. He also served as an anchor and reporter for WCVB television in Boston.  In 2000, David joined the network and worked with WCVB television for 3 years only.

He Said:

“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”.
Caption: ABC World News Tonight’s David Muir Photo: Time Magazine

Muir began to serve at ABC News in August 2003 as an anchor of the overnight news show World News Now. The show then quickly became a lead correspondent for the network as well. Finally, David was named the sole anchor of the weekend show World News with David Muir in February 2011. The main substitute for the weeknight World News with Diane Sawyer as well.

When Diane Sawyer switched focus to enterprise reporting and primetime specials then Muir took over the weekday newscast in 2014. After that rebranded the name as World News Tonight with David Muir, as both anchor and managing editor of the show.

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Awards and Achievements

David has won multiple ‘Emmys‘ and ‘Edward R. Murrow Awards‘ for his work as a national and an international journalist. Furthermore, He has won ‘Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism‘.