David Muir is an American journalist, and ABC News describes him as a journalist with an Emmy Award. In addition to being the host and editor of “ABC World News Tonight with David Muir,” he is also a co-host of ABC’s “20/20.”
Muir, often referred to as one of the most prolific American journalists, has reported from hotspots around the United States and practically every significant news event globally for more than a decade.
From Tahrir Square, Tehran, Mogadishu, Gaza, and Fukushima. David Muir reported the news in Somalia, Kenya, Egypt, Japan, China, the Middle East, South America, Eastern Europe, South Africa, and Haiti.
Muir’s curriculum vitae would be an inadequate summary of his journalistic activities if he did not include the fact that, in addition to conducting numerous interviews with presidential candidates during the 2016 American election campaign, he also moderated the Democratic and Republican presidential primary debates.
Muir has influenced former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to apologize to the American people for using a private email server.
David Muir Biography
David Jason Muir, one of Pat Millson and Ronald Muir’s four children, was born in Syracuse, New York, on November 8, 1973. Despite being of Caucasian ethnicity, he speaks Spanish proficiently.
David Muir was claimed to have had an interest in the news from an early age, as he would simulate news broadcasts before developing the habit of always watching the news.
During his time at Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School, he completed an internship at the local television station, WTVH-TV. He graduated from high school in 1991 and went on to study journalism and political science at the Roy H. Park School of Communication at Ithaca College.
Muir anchored a student newscast as a freshman before gaining admission to Georgetown University’s Institute on Political Journalism. Before graduating with honors in 1995, he also attended the Institute for the International Education of Students at the University of Salamanca in Spain. He interned at the Department of Health and Human Services.
David Muir returned to his hometown and accepted a position as a reporter and anchor at the station where he had interned during high school. He worked at WTVH-TV for five years before traveling to Boston to assume a similar position at WCVB television.
Muir earned multiple local accolades for his coverage of important events at both his previous and current jobs. He was particularly recognized for his investigative reporting on the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
After three years with WCVB, Muir joined ABC News and was hired to take over their nighttime news program, World News Now. Since he has been unstoppable.
What is David Muir’s Income and Net Worth?
According to a study by Mediaite on the top paid TV news anchors, David Muir, who succeeded Diane Sawyer as managing editor and anchor of ABC World News in 2014, allegedly earns $5 million per year.
Since then, no credible media has been able to publish an accurate report of his true profits. His estimated net worth is in the vicinity of $7 million.
David Muir’s wife and parents
Apart from knowing that their names are Ronald Muir and Pat Mills, nothing is known about David Muir’s parents. The smart and adorable television host has uploaded images of his parents on his Instagram profile on occasion, demonstrating that he has a very close and affectionate connection with them.
His older brother, two younger step-siblings, and his six nieces and three nephews, whom he refers to as his squad, are the other important family members shown on his Instagram account.
Muir prefers to keep details about his personal life under wraps; therefore, we cannot state whether or not he is married.
Is David Muir gay?
Based on all available evidence, David Muir appears to be gay, but he has not acknowledged or rejected the allegation since he prefers to keep his personal life private.
After it was announced that he was in a relationship with journalist Gio Benitez, LGBT rumors circulated. Multiple photographs of the two coworkers in gay bars led to the supposition that they may be either side refuted or verified the accusations.
However, Benitez is now seeing someone else, and Muir is apparently in a relationship with a man named only Sean.