David Muir Bio, Career, Education, Age, Parents, Height and Net Worth

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Who is David Muir?

David Muir(David Jason Muir) is an American journalist and news anchor for ABC World News Tonight. He is also a co-anchor of the ABC New magazines of 20/20. David is also part of the news department of ABC News. Prior he was working as a weekend and also a primary substitute anchor on ABC’s World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer. He later succeeded Diane Sawyer on September 1, 2014. While at ABC he won two Emmy Award for his national and international journalist
In 2012 and 2013 his reporting received the most airtime making him the most viewable journalist in America. His show World News Tonight is one of the most-watched programs in the United States. In 2014, People Magazine listed him as one of the Sexiest Man Live.


Muir began his career in 1994 at WTVH_TV in Syracuse, New York where he worked as an anchor and a reporter. His reporting from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Israel, and Gaza During the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin made him receive top honors from Radio-Television News Directo Association. The Associated Press also awarded him for The Best Enterprise Reporting and Best Television Interview. Muir was also recognized as one of the “Best Local Newscasts” by the Syracuse Press Club. Muir left WTVH television in 2000.

His Move to WCVB Television

In 2000 he joined WCVB television in Boston as an anchor and also a reporter. At WCVB Muir won the regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative and the National Headliner Award. He also got Associated Press honor due to his work tracing the path of the hijacker who was involved in the September 11, 2001 attacks. Muir left WCVB Tv in 2003 to join ABC

A Photo of David Muir
A Photo of David Muir

David Muir’s Age

He was born on 8th November 1973, currently aged 47 years in Syracuse, New York, United States.

David Miur’s Family


Muir is the son of Ronald Muir and Pat Millis. His parents were Roman Catholic.

David Muir Siblings

Muir has only two siblings his elder siblings and two younger step-siblings.

David Muir’s Education

Muir attended Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School where he graduated in 1991. After that, he joined Ithaca College where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism in May 1995.

David Muir Spouse

On his love life matters, David is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. Muir has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key and leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is any news regarding this matter, we shall update it here as soon as possible.

David Muir Children

As of now there is no information about his children, in case there is any information we shall update it as soon as possible.

David Joining ABC NEWS

Muir joined ABC in August 2003 as an anchor of the overnight news program World News Now. After that, he became the anchor of the ABC News’ early Morning program World News This Morning(America This Morning).  June 2007 Muir became the anchor of World News Saturday. In 2006 he was often co-anchored the newsmagazine Primetime. In 2012 he became an anchor for the World News with Muir a weekend News program. He was then promoted in 2013 to co-anchor ABC 20/20 with Elizabeth Vargas.

During the Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Muir was in New Orlean Superdome. Muir had to stay in New Orleans to report on the humanitarian crisis. In 2006 he reported from the Israel-Lebanon border during the war between Israel and Hezbollah.  2007, he covered the Hamas coup, reporting from inside the Gaza Strip. In October that same year, he was sent to Peru to cover the worst earthquake to hit that country in more than two decades.

After that, he reported from Ukraine in 2008 where he reported for more than 20 years after the Chernobyl nuclear accident. In 2009 he joined hands with Diane Sawyer to report the 20/20 hour where they were reporting about guns in America getting “disturbing result” as described by the New York Daily News. Muir reported about the increase in the number of street kids in American in May 2009.

In 2011 he reported from Haiti after the Hurricane and immediately returned to report on the attack against women. Still, in 2011, he reported from Tahrir Square during the political revolution in Egypt. He also reported from Fukushima, Japan following the deadly tsunami and nuclear power plant accident. While in Mogadishu Muir wrote a report about his return, ” inside Somali Crippling Famine” for the Daily Beast. He also reported broadcasted several hours of the tragedy in Newtown as it unfolded after that he reported live when President visited the Town.

Muir reported from the movie theater mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado; from Joplin, Missouri after a destructive tornado. After that, he reported from Arizona during the shooting of CongressWoman Gabrielle Giffords that left six others dead. During the 2012, presidential election, Muir was one of ABC’s lead correspondents. His interview with Mitt Romney generated national headlines on things to do with the economy and immigration policy in the U.S. His Emmy- nominated Made In America series still goes on. Muir has gone further to bringing the series to other TV programs, including ABC’s The View.

David also reported inside Iran in January 2013, leading up to the nuclear talk. He was the first journalist from the west to report from Mogadishu, however, he and his team found themselves under fire while reporting from Mogadishu. David received the Edward R. Murrow Award. ABC News confirmed that Miur was going to succeed Diane Sawyer as the anchor and managing editor of ABC World News in June 27, 2014. He began the broadcast on September 1, 2014. In 2021 he took over from George Stephanopoulos as the lead anchor of breaking news and special event coverage for ABC News.

David Muir height

Muir stands at 1.8m tall

David Muir Net worth

He has a net worth of $2o million.

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