David Muir Biography

David Muir

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Birth Name: David Muir
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Sign: scorpio
Age:   43 Years
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The successful American anchor of ABC World News, David Jason Muir is born on 8th November 1973, in Syracuse, New York, the USA to a Roman Catholic Family. Born to Ronald Muir and Pat Mills he also has one older sibling, Becky, three nieces and one nephew. He attended Onondaga Junior-Senior High School, Park School of Communications at Ithaca College, the Institute for Political Journalism and graduated from the University of Salamanca in Spain. He is of the white ethnicity.

David Muir started his career as an anchor and a reporter at WTVH in 1995 and soon joined WCDB where he won Regional Edward R. Murrow Award. In August of 2003, Muir joined ABC News and was able to win numbers of Emmy Awards. Currently, he is the anchor of ABC World News Tonight with David Muir.

David Muir is a quite secretive man and loves to keep his personal life undisclosed to media or public. Despite his secretive nature, there were rumors that David Muir was romantically involved with a fellow journalist and colleague, Gio Benitez.

He was rumored for dating Gio and was reportedly seen visiting gay bars together with him. Nevertheless, Gio got married to his boyfriend Tommy DiDario. There is some rumor about his personal life like being gay; dating, boyfriends, however, he has not officailly declare that he is a gay.

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Lately, David served as the weekend anchor for the flagship ABC News broadcast, ABC World News Tonight. Working as an anchor, he earns a huge amount of salary and has the net worth of $5 million.

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Born on Syracuse, New York

1973 8th of November

He was born in an upper class family to Ronald Muir and Pat Mills. He was raised in Onondaga Hill along with his older sibling, Becky. He is good both in English and Arabic. He received his formal education from Onondaga Junior-Senior High School.


Graduated from Onondaga Junior-Senior High School

1991 of May

After completing his formal education from Onondaga Junior-Senior High School, he graduated from there in May 1991. It is also believed that he graduated from there with some honor. Apart from education, he was also actively involved in sports.


Graduated from Park School of Communications

1995 of May

After completing his high school education, he attended Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. He graduated from there with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism in May 1995. While he was there, he also attended the Institute on Political Journalism.


Started working at WTVH television


After completing his education from Park School of Communications at Ithaca Collage, he joined WTVH television. He worked as an anchor and reporter at WTVH television. He was highly apprecited for his repots from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Israel, and the Gaza Strip following the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister.


Honored with Best Enterprise Reporting and Best Televisio


While working for WTVH television, he was honored with Best Enterprise Reporting and Best Television Interview, for his work from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Israel, and the Gaza Strip following the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitshak Rabin.


Joined WCVB television


After working at WTVH television for five years, he resigned from there and began working with WCVB television. Here he worked as an anchor and reporter. He was also honored with various prestigious awards for his work in WCVB television.


Won Edward R Murrow Award


His time in WCVB television was also fruitful. There he won the regional Edward R. Murrow award for his investigative reporting. He also won the National Headliner Award and Associated Press honors for tracing the path of the hijackers involved in the September 11 attack.


Joined ABC News

2003 of August

After working in WTVH television and WCVB television for less than a decade, he finally joined ABC news. There he worked as as anchor of the overnight news program World News Now. For his work, in 2013, he was promoted to co-anchor ABC's 20/20.


Listed on People Magazine's Sexiest men alive


Muir's work is well appreciated by all those who know him. In the recent dates, he was listed as one of Peoples Magazine's Sexiest men alive in 2014. He has also nominated in various other awards in the recent days.

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