David Muir Bio

(Journalist, anchor)

David Muir, a Journalist, Anchor, ABC World News Tonight, '20/20'! He is one of the hottest news anchors present today. David's sexuality is rumored to be gay or bisexual.

Relationship Statistics of David Muir

What is David Muir marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Single
Is David Muir having any relationship affair ?: No
Is David Muir gay ?: No

Is David Muir Married/Gay?

No, David Muir is not married!

The talented and successful ABC News anchor, David Muir is an unmarried man. Also, there is no information about his love partner.

David Muir has been rumored to be gay since he used to visit gay clubs with his friend Gio Benitez. Later the rumor turned out to be true. But he has also disclosed his liking for fellow female colleague Kelly Ripa.

Currently, he resides in New York, USA, and he loves his labrador and keeps uploading pictures of it on his social media handle.

Who is David Muir?

David Muir is an Emmy Award-winning American journalist and anchor. David Muir is prominent worldwide for his work as a journalist and anchor for ‘ABC News‘.

He has played a vital role in the welfare of ABC News and has served as an anchor for ‘ABC world news Tonight’ and ‘20/20’. Additionally, he is also a weekend anchor of ABC’s World News with co-host Diane Sawyer.

David Muir: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality

David Muir was born David Jason Muir on 8th November 1973. He was born in Syracuse, New York, United States of America. He grew up in Onondaga Hill, hence he knows how to speak Spanish.

His mother’s name is Pat Mills and his dad’s name is Ronald Muir. Muir was born to a Roman Catholic Family. David has a sister, Rebecca Muir, and two younger step-siblings.

He is of mixed ancestry of Sicilian/Italian, English, Scottish, Irish, German. During his childhood days, he watched the ABC channel along with his family members.

Since then he loved watching anchor Peter Jennings, and he became his inspiration to follow the same path.


David thought of pursuing a career in Journalism from a very early age of life.

So, for the sake of his fostering interest, he attended Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School. After his graduation from Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School in 1991.

Then he joined the Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York whereby, he completed magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism during the year 1995.

Also, he also studied at Georgetown University and the University of Salamanca, Spain. He has also knowledge of English, Arabic, and Spanish language.

David Muir: Professional Life, Career

David Muir initiated his career after his graduation from Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in 1995 as an anchor and reporter for WTVH television.

There, he worked for the next 5 years and collected the required information for him to be able to work as an anchor and reporter for  WCVB television in Boston.

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In 2003, he got his breakthrough with the opportunity to work as an anchor for ABC News’s overnight news program ‘World News Now’. He kept on contributing to ABC News since 2003 and got promoted to work as a co-anchor for the ABC News magazine ‘20/20’.

David is the one to cover the meeting of the presidents of the most powerful countries’ Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un in Singapore.

He has interviewed Pope Francis in Spanish.

David Muir: Community life

In May May 2011 David Muir delivered the commencement address at Ithaca College in New York which he urged graduates to use their voices. He received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree and also the Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism from Ithaca College on March March 13, 2015.

Muir has also delivered the commencement address at Northeastern University in Massachusetts on On May 8, 2015. in Madison, Wisconsin he delivered the commencement address at the University of Wisconsin-Madison On May 12, 2018.

David Muir: Net Worth, Salary

With the help of his talents and appearances, he has a net worth of around $ 7 million (2019). As of 2020, his net worth is $8 million. His income is $5 Million per annum.

He also owns a $7 million house on West Lake Road, Skaneateles Lake. It has six bedrooms, two kitchens, three bathrooms, and a fireplace.

David Muir: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

David Muir’s sexuality has been a question mark. It was rumored and assumed that he is gay but there was not much pointing in that direction.

He himself has never commented on this aspect of his life. He has been nicknamed as ‘Anchor Monster’ since he often loses his temper while at work. His interview with Donald Trump was criticized.

Once he was rumored to be in a relationship with ABC colleague Gio Benitez when Benitez and Muir were photographed together several times. But later he got engaged to his boyfriend, Tommy DiDario, on 17th September 2015 and then got married in April 2016.

David is considered one of the hottest news anchors alive and rumors are that if David quits an anchoring job then he will be a male model.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

David Muir has a height of 5 Feet and 11 Inches. His weight is 76 kg and his hair is brown in color. He has brown-colored eyes. His shoe size is unknown.

Social Media

Muir is active on social media and has Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts. He has 343k followers on his Instagram, 331k followers on his Facebook account and 759k on his Twitter handle.


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