David Muir Biography

David Muir is an American news anchor and a TV host. He is currently working for ABC and hosts the “ABC World News Tonight” and also manages to co-host the ABC news magazine 20/20, this is a part of the news department which is based in New York City. Before landing this opportunity, Muir was working as a weekend anchor for ABC News “ABC World News Tonight” but would later became the main host. He was also a substitute for the “World News with Diane Sawyer” which aired on weeknights. He would succeed Sawyer and become the anchor chair on Monday in 2014.

Muir’s popularity is very high and it appears that his shows are the most watchable ones on television. Based on the research, Muir’s news reporting received the most airtime in 2012 and 2013. It made World News Tonight one of the most watchable news shows in the country. He also appeared on the list of “12 to Watch in TV News” which really showed how much his shows are actually popular.


David Muir with Donald Trump

David Muir is also the recipient of multiple Emmy awards which showcase just how concentrated on this career he actually is. He also received an Edward R. Murrow award which was given for his achievements in national and international journalism.

David Muir Net Worth and Salary

Being immensely popular among his fellow anchors, it helped David Muir earn a substantial sum of money. He is one of the more influential and talked about news anchors in the country and his shows and work is talked about by everybody. He got his popularity based on his well-spoken demeanor but also on his looks. Nevertheless, his salary is pretty high and he is currently worth 7 million dollars, which not a lot of anchormen can actually boast about.


David Muir (old photo)

David Muir Partner and Family

David Muir is not married and he does not have any children. But information about his dating life are scarce. He is very attractive and good looking and it makes him really popular with the ladies. On the other hand, there were some rumors that he was gay but it was never confirmed. He mainly keeps these things a secret and we are only able to see what he lets us see. He does not like mixing his professional career and personal life. Currently it appears that David does not have a girlfriend nor a boyfriend.

David Muir Age

Jason Muir was born as Jason David Muir in Syracuse, New York on November 8, 1973. He is currently 43 years old and looks great. He grew up in a Roman Catholic upbringing and spent his early days in Onondaga Hill. Muir has one brother and two other step siblings, with whom he grew up. Jason first graduated from Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School and then went to Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. He got his Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism in 1995 and then attended the Institute on Political Journalism at the Fund for American Studies at Georgetown University. He also spent a period studying at the University of Salamanca in Spain, with the Institute for the International Education of Students. Because he studied for this period in Spain, Jason is fluent in Spanish.


David Muir as a kid

Height and Weight

David Muir was voted as one of the Sexiest Men Alive in 2014 according to the People Magazine. In fact, he is very attractive and very popular with the ladies. Even in his 40s he maintains his body to perfection and works out regularly. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs approximately 76 kg.

Is David Muir Gay?

Because of David Muir’s secrecy when it comes to his dating, there were a lot of rumors about him being gay. The rumors were fueled even more when pictures of him and Gio Benitez appeared and some even claimed that they saw them going on dates together. Gio would go on to marry Tommy DiDario in 2015 which either meant that David and Gio broke up or that they were just good friends. IN fact, there are no exact confirmation about David being gay and he does not want to tell us for which side of the fence he actually plays for.


David Muir

Nationality and Ethnicity

David Muir is an American by nationality as he was born and raised there. He is Caucasian by ethnic type.

Biography & Facts
Born: November 8 1973
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
Profession: News Anchor
Net Worth: 7$ million
Salary: N/A
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Height: 5 feet 10 inches
Weight: 76 kg
Married to: No
Affair with: N/A
Children: No
Birth Sign: Scorpio
Education: Georgetown University