David Muir
David Muir
 Real Name/Full Name David Jason Muir
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: David Muir
Birth Place: Syracuse, New York, United States
Date of Birth/Birthday: 8 November 1973
Age/How Old: 50 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms –76 Kg
In Pounds – 168 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –Ronald Muir
Mother –Pat Mills
Siblings: Rebecca Muir
School: N/A
College: Ithaca College, Georgetown University, Institute for the International Education, University of Salamanca, Roy H. Park School of Communication
Religion: Catholic
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: No
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: American journalist
Net Worth: $25 million
Last Updated: June 2024

David Muir is an American journalist best known for anchoring ABC World News Tonight. He also worked as a co-anchor of the renowned ABC newsmagazine 20/20.

Well, how well do you know about David Muir? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about David Muir’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about David Muir to date.

Biography and Early Life

David Muir was born on 8 November 1973 in Syracuse, New York. He grew up in a Roman Catholic family in Onondaga Hill. He has one older sibling and two stepsiblings, who are younger than he is. Apart from English, David Muir is fluent in Spanish.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David Muir in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Muir’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 14th June 2024 having been born on 8 November 1973. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 168 lbs in Pound and 76 kg in Kilograms.


In 1991, David Muir joined a particular high school for his secondary education and later graduated. He later joined a college situated in Ithaca, New York City, where he pursued his bachelor of arts in Journalism. Still, in college, David Muir also studied in the Institute of Political Journalism at Fund for American Studies, located in Georgetown University. David also joined the University of Salamanca in Spain.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

There is no information regarding Muir’s personal life, and probably he has kept his personal information private.

Is David Muir Gay?

Muir has a straight sexual orientation.

Professional Career

In 1995, David Muir started his career life by working as an anchor. He also worked as a reporter at WTVH Television in Syracuse, New York. He worked until 2000.

David Muir received top honors acquired from Radio-Television News Directors Association. Such recognition came after airing Israel and Gaza Strip post-year killings in 1995, where Israel Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was killed. The Associated Press granted David Muir for Best Enterprise Reporting as well as Best Television Interview.  While here, David Muir was fled out of Peru after the worst earthquake hit that country in more than twenty years.

David Muir began working as a reporter and an anchor of WCVB television in Boston

from 2000 to 2003. From 2003, David Muir started working at ABC News as an overnight news program anchor, i.e., World News Now.

In September 2005, David Muir visited the New Orleans Superdome’s interior following Hurricane Katrina’s big hit. He stayed here while airing reports of the exact situation surrounding the humanitarian crisis. David Muir’s reports unleashed the situation prevailing in the Convention Canter and Charity Hospital. Muir and his photographer walked through deep waters of many blocks where they found patients trapped inside the hospital.

In 2008, David Muir went to Ukraine, where he aired news of the Chernobyl nuclear accident for more than two decades. In May 2009, David Muir reported a significant surge in the number of homeless children residing on America’s streets. He also made several trips to the Gulf of Mexico, where he made an investigation about the BP oil spill.

In the wake of the devastating earthquake, David Muir paid another visit to Haiti, where tens of thousands of children became orphans. Many buildings and essential services of the country were destroyed. Approximately 222 000 people lost their lives, and others were injured during the incident.

In April 2011, David Muir went to Haiti after the Hurricane’s hit and later returned to make a report about attacks against women.

In 2012, David Muir was granted the position to work as an anchor for weekend-type newscasts and a renowned broadcast by World News with David Muir. Besides, David Muir contributed mainly to the increment in scores of weekend-type evening broadcasts.


David Muir’s work, where he highlighted the record of seizures of 9/11, placed him as a worthy candidate fit for national Headliner Awards and Association of Press Honours. David Muir has won Emmy Awards.

David Muir aired news from events unlocking in Jerusalem and Gaza where Jerusalem Prime Minister was killed. The manner he aired granted him an honor approved by Radio-Television News Directors Association. Also, David Muir received honors as the best [porter and hosting Best Television Interview.

David Muir also received honors from Syracuse Press Club as the best Local newscast. He received nominations as the Best Local News Anchor. He has also won Edward R. Murrow Award in the investigative reporting category.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Muir in 2024

David Muir Net Worth
David Muir Net Worth

As of 2024, The current net worth of David Muir is approximately $25 million. He has acquired his income from his work as a journalist and an anchor. David Muir earns $5 million annually.

He has earned a good amount of income while working at ABC World News Tonight. As a famous co-anchor of a renowned ABC Magazine called 20/20, he has also scooped a good amount of earnings. Currently, David Muir works at ABC, where he serves as a World News Anchor, taking Diane Sawyer’s place.

Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know

  1. He earned a doctorate, but he does not like the public calling him Dr.
  2. As a teenager, Muir spent most of his vacations at WTVH-TV 5. They had a growth cart. He used to go and measure how tall he had grown.
  3. He regrets not covering the D-Day.
  4. He freaks out during interviews but later relaxes.
  5. David Muir has no signs f resigning from his loving-career.
  6. He likes tweeting to his fans during show commercial breaks.
  7. Muir has a signature selfie face in the pictures he takes with his fans.

David Muir hit success when he began working in top television shows and programs, where he has earned his fame globally. Anchoring work is not that easy as it may look, it all requires exceptional public speaking skills, and David Muir has proven that by crossing such hurdles.


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