David Muir Bio and Wiki
David Jason Muir is an American journalist and anchor of ABC World News Tonight and co-anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20, part of the news department of the ABC broadcast- television network, based in New York City.
David Muir’s Age, Birthday, and Nationality
David Muir was born on November 8, 1973, in Syracuse, New York, United States. He is currently 49 years old and will be turning 50 years on November 8, 2023. David is of American nationality.
David Muir Height and Weight
Muir stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.8m) and weighs approximately 76 kg.
David Muir Parents and Siblings
David Muir was born to a Roman Catholic family in Syracuse, New York, and grew up in Onondaga Hill. He is the son of Ronald Muir (father) and Pat Mills (mother). He has an older sister named Rebecca Muir.
David Muir Spouse/ Married, Wife
Muir is not married to anyone and does not have past relationship history. There is no information about his affair and love partner.
Davis Muir Education
Muir graduated from Onondaga Central Junior- Senior High School in May 1991 and then attended Ithaca College, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism in May 1995. He interned at WTVH-TV in Syracuse during high school. He spent a semester at the Institute on Political Journalism at the Fund for American Studies at Georgetown University and another semester abroad at the University of Salamanca in Spain with the Institute for the International Education of Students.
David Muir Career ( WTVH, WCVB, ABC )
Muir started as an anchor and a reporter at WTVH-TV in Syracuse, New York from 1994 to 2000. His reports from Jerusalem, Israel, Tel Aviv, and the Gaza Strip following the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin earned him top honors from the Radio- Television News Directors Association and was honored the Best Enterprise Reporting and Best Television Interview.
Muir then joined WCVB Television in Boston From 2000 to 2003 where he was an anchor and a reporter. He won the regional Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting and the National Headliner Award and Associated Press honors for his work tracing the path of the hijackers involved in the September 11, 2001 attack.
Muir later joined ABC News as anchor of the overnight news program World News Now in August 2003. He served as one of ABC’s lead correspondents for the 2012 U.S. Presidential election. In March 2013, Muir was promoted to co-anchor ABC’s 20/20 with Elizabeth Vargas. On June 27, 2014, Muir succeeded Diane Sawyer as the anchor and Managing editor of ABC World News. Muir then made his debut broadcast on September 1, 2014. In April 2015, “World News Tonight with David Muir” and became the country’s most-watched evening newscast.
In March 2016, he released a year-long report on the heroin crisis in America, winning a CINE Golden Eagle Award for this. In 2021 he gained control as lead anchor of breaking news and special event coverage for ABC News.
David Muir Salary
Muir is among the highest-paid journalist on the ABC Network. He earns an annual salary of $5 million according to The celebrity net worth.
David Muir’s Net Worth
Being a news anchor for 18 years, David Muir has accumulated massive wealth over his career. The news anchor has an estimated net worth of about $20 million.