Quick Facts of David Muir
- Full Name: David Muir
- Gender: Male
- Birth Country: United States
- Net Worth: $20 million
- Height: 1.8 m
- Father: Ronald Muir
- Birth Name: David Muir
- Date of Birth: July 2020
- Nationality: American
- Profession: Journalist
- Sexual Orientation: Unknown
- Spouse: No
- Marital Status: Unmarried
- Weight: 76 kg
- Salary: $5 million
- Mother: Pat Mills
An Emmy Award-winning American journalist David Muir is a host of the nightly news show, ‘World News Tonight with David Muir.’ He also serves as a co-anchor of ABC News’ ’20/20′ with Amy Robach. Prior to working at ABC, he worked at Boston’s WCVB and Syracuse’s WTVH.
The award-winning journalist is one of the most searched personality in the field of journalism. There were also several rumors about his personal life and some source even claimed him as gay. Is he gay? Who is he Married to? What is his Salary? Read the article to know all the details about the ABC news host.
Is David Muir Gay?
David Muir was once rumored to be gay. There were several claims that the ABC New anchor was dating ABC reporter, Gio Benitez in 2015. The rumors came after the two TV personalities were photographed together on several occasions. However, the speculations about them dating ended after Benitez got engaged to his boyfriend, Tommy DiDario, on September 17, 2015, and later married on April 16, 2016.
Muir has kept his personal life secret and has not yet revealed his relationship status. Sometimes back, a writer named Kate Dries published an article entitled “Report Indicates My Boyfriend David Muir Is a ‘Monster.” Kate wrote:
“David and I connected right from the start. ‘I thought Peter Jennings was the James Bond of the evening news. I tried to remain calm because (little did he know) Peter was my first love and I didn’t want to make David feel uncomfortable. But Peter would quickly be pushed far from my mind during my courtship with David. I mean, will you look at this man?”
The audience believed that Muir was dating the writer, however, later it came to know that she was just being funny.
Is Muir Married? (Wife and Married Life)
Muir is very secretive about his personal life and relationship but collecting every piece of information about the ABC journalist we came to a conclusion that he hasn’t married yet.
David Muir Salary and Net worth
The ABC anchor David Muir’s annual salary is $5 Million. His net worth as of 2020 is estimated to be $20 million. He is engaged with ABC since 2003 and made most of his wealth through his career with the network.
In 2019, Muir bought a house in Skaneateles Lake. He purchased the 4,300-square foot property for $7 million. The house has six bedrooms, two kitchens, three bathrooms, and one fireplace. It was built in 1890, records show.
Why is Muir Famous?
David Muir is popular as an anchor of ABC World News. Besides, he is also known to be the co-anchor of ABC News’ ’20/20.’
Muir has been honored with several national and international awards at ABC including Emmy and Edward R. Murrow award for his contribution to the field of journalism. Muir’s reporting was widely popular in 2012 and 2013. He is even famed to be one of the “12 to Watch in TV News” by TV Week and was one of the personalities included in the People Magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive list in 2014.
David Muir Age and Family
Born on November 8, 1973, David Muir is 47 years old as of July 2020. He was born in a Roman Catholic family in Syracuse, New York to father Ronald Muir and mother Pat Mills. His parents divorced while he was very young.
Muir reportedly has an older sibling and two younger half-siblings.
David enrolled at Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School and graduated in May 1991. He later finished his graduation from the Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York in May 1995, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism.
During his college days, he also got an opportunity to attend the Institute on Political Journalism at the Fund for American Studies at Georgetown University.
The ABC journalist David is 5 feet & 10 inches (1.8m) tall and weighs 76 kg.