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David Muir

David Muir

Quick Facts

Date of Birth November 8, 1973 (age 40)
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Working for ABC
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Unmarried
Net Worth(s) $3.2 Million
Name on Birth David Muir
Divorce N/A
Height 1.80 m
Weight 77 kg (approx.)
Religion Roman Catholic, Jewish
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Gray Black
Twitter @DavidMuir

David Muir is an American journalist and anchor for ABC News, which is the news division of the ABC broadcast-television network based in NYC. He is well-known for his effort in reporting natural disasters, feminine, war, and headlined shootings at ABC News.

Born/Birth

The very good-looking and artistic David Muir was born on November 8, 1973 in the USA as David J. Muir. He was born in Syracuse, NY on Thursday.

Childhood and Family

Muir grew up on Onondaga Hill which is a village northwest of Syracuse. Muir has one older sibling and relatives that reside in New York.He had a very supportive family and had an awesome childhood with proper parental love and care.

School College

He graduated from Onondaga Junior-Senior High School in 1991 and then attended four years of college at the Park School of Broadcasting at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism in 1995. While studying at Ithaca College, Muir also attended the Institute on Political Journalism at the Fund for American Studies at Georgetown University. He studied abroad at the University of Salamanca in Spain too. Muir went to Ithaca College to deliver the commencement address in May 2011 during which he urged graduates to use their voices.

Career and struggle

He started his career with WTVH television as an anchor and a reporter. He filed many major reports from Jerusalem, Israel and Gaza. He followed the news of the assassination of Prime Minister of Israel in 1995. The reports got him various honors from different associations. Muir was also voted as one of the best anchors and reporters by the readers.

Soon Muir joined WCVB television in Boston. He continued his reporting and anchoring in this channel. He won awards while working with WCVB television like Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting. He also won the National Headliner Award and the Associated Press praised his work for tracing path of hijackers involved in September 11th attacks.

In 2003 Muir joined the ABC news channel. He worked as a reporter and then worked as a co-anchor in Prime Time since 2007. Including this he also worked as an anchor ABC World News Saturday since 2007 to 2010. Muir also reported for different ABC News broadcasts like broadcasting in 20/20, ABC World News and some others.

In 2011, Muir reported from Egypt during the political revolution and from Fukushima, Japan after the deadly tsunami and nuclear power plant accident. Muir wrote about his reporting from Mogadishu, Somalia and his return, “Inside Somalia’s Crippling Famine,” for the Daily Beast. Among his U.S. assignments, he anchored several hours of the tragedy in Newtown, and then reported from the scene as Obama visited the town. Muir also reported from the movie theater mass shootings in Aurora, Colorado; from Joplin, Missouri after a destructive tornado; and from Tucson, Arizona after the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords that left seven dead.

In 2012, he served as one of ABC’s lead correspondents for the 2012 U.S. Presidential election. His interviews with Republican candidate Mitt Romney generated national headlines on the issues of taxes and immigration policy in the US. Muir’s Emmy-nominated ‘Made In America’ series on the American economy is a continuing feature on the Sawyer’s broadcast. He has brought the series to other television programs including ABC where he has served as guest co-host.

Wife, Marriage and Divorce

David Muir is an austere personal who has not revealed out about his personal life. Muir has never been married nor does have any children as of 2013.But has many rumors about his dating and affairs. There are some rumors saying him gay and has a boyfriend.

Height, weight and age

He is a handsome man. He stands tall at five feet and eleven inches.

Nationality, Ethnicity

He is a television news journalist belonging to American nationality and white ethnicity.

Award and Achievement

Muir was voted as one of the best anchors and reporters by the readers. He won awards while working with WCVB television like Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting. He also won the National Headliner Award and the Associated Press praised his work for tracing path of hijackers involved in September 11th attacks.David Muir has lots of fans and followers. One can follow Muir in different social networking sites. Rest of his information and biography can be found in his personal sites.

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