Quick Facts of David Jason Muir

  • Full NameDavid Jason Muir
  • Net Worth$20 million
  • Date of Birth1973 /11 /08
  • NicknameDavid
  • Marital StatusSingle
  • BirthplaceSyracuse, New York, United States
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year1995–present
  • Eye colourBlue
  • Hair colourBrown
  • BuildFit
  • Height180 cm
  • Weight76 kg
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • HoroscopeScorpio

David Jason Muir aka David Muir is an American journalist and the anchor of ABC World News Tonight. He worked as a weekend anchor and primarily substitute anchor on ABC’s World News Tonight with Daine Sawyer. The show became one of the most-watched watched newscasts in the United States of America.

In addition, the tall and handsome Muir was listed as one of the People Magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive in 2014. Apart, he has also earned an excellent fortune from his long professional career. What’s his Net worth? Is he married? If you want to know all the information about David’s life, read the whole article.

How wealthy is David Muir?

Muir makes a staggering amount of money from his works. The considerable amount of Muir’s net worth is $20 million as of 2020. He earned such a big chunk of money through his hard works over the years in the journalism field. Since he started his career for a very long time, his earnings are quite high in the context of the reporters.

Furthermore, his works has assisted him in gathering several awards. Additionally, he makes $5 million as his annual salary from his works. He worked as one of ABC’s lead correspondents for the 2012 U.S. Presidential election in November 2012.  With such great fortunes, the reporter is undoubtedly enjoying a rich and lavish life. Diane Sawyer, Bob Woodruff, Robin Roberts, and George Stephanopoulos are some popular ABC news reporters.

About David Muir

David Muir was born as David Jason Muir on November 8, 1973, in Syracuse, New York, the United States of America. Muir is American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Being born to a Roman Catholic family, he grew up in Onondaga Hill, along with one older sibling and two younger step-siblings.

David Muir in his early years
David Muir’s childhood picture, Photo Source: David’s Instagram

As a kid, he often watched ABC News’ flagship program each night with his family. Muir enrolled at Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High Scholl and graduated in May 1991. He completed manga cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from local Ithaca College in May 1995.

Career Details

The 46 years old, David started his career as an anchor and a reporter at WTVH-TV in Syracuse, New York, from 1994 to 2000. He was an anchor and a reporter for WCVB television in Boston from 2000-2003. There he won the regional Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting and the National Headliner Award, and Associated Press honors for his works.

David Muir talking about his life before he got fame

Later, he served as an anchor of the overnight news program World News Now. In the same way, he also worked as an anchor of ABC News’ early morning newscast.

Who is he Dating?

Well, this is one of the most frequently asked questions about Muir in the media. But, the 5 feet 10 inches David is among those who love to keep themselves away from the limelight. So far, the details about Muir’s girlfriend and other personal details are not available in the media. He may be dating someone secretly or still single since he has always remained silent; the information is missing.

Besides, there were some rumors about Muir’s sexuality being gay. David Muir hasn’t addressed anything about his sexuality, but people believed Muir to be gay after he was seen leaving a gay bar with his reporter friend Geo Benitez. After Benitez married reporter Tommy Didario, however, the rumors ended. Since the reporter himself hasn’t confessed anything regarding his sexual orientation, we should avoid such rumors.